The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 105 136 132
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 27 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.31% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.33% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 Systems Administrator
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (81.48%) Perl
3 39 (72.22%) Bash Shell
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 28 (51.85%) Red Hat
6 27 (50.00%) Cisco
7 26 (48.15%) Internet
8 25 (46.30%) Open Source
9 21 (38.89%) Time Management
9 21 (38.89%) VMware
10 15 (27.78%) UNIX
10 15 (27.78%) Degree
11 13 (24.07%) DNS
12 12 (22.22%) Windows
13 11 (20.37%) Apache
14 10 (18.52%) AIX
14 10 (18.52%) HPUX
14 10 (18.52%) Solaris
14 10 (18.52%) PHP
14 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 10 (18.52%) NetBackup
14 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
14 10 (18.52%) Veritas
14 10 (18.52%) Derivative
14 10 (18.52%) SAN
14 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
14 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (18.52%) SaaS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (20.37%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Drupal
3 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) Internet
2 13 (24.07%) DNS
3 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.52%) SAN
3 10 (18.52%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) SSL
4 6 (11.11%) LDAP
4 6 (11.11%) SMTP
4 6 (11.11%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Sensu
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Open Source
2 10 (18.52%) Derivative
2 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) UNIX
3 12 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (18.52%) AIX
4 10 (18.52%) HPUX
4 10 (18.52%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Time Management
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) Product Management
5 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) Project Management
5 1 (1.85%) Scrum
5 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) Perl
2 39 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.52%) PHP
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) OCA
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) KVM
3 5 (9.26%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Varnish
5 2 (3.70%) Squid
5 2 (3.70%) qmail
6 1 (1.85%) Postfix
6 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) NetBackup
1 10 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Cacti
3 3 (5.56%) Ganglia
3 3 (5.56%) OpenView
3 3 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 27 (50.00%) Cisco
4 21 (38.89%) VMware
5 10 (18.52%) Veritas
6 5 (9.26%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Splunk
7 3 (5.56%) BMC
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 18 days ago