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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 195 166 169
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.09% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 54 41
Average salary £50,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.84% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £52,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -13 21 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Slough +5 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 - 2
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 29 (56.86%) Perl
4 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
5 25 (49.02%) Open Source
5 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
6 23 (45.10%) Time Management
6 23 (45.10%) Cisco
6 23 (45.10%) Internet
7 15 (29.41%) Puppet
8 14 (27.45%) MySQL
9 13 (25.49%) CentOS
9 13 (25.49%) Ubuntu
9 13 (25.49%) DevOps
10 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) Apache
11 10 (19.61%) UNIX
12 9 (17.65%) PHP
13 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
13 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (13.73%) Nagios
15 6 (11.76%) LAMP
15 6 (11.76%) VMware
15 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (9.80%) ZeroMQ
16 5 (9.80%) Redis
16 5 (9.80%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (9.80%) Amazon S3

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) Drupal
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon S3
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.80%) Redis
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) LAMP
3 5 (9.80%) Memcached
3 5 (9.80%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (3.92%) Sensu
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Ubuntu
2 13 (25.49%) CentOS
3 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.61%) UNIX
5 5 (9.80%) Debian
6 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.88%) Android
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.96%) Windows
8 1 (1.96%) VMS
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Time Management
2 13 (25.49%) DevOps
3 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.84%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Data Management
6 1 (1.96%) Content Management
6 1 (1.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Scrum
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Perl
2 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
3 9 (17.65%) PHP
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) vSphere
2 3 (5.88%) Varnish
3 2 (3.92%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Nagios
3 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.88%) Ansible
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) Cacti
5 2 (3.92%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.96%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.96%) Plesk
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.96%) cPanel
6 1 (1.96%) Webmin
6 1 (1.96%) Graphite
6 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.96%) collectd
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (45.10%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) InterSystems
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) BMC
7 2 (3.92%) Splunk
7 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) Sybase
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + share options + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago