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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 210 165 191
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 24 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 1.08% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.13% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 55 32
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -9 8 £51,250 +20.58% 3
Slough -5 6 £21,500 -48.80% 2
Newbury - 2 £25,000 - 1
Bracknell -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
4 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (47.06%) CentOS
6 22 (43.14%) Ubuntu
7 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 20 (39.22%) Debian
9 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
10 14 (27.45%) Unix
11 13 (25.49%) VMware
12 12 (23.53%) SQL
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
14 7 (13.73%) Perl
14 7 (13.73%) LAN
14 7 (13.73%) WAN
15 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (9.80%) Java
16 5 (9.80%) ITIL
16 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
17 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
17 4 (7.84%) C++
17 4 (7.84%) JBoss
17 4 (7.84%) Apache
17 4 (7.84%) SLA
17 4 (7.84%) Telecoms

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (7.84%) Apache
1 4 (7.84%) JBoss
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) LAN
2 7 (13.73%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.92%) NAS
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) LAMP
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (47.06%) CentOS
5 22 (43.14%) Ubuntu
6 20 (39.22%) Debian
7 14 (27.45%) Unix
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
11 3 (5.88%) Android
11 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
12 2 (3.92%) Solaris
13 1 (1.96%) AIX
13 1 (1.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) ITSM
3 3 (5.88%) Line Management
3 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) High Availability
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.92%) Web Operations
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) AWK
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) sed
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) CEH
1 3 (5.88%) CISSP
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) cPanel
1 2 (3.92%) OpenAM
1 2 (3.92%) Plesk
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
2 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Sun
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