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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 113 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 28 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.35% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.45% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 12
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2140 2270 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.82% 92.69% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1663 1737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 27 (56.25%) Perl
4 24 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
6 22 (45.83%) Open Source
7 20 (41.67%) Time Management
7 20 (41.67%) Cisco
7 20 (41.67%) Internet
8 18 (37.50%) Puppet
9 17 (35.42%) CentOS
9 17 (35.42%) Apache
10 15 (31.25%) DevOps
11 14 (29.17%) MySQL
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle
13 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (22.92%) UNIX
15 10 (20.83%) Python
15 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
16 9 (18.75%) JBoss
16 9 (18.75%) PHP
16 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (14.58%) Selenium
18 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
18 7 (14.58%) Hudson
18 7 (14.58%) Nagios

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 17 (35.42%) Apache
2 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.75%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) Drupal
5 3 (6.25%) nginx
6 2 (4.17%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Taleo
2 3 (6.25%) Responsys
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Internet
2 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (4.17%) FTP
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Selenium
1 7 (14.58%) Hudson
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
1 3 (6.25%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) Sensu
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.25%) Statistics
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Celerra
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) CentOS
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (22.92%) UNIX
5 5 (10.42%) Windows
6 3 (6.25%) SUSE
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Open Source
2 20 (41.67%) Time Management
3 15 (31.25%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Perl
2 24 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.75%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) AWK
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) IC3 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Samba
2 3 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Varnish
4 1 (2.08%) Squid
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.08%) qmail
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Nagios
3 4 (8.33%) Graphite
4 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) OpenView
5 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.17%) Cacti
5 2 (4.17%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.08%) Netcool
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (2.08%) OpenAM
6 1 (2.08%) collectd
6 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 6 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
7 3 (6.25%) Eloqua
8 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) BMC
8 2 (4.17%) Sybase
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
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