The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 170 185
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 31 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 22
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3145 4374 4831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.93% 96.56% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3540 3652
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +19 19 £45,000 - 2
Windsor -4 7 £50,000 -20.00%
Reading +18 5 £36,000 -37.39% 2
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (54.39%) MySQL
3 30 (52.63%) Puppet
4 27 (47.37%) Apache
5 26 (45.61%) VMware
5 26 (45.61%) CentOS
6 25 (43.86%) Bash Shell
6 25 (43.86%) DevOps
7 21 (36.84%) Python
8 20 (35.09%) Windows
9 19 (33.33%) Cisco
9 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
10 17 (29.82%) Finance
10 17 (29.82%) DNS
10 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
11 16 (28.07%) Tomcat
11 16 (28.07%) Firewall
11 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
12 15 (26.32%) nginx
12 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 15 (26.32%) KVM
13 14 (24.56%) Perl
13 14 (24.56%) VPN
13 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
13 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
13 14 (24.56%) XenServer
13 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (47.37%) Apache
2 16 (28.07%) Tomcat
3 15 (26.32%) nginx
4 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.26%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) SaaS
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle CX
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 16 (28.07%) Firewall
2 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
3 14 (24.56%) VPN
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (21.05%) DHCP
4 12 (21.05%) LAN
4 12 (21.05%) MPLS
4 12 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (21.05%) VLAN
4 12 (21.05%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) IPsec
5 2 (3.51%) Junos
5 2 (3.51%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.75%) SSH
6 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (54.39%) MySQL
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.51%) Informix
7 2 (3.51%) MaxDB
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.51%) Redis
8 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Marketing
3 12 (21.05%) Back Office
4 11 (19.30%) Electronics
4 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
4 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) LAMP
2 4 (7.02%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Celerra
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) CentOS
3 20 (35.09%) Windows
4 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.79%) Unix
7 7 (12.28%) Debian
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (7.02%) Solaris
9 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.51%) AIX
10 2 (3.51%) HPUX
10 2 (3.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) DevOps
2 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (19.30%) Programme Management
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.53%) Open Source
5 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.02%) High Availability
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
5 4 (7.02%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.51%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Bash Shell
2 21 (36.84%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) Perl
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 10 (17.54%) Ruby
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) C
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CCNA
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) RHCE
3 2 (3.51%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
3 15 (26.32%) KVM
4 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (24.56%) XenServer
5 12 (21.05%) Terminal Services
5 12 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
5 12 (21.05%) XenApp
6 10 (17.54%) Docker
7 7 (12.28%) vSphere
8 2 (3.51%) Varnish
9 1 (1.75%) Postfix
9 1 (1.75%) Squid
9 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.75%) Xen
9 1 (1.75%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Puppet
2 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (21.05%) WSUS
3 12 (21.05%) ZABBIX
4 9 (15.79%) Ansible
5 6 (10.53%) Salt
5 6 (10.53%) vCenter Server
6 4 (7.02%) Nagios
7 3 (5.26%) cPanel
7 3 (5.26%) Grafana
7 3 (5.26%) Icinga
7 3 (5.26%) Plesk
8 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (3.51%) Graphite
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.51%) SnapMirror
8 2 (3.51%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) VMware
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco
3 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
4 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.81%) SAP
6 12 (21.05%) Citrix
6 12 (21.05%) F5
6 12 (21.05%) McAfee
7 9 (15.79%) Sun
8 8 (14.04%) EMC
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle
10 3 (5.26%) Juniper
11 2 (3.51%) arcserve
11 2 (3.51%) Lotus
11 2 (3.51%) NetApp
11 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
11 2 (3.51%) Sybase
11 2 (3.51%) Veeam
11 2 (3.51%) Veritas
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