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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 184 202 195
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 45 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 23
Average salary £51,500 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.71% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,450 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Maidenhead -1 14 £48,000 -5.88% 2
Reading +3 13 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Windsor - 12 £57,500 -
Slough - 3 - - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (57.47%) Red Hat
2 50 (57.47%) Bash Shell
3 38 (43.68%) Perl
4 27 (31.03%) UNIX
4 27 (31.03%) Internet
5 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
6 24 (27.59%) CentOS
7 22 (25.29%) Cisco
7 22 (25.29%) MySQL
8 21 (24.14%) Puppet
9 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (21.84%) Open Source
10 19 (21.84%) DevOps
10 19 (21.84%) DNS
11 18 (20.69%) Windows
11 18 (20.69%) Time Management
12 17 (19.54%) Degree
13 16 (18.39%) Ubuntu
14 13 (14.94%) VMware
15 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
15 11 (12.64%) QA
15 11 (12.64%) Oracle
15 11 (12.64%) Python
15 11 (12.64%) Nagios
16 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
16 10 (11.49%) InterSystems
16 10 (11.49%) Web Services
16 10 (11.49%) JBoss
16 10 (11.49%) JavaScript

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (11.49%) JBoss
2 9 (10.34%) Apache
2 9 (10.34%) Resin
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon S3
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (5.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) Internet
2 19 (21.84%) DNS
3 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.75%) SMTP
4 5 (5.75%) SAN
4 5 (5.75%) NAS
5 3 (3.45%) SSL
5 3 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) SNMP
6 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.15%) Firewall
7 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.15%) LAN
7 1 (1.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MySQL
2 9 (10.34%) Redis
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Subversion
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Web Services
1 10 (11.49%) LAMP
2 9 (10.34%) Java EE
2 9 (10.34%) Memcached
3 8 (9.20%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Open Source
2 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
3 9 (10.34%) Clustering
3 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (31.03%) UNIX
3 24 (27.59%) CentOS
4 18 (20.69%) Windows
5 16 (18.39%) Ubuntu
6 10 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.34%) Debian
8 5 (5.75%) AIX
8 5 (5.75%) HPUX
8 5 (5.75%) Solaris
9 2 (2.30%) SUSE
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) DevOps
2 18 (20.69%) Time Management
3 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
4 10 (11.49%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (11.49%) Migration
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL
7 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.30%) Data Management
7 2 (2.30%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.15%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Content Management
8 1 (1.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.15%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) Bash Shell
2 38 (43.68%) Perl
3 11 (12.64%) Python
4 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.34%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) AWK
9 1 (1.15%) SQL
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) OCA
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) qmail
2 5 (5.75%) Postfix
3 3 (3.45%) XenServer
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
3 3 (3.45%) Varnish
3 3 (3.45%) Squid
4 2 (2.30%) KVM
4 2 (2.30%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.15%) QEMU
5 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Puppet
2 11 (12.64%) Nagios
3 9 (10.34%) Munin
4 5 (5.75%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.45%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.30%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.15%) WMI
7 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Red Hat
2 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.29%) Cisco
4 13 (14.94%) VMware
5 11 (12.64%) Oracle
6 10 (11.49%) InterSystems
7 5 (5.75%) Veritas
8 4 (4.60%) HP
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix
9 3 (3.45%) IBM
10 1 (1.15%) SAP
10 1 (1.15%) Google
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