Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Linux
Administration

United States Location

Pittsburgh
PA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$27,290

Experience Requirement

2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$28,802 at 105.54%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 2 Months: $27,290 is Salary average; 10% of Jobs top $59,563; and, 5% of Jobs top $68,757.

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% $76,757
5% $68,757
10% $59,563
25% $44,255
33% $38,006
50% $27,290
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
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Number of all Jobs at 2 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
2 Months $27,290 $28,802 at 105.54%
1 Year and 2 Months $56,092 $17,954 at 32.01%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases extremely 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: $20,316 at the low experience of 2 Months; $111,293 at the average experience of 5 Years and 11 Months; and, $142,431 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 2 Months $20,316 $35,776 at 176.10%
Average 5 Years and 11 Months $111,293 $6,461 at 5.81%
Top 12 Years and 3 Months $142,431 $3,490 at 2.45%

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

Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania,
Allegheny, Avalon, Baldwin, Beaver, Bellevue, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Butler, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Castle Shannon, Clairton, Connelsville, Corapolis, Dormant, Duquesne, Fayette, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Glassport, Greensburg, Harrison City, Harrison, Jefferson, Latrobe, McCandless, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Monroeville, Mount Lebanon, Munhall, New Kensington, North Braddock, Oakmont, Peasant Hills, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Plum, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Uniontown, Washington, West Mifflin, West View, Westmoreland, Wexford, White Oak, Whotehall and Wilkensburg.

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