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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 119 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.92% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 3
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -35.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
2008 2281 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.79% 91.94% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1613 1688
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Red Hat
3 24 (55.81%) Perl
4 21 (48.84%) Bash Shell
5 19 (44.19%) Puppet
6 18 (41.86%) Open Source
6 18 (41.86%) CentOS
6 18 (41.86%) Apache
6 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
7 16 (37.21%) Cisco
7 16 (37.21%) Internet
7 16 (37.21%) Time Management
8 15 (34.88%) Tomcat
9 13 (30.23%) MySQL
9 13 (30.23%) DevOps
10 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (27.91%) Oracle
10 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.58%) Python
11 11 (25.58%) JBoss
11 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (18.60%) Hudson
13 8 (18.60%) Selenium
13 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
13 8 (18.60%) Nagios
13 8 (18.60%) UNIX
14 7 (16.28%) PHP
14 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (41.86%) Apache
2 15 (34.88%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.58%) JBoss
4 5 (11.63%) Drupal
4 5 (11.63%) nginx
5 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.65%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Responsys
2 3 (6.98%) Taleo
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Internet
2 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) SMTP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) FTP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
1 8 (18.60%) Hudson
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
3 2 (4.65%) Sensu
4 1 (2.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.98%) Statistics
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) CentOS
3 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.60%) UNIX
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) SUSE
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Open Source
2 16 (37.21%) Time Management
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) Data Management
8 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Perl
2 21 (48.84%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) Python
3 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL Certification
1 3 (6.98%) IC3 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Squid
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) qmail
1 3 (6.98%) Samba
1 3 (6.98%) KVM
2 2 (4.65%) GlusterFS
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Varnish
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
3 4 (9.30%) Cacti
3 4 (9.30%) Graphite
4 3 (6.98%) Ganglia
5 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.65%) OpenView
5 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) collectd
6 1 (2.33%) logstash
6 1 (2.33%) Check_MK
6 1 (2.33%) Netcool
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Red Hat
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Splunk
6 3 (6.98%) Eloqua
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) BMC
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Sybase
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
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