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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 81 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.18% 3.31% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 3.35% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,850 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.61%
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
985 1403 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 96.76% 98.73% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1189 693
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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 -14 12 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Ruby
3 19 (55.88%) Python
4 18 (52.94%) MySQL
5 17 (50.00%) Perl
5 17 (50.00%) Puppet
6 14 (41.18%) Java
7 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
7 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (38.24%) DevOps
8 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
9 10 (29.41%) KVM
9 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) Xen
9 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (29.41%) SMTP
9 10 (29.41%) HTTP
9 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
9 10 (29.41%) DNS
10 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
11 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 8 (23.53%) Subversion
12 7 (20.59%) Debian
12 7 (20.59%) BGP
12 7 (20.59%) Nagios
13 6 (17.65%) UNIX
13 6 (17.65%) SQL
13 6 (17.65%) IMAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Moodle
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SMTP
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) BGP
4 6 (17.65%) IMAP
5 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 3 (8.82%) OSPF
8 2 (5.88%) LDAP
9 1 (2.94%) VPN
9 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
2 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) LAMP
2 2 (5.88%) OAuth
2 2 (5.88%) Sensu
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
3 7 (20.59%) Debian
4 6 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Ruby
2 19 (55.88%) Python
3 17 (50.00%) Perl
4 14 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Xen
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (29.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 2 (5.88%) Graphite
4 1 (2.94%) Munin
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Juniper
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle