Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Linux
Administration

United States Location

Philadelphia - Wilmington -
- Atlantic City, PA - NJ - DE - MD
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/23 to 1/30/24

Salary Average

$27,359

Experience Requirement

Entry Level

Raise +1 Year

$33,432 at 122.20%

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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: $27,359 is Salary average; 10% of Jobs top $69,944; and, 5% of Jobs top $82,075.

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.

$372,700 = 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 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $92,632
5% $82,075
10% $69,944
25% $49,745
33% $41,499
50% $27,359
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
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 $27,359 $33,432 at 122.20%
1 Year $60,791 $18,801 at 30.93%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with 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: $27,359 at the low experience of Entry Level; $117,716 at the average experience of 5 Years and 11 Months; and, $147,114 at the top experience of 12 Years and 3 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 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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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 $27,359 $33,432 at 122.20%
Average 5 Years and 11 Months $117,716 $6,120 at 5.20%
Top 12 Years and 3 Months $147,114 $3,282 at 2.23%

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,
4.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
17.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
46.4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
26.8% 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,
4.4% of job descriptions;
Shell Scripts,
15.6% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
2.8% of job descriptions;
Puppet,
12% of job descriptions;
Jira,
7.6% of job descriptions;
Software Image Deployment,
3.2% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
3.6% of job descriptions;
R statistical software,
3.2% of job descriptions.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Delaware,
Claymont, Middletown, New Castle County, New Castle, Newark and Wilmington;
Maryland,
Cecil County;
New Jersey,
Absecon, Almonesson, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, Audubon, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin, Blackwood, Bridgeton, Browns Mills, Burlington County, Burlington, Buena, Camden County, Camden, Cape May County, Cape May, Carneys Point, Cherry Hill, Cinnaminson, Clementon, Collingswood, Cumberland County, Deepwater, Delanco, Delran, Dentford, Edgewater Park, Egg Harbor City, Fairview, Gibbstown, Glassboro NJ, Gloucester City, Gloucester County, Grenloch, Haddonfield, Hammonton, Lindenwood, Magnolia, Maple Shade, Marlton, Medford, Merchantsville, Millville, Moorestown, Mount Laurel, National Park, North Wildwood, Palmyra, Paulsboro, Penns Grove, Pennsauken, Pennsville, Pine Hill, Pomona, Rancocas, Riverside, Runnemede, Salem County, Somerdale, South Jersey, Southern New Jersey, Stratford, Swedesboro, Turnersville, Villas, Vineland, West Berlin, Westville, Williamstown, Willingboro, Woodbury Heights and Woodbury;
Pennsylvania,
Abington, Ambler, Aston, Bala, Bala Cynwyd, Bensalem, Berwyn, Blue Bell, Bristol, Broomall, Bryn Mawr, Bucks County, Chadds Ford, Cheltenham, Chester County, Chester, Chesterbrook, Clifton Heights, Coatesville, Collegeville, Collingdale, Concordville, Conshohocken, Croydon, Darby, Delaware County, Devon, Downingtown, Doylestown, Drexel Heights, Essington, Exton, Folcroft, Folsom, Fort Washington, Frazer, Glenolden, Glenside, Harleysville, Hatboro, Hatfield, Haverford, Haverton, Horsham, Huntington Valley, Jamison, Jenkintown, Kennett Square, King of Prussia, Kulpsville, Lafayette Hill, Langhorne, Lansdale, Lansdowne, Levittown, Limerick, Malvern, Media, Melrose Park, Merion Station, Montgomery County, New Hope, Newtown, Newtown Square, Norristown, Norwood, Oreland, Paoli, Penn Valley, Penn Wynne, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Plymouth Meeting, Pottstown, Prospect Park, Quakertown, Radnor, Richboro, Ridley Park, Roslyn, Sellersville, Sharon Hill, Southampton, Spring House, Springfield, Swarthmore, Tredyffrin, Trevose, Upper Darby, Valley Forge, Villanova, Warminster, Washington Crossing, WaWa, Wayne, West Bristol, West Point, Willow Grove, Woodlyn, Wynnewood, Yardley and Yeadon.

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