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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 201 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 23 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.91% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.97% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 34
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average 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
5037 5028 4768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.75% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 3704 3855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -15 19 £40,000 +13.47% 1
Slough +2 2 £48,750 +18.18% 1
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
3 24 (50.00%) Perl
4 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 19 (39.58%) Open Source
5 19 (39.58%) Time Management
5 19 (39.58%) Internet
5 19 (39.58%) Cisco
6 18 (37.50%) CentOS
7 16 (33.33%) Ubuntu
8 14 (29.17%) Puppet
9 12 (25.00%) DevOps
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 9 (18.75%) Web Services
11 9 (18.75%) Apache
11 9 (18.75%) LAMP
11 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
12 8 (16.67%) Memcached
12 8 (16.67%) Redis
12 8 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
12 8 (16.67%) UNIX
12 8 (16.67%) PHP
13 6 (12.50%) VMware
14 4 (8.33%) Debian

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.67%) Redis
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
1 9 (18.75%) LAMP
2 8 (16.67%) Memcached
2 8 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Celerra
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) CentOS
3 16 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.67%) UNIX
6 4 (8.33%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) HPUX
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Time Management
2 12 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) Content Management
6 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Perl
2 22 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) AWK
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.08%) Varnish
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.08%) cPanel
4 1 (2.08%) Webmin
4 1 (2.08%) Graphite
4 1 (2.08%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.08%) collectd
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.08%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (39.58%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) InterSystems
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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