Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 183 152
Rank change year-on-year +59 -31 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 17 15 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.74% 0.43% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.45% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 59
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +47.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,800 £55,000 £30,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £68,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £58,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.40% +38.24% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2209 3338 4377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.06% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2551 3462
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 19 October 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Ansible
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Nagios
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (23.53%) Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) CentOS
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) Perl

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Debian
3 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
6 1 (5.88%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
3 5 (29.41%) Nagios
4 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) cPanel
5 1 (5.88%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (5.88%) Grafana
5 1 (5.88%) Icinga
5 1 (5.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Sun