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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 182 186 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 27 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 15
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 £35,000 £30,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
4695 5179 5122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.01% 93.16% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3690 4075
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 £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 25 £57,500 +64.28%
Slough - 3 £35,000 -
Newbury +11 2 £38,750 +29.16%
Bracknell - 2 £38,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (46.00%) Perl
4 22 (44.00%) Puppet
5 21 (42.00%) Bash Shell
6 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (38.00%) Open Source
8 18 (36.00%) CentOS
8 18 (36.00%) DevOps
9 17 (34.00%) Time Management
9 17 (34.00%) Cisco
9 17 (34.00%) Apache
9 17 (34.00%) Internet
10 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (30.00%) MySQL
12 13 (26.00%) Oracle
12 13 (26.00%) UNIX
12 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
13 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
14 11 (22.00%) JBoss
14 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (20.00%) Python
15 10 (20.00%) Nagios
16 9 (18.00%) Hudson
16 9 (18.00%) Selenium
16 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
17 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (16.00%) PHP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (34.00%) Apache
2 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) Drupal
4 4 (8.00%) nginx
5 2 (4.00%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Responsys
2 3 (6.00%) Taleo
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Internet
2 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) SMTP
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
1 9 (18.00%) Hudson
2 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
3 2 (4.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (36.00%) CentOS
3 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.00%) UNIX
5 6 (12.00%) Debian
6 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.00%) Android
7 4 (8.00%) Windows
7 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.00%) SUSE
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) HPUX
9 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Open Source
2 18 (36.00%) DevOps
3 17 (34.00%) Time Management
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 3 (6.00%) Scrum
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Migration
9 1 (2.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) Data Management
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Perl
2 21 (42.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.00%) Python
5 8 (16.00%) PHP
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) Java
8 2 (4.00%) AWK
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) KVM
3 2 (4.00%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.00%) Samba
3 2 (4.00%) Squid
3 2 (4.00%) qmail
3 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Puppet
2 10 (20.00%) Nagios
3 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) Ansible
4 4 (8.00%) Graphite
5 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.00%) OpenView
5 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.00%) Cacti
5 2 (4.00%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.00%) Netcool
6 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco
4 13 (26.00%) Oracle
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) Eloqua
6 3 (6.00%) Sun
6 3 (6.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) BMC
7 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.00%) IBM