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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 179 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 28 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.69% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 38
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £48,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
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
4622 5106 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.26% 92.67% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3686 3989
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 -11 24 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Bracknell - 2 £42,500 -
Newbury +1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Slough -2 1 £35,000 -3.44%
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (74.00%) Red Hat
3 26 (52.00%) Perl
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (48.00%) Bash Shell
6 23 (46.00%) Open Source
7 21 (42.00%) Time Management
7 21 (42.00%) Cisco
7 21 (42.00%) Internet
8 17 (34.00%) Puppet
8 17 (34.00%) DevOps
9 16 (32.00%) MySQL
9 16 (32.00%) Apache
10 14 (28.00%) CentOS
11 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (26.00%) UNIX
12 11 (22.00%) PHP
12 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.00%) Nagios
14 9 (18.00%) Ubuntu
15 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
15 8 (16.00%) Oracle
15 8 (16.00%) Web Services
15 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
16 6 (12.00%) Python
16 6 (12.00%) JBoss
16 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
16 6 (12.00%) Debian

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (32.00%) Apache
2 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.00%) JBoss
4 5 (10.00%) Drupal
5 3 (6.00%) nginx
6 2 (4.00%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Hudson
1 6 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Games
1 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) CentOS
3 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (26.00%) UNIX
4 9 (18.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (12.00%) Debian
6 5 (10.00%) Android
6 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.00%) AIX
7 3 (6.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) SUSE
9 1 (2.00%) VMS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Open Source
2 21 (42.00%) Time Management
3 17 (34.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (2.00%) Service Management
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Perl
2 24 (48.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.00%) PHP
4 6 (12.00%) Python
4 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) AWK
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Varnish
3 2 (4.00%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Puppet
2 10 (20.00%) Nagios
3 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.00%) Ansible
5 2 (4.00%) Cacti
5 2 (4.00%) Ganglia
5 2 (4.00%) OpenView
5 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) Netcool
6 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.00%) collectd
6 1 (2.00%) cPanel
6 1 (2.00%) Webmin
6 1 (2.00%) Graphite
6 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) BMC
8 2 (4.00%) Sybase
9 1 (2.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
9 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
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