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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 185 197 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 31 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 28
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,450 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5505 5614 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.69% 93.15% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4238 4103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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
Maidenhead -2 12 £48,000 +12.94%
Reading +5 11 £35,500 -16.47%
Windsor - 6 £57,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (58.97%) Red Hat
2 46 (58.97%) Bash Shell
3 33 (42.31%) Perl
4 26 (33.33%) CentOS
5 25 (32.05%) Internet
6 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.21%) Puppet
7 21 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (25.64%) MySQL
8 20 (25.64%) UNIX
8 20 (25.64%) DevOps
9 19 (24.36%) Cisco
10 18 (23.08%) DNS
11 17 (21.79%) Open Source
11 17 (21.79%) Ubuntu
12 16 (20.51%) Time Management
12 16 (20.51%) Windows
13 15 (19.23%) Degree
14 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (15.38%) VMware
14 12 (15.38%) Python
15 11 (14.10%) Web Services
15 11 (14.10%) LAMP
15 11 (14.10%) Load Balancing
15 11 (14.10%) QA
16 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
16 10 (12.82%) Migration
16 10 (12.82%) InterSystems
16 10 (12.82%) Nagios

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (11.54%) JBoss
1 9 (11.54%) Resin
2 8 (10.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon S3
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) Internet
2 18 (23.08%) DNS
3 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) SMTP
4 4 (5.13%) SAN
4 4 (5.13%) NAS
5 3 (3.85%) SSL
6 2 (2.56%) Network Security
6 2 (2.56%) FTP
6 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 2 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) SNMP
7 1 (1.28%) Firewall
7 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) MySQL
2 10 (12.82%) Redis
3 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
1 11 (14.10%) LAMP
2 10 (12.82%) Memcached
3 9 (11.54%) ZeroMQ
3 9 (11.54%) Java EE
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Open Source
2 10 (12.82%) Mainframe
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
3 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) CentOS
3 20 (25.64%) UNIX
4 17 (21.79%) Ubuntu
5 16 (20.51%) Windows
6 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.26%) Debian
8 4 (5.13%) AIX
8 4 (5.13%) HPUX
8 4 (5.13%) Solaris
9 2 (2.56%) SUSE
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) DevOps
2 16 (20.51%) Time Management
3 11 (14.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.82%) Data Migration
4 10 (12.82%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (12.82%) Migration
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.56%) Data Management
7 2 (2.56%) Content Management
8 1 (1.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.28%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) Bash Shell
2 33 (42.31%) Perl
3 12 (15.38%) Python
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 8 (10.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.56%) AWK
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.41%) qmail
2 4 (5.13%) Postfix
3 3 (3.85%) Squid
3 3 (3.85%) Varnish
4 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.56%) XenServer
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) QEMU
5 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) Puppet
2 10 (12.82%) Nagios
3 9 (11.54%) Munin
4 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.56%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.28%) WMI
7 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Red Hat
2 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) VMware
5 10 (12.82%) InterSystems
6 9 (11.54%) Oracle
7 4 (5.13%) Veritas
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (2.56%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) Google
10 1 (1.28%) Rackspace