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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 74 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 36 19 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.72% 2.33% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.36% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 48
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
1298 806 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.18% 98.77% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 722 919
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -10 36 £42,500 +6.25%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (73.15%) Bash Shell
3 64 (59.26%) Puppet
4 62 (57.41%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (53.70%) Ruby
5 58 (53.70%) Python
6 53 (49.07%) Configuration Management
7 51 (47.22%) Open Source
8 50 (46.30%) Java
9 44 (40.74%) Debian
10 41 (37.96%) VoIP
11 40 (37.04%) Node.js
12 38 (35.19%) Relational Database
12 38 (35.19%) RDBMS
13 36 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 32 (29.63%) Red Hat
14 32 (29.63%) Ubuntu
14 32 (29.63%) Degree
15 31 (28.70%) UNIX
16 28 (25.93%) MySQL
16 28 (25.93%) HTTP
17 27 (25.00%) Tomcat
18 26 (24.07%) DevOps
19 25 (23.15%) Windows
19 25 (23.15%) Perl
19 25 (23.15%) Mac OS X
19 25 (23.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 24 (22.22%) DNS
20 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
21 23 (21.30%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (37.04%) Node.js
2 27 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.70%) Jetty
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Basecamp
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.96%) VoIP
2 36 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 28 (25.93%) HTTP
4 24 (22.22%) DNS
5 22 (20.37%) SMTP
6 21 (19.44%) DHCP
6 21 (19.44%) LDAP
7 20 (18.52%) FTP
8 15 (13.89%) Ethernet
8 15 (13.89%) InfiniBand
9 9 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (3.70%) Firewall
11 2 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (57.41%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (35.19%) RDBMS
2 38 (35.19%) Relational Database
3 28 (25.93%) MySQL
4 22 (20.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 3 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) LAMP
2 6 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (2.78%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (47.22%) Open Source
2 21 (19.44%) Social Media
3 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (40.74%) Debian
3 32 (29.63%) Ubuntu
4 31 (28.70%) UNIX
5 25 (23.15%) Windows
5 25 (23.15%) Mac OS X
5 25 (23.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 17 (15.74%) OpenBSD
8 7 (6.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Configuration Management
2 26 (24.07%) DevOps
3 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (21.30%) Performance Monitoring
4 23 (21.30%) Workflow
5 19 (17.59%) Analytics
6 18 (16.67%) Social Media Monitoring
7 15 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (12.04%) Build Automation
8 13 (12.04%) Load Testing
9 5 (4.63%) Web Development
10 4 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (3.70%) Project Management
11 3 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.85%) Web Application Development
13 1 (0.93%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (73.15%) Bash Shell
2 58 (53.70%) Python
2 58 (53.70%) Ruby
3 50 (46.30%) Java
4 25 (23.15%) Perl
5 15 (13.89%) C
6 3 (2.78%) PHP
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.63%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) NFS
1 22 (20.37%) Samba
2 20 (18.52%) Postfix
3 18 (16.67%) KVM
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (59.26%) Puppet
2 17 (15.74%) Nagios
3 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.93%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.70%) VMware
3 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.85%) Google