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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 179 163 171
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.02% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 47 40
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £48,500 £60,000
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
4622 5106 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.26% 92.67% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3686 3989
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -19 24 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Bracknell - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead +3 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Newbury -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Slough -2 1 £35,000 -3.44%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (74.51%) Red Hat
3 27 (52.94%) Perl
4 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
6 23 (45.10%) Open Source
7 21 (41.18%) Time Management
7 21 (41.18%) Cisco
7 21 (41.18%) Internet
8 18 (35.29%) Puppet
8 18 (35.29%) DevOps
9 17 (33.33%) MySQL
9 17 (33.33%) Apache
10 14 (27.45%) UNIX
10 14 (27.45%) CentOS
10 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (21.57%) PHP
12 10 (19.61%) Nagios
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle
13 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
13 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
14 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (15.69%) Web Services
14 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
15 7 (13.73%) JBoss
15 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
16 6 (11.76%) Python
16 6 (11.76%) Shell Script

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) Drupal
5 3 (5.88%) nginx
6 2 (3.92%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) Internet
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Hudson
1 6 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.96%) Banking
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) Sensu
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Celerra
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) UNIX
2 14 (27.45%) CentOS
2 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 6 (11.76%) Debian
5 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.80%) Android
6 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) SUSE
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) Windows
8 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Open Source
2 21 (41.18%) Time Management
3 18 (35.29%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Service Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Perl
2 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) PHP
4 6 (11.76%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) AWK
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Samba
3 2 (3.92%) Varnish
3 2 (3.92%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Nagios
3 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.80%) Ansible
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) Cacti
5 2 (3.92%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.96%) Plesk
6 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.96%) collectd
6 1 (1.96%) cPanel
6 1 (1.96%) Webmin
6 1 (1.96%) Graphite
6 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Red Hat
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (3.92%) BMC
8 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 2 (3.92%) Splunk
9 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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