Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator was £47,500 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.

Senior Linux System Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 292 327
Rank change year-on-year +42 +35 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Systems Administrator 16 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 8
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% +43.75%
10th Percentile £42,500 £57,000 £39,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £87,500 £82,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% -8.18% +22.22%

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%

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior 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 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Reading +46 7 £60,000 - 1
Senior Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

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

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Apache
3 10 (62.50%) MySQL
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Back Office
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) McAfee
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Workstation

Senior 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 10 (62.50%) Apache
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) MPLS
1 8 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (50.00%) VLAN
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
General
1 8 (50.00%) Back Office
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 7 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (50.00%) KVM
1 8 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 8 (50.00%) XenApp
1 8 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) WSUS
1 8 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) F5
1 8 (50.00%) McAfee
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) SAP