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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 124 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
2225 2171 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 91.64% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1655 1562
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 23 January 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (89.29%) Red Hat
3 21 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 20 (71.43%) Perl
5 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
6 17 (60.71%) Cisco
7 16 (57.14%) Time Management
7 16 (57.14%) Internet
7 16 (57.14%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 7 (25.00%) CentOS
9 6 (21.43%) PHP
10 5 (17.86%) MySQL
10 5 (17.86%) Apache
11 3 (10.71%) DNS
11 3 (10.71%) HP
11 3 (10.71%) Debian
11 3 (10.71%) VMware
11 3 (10.71%) Data Management
12 2 (7.14%) AWK
12 2 (7.14%) SLA
12 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 2 (7.14%) UNIX
12 2 (7.14%) Windows
12 2 (7.14%) AIX
12 2 (7.14%) HPUX
12 2 (7.14%) Solaris
13 1 (3.57%) Oracle
13 1 (3.57%) Sybase
13 1 (3.57%) DB2

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 7 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.71%) Debian
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 20 (71.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) AWK
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) qmail
1 1 (3.57%) Postfix
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Varnish
1 1 (3.57%) QEMU
1 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas