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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 189 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 26 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.64% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 41
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £23,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
4096 5111 5618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.79% 95.95% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3220 4083 3807
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Slough +24 11 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Reading +4 4 £60,000 +41.17%
Maidenhead +1 4 £57,500 +81.10%
Windsor - 4 £57,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £62,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) VMware
3 24 (55.81%) Puppet
4 20 (46.51%) Perl
5 19 (44.19%) Python
6 16 (37.21%) Nagios
6 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
7 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (32.56%) Apache
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) DevOps
9 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (25.58%) nginx
11 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (23.26%) vSphere
11 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
11 10 (23.26%) LAMP
12 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
13 8 (18.60%) ITIL
13 8 (18.60%) Unix
13 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
13 8 (18.60%) MySQL
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco
14 7 (16.28%) Service Management
14 7 (16.28%) RHCE
14 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (16.28%) Splunk
15 6 (13.95%) CentOS
15 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
15 6 (13.95%) Active Directory

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 14 (32.56%) Apache
2 11 (25.58%) nginx
3 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) Drupal
5 2 (4.65%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 3 (6.98%) SMTP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Ant
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) LAMP
2 5 (11.63%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) MCollective
4 2 (4.65%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) AS400
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Unix
5 6 (13.95%) CentOS
6 4 (9.30%) Solaris
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.98%) zOS
8 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) DevOps
2 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.63%) High Availability
7 3 (6.98%) Logistics
7 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 2 (4.65%) Change Control
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) ITSM
8 2 (4.65%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Open Source Development
8 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Perl
2 19 (44.19%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Korn
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) RHCE
2 4 (9.30%) CCNA
2 4 (9.30%) CCNP
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) RHCSA
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) vSphere
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.63%) qmail
5 3 (6.98%) Postfix
5 3 (6.98%) Squid
6 2 (4.65%) GlusterFS
6 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.65%) Varnish
7 1 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) Puppet
2 16 (37.21%) Nagios
3 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.63%) Cacti
4 5 (11.63%) Ganglia
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (9.30%) logstash
5 4 (9.30%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 3 (6.98%) Cobbler
6 3 (6.98%) collectd
6 3 (6.98%) Graphite
7 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.65%) OpenView
7 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) cPanel
8 1 (2.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco
4 7 (16.28%) Splunk
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) BMC
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
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