Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 87 109
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 42 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.37% 2.10% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.11% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 23
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 1751 1656 1776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.87% 99.34% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1446 1513
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,828 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.07% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Brighton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (50.00%) MySQL
3 20 (47.62%) Python
4 18 (42.86%) PHP
4 18 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 14 (33.33%) Ansible
5 14 (33.33%) Puppet
5 14 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 14 (33.33%) Degree
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (23.81%) CentOS
7 10 (23.81%) Security Patching
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 7 (16.67%) Apache
9 6 (14.29%) Unix
9 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (11.90%) LXC
10 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.90%) LAMP
11 4 (9.52%) Debian
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (9.52%) HTML
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration

Linux Systems 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 14 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) MySQL
2 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 10 (23.81%) CentOS
4 6 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (9.52%) Debian
5 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Security Patching
3 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 18 (42.86%) PHP
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) LXC
1 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Ansible
1 14 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft