Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 245 259
Rank change year-on-year +47 +14 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 60 55 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 83
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.92% +41.18% -11.46%
10th Percentile £29,000 £38,875 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,375 £72,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.63% +15.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +45 28 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Slough +9 17 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Maidenhead +29 4 £30,000 -47.83%
Wokingham - 3 £47,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Puppet
3 22 (36.67%) Bash Shell
4 21 (35.00%) DevOps
4 21 (35.00%) VMware
4 21 (35.00%) Python
5 20 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (31.67%) Apache
6 19 (31.67%) Ansible
7 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) MySQL
8 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (23.33%) Finance
9 14 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.33%) Cisco
12 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.33%) DNS
12 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (18.33%) Marketing
12 11 (18.33%) Open Source
13 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (16.67%) CentOS
13 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 10 (16.67%) Electronics
13 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 10 (16.67%) Programme Management

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 19 (31.67%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) nginx
4 4 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) DNS
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (13.33%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) MPLS
3 8 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (13.33%) VLAN
3 8 (13.33%) VPN
3 8 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) IMAP
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) MySQL
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) OLTP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Marketing
3 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (13.33%) Back Office
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.67%) CentOS
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (11.67%) Unix
8 5 (8.33%) Debian
9 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.67%) AIX
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) DevOps
2 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.33%) Open Source
3 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL
5 4 (6.67%) Line Management
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Runbook
7 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.33%) ERP
7 2 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Bash Shell
2 21 (35.00%) Python
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) Perl
5 8 (13.33%) PHP
6 7 (11.67%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) Groovy
8 3 (5.00%) C
8 3 (5.00%) Java
8 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) CCNA
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.00%) KVM
5 8 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 8 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (13.33%) XenApp
5 8 (13.33%) XenServer
6 6 (10.00%) Docker
7 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.33%) vSphere
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.67%) Postfix
9 1 (1.67%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) Puppet
2 19 (31.67%) Ansible
3 14 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.33%) WSUS
4 8 (13.33%) ZABBIX
5 5 (8.33%) Nagios
5 5 (8.33%) Salt
6 2 (3.33%) cPanel
6 2 (3.33%) Plesk
7 1 (1.67%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) VMware
2 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Citrix
4 10 (16.67%) SAP
5 8 (13.33%) F5
5 8 (13.33%) McAfee
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.67%) Draytek
9 1 (1.67%) Google
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Twitter