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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 181 170 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.78% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.84% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 16
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +3 26 £60,000 +71.42%
Slough - 3 £35,000 -
Newbury +14 2 £38,750 +29.16%
Bracknell +14 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Maidenhead 0 2 £38,750 -32.60%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (71.15%) Red Hat
3 25 (48.08%) Perl
4 24 (46.15%) Puppet
5 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 20 (38.46%) DevOps
7 19 (36.54%) Apache
7 19 (36.54%) Open Source
7 19 (36.54%) CentOS
8 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (32.69%) Time Management
9 17 (32.69%) Cisco
9 17 (32.69%) MySQL
9 17 (32.69%) Internet
10 15 (28.85%) UNIX
10 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
11 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
11 14 (26.92%) Oracle
12 12 (23.08%) JBoss
12 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (21.15%) Nagios
13 11 (21.15%) Python
14 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (17.31%) Hudson
15 9 (17.31%) Selenium
15 9 (17.31%) PHP
15 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
16 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (36.54%) Apache
2 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.08%) JBoss
4 5 (9.62%) Drupal
5 4 (7.69%) nginx
6 2 (3.85%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Taleo
2 3 (5.77%) Responsys
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Internet
2 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) HTTP
5 3 (5.77%) LDAP
6 2 (3.85%) SMTP
6 2 (3.85%) FTP
6 2 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
1 9 (17.31%) Hudson
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (3.85%) Sensu
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Statistics
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) CentOS
3 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (28.85%) UNIX
5 6 (11.54%) Debian
6 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.62%) Windows
7 4 (7.69%) Android
7 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.77%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) VMS
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) DevOps
2 19 (36.54%) Open Source
3 17 (32.69%) Time Management
4 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.77%) Line Management
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Migration
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) Data Management
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Perl
2 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
6 6 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (5.77%) AWK
7 3 (5.77%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) SQL
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Samba
2 3 (5.77%) KVM
3 2 (3.85%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.85%) Squid
3 2 (3.85%) qmail
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) Puppet
2 11 (21.15%) Nagios
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (7.69%) Graphite
5 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) OpenView
5 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.85%) Cacti
5 2 (3.85%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.92%) Netcool
6 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.92%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.92%) collectd
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Red Hat
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.69%) Cisco
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Eloqua
6 3 (5.77%) Sun
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) BMC
7 2 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.92%) IBM