The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 197 201
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 25 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 15
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
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 £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Reading +31 13 £50,000 - 5
Slough +22 6 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Windsor - 4 £75,000 - 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Python
3 27 (50.94%) Red Hat
4 25 (47.17%) Bash Shell
5 22 (41.51%) SaaS
5 22 (41.51%) Sun
5 22 (41.51%) MySQL
6 19 (35.85%) DevOps
7 18 (33.96%) Puppet
7 18 (33.96%) QA
7 18 (33.96%) CentOS
8 17 (32.08%) Apache
9 15 (28.30%) Finance
10 14 (26.42%) LAMP
11 13 (24.53%) nginx
11 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (24.53%) C
11 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) Banking
11 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 12 (22.64%) PHP
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle
13 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
14 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (16.98%) Perl
14 9 (16.98%) Firewall
15 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
15 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
15 8 (15.09%) Oracle 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 17 (32.08%) Apache
2 13 (24.53%) nginx
3 5 (9.43%) Drupal
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.66%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.77%) WordPress
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) SaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle CX
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) IPsec
4 3 (5.66%) Junos
4 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
4 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Redis
5 2 (3.77%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) Informix
5 2 (3.77%) MaxDB
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Redmine
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) LAMP
2 5 (9.43%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) Memcached
3 3 (5.66%) Sensu
3 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Celerra
4 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (33.96%) CentOS
3 13 (24.53%) Windows
4 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (13.21%) Unix
7 6 (11.32%) Solaris
8 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (7.55%) Debian
10 2 (3.77%) AIX
10 2 (3.77%) HPUX
10 2 (3.77%) SUSE
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps
2 8 (15.09%) High Availability
2 8 (15.09%) Open Source
2 8 (15.09%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.66%) Open Source Development
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.77%) Information Management
7 2 (3.77%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.77%) Web Development
8 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Python
2 25 (47.17%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.53%) C
4 12 (22.64%) PHP
5 9 (16.98%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) Java
6 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) KVM
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) Varnish
3 5 (9.43%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) XenServer
5 3 (5.66%) Docker
5 3 (5.66%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.89%) Postfix
6 1 (1.89%) Squid
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
2 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.43%) Ansible
3 5 (9.43%) cPanel
3 5 (9.43%) Graphite
4 4 (7.55%) Nagios
5 3 (5.66%) Cacti
5 3 (5.66%) Ganglia
5 3 (5.66%) OpenView
5 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Plesk
6 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.77%) Salt
6 2 (3.77%) SnapMirror
6 2 (3.77%) SnapVault
7 1 (1.89%) WSUS
7 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Red Hat
2 22 (41.51%) Sun
3 13 (24.53%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) EMC
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) BMC
7 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 3 (5.66%) Splunk
8 2 (3.77%) arcserve
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.77%) Sybase
8 2 (3.77%) Veeam
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas
9 1 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (1.89%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
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