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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 133 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 18 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 1.16% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.24% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 27
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2224 2251 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.40% 93.48% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1694 1617
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (85.29%) Red Hat
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) Perl
3 24 (70.59%) Open Source
4 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 22 (64.71%) Time Management
4 22 (64.71%) Cisco
4 22 (64.71%) Internet
5 10 (29.41%) Apache
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
6 7 (20.59%) MySQL
7 6 (17.65%) CentOS
7 6 (17.65%) Puppet
7 6 (17.65%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
10 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
10 3 (8.82%) Python
10 3 (8.82%) JBoss
10 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 3 (8.82%) Nagios
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) HP
10 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) VMware

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) FTP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
1 3 (8.82%) Hudson
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Sensu
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Time Management
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Perl
2 22 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.59%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) GlusterFS
2 2 (5.88%) Varnish
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Cacti
3 2 (5.88%) Ganglia
3 2 (5.88%) OpenView
3 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.94%) Graphite
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.94%) collectd
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Red Hat
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Splunk
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago