The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux 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 of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 693 650 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.78% 12.21% 13.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.56% 37.46% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 552 532 753
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1591 1735 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.04% 32.59% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1318 1638
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux
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 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 +2 344 £45,000 +20.00% 44
Bracknell +9 79 £45,000 +42.85% 12
Slough -5 54 £40,500 -12.43% 9
Newbury -11 36 £40,000 -9.09% 7
Maidenhead -21 25 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Ascot +4 9 £40,000 +77.77%
Windsor +8 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Wokingham -11 7 £41,000 -0.60% 1
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
Hungerford +7 2 £48,750 +45.52%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 596 (43.86%) UNIX
2 589 (43.34%) Windows
3 379 (27.89%) Degree
4 362 (26.64%) SQL
5 344 (25.31%) Oracle
6 330 (24.28%) Java
7 290 (21.34%) VMware
8 283 (20.82%) Microsoft
9 269 (19.79%) Red Hat
10 263 (19.35%) Perl
11 235 (17.29%) MySQL
12 228 (16.78%) SQL Server
13 209 (15.38%) Python
14 200 (14.72%) Apache
14 200 (14.72%) Firewall
15 185 (13.61%) Computer Science
16 184 (13.54%) PHP
16 184 (13.54%) C++
17 182 (13.39%) Solaris
18 181 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 172 (12.66%) Telecoms
19 172 (12.66%) TCP/IP
20 170 (12.51%) SAN
21 162 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
22 152 (11.18%) HTML
23 149 (10.96%) Bash Shell
24 147 (10.82%) DNS
25 140 (10.30%) JavaScript
25 140 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 138 (10.15%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 200 (14.72%) Apache
2 100 (7.36%) Drupal
3 97 (7.14%) IIS
4 68 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 57 (4.19%) nginx
6 53 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 51 (3.75%) CMS
7 51 (3.75%) MS Exchange
8 49 (3.61%) WordPress
9 46 (3.38%) Alfresco
10 44 (3.24%) Lotus Domino
11 39 (2.87%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (1.10%) Eucalyptus
12 15 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.66%) Node.js
15 7 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 117 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.34%) MS Office
3 6 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.62%) Oracle BRM
4 7 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.15%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.02%) SaaS
2 38 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.62%) PaaS
4 20 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.66%) IaaS
7 6 (0.44%) Office 365
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.074%) GitHub
9 1 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 200 (14.72%) Firewall
2 172 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 170 (12.51%) SAN
4 147 (10.82%) DNS
5 84 (6.18%) Internet
6 81 (5.96%) HTTP
7 63 (4.64%) DHCP
8 62 (4.56%) NAS
9 50 (3.68%) VPN
10 49 (3.61%) FTP
11 40 (2.94%) SMTP
12 38 (2.80%) iSCSI
13 36 (2.65%) VoIP
14 35 (2.58%) LAN
14 35 (2.58%) LDAP
15 33 (2.43%) SSL
15 33 (2.43%) WAN
16 32 (2.35%) SNMP
17 30 (2.21%) Network Security
18 29 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (17.29%) MySQL
2 228 (16.78%) SQL Server
3 95 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 63 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 61 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 60 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 57 (4.19%) Riak
9 51 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (2.21%) InterSystems Cache
14 28 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
14 28 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 28 (2.06%) Essbase
14 28 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
14 28 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.77%) DB2
16 20 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 41 (3.02%) Subversion
4 39 (2.87%) Ant
5 36 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.69%) Metasploit
6 23 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 22 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.47%) JUnit
9 19 (1.40%) Selenium
10 17 (1.25%) Maven
11 12 (0.88%) JIRA
12 10 (0.74%) Hudson
12 10 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.66%) WebObjects
13 9 (0.66%) GNU Toolchain
13 9 (0.66%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (0.52%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.52%) Rational Robot
General
1 172 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 96 (7.06%) Finance
3 73 (5.37%) French Language
4 65 (4.78%) German Language
5 57 (4.19%) Retail
6 28 (2.06%) Back Office
7 24 (1.77%) Marketing
8 19 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.10%) Russian Language
10 14 (1.03%) Banking
10 14 (1.03%) Automotive
10 14 (1.03%) Electronics
11 11 (0.81%) Italian Language
12 10 (0.74%) Billing
13 8 (0.59%) Front Office
14 7 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.37%) Law
15 5 (0.37%) Legal
15 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 240 (17.66%) Support Engineer
2 229 (16.85%) Developer
3 183 (13.47%) Administrator
4 173 (12.73%) Technical Support
5 134 (9.86%) Technical Engineer
6 133 (9.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 122 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
8 102 (7.51%) Linux Administrator
9 91 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
10 88 (6.48%) Consultant
11 83 (6.11%) Java Developer
12 78 (5.74%) Security Engineer
13 72 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 66 (4.86%) Senior Developer
15 64 (4.71%) Software Engineer
16 58 (4.27%) Analyst
17 56 (4.12%) Software Developer
18 52 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
19 49 (3.61%) DBA
20 42 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (11.18%) HTML
2 138 (10.15%) XML
3 105 (7.73%) .NET
4 99 (7.28%) CSS
5 87 (6.40%) Web Services
6 68 (5.00%) LAMP
7 65 (4.78%) J2EE
8 51 (3.75%) SOAP
9 40 (2.94%) REST
10 34 (2.50%) Hibernate
11 33 (2.43%) jQuery
12 32 (2.35%) Ajax
13 31 (2.28%) Spring
14 29 (2.13%) COM
15 25 (1.84%) Regular Expression
15 25 (1.84%) HTML5
16 23 (1.69%) JSP
16 23 (1.69%) Middleware
16 23 (1.69%) Java EE
17 22 (1.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 115 (8.46%) Open Source
3 102 (7.51%) Clustering
4 76 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (5.52%) Replication
6 51 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.99%) Oracle Exalytics
8 23 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 21 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.40%) iPhone
10 19 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.32%) Firmware
11 18 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.18%) PKI
12 16 (1.18%) Celerra
13 12 (0.88%) Derivative
14 11 (0.81%) Blackberry
14 11 (0.81%) iPad
15 10 (0.74%) Cryptography
16 9 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 596 (43.86%) UNIX
2 589 (43.34%) Windows
3 182 (13.39%) Solaris
4 140 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 130 (9.57%) CentOS
6 102 (7.51%) Ubuntu
7 92 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (5.52%) AIX
9 62 (4.56%) HPUX
10 57 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (3.75%) SUSE
12 43 (3.16%) Debian
13 37 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (2.50%) Mac OS X
15 30 (2.21%) Android
16 28 (2.06%) Windows 7
17 20 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (1.25%) Apple iOS
19 16 (1.18%) Windows 8
20 12 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (9.27%) Software Engineering
2 126 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 97 (7.14%) ITIL
4 76 (5.59%) Time Management
5 69 (5.08%) Project Management
6 67 (4.93%) Scrum
7 59 (4.34%) Configuration Management
8 58 (4.27%) Performance Analysis
9 56 (4.12%) SIEM
10 55 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
11 54 (3.97%) OO
12 52 (3.83%) Business Continuity
13 51 (3.75%) TDD
13 51 (3.75%) Document Management
14 49 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 48 (3.53%) Migration
16 47 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
17 43 (3.16%) Information Security
18 37 (2.72%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 362 (26.64%) SQL
2 330 (24.28%) Java
3 263 (19.35%) Perl
4 209 (15.38%) Python
5 184 (13.54%) PHP
5 184 (13.54%) C++
6 149 (10.96%) Bash Shell
7 140 (10.30%) JavaScript
8 107 (7.87%) Shell Script
9 84 (6.18%) Ruby
10 79 (5.81%) C
11 77 (5.67%) C#
12 48 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.21%) MUMPS
14 21 (1.55%) VB
14 21 (1.55%) Korn
15 14 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.96%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 379 (27.89%) Degree
2 122 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 95 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 92 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (5.67%) CCNA
6 64 (4.71%) DV Cleared
7 54 (3.97%) CISSP
8 52 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (3.38%) MCSE
10 39 (2.87%) CEH
11 36 (2.65%) RHCE
12 34 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
13 33 (2.43%) OCA
14 32 (2.35%) MCITP
15 29 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (1.84%) CCNP
17 21 (1.55%) OSCP
17 21 (1.55%) OSCE
18 19 (1.40%) SCSA
19 17 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.84%) SLA
2 83 (6.11%) QA
3 42 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 39 (2.87%) HL7
5 21 (1.55%) HIPAA
5 21 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.18%) GPG13
7 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.074%) COBIT
9 1 (0.074%) BS25999
System Software
1 181 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 79 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 54 (3.97%) KVM
5 49 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 49 (3.61%) vSphere
6 40 (2.94%) Xen
7 37 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 30 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.69%) Snort
11 22 (1.62%) Nmap
12 19 (1.40%) Varnish
13 14 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 10 (0.74%) vCloud
15 9 (0.66%) NFS
16 8 (0.59%) Sendmail
17 6 (0.44%) XenApp
17 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 75 (5.52%) Puppet
2 67 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (4.05%) ARCserve
4 53 (3.90%) Legato
5 51 (3.75%) Plesk
6 42 (3.09%) Nagios
7 38 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 29 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 25 (1.84%) Nessus
10 23 (1.69%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.55%) SCCM
12 18 (1.32%) Ganglia
13 17 (1.25%) Cacti
13 17 (1.25%) SCOM
14 16 (1.18%) OpenView
15 15 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 15 (1.10%) Data Guard
15 15 (1.10%) WSUS
16 13 (0.96%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 344 (25.31%) Oracle
2 290 (21.34%) VMware
3 283 (20.82%) Microsoft
4 269 (19.79%) Red Hat
5 131 (9.64%) HP
6 120 (8.83%) EMC
7 119 (8.76%) Cisco
8 116 (8.54%) Sun
9 88 (6.48%) Veritas
10 63 (4.64%) NetApp
11 55 (4.05%) JBoss
12 53 (3.90%) IBM
13 51 (3.75%) Citrix
14 35 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (2.28%) Fujitsu
16 28 (2.06%) Hyperion
17 27 (1.99%) Juniper
18 26 (1.91%) Hitachi
19 23 (1.69%) Sybase
20 22 (1.62%) Imperva
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £18000 to £26000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Halarose Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Abscissa.Com Limited
Salary: Competitive. Benefits inc: Cash Health Plan, Staff Discount
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KH Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago