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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 207 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.22%
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
4724 5493 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 92.58% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3805 4022
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 £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +11 3 £42,500 +75.25%
Slough -8 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Bracknell - 1 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £52,500 -
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) CentOS
5 7 (46.67%) Plesk
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) SSL
5 7 (46.67%) cPanel
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
6 6 (40.00%) CMS
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Alfresco
6 6 (40.00%) WordPress
6 6 (40.00%) Drupal
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
8 4 (26.67%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) FTP
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) Nagios
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Debian
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Drupal
1 6 (40.00%) Alfresco
1 6 (40.00%) WordPress
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) nginx
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Debian
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
3 1 (6.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Plesk
1 7 (46.67%) cPanel
2 4 (26.67%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) logstash
4 1 (6.67%) Webmin
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Websense