The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 78 58
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 21 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.92% 0.79% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 0.80% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 37
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 706 876 881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.33% 98.98% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 605 757 737
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (95.12%) Ubuntu
3 36 (87.80%) Python
4 33 (80.49%) DevOps
5 29 (70.73%) PHP
6 28 (68.29%) Puppet
7 24 (58.54%) OpenStack
7 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
7 24 (58.54%) Ansible
8 22 (53.66%) Degree
9 16 (39.02%) MySQL
10 12 (29.27%) Unix
11 11 (26.83%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) Perl
11 11 (26.83%) DNS
11 11 (26.83%) Debian
11 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.07%) HTML
13 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.07%) Windows
14 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
15 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (9.76%) Xen
15 4 (9.76%) Network Security
15 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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 24 (58.54%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) BGP
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) Network Security
2 4 (9.76%) SMTP
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
2 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (95.12%) Ubuntu
3 12 (29.27%) Unix
4 11 (26.83%) Debian
5 7 (17.07%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) DevOps
2 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) SDLC
4 1 (2.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Python
2 29 (70.73%) PHP
3 11 (26.83%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) KVM
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.76%) Xen
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (68.29%) Puppet
2 24 (58.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago