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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 118 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.70% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 13
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Perl
3 28 (60.87%) Red Hat
4 27 (58.70%) Python
5 24 (52.17%) Cisco
5 24 (52.17%) VMware
6 22 (47.83%) SaaS
7 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
7 20 (43.48%) Firewall
7 20 (43.48%) Finance
8 19 (41.30%) VMware ESX
8 19 (41.30%) Ruby
8 19 (41.30%) vSphere
9 17 (36.96%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (36.96%) OpenShift
9 17 (36.96%) WSUS
9 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (36.96%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (36.96%) Qualys
9 17 (36.96%) SCCM
9 17 (36.96%) Hyper-V
9 17 (36.96%) Java
9 17 (36.96%) EMC
9 17 (36.96%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (36.96%) ITIL
9 17 (36.96%) EMC VNX
10 16 (34.78%) QA
11 15 (32.61%) Bash Shell

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 8 (17.39%) JBoss
4 5 (10.87%) nginx
5 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) SaaS
2 17 (36.96%) OpenShift
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (17.39%) Internet
3 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.22%) HTTP
5 5 (10.87%) NAS
5 5 (10.87%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) DNS
6 4 (8.70%) LDAP
7 3 (6.52%) SSL
8 2 (4.35%) BGP
8 2 (4.35%) HSRP
8 2 (4.35%) Intranet
8 2 (4.35%) IPsec
8 2 (4.35%) IPv4
8 2 (4.35%) IPv6
8 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) LAMP
2 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (8.70%) Sass
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (2.17%) MCollective
6 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Unix
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) Debian
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Fedora
7 2 (4.35%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Capacity Planning
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.04%) High Availability
4 5 (10.87%) Open Source
4 5 (10.87%) Time Management
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Web Operations
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Perl
2 27 (58.70%) Python
3 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 19 (41.30%) Ruby
5 17 (36.96%) Java
6 15 (32.61%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) VMware ESX
1 19 (41.30%) vSphere
2 17 (36.96%) Hyper-V
2 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) qmail
4 4 (8.70%) Squid
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 17 (36.96%) SCCM
1 17 (36.96%) WSUS
2 9 (19.57%) Nagios
3 7 (15.22%) ZABBIX
4 6 (13.04%) Cacti
4 6 (13.04%) Puppet
5 5 (10.87%) logstash
6 4 (8.70%) collectd
6 4 (8.70%) Ganglia
6 4 (8.70%) Graphite
7 3 (6.52%) OpenAM
8 2 (4.35%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (4.35%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Red Hat
2 24 (52.17%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) EMC
3 17 (36.96%) Qualys
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) Splunk
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) Sophos
7 3 (6.52%) Intel
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 3 (6.52%) Sun
8 2 (4.35%) Foundry
8 2 (4.35%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago