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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 198 190 173
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 25 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.63% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.67% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 37
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £58,500 £56,000
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
5206 5357 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.38% 93.56% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3877 3945 3933
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Slough +4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 26 (57.78%) Perl
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 24 (53.33%) Open Source
6 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
7 22 (48.89%) Time Management
7 22 (48.89%) Internet
7 22 (48.89%) Cisco
8 14 (31.11%) Puppet
9 13 (28.89%) MySQL
10 12 (26.67%) Ubuntu
10 12 (26.67%) DevOps
10 12 (26.67%) CentOS
11 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
12 9 (20.00%) PHP
12 9 (20.00%) Apache
13 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (15.56%) Nagios
15 6 (13.33%) LAMP
15 6 (13.33%) VMware
15 6 (13.33%) UNIX
15 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
16 5 (11.11%) Redis
16 5 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (11.11%) Amazon S3

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) Drupal
4 2 (4.44%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.11%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (13.33%) LAMP
3 5 (11.11%) Memcached
3 5 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (4.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Ubuntu
2 12 (26.67%) CentOS
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Debian
6 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.67%) Android
7 2 (4.44%) AIX
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Time Management
2 12 (26.67%) DevOps
3 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) Content Management
6 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Perl
2 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Varnish
3 2 (4.44%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Nagios
3 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (4.44%) OpenView
5 2 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Cacti
5 2 (4.44%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.22%) Plesk
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.22%) cPanel
6 1 (2.22%) Webmin
6 1 (2.22%) Graphite
6 1 (2.22%) collectd
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) BMC
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago