A Linux System Administrator with MySQL skills earns an average salary of Rs 349,739 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

Rs 140,494 - Rs 678,893
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MEDIAN: Rs 324,632
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Salary Rs 140,494 - Rs 678,893
Bonus Rs 0.00 - Rs 89,203
Profit Sharing Rs 5,034 - Rs 148,994
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Rs 141,541 - Rs 695,582
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 348

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 325,538

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Linux System Administrator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%

Experience Affects Linux System Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲97%

▲66%

National Average
Rs 326,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 52%