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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 104 104 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 39 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 1.85% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.96% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2358 2041 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.91% 94.40% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1643 1962
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (76.47%) Perl
3 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 31 (60.78%) Red Hat
5 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 22 (43.14%) Open Source
5 22 (43.14%) Degree
6 21 (41.18%) Windows
7 19 (37.25%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) Apache
9 17 (33.33%) PHP
9 17 (33.33%) MySQL
9 17 (33.33%) Internet
9 17 (33.33%) Drupal
10 16 (31.37%) CentOS
11 15 (29.41%) Cisco
11 15 (29.41%) Python
12 12 (23.53%) Time Management
13 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
13 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
13 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (21.57%) DNS
14 10 (19.61%) SLA
14 10 (19.61%) FTP
14 10 (19.61%) UNIX
14 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
14 10 (19.61%) nginx
14 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
14 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (17.65%) WordPress

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (35.29%) Apache
2 17 (33.33%) Drupal
3 10 (19.61%) nginx
4 9 (17.65%) WordPress
4 9 (17.65%) Alfresco
4 9 (17.65%) CMS
5 7 (13.73%) IIS
6 4 (7.84%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.92%) Confluence
8 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) Internet
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 10 (19.61%) FTP
4 8 (15.69%) SAN
4 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.69%) NAS
5 6 (11.76%) SSL
6 5 (9.80%) LDAP
7 4 (7.84%) HTTP
7 4 (7.84%) SMTP
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) LTE
9 2 (3.92%) 4G
9 2 (3.92%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.96%) SSH
10 1 (1.96%) TELNET
10 1 (1.96%) DHCP
10 1 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
2 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) LAMP
1 6 (11.76%) COM
2 5 (9.80%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Open Source
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) Derivative
4 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Wiki
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) CentOS
4 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
5 10 (19.61%) UNIX
6 9 (17.65%) Solaris
7 8 (15.69%) AIX
7 8 (15.69%) HPUX
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.88%) SUSE
10 2 (3.92%) Debian
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Time Management
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Product Management
6 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) Perl
2 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 17 (33.33%) PHP
4 15 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
5 5 (9.80%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) HND
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) KVM
3 7 (13.73%) vSphere
4 4 (7.84%) Varnish
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (17.65%) Plesk
3 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
3 8 (15.69%) Backup Exec
4 6 (11.76%) Puppet
5 4 (7.84%) OpenView
5 4 (7.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) Nagios
5 4 (7.84%) Cacti
5 4 (7.84%) Ganglia
5 4 (7.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Red Hat
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) VMware
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 8 (15.69%) Veritas
6 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (7.84%) BMC
7 4 (7.84%) Splunk
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) Sun
9 2 (3.92%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago