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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 218 206 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 11 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014. 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
Slough -6 8 £30,500 -18.66%
Reading -2 3 £21,000 -47.50%
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 10 (52.63%) MySQL
3 10 (52.63%) Plesk
4 9 (47.37%) KVM
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
6 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) nginx
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) IIS
8 4 (21.05%) Drupal
8 4 (21.05%) Alfresco
8 4 (21.05%) WordPress
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) HP
10 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) nginx
3 4 (21.05%) Drupal
3 4 (21.05%) Alfresco
3 4 (21.05%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) KVM
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Plesk
2 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco