The average pay for a Linux System Administrator in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 367,573 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Shell Scripting and VMware ESX. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

Rs 181,117 - Rs 786,930
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Salary Rs 181,117 - Rs 786,930
Bonus Rs 5,106 - Rs 130,571
Profit Sharing Rs 12,000
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Rs 184,853 - Rs 815,038
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

Job Description for Linux System Administrator

A Linux system administrator is responsible for the standard day-to-day administration of Linux servers. This would include, but not be limited to, deployment of a standard LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) web server configuration, including installing all standard plugins, SSL and configuration. A Linux system administrator should also be familiar with at least two different Linux distributions. Ideally, one of the Linux distributions should be Redhat Enterprise Linux, the most common distribution used in the corporate world. The second distribution should be one of the Debian based distributions (such as Debian and Ubuntu), since most cloud service providers use some form of Debian for their servers. A typical applicant should have at least three years of experience in day-to-day administration of Linux servers.

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Linux System Administrator Tasks

  • Maintain, enhance and create tools for the Linux environment and its users.
  • Create and update documentation, including maintenance logs and end user training.
  • Back up, recover, maintain and migrate data and programs.
  • Identify and resolve service problems ranging from disaster recovery to login problems.

Linux System Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
5%

Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲186%

▲83%

National Average
Rs 355,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Linux System Administrator Salaries

Shell Scripting
▲38%

▲31%

▲13%

Apache HTTP Server
▲5%

National Average
Rs 355,000

▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 42%