The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 190 188 174
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 17 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.74% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 44
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Linux Systems 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
4329 4888 5274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.41% 95.54% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3691 3779
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Windsor - 5 £55,000 -
Slough +8 2 £35,000 -9.67%
Bracknell -7 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Nagios
2 18 (56.25%) Apache
3 16 (50.00%) LAMP
3 16 (50.00%) Puppet
4 15 (46.88%) nginx
4 15 (46.88%) Python
4 15 (46.88%) MySQL
5 13 (40.63%) Perl
6 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 11 (34.38%) ZABBIX
7 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (31.25%) CentOS
9 9 (28.13%) High Availability
9 9 (28.13%) SSL
9 9 (28.13%) logstash
10 8 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (25.00%) DNS
10 8 (25.00%) HTTP
10 8 (25.00%) PHP
10 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.00%) qmail
11 7 (21.88%) Splunk
11 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
11 7 (21.88%) Squid
11 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
11 7 (21.88%) JBoss

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (56.25%) Apache
2 15 (46.88%) nginx
3 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (21.88%) JBoss
4 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
5 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SSL
2 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (18.75%) LDAP
3 6 (18.75%) SMTP
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) LAMP
2 8 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (18.75%) MCollective
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) CentOS
3 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Solaris
4 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Debian
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) High Availability
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) Perl
3 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) C
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 2 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) qmail
2 7 (21.88%) Squid
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Postfix
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Nagios
2 16 (50.00%) Puppet
3 11 (34.38%) ZABBIX
4 9 (28.13%) logstash
5 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (18.75%) Cacti
6 6 (18.75%) collectd
6 6 (18.75%) Ganglia
6 6 (18.75%) Graphite
7 3 (9.38%) HAProxy
8 2 (6.25%) Ansible
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
9 1 (3.13%) cPanel
9 1 (3.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.88%) Splunk
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) Sun