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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 169 209 189
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 27 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.69% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 35
Median salary £65,000 £43,750 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -8.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3870 5794 5603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.04% 96.09% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 4728 3830
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Reading +33 17 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Slough +28 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Windsor - 1 £60,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (54.39%) VMware
3 28 (49.12%) Python
4 26 (45.61%) Red Hat
5 23 (40.35%) Perl
6 21 (36.84%) Windows
7 19 (33.33%) Puppet
8 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (31.58%) vSphere
8 18 (31.58%) DevOps
9 16 (28.07%) QA
10 15 (26.32%) SaaS
11 14 (24.56%) Apache
12 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (22.81%) MySQL
12 13 (22.81%) Finance
12 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
13 12 (21.05%) ITIL
14 11 (19.30%) Nagios
14 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.54%) Ruby
15 10 (17.54%) nginx
15 10 (17.54%) LAMP
15 10 (17.54%) Cisco
16 9 (15.79%) Sun
16 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
17 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V

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 14 (24.56%) Apache
2 10 (17.54%) nginx
3 6 (10.53%) Drupal
4 5 (8.77%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) SaaS
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.77%) OpenShift
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.51%) DNS
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 2 (3.51%) VLAN
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) IPsec
6 1 (1.75%) Junos
6 1 (1.75%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Redmine
3 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) LAMP
2 5 (8.77%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (8.77%) Sensu
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 5 (8.77%) CentOS
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.26%) zOS
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) DevOps
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.28%) Open Source
5 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.77%) Open Source Development
5 5 (8.77%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.51%) High Availability
7 2 (3.51%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Web Development
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.75%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Python
2 23 (40.35%) Perl
3 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) Ruby
5 8 (14.04%) PHP
5 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
6 7 (12.28%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) C
8 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) RHCE
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.26%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) vSphere
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
5 6 (10.53%) Varnish
6 5 (8.77%) GlusterFS
6 5 (8.77%) vCloud
6 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.26%) KVM
8 2 (3.51%) Postfix
8 2 (3.51%) qmail
8 2 (3.51%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (19.30%) Nagios
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (8.77%) Cacti
5 5 (8.77%) Ganglia
5 5 (8.77%) OpenView
5 5 (8.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) SCCM
5 5 (8.77%) WSUS
6 4 (7.02%) Ansible
7 3 (5.26%) Cobbler
7 3 (5.26%) cPanel
8 2 (3.51%) Plesk
9 1 (1.75%) Graphite
9 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) VMware
2 26 (45.61%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) Sun
5 7 (12.28%) EMC
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) Splunk
7 5 (8.77%) BMC
7 5 (8.77%) Qualys
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (1.75%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
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