The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 53 73 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.66% 2.02% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.05% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 19
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 746 830 918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.57% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 696 747 808
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Brighton

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (68.63%) DevOps
3 32 (62.75%) Ubuntu
4 29 (56.86%) Puppet
5 26 (50.98%) MySQL
6 22 (43.14%) Python
7 18 (35.29%) PHP
7 18 (35.29%) OpenStack
7 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 18 (35.29%) Ansible
8 17 (33.33%) Degree
9 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (25.49%) CentOS
11 12 (23.53%) Security Patching
12 11 (21.57%) Ruby
13 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
13 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
13 10 (19.61%) LAMP
14 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
15 7 (13.73%) Oracle
16 5 (9.80%) Perl
16 5 (9.80%) Nagios
16 5 (9.80%) Firewall
16 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
16 5 (9.80%) JIRA
16 5 (9.80%) Fault Management
16 5 (9.80%) Load Testing
16 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
17 4 (7.84%) Xen
17 4 (7.84%) Network Security

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (35.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) BGP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) Network Security
2 4 (7.84%) SMTP
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Ubuntu
3 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (25.49%) CentOS
5 4 (7.84%) Debian
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) DevOps
2 12 (23.53%) Security Patching
3 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) Fault Management
4 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.80%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Python
2 18 (35.29%) PHP
3 11 (21.57%) Ruby
4 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.80%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) KVM
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (56.86%) Puppet
2 18 (35.29%) Ansible
3 5 (9.80%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
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