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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 75 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.61% 4.79% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 4.86% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 26
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
844 1234 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.01% 98.56% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 712 1053 707
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (71.79%) Python
3 26 (66.67%) Perl
3 26 (66.67%) Ruby
3 26 (66.67%) Puppet
4 24 (61.54%) MySQL
5 20 (51.28%) Java
6 19 (48.72%) Ubuntu
6 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (41.03%) VMware
7 16 (41.03%) Xen
7 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (41.03%) SMTP
7 16 (41.03%) HTTP
7 16 (41.03%) DNS
7 16 (41.03%) KVM
8 13 (33.33%) BGP
8 13 (33.33%) UNIX
8 13 (33.33%) Debian
9 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
10 11 (28.21%) DevOps
10 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
11 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (25.64%) Network Security
11 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
12 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
12 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.08%) Subversion
13 7 (17.95%) Nagios

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) Moodle
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) SMTP
1 16 (41.03%) HTTP
1 16 (41.03%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) BGP
3 10 (25.64%) Network Security
3 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) IMAP
5 3 (7.69%) OSPF
5 3 (7.69%) LDAP
5 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) MySQL
2 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LAMP
1 3 (7.69%) OAuth
2 2 (5.13%) Sensu
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) E-Learning
3 3 (7.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) Ubuntu
3 13 (33.33%) Debian
3 13 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
1 11 (28.21%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Python
2 26 (66.67%) Ruby
2 26 (66.67%) Perl
3 20 (51.28%) Java
4 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Xen
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (41.03%) KVM
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (66.67%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Nagios
3 3 (7.69%) Salt
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) logstash
4 2 (5.13%) Graphite
5 1 (2.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) VMware
2 3 (7.69%) Juniper
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle