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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 116 132 131
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 21 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.14% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
2277 2156 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 93.90% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1717 1633
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (81.13%) Perl
3 39 (73.58%) Bash Shell
4 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
5 31 (58.49%) Red Hat
6 30 (56.60%) Cisco
7 27 (50.94%) Internet
8 24 (45.28%) Open Source
9 23 (43.40%) Time Management
10 20 (37.74%) VMware
11 13 (24.53%) DNS
11 13 (24.53%) UNIX
11 13 (24.53%) Degree
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
13 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.87%) SaaS
13 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (15.09%) NAS
14 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
14 8 (15.09%) Derivative
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) AIX
14 8 (15.09%) HPUX
14 8 (15.09%) Solaris
14 8 (15.09%) Apache
14 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
14 8 (15.09%) Backup Exec
14 8 (15.09%) Veritas
14 8 (15.09%) SAN

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Internet
2 13 (24.53%) DNS
3 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.09%) SAN
4 8 (15.09%) NAS
5 6 (11.32%) SSL
5 6 (11.32%) HTTP
5 6 (11.32%) LDAP
5 6 (11.32%) SMTP
6 5 (9.43%) FTP
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) SNMP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Open Source
2 8 (15.09%) Derivative
2 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
3 11 (20.75%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) AIX
4 8 (15.09%) HPUX
4 8 (15.09%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Time Management
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.89%) DevOps
4 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Content Management
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) Perl
2 39 (73.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.21%) PHP
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) OCA
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) vSphere
2 5 (9.43%) KVM
3 3 (5.66%) Varnish
3 3 (5.66%) qmail
3 3 (5.66%) Squid
4 2 (3.77%) Postfix
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
1 8 (15.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) WMI
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
2 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.89%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (58.49%) Red Hat
3 30 (56.60%) Cisco
4 20 (37.74%) VMware
5 8 (15.09%) Veritas
6 6 (11.32%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) BMC
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk
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