Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 65 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 58 51 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.20% 3.35% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.38% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 24
Brighton median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1,785 1,510 1,787
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 99.28% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,382 1,575
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Brighton

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Brighton over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Brighton

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (75.86%) MySQL
3 39 (67.24%) Apache
4 31 (53.45%) DevOps
5 25 (43.10%) Firewall
5 25 (43.10%) Computer Science
5 25 (43.10%) DHCP
5 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
5 25 (43.10%) VPN
5 25 (43.10%) DNS
6 11 (18.97%) Security Patching
6 11 (18.97%) CentOS
7 9 (15.52%) LAMP
7 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (13.79%) Ansible
9 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
9 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.07%) Java
9 7 (12.07%) SQL
10 5 (8.62%) nginx
11 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (6.90%) LXC
12 3 (5.17%) Docker
12 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (5.17%) Python
12 3 (5.17%) PHP
13 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (67.24%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) DHCP
1 25 (43.10%) DNS
1 25 (43.10%) Firewall
1 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
1 25 (43.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (75.86%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
1 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) LAMP
2 2 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) CentOS
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) DevOps
2 11 (18.97%) Security Patching
3 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
1 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PHP
2 3 (5.17%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) LXC
1 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Terraform
3 1 (1.72%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Conga