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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 6 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 606 650 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.60% 12.19% 11.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.06% 51.14% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 498 582 489
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1062 1271 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.09% 23.84% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1123 1209
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +4 292 £50,000 -0.99% 33
Slough +35 60 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Bracknell +7 58 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Maidenhead -9 43 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Newbury +19 35 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Windsor +20 31 £60,500 -15.08% 1
Wokingham +7 7 £27,500 -19.11%
Ascot - 5 £65,000 - 1
Hungerford - 4 £40,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 619 (49.24%) Windows
2 408 (32.46%) Unix
3 329 (26.17%) VMware
4 280 (22.28%) TCP/IP
5 267 (21.24%) Java
6 254 (20.21%) Python
7 243 (19.33%) SQL
8 236 (18.77%) Firewall
9 227 (18.06%) Cisco
10 202 (16.07%) Red Hat
11 198 (15.75%) Windows Server
12 196 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
13 194 (15.43%) Bash Shell
14 190 (15.12%) Oracle
15 184 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 182 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
17 178 (14.16%) MySQL
18 168 (13.37%) Active Directory
19 166 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 163 (12.97%) SQL Server
21 157 (12.49%) DevOps
22 156 (12.41%) Perl
23 155 (12.33%) Microsoft
24 150 (11.93%) Apache
25 149 (11.85%) Finance
26 140 (11.14%) Puppet
27 123 (9.79%) CentOS
27 123 (9.79%) Degree
28 121 (9.63%) Software Engineering
28 121 (9.63%) Scrum

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
1 150 (11.93%) Apache
2 79 (6.28%) Tomcat
3 67 (5.33%) IIS
3 67 (5.33%) WebLogic
4 60 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (3.98%) JBoss
6 44 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 42 (3.34%) nginx
8 37 (2.94%) MS Exchange
9 25 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (1.51%) Drupal
10 19 (1.51%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (0.95%) Eucalyptus
13 12 (0.95%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.40%) uWSGI
Applications
1 75 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) Mathcad
5 2 (0.16%) MS Office
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 182 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (8.19%) SaaS
3 73 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (3.58%) Office 365
6 24 (1.91%) GitHub
7 20 (1.59%) PaaS
8 18 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.03%) IaaS
10 9 (0.72%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle CX
12 3 (0.24%) Responsys
12 3 (0.24%) Taleo
12 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.16%) Akamai
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 280 (22.28%) TCP/IP
2 236 (18.77%) Firewall
3 101 (8.04%) DNS
4 87 (6.92%) HTTP
5 67 (5.33%) Network Security
6 63 (5.01%) SAN
7 57 (4.53%) SSL
8 55 (4.38%) Internet
8 55 (4.38%) LDAP
9 51 (4.06%) SMTP
9 51 (4.06%) VPN
10 48 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (3.26%) WAN
12 40 (3.18%) LAN
13 39 (3.10%) FTP
14 34 (2.70%) DHCP
14 34 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
15 30 (2.39%) Wireless
16 25 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (1.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.16%) MySQL
2 163 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 80 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 59 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 55 (4.38%) Big Data
6 50 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 47 (3.74%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.07%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (1.03%) HBase
14 12 (0.95%) InfluxDB
14 12 (0.95%) Riak
14 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.64%) Redis
16 7 (0.56%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 113 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.22%) JIRA
4 46 (3.66%) Subversion
5 27 (2.15%) Eclipse
5 27 (2.15%) Maven
6 22 (1.75%) Selenium
7 17 (1.35%) Ant
7 17 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.03%) JUnit
10 12 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.80%) JMeter
12 8 (0.64%) Bugzilla
12 8 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.56%) Trac
14 6 (0.48%) WinDbg
General
1 149 (11.85%) Finance
2 92 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.69%) German Language
4 47 (3.74%) French Language
4 47 (3.74%) Games
5 40 (3.18%) Marketing
6 37 (2.94%) Banking
7 29 (2.31%) Electronics
8 27 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.27%) Advertising
9 16 (1.27%) Italian Language
9 16 (1.27%) Legal
10 13 (1.03%) Retail
10 13 (1.03%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (0.48%) Avionics
13 5 (0.40%) Billing
14 4 (0.32%) Back Office
14 4 (0.32%) Military
15 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 209 (16.63%) Support Engineer
2 206 (16.39%) Linux Engineer
3 155 (12.33%) Developer
4 107 (8.51%) Administrator
5 97 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 92 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 87 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (6.52%) Technical Support
9 81 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 77 (6.13%) Technical Engineer
11 76 (6.05%) Consultant
12 74 (5.89%) Technical Support Engineer
13 72 (5.73%) Analyst
14 61 (4.85%) Applications Support
14 61 (4.85%) Java Developer
14 61 (4.85%) Software Engineer
15 60 (4.77%) Architect
16 59 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
16 59 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
17 58 (4.61%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.19%) HTML
2 91 (7.24%) Web Services
3 80 (6.36%) Middleware
4 77 (6.13%) CSS
5 74 (5.89%) LAMP
6 60 (4.77%) .NET
7 50 (3.98%) JSON
8 44 (3.50%) XML
9 43 (3.42%) AngularJS
10 40 (3.18%) REST
11 28 (2.23%) Node.js
11 28 (2.23%) Spring
12 26 (2.07%) Ajax
13 25 (1.99%) SOAP
14 21 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
15 20 (1.59%) jQuery
16 19 (1.51%) J2EE
17 18 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
17 18 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
18 16 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.72%) Data Centre
2 93 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 75 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.98%) Clustering
6 24 (1.91%) PKI
7 23 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.19%) Statistics
11 14 (1.11%) EMC VNX
11 14 (1.11%) Replication
12 13 (1.03%) Fintech
13 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
13 12 (0.95%) IPTV
13 12 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 12 (0.95%) STB
14 10 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 619 (49.24%) Windows
2 408 (32.46%) Unix
3 198 (15.75%) Windows Server
4 166 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 123 (9.79%) CentOS
6 99 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (7.32%) Solaris
8 81 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (3.90%) Windows 2000
11 46 (3.66%) Ubuntu
12 37 (2.94%) Debian
13 27 (2.15%) AIX
14 19 (1.51%) Android
15 15 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.88%) HPUX
17 11 (0.88%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (12.49%) DevOps
3 121 (9.63%) Scrum
3 121 (9.63%) Software Engineering
4 114 (9.07%) ITIL
5 108 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 97 (7.72%) Open Source
8 89 (7.08%) Information Security
9 80 (6.36%) Risk Management
10 74 (5.89%) Presales
11 73 (5.81%) TDD
12 69 (5.49%) High Availability
13 53 (4.22%) Configuration Management
13 53 (4.22%) OOP
14 50 (3.98%) OO
14 50 (3.98%) SDLC
14 50 (3.98%) Web Development
15 49 (3.90%) Analytics
15 49 (3.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 267 (21.24%) Java
2 254 (20.21%) Python
3 243 (19.33%) SQL
4 194 (15.43%) Bash Shell
5 156 (12.41%) Perl
6 117 (9.31%) JavaScript
7 111 (8.83%) PHP
8 109 (8.67%) PowerShell
9 94 (7.48%) C
10 93 (7.40%) C++
11 92 (7.32%) Ruby
12 87 (6.92%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.91%) C#
14 24 (1.91%) Go
15 22 (1.75%) CFML
16 20 (1.59%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.11%) VB
18 8 (0.64%) Groovy
18 8 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (9.79%) Degree
2 63 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (4.61%) CISSP
5 50 (3.98%) CCNA
5 50 (3.98%) MCSE
6 42 (3.34%) CEH
7 38 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 28 (2.23%) CCNP
10 26 (2.07%) MCITP
11 24 (1.91%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.59%) AWS Certification
13 19 (1.51%) GCIA
14 17 (1.35%) EMC Certification
15 16 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.11%) CCIE
17 13 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.80%) RHCA
18 10 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.65%) QA
2 66 (5.25%) SLA
3 26 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.40%) HL7
7 4 (0.32%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.080%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 184 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (13.37%) Active Directory
3 87 (6.92%) vSphere
4 82 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 48 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 34 (2.70%) vCloud
7 33 (2.63%) Docker
8 22 (1.75%) KVM
9 21 (1.67%) NFS
9 21 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.59%) Firmware
11 19 (1.51%) HDFS
12 18 (1.43%) Varnish
13 15 (1.19%) XenApp
14 14 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (1.11%) Terminal Services
14 14 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 140 (11.14%) Puppet
2 107 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.30%) Ansible
4 35 (2.78%) Nagios
4 35 (2.78%) SCCM
5 31 (2.47%) Nessus
6 23 (1.83%) WSUS
7 20 (1.59%) Grafana
7 20 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 18 (1.43%) Cacti
8 18 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
9 15 (1.19%) Kibana
9 15 (1.19%) Salt
9 15 (1.19%) vMotion
10 14 (1.11%) Terraform
10 14 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 13 (1.03%) Graphite
11 13 (1.03%) OpenAM
11 13 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 329 (26.17%) VMware
2 227 (18.06%) Cisco
3 202 (16.07%) Red Hat
4 190 (15.12%) Oracle
5 155 (12.33%) Microsoft
6 96 (7.64%) F5
7 90 (7.16%) CheckPoint
8 84 (6.68%) Juniper
9 75 (5.97%) Blue Coat
10 72 (5.73%) Palo Alto
11 57 (4.53%) HP
11 57 (4.53%) Sun
12 50 (3.98%) EMC
13 48 (3.82%) Crossbeam
13 48 (3.82%) Sourcefire
14 36 (2.86%) Citrix
15 34 (2.70%) Google
16 25 (1.99%) IBM
17 22 (1.75%) NetApp
17 22 (1.75%) Veritas
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