The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 81 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.14% 1.40% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.42% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 24
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 869 983 1158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.86% 98.50% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 783 887 991
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in East Sussex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +9 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Linux 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 East Sussex region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (66.00%) DevOps
3 32 (64.00%) Ubuntu
4 29 (58.00%) Puppet
5 26 (52.00%) MySQL
6 23 (46.00%) Python
7 19 (38.00%) Ansible
8 18 (36.00%) OpenStack
8 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 18 (36.00%) PHP
9 17 (34.00%) Degree
10 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (26.00%) CentOS
12 11 (22.00%) LAMP
12 11 (22.00%) Bash Shell
12 11 (22.00%) Security Patching
13 10 (20.00%) Ruby
13 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
15 6 (12.00%) Oracle
15 6 (12.00%) Perl
16 4 (8.00%) Java
16 4 (8.00%) Unix
16 4 (8.00%) SMTP
16 4 (8.00%) HTTP
16 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
16 4 (8.00%) DNS
16 4 (8.00%) Nagios
16 4 (8.00%) BGP
16 4 (8.00%) Debian

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (36.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) BGP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) Network Security
1 4 (8.00%) SMTP
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (64.00%) Ubuntu
3 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.00%) CentOS
5 4 (8.00%) Debian
5 4 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) Security Patching
3 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Fault Management
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Python
2 18 (36.00%) PHP
3 11 (22.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 4 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) KVM
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (58.00%) Puppet
2 19 (38.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago