The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 82 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 3 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.77% 0.44% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.45% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 48
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Linux Administrator
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
894 667 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.89% 97.23% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 778 528 705
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Brighton region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) Python
3 22 (57.89%) Configuration Management
3 22 (57.89%) Puppet
4 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
5 18 (47.37%) VoIP
6 16 (42.11%) Perl
6 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (39.47%) Ubuntu
7 15 (39.47%) MySQL
8 14 (36.84%) Ruby
8 14 (36.84%) Open Source
8 14 (36.84%) OpenStack
8 14 (36.84%) KVM
9 13 (34.21%) Java
10 12 (31.58%) Windows
10 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
10 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
11 11 (28.95%) Node.js
11 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
11 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
11 11 (28.95%) PHP
12 10 (26.32%) UNIX
13 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 8 (21.05%) NFS
14 8 (21.05%) DevOps
15 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (18.42%) LXC

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (36.84%) OpenStack
2 11 (28.95%) Node.js
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
4 6 (15.79%) HTTP
4 6 (15.79%) SMTP
5 5 (13.16%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.53%) InfiniBand
7 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 3 (7.89%) LDAP
7 3 (7.89%) FTP
7 3 (7.89%) SNMP
8 2 (5.26%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) Firewall
9 1 (2.63%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (39.47%) MySQL
3 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Open Source
2 5 (13.16%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Ubuntu
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) UNIX
5 6 (15.79%) Debian
6 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.16%) Android
7 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (7.89%) openSUSE
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) OpenBSD
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (18.42%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.53%) Social Media Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) Bash Shell
3 16 (42.11%) Perl
4 14 (36.84%) Ruby
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 11 (28.95%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) C
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) KVM
2 8 (21.05%) NFS
3 7 (18.42%) LXC
4 4 (10.53%) Samba
5 3 (7.89%) Postfix
6 2 (5.26%) Xen
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Puppet
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Nagios
4 4 (10.53%) Salt
4 4 (10.53%) Graphite
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) VMware