The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux System Administrator
Rank 140 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.085% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.092% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
Senior 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
2103 2179 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.56% 92.72% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1556 1702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £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%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Systems Administrator across the Reading region.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware