The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 121 130 131
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £55,750 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.21% +19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £62,150 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
Linux Administrator
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Reading region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (74.55%) Perl
3 39 (70.91%) Bash Shell
4 35 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
6 26 (47.27%) Cisco
7 23 (41.82%) Internet
8 21 (38.18%) VMware
9 19 (34.55%) Time Management
9 19 (34.55%) Open Source
10 18 (32.73%) DNS
11 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
11 13 (23.64%) UNIX
12 12 (21.82%) Degree
13 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (20.00%) Windows
14 10 (18.18%) CentOS
14 10 (18.18%) SaaS
15 8 (14.55%) Apache
15 8 (14.55%) PHP
16 7 (12.73%) MySQL
16 7 (12.73%) AIX
16 7 (12.73%) HPUX
16 7 (12.73%) Solaris
16 7 (12.73%) SAN
16 7 (12.73%) Veritas
16 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
16 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
16 7 (12.73%) NAS
16 7 (12.73%) Derivative

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) Internet
2 18 (32.73%) DNS
3 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
4 7 (12.73%) NAS
5 6 (10.91%) SSL
5 6 (10.91%) HTTP
5 6 (10.91%) LDAP
5 6 (10.91%) SMTP
6 5 (9.09%) FTP
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) SNMP
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) Firewall
7 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Open Source
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) DTV
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) CentOS
5 7 (12.73%) AIX
5 7 (12.73%) HPUX
5 7 (12.73%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) SUSE
6 4 (7.27%) Debian
6 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.82%) VMS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Time Management
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL
3 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.82%) Project Management
4 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.82%) Migration
4 1 (1.82%) Information Security
4 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.82%) Data Management
4 1 (1.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) Perl
2 39 (70.91%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.55%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) AWK
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) OCA
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) KVM
3 5 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (5.45%) qmail
4 3 (5.45%) Squid
5 2 (3.64%) Postfix
5 2 (3.64%) Varnish
6 1 (1.82%) QEMU
6 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
1 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) WMI
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) Cisco
4 21 (38.18%) VMware
5 7 (12.73%) Veritas
6 6 (10.91%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
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