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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 178 203 205
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 46 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 16
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,350 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,600 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
5335 5270 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.36% 93.19% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4142 4566
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +19 23 £35,000 -33.33%
Maidenhead -2 8 £57,500 -
Windsor - 8 £56,250 -
Slough +6 2 - - 1
Bracknell -1 1 £35,000 -8.49%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (68.27%) Bash Shell
3 69 (66.35%) Red Hat
4 61 (58.65%) Perl
5 38 (36.54%) Cisco
5 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 37 (35.58%) Internet
7 35 (33.65%) UNIX
8 32 (30.77%) MySQL
9 30 (28.85%) DNS
10 29 (27.88%) Windows
11 27 (25.96%) VMware
11 27 (25.96%) Open Source
12 26 (25.00%) Degree
13 23 (22.12%) Time Management
14 21 (20.19%) Puppet
14 21 (20.19%) Apache
15 20 (19.23%) Nagios
15 20 (19.23%) CentOS
16 18 (17.31%) JBoss
17 16 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (14.42%) DevOps
19 14 (13.46%) Python
19 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
20 13 (12.50%) Oracle
20 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
21 12 (11.54%) Tomcat
21 12 (11.54%) SAN
21 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (20.19%) Apache
2 12 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.62%) Resin
4 6 (5.77%) Drupal
5 3 (2.88%) nginx
6 2 (1.92%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (1.92%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.92%) WordPress
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) SaaS
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.58%) Internet
2 30 (28.85%) DNS
3 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.54%) SAN
5 9 (8.65%) SNMP
5 9 (8.65%) SMTP
6 8 (7.69%) SSL
6 8 (7.69%) NAS
7 7 (6.73%) FTP
8 6 (5.77%) HTTP
8 6 (5.77%) LDAP
9 5 (4.81%) Firewall
10 3 (2.88%) VPN
11 2 (1.92%) Network Security
12 1 (0.96%) LTE
12 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.96%) LAN
12 1 (0.96%) WAN
12 1 (0.96%) DHCP
12 1 (0.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) MySQL
2 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Redis
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.81%) Electronics
2 5 (4.81%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Java EE
2 8 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 8 (7.69%) J2EE
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
4 3 (2.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.88%) LAMP
5 2 (1.92%) XML
5 2 (1.92%) Sensu
5 2 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Open Source
2 10 (9.62%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.62%) Clustering
3 8 (7.69%) Derivative
3 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.81%) DTV
5 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (33.65%) UNIX
3 29 (27.88%) Windows
4 20 (19.23%) CentOS
5 9 (8.65%) Solaris
6 8 (7.69%) AIX
6 8 (7.69%) HPUX
7 7 (6.73%) Debian
7 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.77%) SUSE
9 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.96%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Time Management
2 15 (14.42%) DevOps
3 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL
6 7 (6.73%) Migration
6 7 (6.73%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.81%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.85%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.92%) Scrum
10 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.92%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.27%) Bash Shell
2 61 (58.65%) Perl
3 14 (13.46%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) PHP
5 10 (9.62%) Java
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) SQL
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) OCA
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.92%) RHCE
5 1 (0.96%) CCNA
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.65%) KVM
3 5 (4.81%) vSphere
3 5 (4.81%) Varnish
3 5 (4.81%) qmail
3 5 (4.81%) Postfix
4 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.88%) XenServer
5 3 (2.88%) Squid
6 2 (1.92%) Xen
6 2 (1.92%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (20.19%) Puppet
2 20 (19.23%) Nagios
3 10 (9.62%) Munin
4 8 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 8 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.92%) Plesk
6 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.92%) OpenView
6 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.92%) Cacti
6 2 (1.92%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.96%) WMI
7 1 (0.96%) WSUS
7 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (66.35%) Red Hat
2 38 (36.54%) Cisco
2 38 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.96%) VMware
4 18 (17.31%) JBoss
5 13 (12.50%) Oracle
6 8 (7.69%) Veritas
7 6 (5.77%) HP
8 5 (4.81%) SAP
9 4 (3.85%) InterSystems
10 3 (2.88%) Citrix
11 2 (1.92%) BMC
11 2 (1.92%) IBM
11 2 (1.92%) Splunk
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