The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 183 181 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 33 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.86% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 45
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4292 4794 5262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.73% 95.71% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3471 3638 3712
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +14 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading -20 7 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Windsor - 7 £62,500 -
Maidenhead -5 2 £50,000 +29.03%
Bracknell -6 2 £61,250 +58.06%
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (52.17%) Red Hat
2 36 (52.17%) VMware
3 32 (46.38%) Puppet
4 27 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (37.68%) Python
6 25 (36.23%) Perl
6 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (34.78%) Nagios
8 23 (33.33%) Apache
9 18 (26.09%) MySQL
9 18 (26.09%) LAMP
10 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
11 16 (23.19%) nginx
12 15 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (21.74%) CentOS
12 15 (21.74%) ITIL
12 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
13 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (20.29%) vSphere
14 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
14 13 (18.84%) Windows
14 13 (18.84%) Cisco
14 13 (18.84%) Service Management
15 12 (17.39%) Ruby
15 12 (17.39%) SSL
15 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
15 12 (17.39%) High Availability
15 12 (17.39%) OpenStack

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (33.33%) Apache
2 16 (23.19%) nginx
3 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 12 (17.39%) OpenStack
5 9 (13.04%) JBoss
6 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.90%) IIS
9 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.59%) SaaS
4 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) SSL
2 11 (15.94%) Firewall
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (13.04%) HTTP
4 8 (11.59%) DNS
5 7 (10.14%) LDAP
6 6 (8.70%) SMTP
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.35%) LAN
8 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.35%) WAN
9 2 (2.90%) DHCP
9 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.90%) MPLS
9 2 (2.90%) VPN
10 1 (1.45%) Internet
10 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.80%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Ant
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) LAMP
2 8 (11.59%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (10.14%) Web Services
4 6 (8.70%) MCollective
5 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
7 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) EMC VNX
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (21.74%) CentOS
4 13 (18.84%) Windows
5 9 (13.04%) Unix
6 7 (10.14%) Solaris
7 6 (8.70%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.80%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) AIX
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Service Management
3 12 (17.39%) High Availability
4 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Change Control
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) ITSM
9 2 (2.90%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (2.90%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.90%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (1.45%) Analytics
10 1 (1.45%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Python
2 25 (36.23%) Perl
3 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
4 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
6 7 (10.14%) Java
7 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) C
9 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.25%) RHCE
3 4 (5.80%) CCNA
3 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) RHCSA
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.29%) vSphere
3 9 (13.04%) qmail
4 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.14%) Squid
5 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (5.80%) Postfix
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.45%) NFS
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.45%) vCloud
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Puppet
2 24 (34.78%) Nagios
3 15 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
5 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 9 (13.04%) logstash
7 8 (11.59%) SCCM
8 6 (8.70%) Cacti
8 6 (8.70%) collectd
8 6 (8.70%) Ganglia
8 6 (8.70%) Graphite
9 5 (7.25%) Ansible
9 5 (7.25%) WSUS
10 3 (4.35%) Cobbler
10 3 (4.35%) HAProxy
10 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (4.35%) SCOM
10 3 (4.35%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.45%) OpenAM
11 1 (1.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Red Hat
1 36 (52.17%) VMware
2 13 (18.84%) Cisco
3 10 (14.49%) EMC
4 8 (11.59%) Splunk
5 5 (7.25%) Qualys
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 3 (4.35%) RightScale
7 3 (4.35%) Sun
8 2 (2.90%) F5
8 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Sophos
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