Detroit News: Beating the systems: The best tech jobs depend more on your human connections

In a survey conducted by the Sans Institute in Baltimore, the
nearly 7,200 computer network and systems administrators who
responded reported an average income of $60,991.

“The greatest wage gains between 1997 and last year were
reported by people working with Linux, a free operating system.
Their knowledge of this increasingly popular system puts them in
high demand for Internet projects…”