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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 214 210 186
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 10 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.40% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.42% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 37
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -10 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Slough 0 3 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) MySQL
3 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 13 (43.33%) Apache
3 13 (43.33%) Python
3 13 (43.33%) LAMP
4 12 (40.00%) Internet
4 12 (40.00%) Nagios
4 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (36.67%) High Availability
5 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
6 9 (30.00%) PHP
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Puppet
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) SMTP
9 6 (20.00%) HTTP
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 5 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) CentOS
10 5 (16.67%) ZABBIX
10 5 (16.67%) Subversion

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (43.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.00%) nginx
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) HTTP
3 6 (20.00%) SMTP
4 5 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) HSRP
5 2 (6.67%) Intranet
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) IPv4
5 2 (6.67%) IPv6
5 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 2 (6.67%) VRRP
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) LAMP
2 5 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.33%) MCollective
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (16.67%) CentOS
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 2 (6.67%) OpenBSD
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Fedora
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) High Availability
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) C
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) qmail
2 1 (3.33%) Squid
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Nagios
2 8 (26.67%) Puppet
3 5 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.67%) Cacti
4 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) Ansible
5 1 (3.33%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (3.33%) Check_MK
5 1 (3.33%) collectd
5 1 (3.33%) cPanel
5 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
5 1 (3.33%) Graphite
5 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Foundry
7 1 (3.33%) Sophos
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
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