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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 62 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 39 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.36% 3.17% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.20% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
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
1149 687 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.97% 98.99% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 988 617 755
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 78 (69.64%) Bash Shell
3 65 (58.04%) Puppet
4 61 (54.46%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (50.89%) Python
5 57 (50.89%) Ruby
6 53 (47.32%) Java
6 53 (47.32%) Configuration Management
7 50 (44.64%) Open Source
8 44 (39.29%) Debian
9 41 (36.61%) VoIP
10 39 (34.82%) Node.js
11 37 (33.04%) RDBMS
11 37 (33.04%) Relational Database
12 36 (32.14%) TCP/IP
13 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
14 32 (28.57%) Degree
15 31 (27.68%) Ubuntu
16 30 (26.79%) MySQL
16 30 (26.79%) UNIX
16 30 (26.79%) Tomcat
17 28 (25.00%) HTTP
18 27 (24.11%) DNS
19 26 (23.21%) DevOps
20 25 (22.32%) Windows
20 25 (22.32%) Mac OS X
20 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 24 (21.43%) Perl
21 24 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
22 23 (20.54%) Samba

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (34.82%) Node.js
2 30 (26.79%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.18%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.25%) Apache
5 4 (3.57%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Basecamp
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.61%) VoIP
2 36 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 28 (25.00%) HTTP
4 27 (24.11%) DNS
5 22 (19.64%) LDAP
5 22 (19.64%) SMTP
6 21 (18.75%) DHCP
7 20 (17.86%) FTP
8 15 (13.39%) Ethernet
8 15 (13.39%) InfiniBand
9 9 (8.04%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (3.57%) Firewall
11 2 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (54.46%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (33.04%) RDBMS
2 37 (33.04%) Relational Database
3 30 (26.79%) MySQL
4 22 (19.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 3 (2.68%) Marketing
2 2 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) LAMP
2 6 (5.36%) Web Services
2 6 (5.36%) HTML
2 6 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (44.64%) Open Source
2 21 (18.75%) Social Media
3 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (39.29%) Debian
3 31 (27.68%) Ubuntu
4 30 (26.79%) UNIX
5 25 (22.32%) Windows
5 25 (22.32%) Mac OS X
5 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.07%) Windows 7
7 17 (15.18%) OpenBSD
8 8 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.79%) Android
9 2 (1.79%) CentOS
9 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.89%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) Configuration Management
2 26 (23.21%) DevOps
3 24 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (19.64%) Workflow
5 20 (17.86%) Analytics
6 18 (16.07%) Social Media Monitoring
7 15 (13.39%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (11.61%) Build Automation
8 13 (11.61%) Load Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Web Development
10 4 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (3.57%) Project Management
11 3 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.68%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.68%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.79%) Web Application Development
13 1 (0.89%) Server Monitoring
13 1 (0.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.64%) Bash Shell
2 57 (50.89%) Python
2 57 (50.89%) Ruby
3 53 (47.32%) Java
4 24 (21.43%) Perl
5 15 (13.39%) C
6 6 (5.36%) PHP
6 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Samba
2 22 (19.64%) NFS
3 20 (17.86%) Postfix
4 17 (15.18%) KVM
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (58.04%) Puppet
2 17 (15.18%) Nagios
3 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.89%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.57%) VMware
3 3 (2.68%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.79%) Google