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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 107 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 30 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2207 2167 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.07% 94.42% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1725 1732
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 July 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (71.23%) Perl
3 49 (67.12%) Bash Shell
4 44 (60.27%) Red Hat
5 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
6 30 (41.10%) Cisco
7 29 (39.73%) Open Source
8 27 (36.99%) Internet
8 27 (36.99%) VMware
9 23 (31.51%) Time Management
10 22 (30.14%) Degree
11 21 (28.77%) DNS
12 19 (26.03%) Windows
13 18 (24.66%) UNIX
14 16 (21.92%) Apache
15 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
16 14 (19.18%) PHP
16 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (16.44%) CentOS
18 11 (15.07%) Drupal
18 11 (15.07%) Solaris
18 11 (15.07%) SLA
19 10 (13.70%) SAN
19 10 (13.70%) Veritas
19 10 (13.70%) MySQL
19 10 (13.70%) ITIL
19 10 (13.70%) FTP
19 10 (13.70%) AIX
19 10 (13.70%) HPUX
19 10 (13.70%) Computer Science

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (21.92%) Apache
2 11 (15.07%) Drupal
3 5 (6.85%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.85%) WordPress
3 5 (6.85%) CMS
4 4 (5.48%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.74%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) Internet
2 21 (28.77%) DNS
3 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.70%) SAN
4 10 (13.70%) FTP
4 10 (13.70%) NAS
5 9 (12.33%) SSL
6 6 (8.22%) LDAP
6 6 (8.22%) HTTP
6 6 (8.22%) SMTP
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) VoLTE
8 2 (2.74%) 4G
8 2 (2.74%) LTE
9 1 (1.37%) LAN
9 1 (1.37%) WAN
9 1 (1.37%) SNMP
9 1 (1.37%) DHCP
9 1 (1.37%) Firewall
9 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Billing
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) REST
1 4 (5.48%) LAMP
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) Sensu
3 2 (2.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.73%) Open Source
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.70%) Derivative
3 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Windows
3 18 (24.66%) UNIX
4 12 (16.44%) CentOS
5 11 (15.07%) Solaris
6 10 (13.70%) AIX
6 10 (13.70%) HPUX
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.85%) SUSE
9 2 (2.74%) Debian
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
10 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Time Management
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
3 6 (8.22%) DevOps
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.48%) Product Management
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.48%) Scrum
5 4 (5.48%) Identity Management
5 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.37%) Project Management
8 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.37%) Content Management
8 1 (1.37%) Information Security
8 1 (1.37%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.37%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) Perl
2 49 (67.12%) Bash Shell
3 14 (19.18%) PHP
4 5 (6.85%) Python
4 5 (6.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) RHCE
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) OCA
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) KVM
3 7 (9.59%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) Varnish
5 3 (4.11%) Squid
5 3 (4.11%) qmail
6 2 (2.74%) Postfix
7 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) NetBackup
1 10 (13.70%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.85%) Plesk
4 4 (5.48%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.74%) Cacti
5 2 (2.74%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.74%) Puppet
5 2 (2.74%) OpenView
5 2 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.74%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
6 1 (1.37%) WMI
6 1 (1.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (60.27%) Red Hat
2 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
3 30 (41.10%) Cisco
4 27 (36.99%) VMware
5 10 (13.70%) Veritas
6 6 (8.22%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Splunk
8 2 (2.74%) BMC
8 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
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