Average Linux Systems Administrator Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Linux Systems Administrator in United Kingdom is £32,493.
MEDIAN £32,493
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£20k - £41k
£407 - £4k
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£0 - £2k
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£20k - £42k

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Job Description for Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Linux Systems Administrator

An early career Linux Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £30,086 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Linux Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,192 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Linux Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,700 based on 5 salaries.

Years of Experience

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