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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 176 207 202
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 49 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 24
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,100 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 20 £35,000 -37.21% 1
Windsor - 11 £57,500 -
Maidenhead -4 10 £57,500 +12.74% 1
Slough +8 3 - - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (65.98%) Bash Shell
3 62 (63.92%) Red Hat
4 51 (52.58%) Perl
5 34 (35.05%) Internet
5 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
6 33 (34.02%) UNIX
7 31 (31.96%) Cisco
8 29 (29.90%) DNS
8 29 (29.90%) MySQL
9 26 (26.80%) Windows
10 24 (24.74%) CentOS
11 23 (23.71%) VMware
11 23 (23.71%) Degree
12 20 (20.62%) Puppet
12 20 (20.62%) Open Source
13 19 (19.59%) Time Management
14 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (16.49%) JBoss
14 16 (16.49%) Nagios
15 15 (15.46%) DevOps
16 14 (14.43%) Python
16 14 (14.43%) Oracle
17 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
17 13 (13.40%) Load Balancing
17 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database
19 11 (11.34%) Munin
19 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
19 11 (11.34%) Resin

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (11.34%) Apache
1 11 (11.34%) Resin
2 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.31%) SaaS
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) Internet
2 29 (29.90%) DNS
3 13 (13.40%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.28%) SMTP
5 8 (8.25%) SAN
6 7 (7.22%) NAS
7 6 (6.19%) SSL
7 6 (6.19%) LDAP
7 6 (6.19%) HTTP
7 6 (6.19%) SNMP
8 5 (5.15%) FTP
9 2 (2.06%) Firewall
9 2 (2.06%) Network Security
10 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.03%) LAN
10 1 (1.03%) WAN
10 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) MySQL
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) Redis
6 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.12%) Electronics
2 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Java EE
2 5 (5.15%) J2EE
2 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 5 (5.15%) Regular Expression
3 4 (4.12%) LAMP
3 4 (4.12%) Memcached
4 3 (3.09%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Open Source
2 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.34%) Clustering
3 7 (7.22%) Derivative
3 7 (7.22%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) DTV
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (34.02%) UNIX
3 26 (26.80%) Windows
4 24 (24.74%) CentOS
5 11 (11.34%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.25%) Debian
7 7 (7.22%) AIX
7 7 (7.22%) HPUX
7 7 (7.22%) Solaris
7 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.15%) SUSE
9 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.03%) VMS
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Time Management
2 15 (15.46%) DevOps
3 13 (13.40%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.25%) Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
8 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.12%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.12%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.09%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.03%) Information Security
11 1 (1.03%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.03%) Project Management
11 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.98%) Bash Shell
2 51 (52.58%) Perl
3 14 (14.43%) Python
4 11 (11.34%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) PHP
6 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
8 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) AWK
9 1 (1.03%) SQL
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) OCA
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.03%) RHCE
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.19%) KVM
3 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 5 (5.15%) qmail
3 5 (5.15%) Postfix
4 3 (3.09%) XenServer
4 3 (3.09%) Squid
5 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.06%) Varnish
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) QEMU
6 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) Xen
6 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (20.62%) Puppet
2 16 (16.49%) Nagios
3 11 (11.34%) Munin
4 7 (7.22%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.09%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.03%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.03%) WMI
6 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (63.92%) Red Hat
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.96%) Cisco
4 23 (23.71%) VMware
5 16 (16.49%) JBoss
6 14 (14.43%) Oracle
7 7 (7.22%) Veritas
7 7 (7.22%) InterSystems
8 6 (6.19%) HP
9 4 (4.12%) SAP
10 3 (3.09%) IBM
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago