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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 644 680 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.93% 11.26% 11.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.40% 37.69% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 504 546 568
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1769 1804 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.02% 29.88% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1405 1434
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -6 238 £39,000 -13.33% 30
Slough +7 99 £38,500 -14.44% 12
Bracknell -2 89 £40,000 - 8
Maidenhead +2 56 £48,000 +6.66% 10
Windsor +1 25 £57,500 +48.38%
Newbury -12 22 £45,750 +14.37% 4
Wokingham +4 3 £36,000 -0.68% 6
Thatcham -2 2 £23,250 -12.26%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 521 (40.67%) Windows
2 486 (37.94%) UNIX
3 341 (26.62%) VMware
4 334 (26.07%) SQL
5 243 (18.97%) Oracle
6 241 (18.81%) Java
7 230 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 219 (17.10%) Degree
9 217 (16.94%) MySQL
10 215 (16.78%) Red Hat
11 205 (16.00%) Telecoms
12 199 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 175 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
13 175 (13.66%) Apache
14 173 (13.51%) TCP/IP
14 173 (13.51%) Firewall
15 172 (13.43%) ITIL
15 172 (13.43%) Cisco
16 170 (13.27%) SQL Server
17 168 (13.11%) JavaScript
18 157 (12.26%) HTML
19 152 (11.87%) Solaris
20 145 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 140 (10.93%) HP
22 136 (10.62%) Finance
23 127 (9.91%) Computer Science
23 127 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
24 121 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
24 121 (9.45%) XML
24 121 (9.45%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 175 (13.66%) Apache
2 110 (8.59%) Tomcat
3 70 (5.46%) JBoss
4 44 (3.43%) WebLogic
4 44 (3.43%) IIS
5 43 (3.36%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 33 (2.58%) WebSphere
8 28 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.25%) Lync
11 13 (1.01%) nginx
12 11 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (0.70%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.70%) Drupal
13 9 (0.70%) Resin
14 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 104 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.87%) MS Office
3 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.19%) SaaS
3 14 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.47%) IaaS
7 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.39%) Office 365
7 5 (0.39%) GitHub
8 4 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.078%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 173 (13.51%) Firewall
2 121 (9.45%) DNS
3 102 (7.96%) VPN
3 102 (7.96%) Internet
4 99 (7.73%) SAN
5 85 (6.64%) WAN
6 79 (6.17%) LAN
7 77 (6.01%) HTTP
8 55 (4.29%) SSL
9 50 (3.90%) Network Security
10 38 (2.97%) Wireless
11 37 (2.89%) MPLS
12 36 (2.81%) VoIP
13 34 (2.65%) DHCP
13 34 (2.65%) BGP
14 29 (2.26%) NAS
15 28 (2.19%) Ethernet
16 27 (2.11%) OSPF
17 25 (1.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (16.94%) MySQL
2 170 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 93 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 62 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 60 (4.68%) RDBMS
6 47 (3.67%) DB2
7 42 (3.28%) Big Data
8 25 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 17 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (1.01%) Redis
16 12 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (0.94%) Essbase
16 12 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
17 10 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 84 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.22%) Subversion
3 44 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 43 (3.36%) Selenium
5 36 (2.81%) Mockito
6 24 (1.87%) Maven
7 22 (1.72%) Ant
8 20 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (1.33%) JUnit
10 16 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.01%) Hudson
11 13 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (0.94%) LoadRunner
12 12 (0.94%) SilkPerformer
13 8 (0.62%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.55%) Gradle
15 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.39%) WinRunner
17 4 (0.31%) RSpec
General
1 205 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 136 (10.62%) Finance
3 60 (4.68%) Retail
4 39 (3.04%) Banking
5 37 (2.89%) French Language
6 35 (2.73%) German Language
6 35 (2.73%) Marketing
7 21 (1.64%) Multimedia
7 21 (1.64%) Billing
8 19 (1.48%) Back Office
9 18 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.25%) Automotive
11 11 (0.86%) Electronics
12 9 (0.70%) Advertising
13 7 (0.55%) Legal
14 6 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.31%) Games
16 3 (0.23%) Military
17 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.078%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (17.25%) Support Engineer
2 175 (13.66%) Developer
3 153 (11.94%) Administrator
4 129 (10.07%) Technical Support
5 118 (9.21%) Consultant
6 113 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 99 (7.73%) Technical Support Engineer
8 98 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
9 78 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
10 67 (5.23%) Java Developer
11 64 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
12 63 (4.92%) Analyst
12 63 (4.92%) Software Engineer
13 61 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
14 59 (4.61%) Architect
15 57 (4.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 53 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 44 (3.43%) Support Analyst
18 37 (2.89%) DBA
19 36 (2.81%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.26%) HTML
2 121 (9.45%) XML
3 116 (9.06%) Web Services
4 111 (8.67%) CSS
5 95 (7.42%) J2EE
6 87 (6.79%) jQuery
7 77 (6.01%) LAMP
8 76 (5.93%) Spring
9 62 (4.84%) JSP
10 57 (4.45%) .NET
11 53 (4.14%) Java EE
12 40 (3.12%) XSLT
13 37 (2.89%) XHTML
14 30 (2.34%) HTML5
15 29 (2.26%) Hibernate
16 25 (1.95%) SOAP
17 24 (1.87%) RESTful
17 24 (1.87%) CSS3
18 21 (1.64%) Ajax
19 20 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.91%) Computer Science
1 127 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.12%) Open Source
3 55 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 48 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (3.20%) Clustering
6 40 (3.12%) iPad
7 38 (2.97%) Mathematics
8 27 (2.11%) Mainframe
9 24 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.56%) Replication
11 18 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.17%) Smartphone
14 14 (1.09%) iPhone
14 14 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (1.01%) Visualisation
15 13 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 13 (1.01%) Blackberry
16 12 (0.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 521 (40.67%) Windows
2 486 (37.94%) UNIX
3 152 (11.87%) Solaris
4 145 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (5.54%) CentOS
8 67 (5.23%) SUSE
9 59 (4.61%) Ubuntu
9 59 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (3.51%) AIX
11 44 (3.43%) Debian
12 37 (2.89%) Windows 7
13 25 (1.95%) HPUX
14 21 (1.64%) Windows XP
15 18 (1.41%) VMS
16 15 (1.17%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.86%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.78%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (13.43%) ITIL
3 82 (6.40%) Scrum
4 79 (6.17%) Software Engineering
5 72 (5.62%) SOA
6 65 (5.07%) DevOps
7 63 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 63 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 63 (4.92%) TDD
8 61 (4.76%) Service Management
9 57 (4.45%) Configuration Management
10 52 (4.06%) Service Delivery
11 50 (3.90%) OO
11 50 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (3.75%) Migration
13 47 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (3.67%) BDD
14 42 (3.28%) Performance Analysis
15 41 (3.20%) Unit Testing
15 41 (3.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (26.07%) SQL
2 241 (18.81%) Java
3 168 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 121 (9.45%) Python
5 119 (9.29%) PHP
6 114 (8.90%) Perl
7 85 (6.64%) C++
8 75 (5.85%) Bash Shell
9 68 (5.31%) C
10 58 (4.53%) PowerShell
11 53 (4.14%) Shell Script
12 49 (3.83%) Ruby
13 38 (2.97%) C#
14 22 (1.72%) PHP5
15 17 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.09%) Objective-C
17 11 (0.86%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.70%) Jython
19 8 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 6 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 219 (17.10%) Degree
2 98 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 81 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (5.46%) CISSP
5 69 (5.39%) CCNA
6 65 (5.07%) SC Cleared
7 34 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 33 (2.58%) CISA
9 29 (2.26%) CISM
9 29 (2.26%) CEH
10 28 (2.19%) PCI QSA
11 24 (1.87%) CCNP
12 22 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (1.72%) ISEB
13 18 (1.41%) MCSE
13 18 (1.41%) SCSA
14 14 (1.09%) ISTQB
14 14 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (1.01%) RHCA
16 12 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.59%) SLA
2 66 (5.15%) QA
3 54 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (2.65%) PCI DSS
5 32 (2.50%) COBIT
6 31 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.62%) GPG13
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.23%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
System Software
1 199 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 60 (4.68%) vSphere
4 55 (4.29%) VMware ESX
5 49 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.34%) Firmware
7 29 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 25 (1.95%) KVM
10 20 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.86%) Xen
12 11 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.86%) NFS
12 11 (0.86%) XenApp
13 10 (0.78%) NDS
13 10 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.70%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.62%) IAG
15 8 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 72 (5.62%) Puppet
2 53 (4.14%) Nagios
3 23 (1.80%) NetBackup
4 22 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.41%) Plesk
6 17 (1.33%) Zenoss
6 17 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (1.33%) WSUS
6 17 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (1.17%) SCCM
8 14 (1.09%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.78%) Munin
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.55%) Netcool
13 5 (0.39%) logstash
14 4 (0.31%) Nessus
14 4 (0.31%) SCOM
14 4 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 341 (26.62%) VMware
2 243 (18.97%) Oracle
3 230 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 215 (16.78%) Red Hat
5 172 (13.43%) Cisco
6 140 (10.93%) HP
7 61 (4.76%) EMC
7 61 (4.76%) Citrix
8 58 (4.53%) Sun
9 56 (4.37%) IBM
10 52 (4.06%) SAP
11 37 (2.89%) Juniper
12 36 (2.81%) hybris
13 30 (2.34%) Veritas
14 29 (2.26%) NetApp
15 24 (1.87%) Remedy
16 23 (1.80%) InterSystems
16 23 (1.80%) CheckPoint
17 22 (1.72%) Sybase
18 21 (1.64%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k - 75k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £58,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago