The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 195 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.60% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £30,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
4847 5522 5113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.92% 92.79% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3848 3998
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 -8 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Slough -8 2 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £31,750 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) Red Hat
3 26 (50.00%) Perl
3 26 (50.00%) Puppet
4 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 21 (40.38%) Apache
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 20 (38.46%) DevOps
7 19 (36.54%) MySQL
8 18 (34.62%) Open Source
8 18 (34.62%) CentOS
9 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (32.69%) Internet
10 16 (30.77%) Cisco
10 16 (30.77%) Time Management
11 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
12 13 (25.00%) Python
12 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (25.00%) Oracle
12 13 (25.00%) UNIX
13 12 (23.08%) JBoss
13 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
13 12 (23.08%) Nagios
14 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (19.23%) PHP
16 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
16 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
16 9 (17.31%) Hudson

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (40.38%) Apache
2 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.08%) JBoss
4 6 (11.54%) Drupal
5 5 (9.62%) nginx
6 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Responsys
2 3 (5.77%) Taleo
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Internet
2 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) SMTP
4 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 3 (5.77%) LDAP
5 3 (5.77%) SSL
5 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.92%) NAS
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
1 9 (17.31%) Hudson
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) LAMP
3 2 (3.85%) Sensu
4 1 (1.92%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Statistics
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) CentOS
3 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (25.00%) UNIX
5 6 (11.54%) Debian
6 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.62%) Windows
7 4 (7.69%) Android
7 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.77%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) DevOps
2 18 (34.62%) Open Source
3 16 (30.77%) Time Management
4 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.77%) Line Management
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.85%) Product Management
9 1 (1.92%) Change Control
9 1 (1.92%) Data Management
9 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Perl
2 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 13 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 10 (19.23%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) qmail
2 3 (5.77%) KVM
2 3 (5.77%) Squid
3 2 (3.85%) GlusterFS
3 2 (3.85%) Samba
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Nagios
3 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (7.69%) Graphite
4 4 (7.69%) Cacti
5 3 (5.77%) Ganglia
6 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.85%) OpenView
7 1 (1.92%) Netcool
7 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.92%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.92%) logstash
7 1 (1.92%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.92%) collectd
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Red Hat
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (13.46%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Splunk
6 3 (5.77%) Eloqua
6 3 (5.77%) Sun
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
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