The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 715 662 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.84% 12.62% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.08% 47.08% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 565 530 513
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1190 1406 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.02% 26.80% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1192 1214
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Berkshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 377 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Maidenhead -3 55 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Bracknell +1 50 £48,750 +3.72% 8
Slough +2 44 £60,000 +41.17% 12
Windsor +6 41 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Newbury +3 36 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Thatcham +1 11 £32,500 -35.00%
Wokingham -5 5 £47,500 - 1
Hungerford -3 2 £23,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 675 (46.71%) Windows
2 435 (30.10%) Unix
3 425 (29.41%) VMware
4 306 (21.18%) Python
5 298 (20.62%) Firewall
6 294 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 287 (19.86%) Cisco
8 283 (19.58%) SQL
9 282 (19.52%) Bash Shell
10 273 (18.89%) TCP/IP
11 261 (18.06%) Red Hat
12 258 (17.85%) Java
13 250 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 249 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
15 234 (16.19%) Oracle
16 228 (15.78%) MySQL
17 225 (15.57%) Perl
18 223 (15.43%) Windows Server
19 219 (15.16%) Active Directory
20 206 (14.26%) Microsoft
21 197 (13.63%) PowerShell
22 196 (13.56%) SQL Server
23 183 (12.66%) Apache
24 181 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
25 169 (11.70%) Finance
26 165 (11.42%) JavaScript
27 162 (11.21%) Puppet
28 160 (11.07%) vSphere
29 151 (10.45%) SaaS
30 148 (10.24%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 183 (12.66%) Apache
2 113 (7.82%) IIS
3 109 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 92 (6.37%) WebLogic
5 82 (5.67%) JBoss
6 81 (5.61%) WebSphere
7 75 (5.19%) nginx
8 72 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (2.84%) MS Exchange
10 37 (2.56%) OpenStack
11 36 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 32 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (1.45%) Drupal
13 21 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (1.31%) Apache Spark
15 18 (1.25%) Eucalyptus
15 18 (1.25%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.69%) Confluence
16 10 (0.69%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 96 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.62%) MS Office
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.35%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.069%) assyst
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 181 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (10.45%) SaaS
3 87 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (5.05%) Office 365
5 44 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.45%) IaaS
8 20 (1.38%) OpenShift
9 15 (1.04%) PaaS
10 10 (0.69%) CloudBees
11 9 (0.62%) GitHub
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.35%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.35%) Route 53
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 298 (20.62%) Firewall
2 273 (18.89%) TCP/IP
3 124 (8.58%) DNS
4 120 (8.30%) SAN
5 106 (7.34%) HTTP
6 102 (7.06%) LDAP
7 80 (5.54%) Network Security
7 80 (5.54%) WAN
8 79 (5.47%) LAN
9 67 (4.64%) Internet
10 65 (4.50%) SMTP
11 63 (4.36%) VPN
12 60 (4.15%) NAS
12 60 (4.15%) Wireless
13 50 (3.46%) DHCP
14 47 (3.25%) SSL
15 40 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (2.56%) FTP
17 34 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (2.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (15.78%) MySQL
2 196 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 118 (8.17%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.43%) Big Data
5 55 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 50 (3.46%) NoSQL
7 49 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 44 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 42 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.21%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.76%) DB2
14 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.42%) Redis
17 5 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
17 5 (0.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 135 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 91 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 73 (5.05%) JIRA
4 60 (4.15%) Subversion
5 42 (2.91%) Selenium
6 33 (2.28%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.66%) Maven
8 17 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.04%) Ant
11 14 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.76%) Burp Suite
12 11 (0.76%) Metasploit
13 7 (0.48%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.42%) PHPUnit
14 6 (0.42%) Trac
15 5 (0.35%) gulp
16 4 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
17 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 169 (11.70%) Finance
2 89 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 54 (3.74%) German Language
4 47 (3.25%) Games
5 42 (2.91%) French Language
6 39 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.56%) Banking
8 18 (1.25%) Retail
9 17 (1.18%) Marketing
10 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.69%) Electronics
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
13 8 (0.55%) Legal
14 7 (0.48%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.28%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.21%) Back Office
16 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 258 (17.85%) Linux Engineer
2 250 (17.30%) Support Engineer
3 214 (14.81%) Developer
4 139 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 116 (8.03%) Security Engineer
6 103 (7.13%) Analyst
6 103 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 101 (6.99%) Administrator
7 101 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 101 (6.99%) Linux Support
8 96 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 89 (6.16%) Applications Support
10 87 (6.02%) Technical Support
11 79 (5.47%) Technical Engineer
12 77 (5.33%) Linux Support Engineer
13 73 (5.05%) Technical Support Engineer
14 72 (4.98%) Consultant
15 70 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
16 64 (4.43%) Applications Engineer
16 64 (4.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.90%) LAMP
2 135 (9.34%) HTML
3 118 (8.17%) Web Services
4 100 (6.92%) CSS
5 59 (4.08%) Middleware
6 53 (3.67%) JSON
7 50 (3.46%) XML
8 47 (3.25%) AngularJS
9 46 (3.18%) .NET
10 44 (3.04%) LEMP Stack
11 39 (2.70%) Symfony
12 36 (2.49%) ZeroMQ
13 34 (2.35%) REST
14 32 (2.21%) Regular Expression
15 30 (2.08%) Sensu
16 26 (1.80%) SOAP
17 24 (1.66%) Ajax
17 24 (1.66%) J2EE
17 24 (1.66%) RESTful
18 23 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 111 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 97 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.43%) Clustering
5 50 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.94%) PKI
8 24 (1.66%) Statistics
9 23 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
10 21 (1.45%) EMC VNX
11 20 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.31%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
13 16 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.04%) Replication
15 14 (0.97%) Cryptography
15 14 (0.97%) User Experience
16 13 (0.90%) Physics
17 11 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
17 11 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 675 (46.71%) Windows
2 435 (30.10%) Unix
3 250 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 223 (15.43%) Windows Server
5 121 (8.37%) CentOS
6 112 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (6.99%) Solaris
8 80 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (5.47%) Ubuntu
10 62 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (3.32%) Windows 2000
12 44 (3.04%) Debian
13 41 (2.84%) AIX
14 20 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.18%) HPUX
15 17 (1.18%) SUSE
16 11 (0.76%) Kali Linux
16 11 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.62%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (10.17%) DevOps
3 142 (9.83%) ITIL
4 139 (9.62%) Presales
5 126 (8.72%) Scrum
6 118 (8.17%) TDD
7 113 (7.82%) Software Engineering
8 98 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 91 (6.30%) Information Security
10 87 (6.02%) Analytics
11 84 (5.81%) BDD
12 83 (5.74%) Mentoring
13 81 (5.61%) Multithreading
13 81 (5.61%) OOP
14 80 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (4.98%) Open Source
16 68 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (4.71%) OO
17 64 (4.43%) Cybersecurity
18 61 (4.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 306 (21.18%) Python
2 283 (19.58%) SQL
3 282 (19.52%) Bash Shell
4 258 (17.85%) Java
5 225 (15.57%) Perl
6 197 (13.63%) PowerShell
7 165 (11.42%) JavaScript
8 148 (10.24%) C++
9 135 (9.34%) PHP
10 130 (9.00%) C
11 118 (8.17%) Ruby
12 96 (6.64%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.94%) C#
14 22 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.11%) VB
17 15 (1.04%) Tcl
18 9 (0.62%) Go
18 9 (0.62%) VBScript
19 8 (0.55%) CFML
Qualifications
1 130 (9.00%) Degree
2 102 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (6.30%) CCNA
4 79 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 72 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (4.36%) CISSP
6 63 (4.36%) SC Cleared
7 58 (4.01%) MCSE
8 54 (3.74%) CCNP
9 46 (3.18%) RHCSA
10 40 (2.77%) CEH
10 40 (2.77%) MCITP
11 32 (2.21%) RHCA
12 30 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.87%) RHCE
14 24 (1.66%) CISA
15 23 (1.59%) DV Cleared
16 22 (1.52%) MCSA
17 19 (1.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.05%) SLA
2 71 (4.91%) QA
3 40 (2.77%) PCI DSS
4 29 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.04%) HIPAA
6 12 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.42%) HL7
8 3 (0.21%) GPG13
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 294 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 219 (15.16%) Active Directory
3 160 (11.07%) vSphere
4 109 (7.54%) Hyper-V
5 69 (4.78%) Firmware
6 50 (3.46%) VMware ESX
7 47 (3.25%) XenApp
8 40 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
9 37 (2.56%) vCloud
10 30 (2.08%) Docker
11 26 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (1.25%) GlusterFS
12 18 (1.25%) KVM
12 18 (1.25%) Varnish
13 16 (1.11%) VirtualBox
14 15 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (0.90%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 10 (0.69%) qmail
Systems Management
1 162 (11.21%) Puppet
2 80 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (4.57%) SCCM
4 49 (3.39%) Nessus
5 48 (3.32%) Nagios
6 40 (2.77%) Ansible
7 38 (2.63%) WSUS
8 32 (2.21%) OpenAM
9 30 (2.08%) Cacti
9 30 (2.08%) yum
10 26 (1.80%) Ganglia
11 24 (1.66%) Kibana
11 24 (1.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 20 (1.38%) Graphite
12 20 (1.38%) ZABBIX
13 18 (1.25%) OpenView
13 18 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 17 (1.18%) HAProxy
14 17 (1.18%) logstash
15 15 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 425 (29.41%) VMware
2 287 (19.86%) Cisco
3 261 (18.06%) Red Hat
4 234 (16.19%) Oracle
5 206 (14.26%) Microsoft
6 97 (6.71%) F5
7 91 (6.30%) Juniper
8 84 (5.81%) Citrix
9 71 (4.91%) CheckPoint
10 70 (4.84%) Sun
11 67 (4.64%) HP
12 57 (3.94%) EMC
13 51 (3.53%) Blue Coat
14 50 (3.46%) Palo Alto
15 44 (3.04%) IBM
16 33 (2.28%) Splunk
17 32 (2.21%) Zend
18 31 (2.15%) Crossbeam
18 31 (2.15%) Sourcefire
19 25 (1.73%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Medical, Pension + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago