The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 209 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 32
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £31,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,500 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 16 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Slough -4 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (60.66%) Red Hat
3 27 (44.26%) Bash Shell
4 24 (39.34%) CentOS
5 22 (36.07%) Perl
6 21 (34.43%) Internet
7 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.15%) Ubuntu
8 18 (29.51%) Open Source
8 18 (29.51%) Puppet
9 17 (27.87%) Time Management
9 17 (27.87%) Cisco
10 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (24.59%) DevOps
11 14 (22.95%) MySQL
11 14 (22.95%) UNIX
12 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Web Services
14 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.39%) Mainframe
14 10 (16.39%) InterSystems
14 10 (16.39%) Migration
14 10 (16.39%) LAMP
14 10 (16.39%) Data Migration
14 10 (16.39%) QA
14 10 (16.39%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (16.39%) Memcached
15 9 (14.75%) Hadoop
15 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) JBoss
2 4 (6.56%) Resin
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon S3
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.75%) Redis
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.64%) Marketing
1 1 (1.64%) Electronics
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Web Services
2 10 (16.39%) LAMP
2 10 (16.39%) Memcached
3 9 (14.75%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (6.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Open Source
2 10 (16.39%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Celerra
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) CentOS
3 19 (31.15%) Ubuntu
4 14 (22.95%) UNIX
5 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Debian
7 4 (6.56%) Windows
8 2 (3.28%) AIX
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Time Management
2 15 (24.59%) DevOps
3 10 (16.39%) Migration
3 10 (16.39%) Data Migration
3 10 (16.39%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
8 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.64%) Content Management
8 1 (1.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Bash Shell
2 22 (36.07%) Perl
3 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) AWK
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Varnish
3 1 (1.64%) KVM
3 1 (1.64%) QEMU
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) Nagios
3 4 (6.56%) Munin
4 3 (4.92%) CFEngine
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.64%) Plesk
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) cPanel
5 1 (1.64%) Webmin
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Red Hat
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.87%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) InterSystems
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 3 (4.92%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) Sybase
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 6 days ago