Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 16 August 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 123 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 -41 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 20 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.17% 0.93% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.94% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 57
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% +6.25%

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 1766 2129 2185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 98.22% 98.75% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1882 1857
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +30 38 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Hove - 1 £31,500 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 East Sussex region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (97.44%) Python
3 36 (92.31%) Ubuntu
4 34 (87.18%) DevOps
5 30 (76.92%) PHP
6 29 (74.36%) Puppet
7 25 (64.10%) OpenStack
7 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
7 25 (64.10%) Ansible
8 23 (58.97%) Degree
9 12 (30.77%) Unix
10 11 (28.21%) MySQL
10 11 (28.21%) Java
10 11 (28.21%) Perl
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) Debian
10 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.95%) HTML
12 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
12 7 (17.95%) Windows
13 5 (12.82%) Ruby
14 4 (10.26%) VMware
14 4 (10.26%) BGP
14 4 (10.26%) SMTP
14 4 (10.26%) HTTP

Linux Systems 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 25 (64.10%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) BGP
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
2 4 (10.26%) SMTP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
1 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (92.31%) Ubuntu
3 12 (30.77%) Unix
4 11 (28.21%) Debian
5 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (2.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Python
2 30 (76.92%) PHP
3 11 (28.21%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) KVM
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.26%) Xen
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) LXC
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (74.36%) Puppet
2 25 (64.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) VMware