The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 206 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 7 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.073% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.079% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 15
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+27.24% -1.42%
Linux Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4668 5095 5016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.53% 93.18% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3537 3661 4016
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Berkshire region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 3 £29,000 +5.45%
Slough -6 1 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 14 (42.42%) SSL
3 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Plesk
6 11 (33.33%) cPanel
7 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
7 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) Nagios
7 10 (30.30%) DNS
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) KVM
9 8 (24.24%) logstash
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon Linux
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (24.24%) Redis
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (24.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (24.24%) Server Hardening
9 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
9 8 (24.24%) CentOS
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 6 (18.18%) Drupal
2 6 (18.18%) Alfresco
2 6 (18.18%) WordPress
3 5 (15.15%) nginx
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon SQS
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon ELB
1 8 (24.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) SSL
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) OpenVPN
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) Redis
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.12%) User Experience
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
5 8 (24.24%) CentOS
5 8 (24.24%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Debian
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) HPUX
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Server Hardening
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) RHCE
3 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) KVM
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Plesk
1 11 (33.33%) cPanel
2 10 (30.30%) Nagios
3 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (24.24%) logstash
4 5 (15.15%) Webmin
5 4 (12.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM
6 2 (6.06%) Puppet
7 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) EMC
Slough
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