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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 195 205 206
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 23 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 18
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +19.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
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
5430 5495 5114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.09% 93.40% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 4020 4241
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £62,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 0 13 £38,750 -3.12%
Maidenhead +2 8 £48,000 +12.94%
Slough -7 1 £55,000 +19.56%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
4 30 (55.56%) Perl
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.19%) Cisco
6 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
7 18 (33.33%) CentOS
8 17 (31.48%) Open Source
9 16 (29.63%) Time Management
9 16 (29.63%) Internet
10 13 (24.07%) Puppet
11 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (20.37%) DevOps
12 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (20.37%) LAMP
12 11 (20.37%) Web Services
13 10 (18.52%) MySQL
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) Memcached
14 9 (16.67%) Redis
14 9 (16.67%) Hadoop
14 9 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (16.67%) Amazon S3
14 9 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
14 9 (16.67%) PHP
15 7 (12.96%) UNIX
15 7 (12.96%) Apache
16 6 (11.11%) DNS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (12.96%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 9 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) SMTP
5 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.67%) Redis
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.85%) Electronics
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.85%) Games
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
1 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
1 11 (20.37%) LAMP
2 10 (18.52%) Memcached
3 9 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Open Source
2 2 (3.70%) Derivative
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
3 18 (33.33%) CentOS
4 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.96%) UNIX
6 5 (9.26%) Debian
7 4 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (3.70%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Time Management
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps
3 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL
4 2 (3.70%) Data Management
4 2 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (1.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
2 30 (55.56%) Perl
3 9 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) AWK
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.41%) qmail
2 3 (5.56%) Postfix
2 3 (5.56%) Squid
2 3 (5.56%) Varnish
3 2 (3.70%) KVM
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Xen
4 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
4 1 (1.85%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) CFEngine
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.85%) Plesk
4 1 (1.85%) WMI
4 1 (1.85%) cPanel
4 1 (1.85%) Webmin
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Veritas
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago