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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 83 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.15% 3.81% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 3.84% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,700 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
841 1224 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.67% 99.11% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1045 600
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Ruby
3 16 (53.33%) Python
4 15 (50.00%) MySQL
4 15 (50.00%) Puppet
5 14 (46.67%) Perl
6 12 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) DevOps
7 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
7 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) SMTP
10 8 (26.67%) HTTP
10 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (26.67%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) Xen
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) KVM
10 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
11 7 (23.33%) Nagios
11 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (20.00%) SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (20.00%) Debian
12 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.00%) Subversion
13 5 (16.67%) IMAP
13 5 (16.67%) BGP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SMTP
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 5 (16.67%) BGP
2 5 (16.67%) IMAP
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) MySQL
2 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Sensu
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
3 6 (20.00%) Debian
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Ruby
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 12 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Xen
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (26.67%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 2 (6.67%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle