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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 202 203 172
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 32 22 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.40% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.41% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 48
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +10 20 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Slough +1 4 £55,000 +41.93%
Bracknell +9 2 £47,500 -32.14%
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 37 (54.41%) Perl
4 36 (52.94%) VMware
5 34 (50.00%) Python
6 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (42.65%) Firewall
8 28 (41.18%) Ruby
8 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
9 26 (38.24%) vSphere
10 25 (36.76%) SCCM
10 25 (36.76%) ITIL
11 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
12 23 (33.82%) SaaS
12 23 (33.82%) Cisco
13 22 (32.35%) Java
14 21 (30.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (29.41%) MySQL
15 20 (29.41%) Finance
16 19 (27.94%) LAMP
16 19 (27.94%) SQL
16 19 (27.94%) Apache
16 19 (27.94%) Puppet
17 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
18 17 (25.00%) WSUS
18 17 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (25.00%) Qualys
18 17 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
18 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (27.94%) Apache
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) JBoss
4 7 (10.29%) nginx
5 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) SaaS
2 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.65%) HTTP
4 12 (17.65%) Internet
5 9 (13.24%) DNS
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
6 8 (11.76%) WAN
7 6 (8.82%) SMTP
8 4 (5.88%) LDAP
8 4 (5.88%) NAS
8 4 (5.88%) SAN
8 4 (5.88%) SSL
9 3 (4.41%) IPsec
10 2 (2.94%) BGP
10 2 (2.94%) Intranet
10 2 (2.94%) IPv4
10 2 (2.94%) OSPF
10 2 (2.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) LAMP
2 7 (10.29%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 5 (7.35%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (5.88%) Sass
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
5 3 (4.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.47%) MCollective
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (30.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (20.59%) Unix
5 5 (7.35%) CentOS
6 4 (5.88%) Debian
7 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.94%) Fedora
8 2 (2.94%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.65%) High Availability
5 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.82%) Data Management
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.88%) Open Source
8 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) Web Operations
10 2 (2.94%) Analytics
10 2 (2.94%) DevOps
10 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.94%) Project Management
11 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Perl
2 34 (50.00%) Python
3 28 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 28 (41.18%) Ruby
4 22 (32.35%) Java
5 19 (27.94%) SQL
6 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.76%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) C
9 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (38.24%) vSphere
3 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 5 (7.35%) qmail
7 4 (5.88%) Squid
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (36.76%) SCCM
2 19 (27.94%) Puppet
3 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 17 (25.00%) WSUS
4 15 (22.06%) Nagios
5 8 (11.76%) SCOM
5 8 (11.76%) SCVMM
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Intune
5 8 (11.76%) ZABBIX
6 5 (7.35%) Cacti
6 5 (7.35%) logstash
7 4 (5.88%) collectd
7 4 (5.88%) Ganglia
7 4 (5.88%) Graphite
8 3 (4.41%) OpenAM
9 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.47%) Check_MK
10 1 (1.47%) cPanel
10 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 23 (33.82%) Cisco
4 17 (25.00%) EMC
4 17 (25.00%) Qualys
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle
6 8 (11.76%) RightScale
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) Splunk
8 4 (5.88%) Sophos
9 3 (4.41%) Dell
9 3 (4.41%) Intel
9 3 (4.41%) Sun
10 2 (2.94%) Foundry
11 1 (1.47%) CA
11 1 (1.47%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago