The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 213 206 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 13 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.32% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 4
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -41.77%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +5.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 4979 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.03% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 3912 5060
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Support
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 8 £27,500 +19.56%
Slough 0 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Windsor - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 18 (60.00%) Plesk
5 17 (56.67%) Drupal
5 17 (56.67%) CMS
5 17 (56.67%) Alfresco
5 17 (56.67%) WordPress
5 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (53.33%) IIS
6 16 (53.33%) Apache
6 16 (53.33%) Windows
6 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
7 15 (50.00%) Perl
7 15 (50.00%) MySQL
7 15 (50.00%) CentOS
8 14 (46.67%) nginx
8 14 (46.67%) PHP
8 14 (46.67%) Python
8 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 14 (46.67%) Migration
9 13 (43.33%) Degree
10 12 (40.00%) FTP
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
13 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (30.00%) SLA

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (56.67%) Drupal
1 17 (56.67%) CMS
1 17 (56.67%) Alfresco
1 17 (56.67%) WordPress
2 16 (53.33%) IIS
2 16 (53.33%) Apache
3 14 (46.67%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) FTP
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (13.33%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 15 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
3 6 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) EMC