The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 139 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.77% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.80% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Linux Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1884 1875 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.21% 96.60% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1486 1395
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Bristol

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 8 (47.06%) CentOS
4 8 (47.06%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) UNIX
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) LAMP
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (23.53%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) VMS
9 3 (17.65%) Solaris
9 3 (17.65%) Nagios
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) SSH
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) CentOS
4 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (17.65%) VMS
6 2 (11.76%) Debian
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) Samba
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 2 (11.76%) Gluster
3 2 (11.76%) Varnish
3 2 (11.76%) KVM
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) RHEV
3 2 (11.76%) oVirt
3 2 (11.76%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 3 (17.65%) Capistrano
3 3 (17.65%) Cobbler
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) SELinux
4 2 (11.76%) Pacemaker
5 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle