The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 62 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.03% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
568 761 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.26% 95.36% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 509 688 467
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Somerset

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 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
Bath +16 6 £51,250 +36.66% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Somerton, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago