The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 173 195 213
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 44 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 19
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5170 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.70% 93.22% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3687 4098 4734
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Reading +25 30 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Maidenhead -5 5 £57,500 -
Windsor - 3 £55,000 -
Bracknell 0 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (67.92%) Bash Shell
3 71 (66.98%) Red Hat
4 66 (62.26%) Perl
5 39 (36.79%) Cisco
5 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
6 34 (32.08%) VMware
7 33 (31.13%) Internet
7 33 (31.13%) MySQL
7 33 (31.13%) UNIX
7 33 (31.13%) Windows
8 29 (27.36%) Open Source
8 29 (27.36%) Degree
9 28 (26.42%) Apache
9 28 (26.42%) DNS
10 22 (20.75%) Time Management
10 22 (20.75%) CentOS
11 19 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.98%) Puppet
12 18 (16.98%) PHP
12 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
13 17 (16.04%) Nagios
14 15 (14.15%) JBoss
14 15 (14.15%) Python
14 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.15%) DevOps
15 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (13.21%) Drupal
15 14 (13.21%) SAN
16 12 (11.32%) Tomcat

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (26.42%) Apache
2 14 (13.21%) Drupal
3 12 (11.32%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.60%) nginx
4 7 (6.60%) WordPress
4 7 (6.60%) Resin
4 7 (6.60%) Alfresco
4 7 (6.60%) CMS
5 5 (4.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.89%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) SaaS
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) Internet
2 28 (26.42%) DNS
3 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.21%) SAN
5 10 (9.43%) FTP
5 10 (9.43%) NAS
6 9 (8.49%) SMTP
6 9 (8.49%) SNMP
6 9 (8.49%) SSL
7 6 (5.66%) LDAP
7 6 (5.66%) HTTP
8 5 (4.72%) Firewall
9 4 (3.77%) VPN
10 2 (1.89%) VoLTE
10 2 (1.89%) 4G
10 2 (1.89%) Network Security
10 2 (1.89%) LTE
11 1 (0.94%) DHCP
11 1 (0.94%) LAN
11 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.13%) MySQL
2 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.72%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.77%) Marketing
2 4 (3.77%) Electronics
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) J2EE
1 8 (7.55%) Regular Expression
2 7 (6.60%) Java EE
3 6 (5.66%) LAMP
4 5 (4.72%) REST
4 5 (4.72%) XML
5 4 (3.77%) Web Services
6 3 (2.83%) .NET
7 2 (1.89%) COM
7 2 (1.89%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Open Source
2 10 (9.43%) Derivative
2 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.60%) Clustering
4 4 (3.77%) DTV
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (31.13%) UNIX
2 33 (31.13%) Windows
3 22 (20.75%) CentOS
4 11 (10.38%) Solaris
4 11 (10.38%) Ubuntu
5 10 (9.43%) AIX
5 10 (9.43%) HPUX
6 7 (6.60%) Debian
7 6 (5.66%) SUSE
7 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) Time Management
2 15 (14.15%) DevOps
3 11 (10.38%) ITIL
4 9 (8.49%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.66%) Migration
6 6 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.72%) Product Management
7 5 (4.72%) Scrum
7 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.77%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.89%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.89%) E-Commerce
11 1 (0.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) Bash Shell
2 66 (62.26%) Perl
3 18 (16.98%) PHP
4 15 (14.15%) Python
5 7 (6.60%) Java
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.94%) SQL
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.83%) RHCE
5 2 (1.89%) HND
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) OCA
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.32%) KVM
3 7 (6.60%) vSphere
4 5 (4.72%) qmail
4 5 (4.72%) Postfix
4 5 (4.72%) Varnish
4 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.83%) XenServer
5 3 (2.83%) Squid
6 2 (1.89%) Xen
6 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.89%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) Puppet
2 17 (16.04%) Nagios
3 10 (9.43%) NetBackup
3 10 (9.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.60%) Plesk
4 7 (6.60%) Munin
5 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.89%) OpenView
6 2 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.89%) Cacti
6 2 (1.89%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.94%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.94%) WSUS
7 1 (0.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (66.98%) Red Hat
2 39 (36.79%) Cisco
2 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
3 34 (32.08%) VMware
4 15 (14.15%) JBoss
5 10 (9.43%) Veritas
5 10 (9.43%) Oracle
6 6 (5.66%) HP
7 4 (3.77%) SAP
7 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.89%) BMC
9 2 (1.89%) Splunk
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