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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 121 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 19 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 1.23% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.33% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 22 (73.33%) Perl
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
5 19 (63.33%) Open Source
5 19 (63.33%) Internet
5 19 (63.33%) Cisco
5 19 (63.33%) Time Management
6 7 (23.33%) Apache
6 7 (23.33%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) PHP
7 6 (20.00%) CentOS
7 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (13.33%) DNS
9 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) UNIX
9 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.00%) Data Management
9 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (6.67%) vSphere
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) Puppet
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) AWK
10 2 (6.67%) Debian
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) CentOS
2 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) HPUX
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Time Management
2 3 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Perl
2 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
2 1 (3.33%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.33%) collectd
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
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