The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 132 138 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.33% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.35% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £52,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £61,300 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux Systems 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
2326 2272 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.07% 93.11% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1792 1592
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Reading region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (75.00%) Perl
3 29 (72.50%) Bash Shell
4 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (50.00%) Cisco
7 17 (42.50%) Internet
7 17 (42.50%) Open Source
7 17 (42.50%) Time Management
8 11 (27.50%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) DNS
9 9 (22.50%) UNIX
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.00%) PHP
12 6 (15.00%) Apache
13 5 (12.50%) MySQL
13 5 (12.50%) AIX
13 5 (12.50%) HPUX
13 5 (12.50%) Solaris
13 5 (12.50%) SAN
13 5 (12.50%) Veritas
13 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
13 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
13 5 (12.50%) Derivative
13 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) SaaS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) FTP
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (5.00%) SSL
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
6 2 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Derivative
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) AIX
4 5 (12.50%) HPUX
4 5 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
5 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Time Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (2.50%) Content Management
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Perl
2 29 (72.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) AWK
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) OCA
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Squid
2 3 (7.50%) qmail
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) KVM
3 2 (5.00%) Varnish
3 2 (5.00%) Postfix
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) WMI
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
2 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Veritas
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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