The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 130 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 1.52% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.57% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 20
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,675
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.65%
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
1754 2097 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.64% 96.28% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1614 1687
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
3 15 (65.22%) Perl
4 14 (60.87%) Python
5 13 (56.52%) Apache
5 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (47.83%) ZABBIX
6 11 (47.83%) Nagios
6 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (43.48%) Ruby
7 10 (43.48%) SSL
7 10 (43.48%) MySQL
8 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
8 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (39.13%) qmail
8 9 (39.13%) nginx
8 9 (39.13%) logstash
9 8 (34.78%) EMC VNX
9 8 (34.78%) vSphere
9 8 (34.78%) SaaS
9 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (34.78%) Puppet
9 8 (34.78%) High Availability
9 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (34.78%) OpenShift
9 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (34.78%) QA

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 9 (39.13%) nginx
2 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
3 7 (30.43%) JBoss
3 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) OpenShift
2 8 (34.78%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SSL
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 6 (26.09%) LDAP
3 6 (26.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) LAMP
2 6 (26.09%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (26.09%) MCollective
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) EMC VNX
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) CentOS
3 7 (30.43%) Solaris
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
6 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 3 (13.04%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (34.78%) High Availability
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Perl
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Ruby
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) qmail
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 7 (30.43%) Squid
5 5 (21.74%) vCloud
5 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (17.39%) Postfix
7 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
8 2 (8.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Nagios
1 11 (47.83%) ZABBIX
2 9 (39.13%) logstash
3 8 (34.78%) Puppet
3 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (34.78%) SCCM
3 8 (34.78%) WSUS
4 6 (26.09%) Cacti
4 6 (26.09%) collectd
4 6 (26.09%) Ganglia
4 6 (26.09%) Graphite
5 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) EMC
3 8 (34.78%) Qualys
4 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) Sun