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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 118 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 24 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 7
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £30,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £49,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,155 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +0.38%
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
2115 2241 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.55% 92.45% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1585 1738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 5 August 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Red Hat
3 23 (53.49%) Perl
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
5 19 (44.19%) Open Source
6 17 (39.53%) Puppet
6 17 (39.53%) CentOS
6 17 (39.53%) Time Management
6 17 (39.53%) Cisco
6 17 (39.53%) Internet
7 16 (37.21%) Apache
8 13 (30.23%) DevOps
9 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
9 12 (27.91%) Oracle
10 11 (25.58%) MySQL
10 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
10 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (23.26%) JBoss
11 10 (23.26%) Python
12 8 (18.60%) UNIX
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
12 8 (18.60%) Hudson
12 8 (18.60%) Selenium
13 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.28%) PHP
14 6 (13.95%) VMware

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 16 (37.21%) Apache
2 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
3 10 (23.26%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) Drupal
4 4 (9.30%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Responsys
2 3 (6.98%) Taleo
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Internet
2 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
5 2 (4.65%) SMTP
5 2 (4.65%) FTP
5 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
1 8 (18.60%) Hudson
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Statistics
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) CentOS
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.60%) UNIX
5 4 (9.30%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) SUSE
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Open Source
2 17 (39.53%) Time Management
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 1 (2.33%) Data Management
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Perl
2 20 (46.51%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
4 10 (23.26%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL Certification
1 3 (6.98%) IC3 Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) GlusterFS
3 2 (4.65%) Samba
3 2 (4.65%) Squid
3 2 (4.65%) qmail
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) Nagios
3 4 (9.30%) Graphite
4 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) OpenView
5 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.65%) Cacti
5 2 (4.65%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.33%) Netcool
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) collectd
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Red Hat
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Eloqua
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) BMC
7 2 (4.65%) Splunk
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Sybase
8 1 (2.33%) IBM