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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 184 170 184
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 39 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 1.04% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.11% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 38
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,250 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5483 4954 5888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.11% 93.51% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 3893 5061
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 27 £35,000 -5.40% 6
Newbury - 6 £30,000 - 1
Slough -11 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Maidenhead -19 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (63.89%) Bash Shell
3 45 (62.50%) Perl
4 36 (50.00%) Open Source
5 35 (48.61%) Red Hat
6 27 (37.50%) Apache
7 24 (33.33%) MySQL
8 23 (31.94%) Windows
9 21 (29.17%) PHP
9 21 (29.17%) Cisco
10 20 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (27.78%) KVM
11 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (25.00%) Internet
11 18 (25.00%) ITIL
11 18 (25.00%) Drupal
11 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 17 (23.61%) CentOS
13 16 (22.22%) VMware
13 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (20.83%) LAMP
14 15 (20.83%) UNIX
14 15 (20.83%) Puppet
15 14 (19.44%) Python
16 13 (18.06%) XML
16 13 (18.06%) Identity Management
16 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (18.06%) Scrum
16 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (18.06%) Time Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (37.50%) Apache
2 18 (25.00%) Drupal
3 10 (13.89%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) Confluence
7 1 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) CMS
7 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.39%) WordPress
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Internet
2 12 (16.67%) SAN
3 9 (12.50%) NAS
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
5 5 (6.94%) LDAP
6 4 (5.56%) SMTP
6 4 (5.56%) HTTP
6 4 (5.56%) SNMP
7 3 (4.17%) SSL
8 1 (1.39%) FTP
8 1 (1.39%) TELNET
8 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Bitbucket
2 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) LAMP
2 13 (18.06%) REST
2 13 (18.06%) XML
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.17%) .NET
4 3 (4.17%) J2EE
4 3 (4.17%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (1.39%) RESTful
5 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.00%) Open Source
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.50%) Derivative
4 5 (6.94%) Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) Firmware
6 2 (2.78%) Wiki
6 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (31.94%) Windows
3 17 (23.61%) CentOS
4 15 (20.83%) UNIX
5 10 (13.89%) Solaris
6 9 (12.50%) AIX
6 9 (12.50%) HPUX
7 6 (8.33%) Debian
7 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.06%) Time Management
3 13 (18.06%) Identity Management
3 13 (18.06%) Scrum
3 13 (18.06%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (11.11%) Product Management
5 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.94%) Project Management
6 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.17%) Release Management
8 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.39%) OO
9 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.89%) Bash Shell
2 45 (62.50%) Perl
3 21 (29.17%) PHP
4 14 (19.44%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (6.94%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Korn
7 3 (4.17%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) KVM
2 8 (11.11%) Varnish
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Xen
5 2 (2.78%) vSphere
5 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (20.83%) Puppet
3 13 (18.06%) Vagrant
4 9 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 7 (9.72%) Nagios
6 4 (5.56%) Cacti
6 4 (5.56%) Ganglia
6 4 (5.56%) OpenView
6 4 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.39%) Plesk
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Red Hat
2 21 (29.17%) Cisco
3 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (22.22%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) Veritas
6 6 (8.33%) JBoss
7 4 (5.56%) BMC
7 4 (5.56%) Splunk
8 3 (4.17%) Symantec
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
9 2 (2.78%) Sun
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago