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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 132 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.77% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.80% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) CentOS
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
6 4 (30.77%) LAMP
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Capistrano
8 2 (15.38%) Rackspace

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Varnish
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) RHEV
4 1 (7.69%) oVirt
4 1 (7.69%) GFS2
4 1 (7.69%) Squid
4 1 (7.69%) Samba
4 1 (7.69%) Gluster
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Capistrano
4 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (7.69%) SELinux
5 1 (7.69%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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