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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 211 209 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 11 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 14
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £30,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,775 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.39% -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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Linux Support Salary Histogram 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 May 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 -15 5 £27,500 - 1
Slough +2 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) MySQL
3 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (39.02%) cPanel
4 16 (39.02%) Plesk
4 16 (39.02%) SSL
4 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
4 16 (39.02%) Incident Management
4 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 14 (34.15%) Nagios
5 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
5 14 (34.15%) Apache
5 14 (34.15%) KVM
5 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (29.27%) nginx
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon S3
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (29.27%) logstash
6 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon Linux
6 12 (29.27%) OpenVPN
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (29.27%) Redis
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (29.27%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (29.27%) Webmin
6 12 (29.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
6 12 (29.27%) IIS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (34.15%) Apache
2 12 (29.27%) IIS
2 12 (29.27%) nginx
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) Drupal
3 4 (9.76%) Alfresco
3 4 (9.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon S3
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (29.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SSL
2 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) OpenVPN
3 8 (19.51%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) Redis
2 12 (29.27%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Amazon Linux
4 10 (24.39%) Ubuntu
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 8 (19.51%) CentOS
6 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
6 6 (14.63%) Android
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) UNIX
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) HPUX
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Incident Management
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) RHCE
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (34.15%) KVM
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Plesk
1 16 (39.02%) cPanel
2 14 (34.15%) Nagios
3 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (29.27%) logstash
3 12 (29.27%) Webmin
4 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM
5 2 (4.88%) Puppet
6 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) EMC
Slough
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