The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 106 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.77% 0.062% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.065% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1536 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 95.11% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1361 1315
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) MySQL
3 14 (66.67%) Apache
4 11 (52.38%) CentOS
4 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
5 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (33.33%) Solaris
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Open Source
6 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Google Apps
7 6 (28.57%) Facebook
7 6 (28.57%) Xbox
7 6 (28.57%) Google
7 6 (28.57%) HTTP
7 6 (28.57%) IPv4
7 6 (28.57%) IPv6
7 6 (28.57%) VoIP
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 6 (28.57%) Middleware
8 5 (23.81%) Debian
8 5 (23.81%) Puppet
9 4 (19.05%) Hazelcast
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (66.67%) Apache
2 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (28.57%) Google Apps
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VoIP
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
1 6 (28.57%) HTTP
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
1 6 (28.57%) IPv4
1 6 (28.57%) IPv6
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Hazelcast
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Xbox
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) CentOS
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Debian
5 3 (14.29%) VMS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows
6 1 (4.76%) Fedora
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Bash Shell
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 4 (19.05%) PHP5
3 4 (19.05%) Groovy
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Samba
1 1 (4.76%) Squid
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Google
2 6 (28.57%) Facebook
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Scalix