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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 83 71 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 5 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.23% 0.78% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.80% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
871 628 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.76% 97.52% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 765 487 646
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 27 February 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Python
3 18 (62.07%) Puppet
4 16 (55.17%) Perl
5 13 (44.83%) MySQL
5 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
5 13 (44.83%) Ubuntu
5 13 (44.83%) KVM
6 11 (37.93%) Ruby
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
7 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (34.48%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) VoIP
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) PHP
8 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
9 8 (27.59%) Java
10 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
10 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
10 7 (24.14%) Open Source
10 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (20.69%) Server Monitoring
11 6 (20.69%) DevOps
11 6 (20.69%) Xen
11 6 (20.69%) Debian
11 6 (20.69%) Network Security
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) HTTP
11 6 (20.69%) VMware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.79%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) VoIP
2 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) BGP
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 6 (20.69%) SMTP
3 6 (20.69%) HTTP
4 4 (13.79%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (10.34%) SNMP
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) InfiniBand
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Ubuntu
3 10 (34.48%) UNIX
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Debian
6 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X Server
6 4 (13.79%) Android
6 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (10.34%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) Perl
3 11 (37.93%) Ruby
3 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
4 9 (31.03%) PHP
5 8 (27.59%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) VCP4
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) KVM
2 6 (20.69%) Xen
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) LXC
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
4 4 (13.79%) Salt
5 1 (3.45%) Graphite
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
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