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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 193 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 32 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 14
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +23.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,800 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
5455 5174 5246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.19% 93.01% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4042 4374
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 20 £34,500 -34.28%
Windsor - 4 £55,000 -
Slough +5 3 - - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (70.42%) Bash Shell
3 48 (67.61%) Perl
4 47 (66.20%) Red Hat
5 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
6 33 (46.48%) Cisco
7 26 (36.62%) Internet
8 23 (32.39%) Open Source
9 22 (30.99%) Time Management
9 22 (30.99%) UNIX
10 20 (28.17%) VMware
11 16 (22.54%) MySQL
12 15 (21.13%) Windows
13 13 (18.31%) DNS
14 12 (16.90%) Degree
15 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.08%) SaaS
16 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
16 10 (14.08%) Apache
17 9 (12.68%) SMTP
17 9 (12.68%) PHP
18 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
19 7 (9.86%) AIX
19 7 (9.86%) HPUX
19 7 (9.86%) Solaris
19 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
19 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
19 7 (9.86%) SAN
19 7 (9.86%) Veritas
19 7 (9.86%) KVM

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (14.08%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Internet
2 13 (18.31%) DNS
3 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.68%) SMTP
5 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 7 (9.86%) NAS
6 6 (8.45%) SSL
6 6 (8.45%) LDAP
6 6 (8.45%) HTTP
7 5 (7.04%) SNMP
7 5 (7.04%) FTP
8 1 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) J2EE
1 4 (5.63%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) LAMP
4 1 (1.41%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Derivative
3 2 (2.82%) DTV
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) UNIX
3 15 (21.13%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
4 7 (9.86%) HPUX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 6 (8.45%) CentOS
6 5 (7.04%) Debian
6 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) SUSE
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Time Management
2 6 (8.45%) ITIL
3 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Programme Management
4 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.41%) Content Management
5 1 (1.41%) DevOps
5 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (70.42%) Bash Shell
2 48 (67.61%) Perl
3 9 (12.68%) PHP
4 4 (5.63%) Ruby
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) OCA
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.86%) KVM
3 5 (7.04%) vSphere
3 5 (7.04%) qmail
3 5 (7.04%) Postfix
4 3 (4.23%) Squid
4 3 (4.23%) XenServer
4 3 (4.23%) Varnish
5 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
1 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.45%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) Nagios
4 3 (4.23%) CFEngine
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.41%) WMI
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 47 (66.20%) Red Hat
2 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
3 33 (46.48%) Cisco
4 20 (28.17%) VMware
5 7 (9.86%) Veritas
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) JBoss
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle
9 2 (2.82%) SAP
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