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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 172 199 210
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 42 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 20
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,750
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
5162 5141 5635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.29% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3694 4093 4745
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 25 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 25 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 +19 28 £35,000 -37.77% 5
Maidenhead -3 5 £57,500 -
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Bracknell -3 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 25 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (67.31%) Bash Shell
3 69 (66.35%) Red Hat
4 65 (62.50%) Perl
5 38 (36.54%) Cisco
6 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
7 34 (32.69%) Internet
7 34 (32.69%) MySQL
8 33 (31.73%) VMware
9 32 (30.77%) UNIX
9 32 (30.77%) Windows
10 30 (28.85%) Open Source
11 29 (27.88%) Apache
11 29 (27.88%) Degree
12 28 (26.92%) DNS
13 22 (21.15%) Time Management
13 22 (21.15%) CentOS
14 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (18.27%) Puppet
14 19 (18.27%) PHP
15 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.31%) Nagios
16 16 (15.38%) Python
16 16 (15.38%) DevOps
17 15 (14.42%) Drupal
17 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.42%) JBoss
18 14 (13.46%) SAN
18 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (11.54%) KVM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 29 (27.88%) Apache
2 15 (14.42%) Drupal
3 12 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.69%) nginx
5 7 (6.73%) CMS
5 7 (6.73%) Resin
5 7 (6.73%) Alfresco
5 7 (6.73%) WordPress
6 5 (4.81%) IIS
7 3 (2.88%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) SaaS
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.69%) Internet
2 28 (26.92%) DNS
3 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.46%) SAN
5 10 (9.62%) FTP
5 10 (9.62%) NAS
6 9 (8.65%) SMTP
6 9 (8.65%) SNMP
6 9 (8.65%) SSL
7 6 (5.77%) LDAP
7 6 (5.77%) HTTP
8 5 (4.81%) Firewall
9 4 (3.85%) VPN
10 2 (1.92%) Network Security
10 2 (1.92%) LTE
10 2 (1.92%) 4G
10 2 (1.92%) VoLTE
11 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.96%) LAN
11 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) MySQL
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.81%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.85%) Electronics
2 4 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) J2EE
1 8 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 7 (6.73%) LAMP
2 7 (6.73%) Java EE
3 5 (4.81%) REST
3 5 (4.81%) Web Services
3 5 (4.81%) XML
4 3 (2.88%) Sensu
4 3 (2.88%) .NET
5 2 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Open Source
2 10 (9.62%) Derivative
2 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 7 (6.73%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.85%) DTV
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (30.77%) UNIX
2 32 (30.77%) Windows
3 22 (21.15%) CentOS
4 11 (10.58%) Solaris
5 10 (9.62%) AIX
5 10 (9.62%) HPUX
5 10 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.73%) Debian
7 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.77%) SUSE
8 1 (0.96%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.96%) VMS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Time Management
2 16 (15.38%) DevOps
3 11 (10.58%) ITIL
4 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.77%) Migration
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.81%) Product Management
7 5 (4.81%) Scrum
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.81%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.92%) Project Management
10 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.31%) Bash Shell
2 65 (62.50%) Perl
3 19 (18.27%) PHP
4 16 (15.38%) Python
5 7 (6.73%) Java
6 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) SQL
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Degree
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.88%) RHCE
5 2 (1.92%) HND
5 2 (1.92%) CCNA
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) OCA
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.54%) KVM
3 7 (6.73%) vSphere
4 5 (4.81%) Varnish
4 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.85%) qmail
5 4 (3.85%) Postfix
6 3 (2.88%) XenServer
7 2 (1.92%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) Squid
7 2 (1.92%) Xen
8 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) Puppet
2 18 (17.31%) Nagios
3 10 (9.62%) NetBackup
3 10 (9.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.73%) Plesk
5 7 (6.73%) Munin
6 5 (4.81%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.88%) OpenView
7 3 (2.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.88%) Cacti
7 3 (2.88%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.96%) WMI
8 1 (0.96%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (66.35%) Red Hat
2 38 (36.54%) Cisco
3 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
4 33 (31.73%) VMware
5 15 (14.42%) JBoss
6 10 (9.62%) Veritas
6 10 (9.62%) Oracle
7 5 (4.81%) HP
8 4 (3.85%) SAP
8 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.88%) Splunk
9 3 (2.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.88%) BMC
10 1 (0.96%) Sun
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