The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 System Administrator
Rank 133 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.77% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.80% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Linux Systems 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) Capistrano
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (20.00%) Perl

Linux Systems 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 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago