Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 265 282
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 48 37 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 55
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +41.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £30,125 £40,625 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,375 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Slough +8 17 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Reading +47 16 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Maidenhead +23 4 £30,000 -50.00%
Wokingham - 3 £47,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Apache
3 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 17 (35.42%) Puppet
4 17 (35.42%) Python
5 15 (31.25%) MySQL
5 15 (31.25%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) DevOps
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (25.00%) Ansible
9 11 (22.92%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.92%) DNS
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco
10 10 (20.83%) Citrix
10 10 (20.83%) DHCP
10 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.83%) Firewall
10 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
10 10 (20.83%) CentOS
11 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (18.75%) Perl
11 9 (18.75%) KVM
12 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (16.67%) PHP

Linux Systems 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 (39.58%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.50%) nginx
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
2 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (16.67%) LAN
3 8 (16.67%) MPLS
3 8 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (16.67%) VLAN
3 8 (16.67%) VPN
3 8 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) IMAP
4 1 (2.08%) IPv4
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MySQL
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.17%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.67%) Back Office
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
1 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 7 (14.58%) Electronics
2 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) CentOS
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.42%) Debian
8 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (8.33%) Unix
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.08%) AIX
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) DevOps
2 11 (22.92%) Open Source
3 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Line Management
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) ERP
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Server Building
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) Perl
5 8 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (14.58%) Ruby
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CCNA
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (18.75%) KVM
3 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 8 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (16.67%) XenApp
3 8 (16.67%) XenServer
4 6 (12.50%) Docker
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Postfix
6 1 (2.08%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Puppet
2 12 (25.00%) Ansible
2 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) WSUS
3 8 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 5 (10.42%) Salt
5 2 (4.17%) cPanel
5 2 (4.17%) Plesk
6 1 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) VMware
2 11 (22.92%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) Citrix
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.67%) F5
4 8 (16.67%) McAfee
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Draytek
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Twitter