The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Linux Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 195 172 180
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 38
Median salary £58,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4285 4786 5302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.77% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3648 3732
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 7 £57,500 -
Slough +14 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bracknell -4 2 £61,250 +58.06%
Reading -23 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead -10 1 £85,000 +119.35%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 23 (56.10%) Puppet
3 23 (56.10%) Python
4 21 (51.22%) Perl
5 20 (48.78%) Apache
5 20 (48.78%) Nagios
6 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
7 16 (39.02%) LAMP
7 16 (39.02%) nginx
8 15 (36.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (36.59%) MySQL
9 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
10 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (26.83%) ZABBIX
11 11 (26.83%) CentOS
11 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
12 10 (24.39%) SSL
12 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
12 10 (24.39%) High Availability
13 9 (21.95%) qmail
13 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
13 9 (21.95%) logstash
14 8 (19.51%) LEMP Stack
14 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (19.51%) Splunk
14 8 (19.51%) DNS
14 8 (19.51%) HTTP
14 8 (19.51%) PHP

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (48.78%) Apache
2 16 (39.02%) nginx
3 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
4 7 (17.07%) JBoss
4 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
5 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SSL
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) HTTP
3 6 (14.63%) LDAP
3 6 (14.63%) SMTP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Ant
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) LAMP
2 8 (19.51%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (14.63%) MCollective
3 6 (14.63%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (26.83%) CentOS
4 7 (17.07%) Solaris
4 7 (17.07%) Unix
5 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
5 6 (14.63%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
2 10 (24.39%) High Availability
3 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.44%) Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Python
2 21 (51.22%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.51%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) Korn
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) RHCE
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) CCNP
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) RHCSA
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) qmail
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Squid
4 6 (14.63%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) Postfix
6 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) Puppet
2 20 (48.78%) Nagios
3 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (26.83%) ZABBIX
5 9 (21.95%) logstash
6 6 (14.63%) Cacti
6 6 (14.63%) collectd
6 6 (14.63%) Ganglia
6 6 (14.63%) Graphite
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (7.32%) Ansible
8 3 (7.32%) Cobbler
8 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.44%) cPanel
9 1 (2.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) Splunk
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.88%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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