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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 185 176 212
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 23 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.85% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.92% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 13
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
4725 5426 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.99% 92.59% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 3759 3959
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 14 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Slough -1 5 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +5 2 £31,750 -44.78%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 27 (48.21%) Perl
3 27 (48.21%) Puppet
4 25 (44.64%) Bash Shell
5 22 (39.29%) Apache
6 21 (37.50%) DevOps
7 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) MySQL
8 19 (33.93%) CentOS
9 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (32.14%) Open Source
10 17 (30.36%) Internet
11 16 (28.57%) Cisco
11 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
11 16 (28.57%) Time Management
12 14 (25.00%) Python
12 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.00%) UNIX
13 13 (23.21%) Oracle
13 13 (23.21%) Nagios
14 12 (21.43%) Shell Script
14 12 (21.43%) JBoss
14 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (19.64%) PHP
16 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
16 9 (16.07%) Hudson
16 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
16 9 (16.07%) Selenium

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (39.29%) Apache
2 16 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 12 (21.43%) JBoss
4 7 (12.50%) Drupal
5 5 (8.93%) nginx
6 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.57%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Responsys
2 3 (5.36%) Taleo
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Internet
2 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) SMTP
4 4 (7.14%) HTTP
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) LDAP
5 3 (5.36%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) FTP
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Selenium
1 9 (16.07%) Hudson
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) LAMP
3 2 (3.57%) Sensu
4 1 (1.79%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Statistics
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) CentOS
3 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (25.00%) UNIX
5 6 (10.71%) Debian
6 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.93%) Windows
7 4 (7.14%) Android
7 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.36%) SUSE
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) DevOps
2 18 (32.14%) Open Source
3 16 (28.57%) Time Management
4 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Data Management
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.36%) Line Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Product Management
9 1 (1.79%) Change Control
9 1 (1.79%) Service Management
9 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Perl
2 25 (44.64%) Bash Shell
3 14 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 11 (19.64%) PHP
6 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 4 (7.14%) Java
9 3 (5.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) qmail
2 3 (5.36%) Samba
2 3 (5.36%) KVM
2 3 (5.36%) Squid
3 2 (3.57%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Varnish
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (48.21%) Puppet
2 13 (23.21%) Nagios
3 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) Ansible
4 4 (7.14%) Graphite
4 4 (7.14%) Cacti
5 3 (5.36%) Ganglia
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView
7 1 (1.79%) Netcool
7 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.79%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.79%) logstash
7 1 (1.79%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.79%) collectd
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco
4 13 (23.21%) Oracle
5 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Splunk
6 3 (5.36%) Eloqua
6 3 (5.36%) Sun
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) Veeam
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) Sybase
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
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