The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 63 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.31% 3.39% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.43% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
Linux Systems 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
1167 670 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.07% 98.82% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 605 750
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,296 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 109 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (72.48%) Bash Shell
3 66 (60.55%) Puppet
4 61 (55.96%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (53.21%) Ruby
5 58 (53.21%) Python
6 54 (49.54%) Configuration Management
7 51 (46.79%) Open Source
8 50 (45.87%) Java
9 45 (41.28%) Debian
10 40 (36.70%) VoIP
11 39 (35.78%) Node.js
12 37 (33.94%) Relational Database
12 37 (33.94%) RDBMS
13 36 (33.03%) TCP/IP
14 33 (30.28%) Degree
15 32 (29.36%) Red Hat
16 31 (28.44%) Ubuntu
17 30 (27.52%) UNIX
18 28 (25.69%) HTTP
19 27 (24.77%) Tomcat
19 27 (24.77%) MySQL
20 26 (23.85%) DevOps
21 25 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (22.02%) Perl
22 24 (22.02%) Windows
22 24 (22.02%) DNS
22 24 (22.02%) Mac OS X
22 24 (22.02%) Performance Tuning
23 22 (20.18%) Performance Monitoring

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (35.78%) Node.js
2 27 (24.77%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.60%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.67%) Jetty
4 4 (3.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Basecamp
2 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.70%) VoIP
2 36 (33.03%) TCP/IP
3 28 (25.69%) HTTP
4 24 (22.02%) DNS
5 22 (20.18%) SMTP
6 21 (19.27%) DHCP
6 21 (19.27%) LDAP
7 20 (18.35%) FTP
8 15 (13.76%) Ethernet
8 15 (13.76%) InfiniBand
9 9 (8.26%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (3.67%) Firewall
11 2 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (55.96%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (33.94%) RDBMS
2 37 (33.94%) Relational Database
3 27 (24.77%) MySQL
4 22 (20.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 3 (2.75%) Marketing
2 2 (1.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) LAMP
2 6 (5.50%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) HTML
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (46.79%) Open Source
2 21 (19.27%) Social Media
3 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (41.28%) Debian
3 31 (28.44%) Ubuntu
4 30 (27.52%) UNIX
5 25 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (22.02%) Windows
6 24 (22.02%) Mac OS X
7 18 (16.51%) OpenBSD
8 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.83%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) CentOS
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.54%) Configuration Management
2 26 (23.85%) DevOps
3 24 (22.02%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (20.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (20.18%) Workflow
5 20 (18.35%) Analytics
6 18 (16.51%) Social Media Monitoring
7 16 (14.68%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (12.84%) Build Automation
8 14 (12.84%) Load Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Web Development
10 4 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (3.67%) Project Management
11 3 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.75%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.83%) Web Application Development
13 1 (0.92%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (72.48%) Bash Shell
2 58 (53.21%) Python
2 58 (53.21%) Ruby
3 50 (45.87%) Java
4 24 (22.02%) Perl
5 15 (13.76%) C
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
6 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) NFS
1 22 (20.18%) Samba
2 20 (18.35%) Postfix
3 17 (15.60%) KVM
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (60.55%) Puppet
2 17 (15.60%) Nagios
3 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.92%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.92%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.67%) VMware
3 3 (2.75%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.83%) Google