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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 123 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.77% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.81% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 32
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £56,300 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1804 2357 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.90% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1616 1681
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) ZABBIX
2 13 (68.42%) Nagios
2 13 (68.42%) Apache
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (63.16%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) SSL
4 10 (52.63%) LAMP
4 10 (52.63%) High Availability
5 9 (47.37%) nginx
5 9 (47.37%) logstash
5 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
5 9 (47.37%) CentOS
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
6 8 (42.11%) Python
6 8 (42.11%) Puppet
7 7 (36.84%) OpenStack
7 7 (36.84%) JBoss
7 7 (36.84%) Perl
7 7 (36.84%) Squid
7 7 (36.84%) qmail
8 6 (31.58%) Cacti
8 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
8 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) Unix

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Apache
2 9 (47.37%) nginx
2 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (36.84%) JBoss
3 7 (36.84%) OpenStack
4 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SSL
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) LDAP
2 6 (31.58%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) Intranet
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) LAMP
2 6 (31.58%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (31.58%) MCollective
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) CentOS
3 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) High Availability
2 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) qmail
1 7 (36.84%) Squid
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Nagios
1 13 (68.42%) ZABBIX
2 9 (47.37%) logstash
3 8 (42.11%) Puppet
4 6 (31.58%) Cacti
4 6 (31.58%) collectd
4 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
4 6 (31.58%) Graphite
5 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos
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