The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 76 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.33% 4.50% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 4.58% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 51 27
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1023 1442 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.43% 98.36% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1225 786
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,613 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -21 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Python
3 27 (67.50%) Perl
3 27 (67.50%) Ruby
3 27 (67.50%) Puppet
4 25 (62.50%) MySQL
5 21 (52.50%) Java
6 20 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (47.50%) Ubuntu
8 17 (42.50%) Xen
8 17 (42.50%) VMware
8 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (42.50%) SMTP
8 17 (42.50%) HTTP
8 17 (42.50%) DNS
8 17 (42.50%) KVM
9 14 (35.00%) BGP
10 13 (32.50%) UNIX
10 13 (32.50%) Debian
10 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
11 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
12 11 (27.50%) DevOps
13 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 10 (25.00%) Subversion
13 10 (25.00%) Network Security
13 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
15 7 (17.50%) IMAP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) Moodle
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) SMTP
1 17 (42.50%) HTTP
1 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 14 (35.00%) BGP
3 10 (25.00%) Network Security
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) IMAP
5 4 (10.00%) OSPF
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 3 (7.50%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) MySQL
2 20 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
1 3 (7.50%) OAuth
2 2 (5.00%) Sensu
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) E-Learning
3 3 (7.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Ubuntu
3 13 (32.50%) Debian
3 13 (32.50%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (27.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Python
2 27 (67.50%) Ruby
2 27 (67.50%) Perl
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Xen
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (42.50%) KVM
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (67.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) Salt
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) logstash
4 2 (5.00%) Graphite
5 1 (2.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle