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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 123 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 1.55% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.61% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 41
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1728 2169 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.27% 96.06% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1634 1678
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,936 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 27 June 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (58.33%) Apache
3 14 (58.33%) Perl
3 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (54.17%) ZABBIX
4 13 (54.17%) MySQL
4 13 (54.17%) Nagios
5 12 (50.00%) Python
6 11 (45.83%) SSL
7 10 (41.67%) Tomcat
7 10 (41.67%) LAMP
7 10 (41.67%) Ruby
7 10 (41.67%) High Availability
8 9 (37.50%) Puppet
8 9 (37.50%) nginx
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (37.50%) CentOS
8 9 (37.50%) logstash
9 8 (33.33%) qmail
9 8 (33.33%) JBoss
10 7 (29.17%) LDAP
10 7 (29.17%) HTTP
10 7 (29.17%) Web Services
10 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 7 (29.17%) SaaS
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Squid

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 14 (58.33%) Apache
2 10 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 9 (37.50%) nginx
4 8 (33.33%) JBoss
5 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
6 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
8 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) SaaS
3 6 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SSL
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) LDAP
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) LAMP
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (25.00%) MCollective
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
6 4 (16.67%) Debian
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Perl
2 12 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) qmail
3 7 (29.17%) Squid
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) Postfix
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Nagios
1 13 (54.17%) ZABBIX
2 9 (37.50%) logstash
2 9 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (25.00%) Cacti
3 6 (25.00%) collectd
3 6 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 6 (25.00%) Graphite
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (25.00%) SCCM
3 6 (25.00%) WSUS
4 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (12.50%) Ansible
6 1 (4.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) EMC
3 6 (25.00%) Qualys
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos