The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 97 85 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 3 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.64% 0.35% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 45
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
Linux Systems 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
1080 834 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.90% 97.66% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 901 662 835
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in East Sussex

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -7 7 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Python
3 22 (61.11%) Configuration Management
3 22 (61.11%) Puppet
4 21 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 18 (50.00%) VoIP
6 16 (44.44%) Perl
6 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (41.67%) Ubuntu
8 14 (38.89%) Ruby
8 14 (38.89%) Open Source
8 14 (38.89%) OpenStack
8 14 (38.89%) KVM
9 13 (36.11%) MySQL
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 12 (33.33%) Mac OS X
10 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
11 11 (30.56%) Java
11 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
11 11 (30.56%) Node.js
12 10 (27.78%) UNIX
13 9 (25.00%) PHP
13 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 8 (22.22%) NFS
14 8 (22.22%) DevOps
15 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (19.44%) LXC

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 (38.89%) OpenStack
2 11 (30.56%) Node.js
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) VoIP
2 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (16.67%) SMTP
4 5 (13.89%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 4 (11.11%) InfiniBand
6 3 (8.33%) FTP
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) LDAP
6 3 (8.33%) SNMP
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 1 (2.78%) Firewall
8 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (36.11%) MySQL
3 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
3 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) UNIX
5 6 (16.67%) Debian
6 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.89%) Android
7 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.33%) openSUSE
9 1 (2.78%) OpenBSD
9 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Configuration Management
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Social Media Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 16 (44.44%) Perl
4 14 (38.89%) Ruby
5 11 (30.56%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.11%) C
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) KVM
2 8 (22.22%) NFS
3 7 (19.44%) LXC
4 4 (11.11%) Samba
5 3 (8.33%) Postfix
6 2 (5.56%) Xen
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (11.11%) Salt
4 4 (11.11%) Graphite
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) VMware