Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 219 294
Rank change year-on-year -33 +75 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.77% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.80% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 29
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,250 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,400 £74,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

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 6,472 6,358 8,973
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.48% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,239 5,139 7,291
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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
Newbury - 7 £50,000 -
Slough -13 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Bracknell - 4 £52,500 -
Reading +4 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Windsor -2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Linux Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) CentOS
4 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
5 7 (36.84%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (31.58%) Change Control
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) PHP
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Nagios
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Ansible
8 4 (21.05%) Docker

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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) libvirt
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) CentOS
3 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Debian
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) Change Control
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
8 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
8 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Docker
3 2 (10.53%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Postfix
4 1 (5.26%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (5.26%) Varnish
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) HAProxy
3 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
4 2 (10.53%) Cacti
4 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
4 2 (10.53%) Xymon
5 1 (5.26%) cPanel
5 1 (5.26%) Plesk
5 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) SaltStack