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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 76 79 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 4 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.51% 0.53% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.54% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 66
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
915 740 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.71% 98.14% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 806 622 778
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 29 (56.86%) Python
4 27 (52.94%) VoIP
4 27 (52.94%) Puppet
5 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
5 25 (49.02%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (41.18%) Ruby
7 20 (39.22%) MySQL
7 20 (39.22%) OpenStack
8 19 (37.25%) Java
8 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
8 19 (37.25%) Open Source
9 18 (35.29%) Windows
9 18 (35.29%) Mac OS X
9 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
9 18 (35.29%) KVM
10 17 (33.33%) DevOps
11 16 (31.37%) Perl
11 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
11 16 (31.37%) Node.js
11 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
12 15 (29.41%) NFS
13 13 (25.49%) UNIX
13 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
13 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
13 13 (25.49%) DNS
13 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
14 12 (23.53%) PHP
14 12 (23.53%) Workflow

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (39.22%) OpenStack
2 16 (31.37%) Node.js
3 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Basecamp
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) VoIP
2 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.49%) DNS
3 10 (19.61%) SMTP
3 10 (19.61%) HTTP
4 9 (17.65%) LDAP
4 9 (17.65%) FTP
4 9 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (7.84%) InfiniBand
6 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.88%) SNMP
8 2 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (39.22%) MySQL
3 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
3 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) LAMP
2 3 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Open Source
2 7 (13.73%) Social Media
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Mac OS X
3 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.49%) UNIX
5 11 (21.57%) Debian
6 10 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.76%) Android
7 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (5.88%) openSUSE
10 2 (3.92%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
2 17 (33.33%) DevOps
3 12 (23.53%) Workflow
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (13.73%) Analytics
5 4 (7.84%) Social Media Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 29 (56.86%) Python
3 21 (41.18%) Ruby
4 19 (37.25%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Perl
6 12 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) C
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) KVM
2 15 (29.41%) NFS
3 12 (23.53%) LXC
4 11 (21.57%) Samba
5 9 (17.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.73%) Ansible
3 5 (9.80%) Nagios
3 5 (9.80%) Graphite
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.88%) Rackspace