The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 0.67% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.70% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 17
Median salary £36,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.39% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £78,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1275 1714 2235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.29% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1357 1663
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Reading

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Reading

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Reading region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) CentOS
3 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 11 (52.38%) Puppet
4 11 (52.38%) SaaS
4 11 (52.38%) Sun
5 10 (47.62%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) DevOps
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) LAMP
9 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 6 (28.57%) QA
9 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (28.57%) High Availability
10 5 (23.81%) Ansible
10 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) C
10 5 (23.81%) Solaris
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) nginx
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) SaaS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle CX
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) DB2
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Informix
4 2 (9.52%) MaxDB
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Celerra
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (9.52%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) CentOS
3 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Debian
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Solaris
7 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.52%) AIX
8 2 (9.52%) HPUX
8 2 (9.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) High Availability
2 6 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) C
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Docker
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) KVM
3 3 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Grafana
4 3 (14.29%) Graphite
4 3 (14.29%) Icinga
4 3 (14.29%) Nagios
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (9.52%) SnapMirror
5 2 (9.52%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Sun
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) arcserve
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) Sybase
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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