The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 118 126 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £45,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1960 1783 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.65% 96.74% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1544 1531
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Administrator
South West

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 16 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Puppet
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) Hazelcast
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) PHP5
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Groovy
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
5 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Debian
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
7 2 (22.22%) RHCE
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon S3
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Hazelcast
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Fedora
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) PHP5
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Scalix
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP