The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 182 205 211
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 37 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 16
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,900 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
(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 +25 29 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Windsor - 4 £55,000 -
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (72.37%) Perl
2 55 (72.37%) Bash Shell
3 46 (60.53%) Red Hat
4 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 35 (46.05%) Cisco
6 27 (35.53%) Internet
6 27 (35.53%) Open Source
7 25 (32.89%) UNIX
8 23 (30.26%) Time Management
8 23 (30.26%) VMware
9 19 (25.00%) Windows
10 17 (22.37%) MySQL
11 15 (19.74%) Apache
11 15 (19.74%) Degree
12 13 (17.11%) DNS
13 11 (14.47%) PHP
13 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
14 10 (13.16%) SaaS
14 10 (13.16%) NAS
14 10 (13.16%) NetBackup
14 10 (13.16%) Backup Exec
14 10 (13.16%) Derivative
14 10 (13.16%) AIX
14 10 (13.16%) HPUX
14 10 (13.16%) Solaris
14 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (19.74%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) Drupal
4 3 (3.95%) nginx
5 2 (2.63%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) Internet
2 13 (17.11%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) NAS
3 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
4 9 (11.84%) SMTP
5 6 (7.89%) SSL
5 6 (7.89%) HTTP
5 6 (7.89%) LDAP
6 5 (6.58%) SNMP
6 5 (6.58%) FTP
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) VPN
7 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) MySQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Electronics
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Regular Expression
1 4 (5.26%) J2EE
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) LAMP
3 2 (2.63%) Sensu
3 2 (2.63%) REST
3 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Open Source
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Derivative
3 1 (1.32%) Statistics
3 1 (1.32%) DTV
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) UNIX
3 19 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) AIX
4 10 (13.16%) HPUX
4 10 (13.16%) Solaris
5 5 (6.58%) CentOS
6 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.26%) Debian
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) SUSE
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Time Management
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
3 5 (6.58%) DevOps
4 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
5 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.63%) Scrum
5 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.63%) Product Management
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Content Management
6 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (72.37%) Perl
1 55 (72.37%) Bash Shell
2 11 (14.47%) PHP
3 5 (6.58%) Ruby
4 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.63%) OCA
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) KVM
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
3 5 (6.58%) qmail
3 5 (6.58%) Postfix
3 5 (6.58%) Varnish
4 3 (3.95%) XenServer
4 3 (3.95%) Squid
5 2 (2.63%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.32%) Xen
6 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) NetBackup
1 10 (13.16%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
3 6 (7.89%) Nagios
4 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Cacti
5 2 (2.63%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Red Hat
2 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 35 (46.05%) Cisco
4 23 (30.26%) VMware
5 10 (13.16%) Veritas
6 6 (7.89%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) JBoss
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) Splunk
9 2 (2.63%) BMC
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
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