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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 4 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 592 621 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.49% 12.21% 11.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.60% 47.66% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 483 556 529
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -

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
1046 1303 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.90% 25.61% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1160 1208
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +6 272 £50,000 - 33
Slough +20 66 £62,500 +38.88%
Maidenhead +5 62 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Bracknell +3 43 £40,000 -9.60% 6
Newbury +5 41 £45,000 - 4
Windsor +7 17 £70,000 +16.66%
Ascot - 9 £65,000 - 1
Hungerford -6 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wokingham -1 2 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 564 (46.73%) Windows
2 391 (32.39%) Unix
3 280 (23.20%) Python
4 276 (22.87%) VMware
5 267 (22.12%) Java
6 256 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 248 (20.55%) SQL
8 210 (17.40%) Firewall
9 203 (16.82%) Bash Shell
10 188 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
10 188 (15.58%) Cisco
11 187 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
12 175 (14.50%) Oracle
12 175 (14.50%) Red Hat
13 172 (14.25%) DevOps
14 168 (13.92%) Windows Server
14 168 (13.92%) MySQL
15 154 (12.76%) Puppet
16 152 (12.59%) SQL Server
17 146 (12.10%) Finance
18 145 (12.01%) CentOS
19 139 (11.52%) Active Directory
20 138 (11.43%) Apache
21 137 (11.35%) Perl
22 133 (11.02%) Degree
23 132 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
24 127 (10.52%) Software Engineering
25 125 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 124 (10.27%) Git (software)
27 119 (9.86%) Microsoft

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
1 138 (11.43%) Apache
2 70 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 66 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (4.89%) WebLogic
5 48 (3.98%) nginx
6 45 (3.73%) IIS
7 44 (3.65%) JBoss
8 36 (2.98%) WebSphere
9 31 (2.57%) MS Exchange
10 25 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (1.16%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.08%) Drupal
12 13 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.91%) uWSGI
14 10 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (0.58%) Confluence
16 7 (0.58%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 52 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) Mathcad
4 2 (0.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 188 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (8.78%) SaaS
3 66 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.15%) Office 365
6 22 (1.82%) GitHub
7 20 (1.66%) PaaS
8 16 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.91%) IaaS
10 6 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle CX
11 5 (0.41%) Responsys
11 5 (0.41%) Taleo
12 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) Akamai
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.083%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 256 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 210 (17.40%) Firewall
3 89 (7.37%) DNS
4 81 (6.71%) HTTP
5 75 (6.21%) SSL
6 66 (5.47%) Network Security
7 50 (4.14%) VPN
8 43 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 36 (2.98%) SAN
11 35 (2.90%) LDAP
12 34 (2.82%) Internet
13 33 (2.73%) SMTP
14 32 (2.65%) DHCP
15 27 (2.24%) LAN
15 27 (2.24%) WAN
16 26 (2.15%) FTP
17 22 (1.82%) VoIP
18 21 (1.74%) SSH
19 20 (1.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (13.92%) MySQL
2 152 (12.59%) SQL Server
3 71 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 71 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 61 (5.05%) Big Data
5 52 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (4.14%) Oracle Database
7 49 (4.06%) Hadoop
8 48 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.16%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.08%) HBase
15 11 (0.91%) Riak
16 10 (0.83%) Redis
17 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 124 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 50 (4.14%) JIRA
4 46 (3.81%) Maven
5 45 (3.73%) Subversion
6 27 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 26 (2.15%) Ant
8 20 (1.66%) Vagrant
9 19 (1.57%) Selenium
10 14 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.16%) JUnit
11 13 (1.08%) JMeter
12 11 (0.91%) GitLab
13 10 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.75%) WinDbg
15 8 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
15 8 (0.66%) Bugzilla
16 7 (0.58%) Gradle
16 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (12.10%) Finance
2 87 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 56 (4.64%) Marketing
4 55 (4.56%) Banking
5 53 (4.39%) French Language
5 53 (4.39%) German Language
6 47 (3.89%) Games
7 36 (2.98%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.73%) Electronics
9 16 (1.33%) Advertising
9 16 (1.33%) Italian Language
9 16 (1.33%) Legal
10 15 (1.24%) Spanish Language
11 13 (1.08%) Retail
12 9 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (0.50%) Avionics
13 6 (0.50%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Back Office
15 4 (0.33%) Military
16 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 192 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 190 (15.74%) Linux Engineer
3 156 (12.92%) Developer
4 101 (8.37%) Security Engineer
5 99 (8.20%) Administrator
6 89 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 85 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
8 84 (6.96%) Technical Support
9 77 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 75 (6.21%) Technical Engineer
11 73 (6.05%) Technical Support Engineer
12 69 (5.72%) Consultant
13 62 (5.14%) Software Engineer
14 60 (4.97%) Analyst
14 60 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
15 58 (4.81%) Architect
16 55 (4.56%) Applications Support
16 55 (4.56%) Linux Administrator
17 54 (4.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 52 (4.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (8.78%) HTML
2 94 (7.79%) Web Services
3 77 (6.38%) CSS
4 73 (6.05%) Middleware
5 69 (5.72%) .NET
6 61 (5.05%) LAMP
7 51 (4.23%) JSON
8 40 (3.31%) Spring
9 38 (3.15%) XML
10 33 (2.73%) REST
11 32 (2.65%) Ajax
11 32 (2.65%) Node.js
12 29 (2.40%) AngularJS
13 25 (2.07%) jQuery
14 21 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
15 20 (1.66%) RESTful
16 18 (1.49%) HTML5
17 16 (1.33%) Regular Expression
17 16 (1.33%) SOAP
18 15 (1.24%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 94 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (2.40%) Clustering
7 27 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (1.91%) PKI
10 20 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
10 20 (1.66%) Fintech
11 19 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.33%) IPTV
12 16 (1.33%) STB
13 14 (1.16%) Replication
14 13 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.99%) iPad
16 11 (0.91%) MPEG
16 11 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 564 (46.73%) Windows
2 391 (32.39%) Unix
3 168 (13.92%) Windows Server
4 145 (12.01%) CentOS
5 125 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (7.79%) Solaris
7 93 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (4.47%) Ubuntu
10 51 (4.23%) Debian
11 44 (3.65%) Windows 2000
12 43 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (2.49%) AIX
14 22 (1.82%) Android
15 19 (1.57%) HPUX
15 19 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (1.24%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.99%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.66%) IRIX
19 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (14.25%) DevOps
3 127 (10.52%) Software Engineering
4 111 (9.20%) Mentoring
5 109 (9.03%) Scrum
6 106 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (8.78%) Open Source
7 95 (7.87%) ITIL
8 87 (7.21%) Information Security
9 85 (7.04%) Risk Management
10 68 (5.63%) High Availability
11 60 (4.97%) TDD
12 58 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
13 57 (4.72%) OO
14 50 (4.14%) Configuration Management
15 49 (4.06%) Data Protection
15 49 (4.06%) SDLC
16 47 (3.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 46 (3.81%) OOP
17 46 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 280 (23.20%) Python
2 267 (22.12%) Java
3 248 (20.55%) SQL
4 203 (16.82%) Bash Shell
5 137 (11.35%) Perl
6 106 (8.78%) JavaScript
7 104 (8.62%) PHP
8 98 (8.12%) C++
9 97 (8.04%) C
10 95 (7.87%) PowerShell
11 83 (6.88%) Shell Script
12 77 (6.38%) Ruby
13 28 (2.32%) C#
14 25 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.57%) Go
16 18 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.49%) VB
17 17 (1.41%) CFML
18 11 (0.91%) Scala
19 8 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (11.02%) Degree
2 61 (5.05%) CISSP
3 49 (4.06%) CEH
4 42 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.82%) MCSE
7 32 (2.65%) CCNA
8 28 (2.32%) GCIA
9 21 (1.74%) CCNP
10 19 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.24%) AWS Certification
12 14 (1.16%) EMC Certification
13 13 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.99%) MCITP
15 11 (0.91%) CCIE
15 11 (0.91%) MBA
16 9 (0.75%) CCIP
16 9 (0.75%) CCSP
16 9 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.88%) QA
2 46 (3.81%) SLA
3 19 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) PMO
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.083%) SDET
System Software
1 139 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 132 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 53 (4.39%) Docker
5 46 (3.81%) vSphere
6 41 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 28 (2.32%) KVM
8 21 (1.74%) Varnish
8 21 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.41%) HDFS
9 17 (1.41%) NFS
9 17 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (1.24%) Xen
10 15 (1.24%) XenServer
11 13 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (1.08%) VirtualBox
11 13 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.99%) vCloud
13 10 (0.83%) Samba
14 8 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 154 (12.76%) Puppet
2 117 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (7.95%) Ansible
4 36 (2.98%) Nagios
5 30 (2.49%) Salt
6 27 (2.24%) Grafana
6 27 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 26 (2.15%) Nessus
7 26 (2.15%) SCCM
8 20 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 20 (1.66%) vMotion
9 16 (1.33%) Graphite
9 16 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
10 15 (1.24%) Kubernetes
11 14 (1.16%) WSUS
12 13 (1.08%) Cacti
12 13 (1.08%) Terraform
13 12 (0.99%) cPanel
14 11 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 276 (22.87%) VMware
2 188 (15.58%) Cisco
3 175 (14.50%) Oracle
3 175 (14.50%) Red Hat
4 119 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 88 (7.29%) CheckPoint
6 86 (7.13%) F5
7 78 (6.46%) Juniper
8 76 (6.30%) Palo Alto
9 75 (6.21%) Blue Coat
10 56 (4.64%) Sun
11 45 (3.73%) Crossbeam
11 45 (3.73%) Sourcefire
12 44 (3.65%) EMC
13 42 (3.48%) Google
13 42 (3.48%) HP
14 27 (2.24%) Apple
15 24 (1.99%) Imperva
15 24 (1.99%) LogLogic
15 24 (1.99%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 40 - 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum +pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, life cover etc.
Posted: 4 days ago