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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 133 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £62,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1791 1990 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 97.45% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1666 1613
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (41.67%) KVM
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Xen
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (25.00%) Capistrano
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Degree

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) KVM
2 5 (41.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (25.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos