The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 106 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2169 2129 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 94.25% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1706 1776
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (71.83%) Perl
3 46 (64.79%) Bash Shell
4 42 (59.15%) Red Hat
5 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
6 28 (39.44%) Open Source
7 27 (38.03%) Cisco
7 27 (38.03%) VMware
8 26 (36.62%) Internet
9 23 (32.39%) Degree
10 21 (29.58%) Time Management
10 21 (29.58%) DNS
11 19 (26.76%) Windows
12 18 (25.35%) UNIX
12 18 (25.35%) Apache
13 16 (22.54%) PHP
14 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
14 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (18.31%) CentOS
15 13 (18.31%) Drupal
16 12 (16.90%) MySQL
17 11 (15.49%) Solaris
17 11 (15.49%) FTP
17 11 (15.49%) SLA
18 10 (14.08%) SAN
18 10 (14.08%) AIX
18 10 (14.08%) HPUX
18 10 (14.08%) ITIL
18 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
18 10 (14.08%) Derivative

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (25.35%) Apache
2 13 (18.31%) Drupal
3 6 (8.45%) Alfresco
3 6 (8.45%) WordPress
3 6 (8.45%) nginx
3 6 (8.45%) CMS
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) SaaS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Internet
2 21 (29.58%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.49%) FTP
5 10 (14.08%) SAN
5 10 (14.08%) NAS
6 9 (12.68%) SSL
7 6 (8.45%) HTTP
7 6 (8.45%) LDAP
7 6 (8.45%) SMTP
8 4 (5.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.82%) LTE
9 2 (2.82%) 4G
9 2 (2.82%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.41%) Firewall
10 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.41%) Network Security
10 1 (1.41%) SNMP
10 1 (1.41%) DHCP
10 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MySQL
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Billing
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) LAMP
2 4 (5.63%) REST
2 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) Sensu
3 3 (4.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Open Source
2 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.08%) Derivative
3 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 18 (25.35%) UNIX
4 13 (18.31%) CentOS
5 11 (15.49%) Solaris
6 10 (14.08%) AIX
6 10 (14.08%) HPUX
7 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.04%) SUSE
10 2 (2.82%) Debian
11 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.41%) VMS
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Time Management
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) DevOps
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Scrum
5 4 (5.63%) Product Management
5 4 (5.63%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.41%) Content Management
8 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) Perl
2 46 (64.79%) Bash Shell
3 16 (22.54%) PHP
4 7 (9.86%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.23%) RHCE
4 3 (4.23%) HND
5 2 (2.82%) CCNA
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.82%) OCA
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) KVM
3 8 (11.27%) vSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Varnish
5 2 (2.82%) qmail
5 2 (2.82%) Squid
6 1 (1.41%) Xen
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) Postfix
6 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
1 10 (14.08%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.45%) Plesk
4 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.23%) Puppet
5 3 (4.23%) OpenView
5 3 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.23%) Nagios
5 3 (4.23%) Cacti
5 3 (4.23%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.41%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.41%) WMI
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Red Hat
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.03%) Cisco
3 27 (38.03%) VMware
4 10 (14.08%) Veritas
5 5 (7.04%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) BMC
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Splunk
6 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 20 days ago