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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 209 183 192
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 27
Average salary £41,250 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.62% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 January 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 January 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 +3 16 £40,000 - 1
Slough -4 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) Red Hat
3 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
4 22 (46.81%) Perl
5 20 (42.55%) CentOS
6 19 (40.43%) Ubuntu
6 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (38.30%) Open Source
8 17 (36.17%) Time Management
8 17 (36.17%) Cisco
8 17 (36.17%) Internet
9 14 (29.79%) Puppet
10 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (23.40%) DevOps
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
12 10 (21.28%) MySQL
12 10 (21.28%) LAMP
12 10 (21.28%) Memcached
13 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
13 9 (19.15%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (19.15%) Amazon S3
13 9 (19.15%) Redis
13 9 (19.15%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (19.15%) ZeroMQ
13 9 (19.15%) PHP
14 7 (14.89%) Apache
15 5 (10.64%) Debian
15 5 (10.64%) VMware
16 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon S3
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
2 9 (19.15%) Redis
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.13%) Games
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) LAMP
2 10 (21.28%) Memcached
3 9 (19.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) CentOS
3 19 (40.43%) Ubuntu
4 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Debian
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) HPUX
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Time Management
2 11 (23.40%) DevOps
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.38%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.13%) Content Management
6 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
2 22 (46.81%) Perl
3 9 (19.15%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) AWK
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) QEMU
3 1 (2.13%) Varnish
3 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) CFEngine
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) cPanel
4 1 (2.13%) Webmin
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.13%) Plesk
4 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Red Hat
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.13%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago