Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Linux
Administration

United States Location

Indianapolis
IN
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 3/1/23 to 2/29/24

Salary Average

$27,546

Experience Requirement

Entry Level

Raise +1 Year

$16,647 at 60.43%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of Entry Level: $27,546 is Salary average; 10% of Jobs top $66,043; and, 5% of Jobs top $77,018.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$453,995 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 3/1/23 to 2/29/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $86,573
5% $77,018
10% $66,043
25% $47,780
33% $40,326
50% $27,546
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
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Number of all Jobs at Entry Level Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Entry Level $27,546 $16,647 at 60.43%
1 Year $44,193 $10,884 at 24.63%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually in the first years, rises vigorously with greater experience and grows robustly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $27,546 at the low experience of Entry Level; $92,120 at the average experience of 5 Years and 11 Months; and, $150,568 at the top experience of 12 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 3/1/23 to 2/29/24.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $27,546 $16,647 at 60.43%
Average 5 Years and 11 Months $92,120 $9,158 at 9.94%
Top 12 Years and 4 Months $150,568 $9,083 at 6.03%

Qualifications

Description

Install, configure, optimize, monitor, maintain, backup, recover, troubleshoot, update and enhance, Linux server software, are primary position responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Linux;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    and
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
16.9% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
49.3% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
23.3% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
4.6% of job descriptions;
Shell Scripts,
13.2% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
3.2% of job descriptions;
Puppet,
13.2% of job descriptions;
Jira,
7.8% of job descriptions;
Software Image Deployment,
3.2% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
2.7% of job descriptions;
R statistical software,
2.7% of job descriptions.

Location

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana,
Anderson, Boone, Brownsburg, Carmel, Central, Elwood, Franklin, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Indianaplois, Indianapolis, Johnson, Lawrence, Lebanon, Madison, Marion, Martinsville, Morgan, Noblesville, Plainfield, Shelby, Shelbyville and Speedway.

These locations are all included in the Indianapolis, IN metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).