The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 139 125
Rank change year-on-year +43 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.73% 0.36% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.38% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Reading

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Puppet
3 12 (60.00%) MySQL
4 11 (55.00%) CentOS
5 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) LAMP
6 9 (45.00%) PHP
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) Sun
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (40.00%) SaaS
7 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (40.00%) High Availability
7 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (30.00%) Apache
9 6 (30.00%) Solaris
9 6 (30.00%) Java
9 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (30.00%) nginx
10 5 (25.00%) Hadoop

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (30.00%) Apache
1 6 (30.00%) nginx
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
2 4 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle CX
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) Informix
4 2 (10.00%) MaxDB
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Redmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (20.00%) Sensu
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) Celerra
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) CentOS
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.00%) AIX
8 2 (10.00%) Debian
8 2 (10.00%) HPUX
8 2 (10.00%) SUSE
9 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
2 8 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source Development
6 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.00%) Information Management
7 2 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) KVM
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) GlusterFS
2 4 (20.00%) Varnish
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (25.00%) Graphite
4 4 (20.00%) Cacti
4 4 (20.00%) Ganglia
4 4 (20.00%) Nagios
4 4 (20.00%) OpenView
4 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Ansible
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (10.00%) SnapMirror
6 2 (10.00%) SnapVault
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Sun
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) BMC
4 4 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) arcserve
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Sybase
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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