The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 620 616 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.53% 11.49% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.03% 43.05% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 512 470 462
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1511 1431 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.11% 26.68% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1112 1217
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
(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 0 275 £45,000 - 46
Slough +12 104 £42,000 -6.66% 18
Bracknell -6 68 £45,000 - 9
Maidenhead +22 57 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Newbury -7 30 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Windsor -8 5 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Wokingham +11 3 £37,500 -8.53%
Hungerford -11 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 556 (44.41%) Windows
2 479 (38.26%) UNIX
3 345 (27.56%) SQL
4 318 (25.40%) VMware
5 275 (21.96%) Oracle
6 268 (21.41%) Firewall
7 238 (19.01%) Java
8 234 (18.69%) MySQL
9 225 (17.97%) Microsoft
10 221 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 220 (17.57%) Red Hat
12 208 (16.61%) Cisco
13 207 (16.53%) Degree
14 191 (15.26%) SQL Server
15 189 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 168 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 168 (13.42%) Apache
17 148 (11.82%) Telecoms
18 147 (11.74%) HP
19 142 (11.34%) Active Directory
20 141 (11.26%) MS Excel
21 136 (10.86%) Solaris
21 136 (10.86%) ITIL
22 131 (10.46%) JavaScript
22 131 (10.46%) Perl
22 131 (10.46%) SAN
23 126 (10.06%) Computer Science
24 125 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
24 125 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
25 120 (9.58%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 168 (13.42%) Apache
2 99 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 79 (6.31%) JBoss
4 74 (5.91%) IIS
5 52 (4.15%) MS Exchange
6 37 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 35 (2.80%) WebSphere
8 30 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.24%) nginx
10 18 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.04%) Drupal
11 13 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 12 (0.96%) WordPress
13 11 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.80%) Joomla!
14 10 (0.80%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 141 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.43%) MS Office
3 13 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.51%) SaaS
2 27 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
3 19 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 17 (1.36%) Office 365
5 11 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.40%) PaaS
8 3 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.080%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.080%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 268 (21.41%) Firewall
2 221 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 131 (10.46%) SAN
4 100 (7.99%) DNS
5 99 (7.91%) WAN
6 89 (7.11%) VPN
7 86 (6.87%) LAN
8 81 (6.47%) Internet
9 69 (5.51%) Network Security
10 67 (5.35%) HTTP
11 46 (3.67%) VoIP
12 45 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (3.59%) VLAN
13 44 (3.51%) LDAP
14 40 (3.19%) DHCP
14 40 (3.19%) NAS
15 38 (3.04%) Ethernet
16 37 (2.96%) MPLS
17 36 (2.88%) Wireless
18 35 (2.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (18.69%) MySQL
2 191 (15.26%) SQL Server
3 80 (6.39%) Relational Database
4 70 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 45 (3.59%) DB2
6 41 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 34 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 34 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (2.40%) Big Data
10 30 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (1.68%) Redis
13 20 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (1.44%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 66 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.15%) Subversion
3 34 (2.72%) Maven
4 33 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
6 23 (1.84%) Selenium
7 21 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 19 (1.52%) JUnit
9 18 (1.44%) Hudson
10 17 (1.36%) Mockito
11 13 (1.04%) Ant
12 11 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
13 7 (0.56%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.40%) JIRA
14 5 (0.40%) NetBeans
14 5 (0.40%) WinRunner
14 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.24%) JBehave
15 3 (0.24%) WebObjects
General
1 148 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 110 (8.79%) Finance
3 47 (3.75%) Retail
4 31 (2.48%) French Language
4 31 (2.48%) Marketing
5 26 (2.08%) German Language
6 25 (2.00%) Automotive
7 23 (1.84%) Banking
8 19 (1.52%) Billing
9 16 (1.28%) Back Office
10 15 (1.20%) Advertising
10 15 (1.20%) Legal
11 12 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.72%) Electronics
14 8 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.48%) Games
16 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 4 (0.32%) Arabic Language
17 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 271 (21.65%) Support Engineer
2 137 (10.94%) Technical Support
3 134 (10.70%) Developer
4 117 (9.35%) Administrator
5 112 (8.95%) Technical Engineer
6 107 (8.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 102 (8.15%) Consultant
8 87 (6.95%) Software Engineer
9 86 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
10 72 (5.75%) Java Developer
11 68 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
12 66 (5.27%) Architect
13 56 (4.47%) Security Engineer
14 55 (4.39%) Analyst
15 53 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
16 48 (3.83%) Applications Support
16 48 (3.83%) Linux Administrator
17 46 (3.67%) Support Analyst
18 44 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 44 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (9.42%) HTML
2 105 (8.39%) XML
3 85 (6.79%) Web Services
4 81 (6.47%) J2EE
5 67 (5.35%) LAMP
6 63 (5.03%) CSS
7 59 (4.71%) .NET
8 56 (4.47%) jQuery
9 55 (4.39%) Spring
10 41 (3.27%) JSP
11 33 (2.64%) REST
12 28 (2.24%) Java EE
13 26 (2.08%) Ajax
14 25 (2.00%) HTML5
15 24 (1.92%) XHTML
15 24 (1.92%) Hibernate
16 22 (1.76%) JSON
17 21 (1.68%) XSLT
18 20 (1.60%) SOAP
18 20 (1.60%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.06%) Computer Science
2 111 (8.87%) Open Source
3 110 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 44 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.48%) Clustering
7 27 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
7 27 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.60%) iPad
9 20 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.44%) Replication
11 16 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.96%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.80%) e-Health
14 10 (0.80%) FlexPod
15 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 556 (44.41%) Windows
2 479 (38.26%) UNIX
3 168 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 136 (10.86%) Solaris
5 125 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 93 (7.43%) CentOS
8 76 (6.07%) Ubuntu
9 51 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (3.99%) Debian
11 49 (3.91%) AIX
12 48 (3.83%) SUSE
13 44 (3.51%) Windows 7
14 35 (2.80%) HPUX
15 29 (2.32%) Mac OS X
16 19 (1.52%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.52%) Android
17 17 (1.36%) Windows 2000
18 16 (1.28%) VMS
19 12 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (10.86%) ITIL
2 125 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (7.51%) Software Engineering
4 91 (7.27%) Project Management
5 63 (5.03%) Mentoring
6 62 (4.95%) DevOps
7 58 (4.63%) Scrum
8 54 (4.31%) Load Balancing
9 49 (3.91%) Service Delivery
10 47 (3.75%) SIEM
10 47 (3.75%) Change Management
10 47 (3.75%) SOA
11 43 (3.43%) Cyber Security
11 43 (3.43%) OO
12 42 (3.35%) E-Commerce
13 40 (3.19%) Time Management
14 37 (2.96%) Migration
15 35 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (2.72%) Service Management
16 34 (2.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 345 (27.56%) SQL
2 238 (19.01%) Java
3 131 (10.46%) JavaScript
3 131 (10.46%) Perl
4 120 (9.58%) PHP
5 114 (9.11%) Python
6 95 (7.59%) C++
7 89 (7.11%) C
8 71 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 68 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 54 (4.31%) Ruby
11 41 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.08%) C#
14 11 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 11 (0.88%) Embedded C++
15 10 (0.80%) PHP5
16 9 (0.72%) Jython
17 8 (0.64%) VBA
17 8 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 207 (16.53%) Degree
2 105 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 81 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 71 (5.67%) CCNA
6 68 (5.43%) CISSP
7 37 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (2.64%) VCP4
9 28 (2.24%) DV Cleared
10 27 (2.16%) CCNP
11 26 (2.08%) MCSE
12 23 (1.84%) CEH
13 22 (1.76%) CISA
13 22 (1.76%) MCITP
14 18 (1.44%) RHCE
15 16 (1.28%) CISM
16 13 (1.04%) PCI QSA
16 13 (1.04%) SCSA
16 13 (1.04%) Sun Certification
16 13 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.43%) SLA
2 33 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.64%) QA
3 29 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.44%) COBIT
5 15 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.64%) GPG13
7 5 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.24%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.24%) HL7
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 189 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 66 (5.27%) vSphere
4 62 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 60 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 29 (2.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 24 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 23 (1.84%) KVM
9 22 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (1.44%) Firmware
11 17 (1.36%) NFS
12 11 (0.88%) XenApp
13 10 (0.80%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.64%) NDS
14 8 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.56%) Samba
16 6 (0.48%) Xen
16 6 (0.48%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 71 (5.67%) Puppet
2 53 (4.23%) Nagios
3 47 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.56%) SCCM
5 30 (2.40%) Plesk
5 30 (2.40%) cPanel
6 25 (2.00%) Webmin
7 17 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
7 17 (1.36%) logstash
8 16 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (0.96%) OpenAM
11 10 (0.80%) WSUS
11 10 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.56%) Zenoss
13 7 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.56%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.48%) Netcool
14 6 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 318 (25.40%) VMware
2 275 (21.96%) Oracle
3 225 (17.97%) Microsoft
4 220 (17.57%) Red Hat
5 208 (16.61%) Cisco
6 147 (11.74%) HP
7 81 (6.47%) Juniper
8 80 (6.39%) IBM
9 65 (5.19%) EMC
10 55 (4.39%) Citrix
11 48 (3.83%) Sun
12 41 (3.27%) CheckPoint
13 38 (3.04%) NetApp
14 36 (2.88%) F5
15 30 (2.40%) Veritas
16 29 (2.32%) SAP
17 26 (2.08%) Sybase
18 22 (1.76%) Symantec
18 22 (1.76%) Blue Coat
19 20 (1.60%) Sourcefire
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days holiday, Pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c35000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago