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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 656 591 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.94% 10.16% 13.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.85% 35.93% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 512 487 622
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1733 1645 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.89% 28.27% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1300 1430
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 234 £35,000 -22.22% 30
Slough +8 103 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Bracknell -3 62 £36,500 -2.66% 8
Windsor +14 59 £57,500 +48.38%
Maidenhead -2 56 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Newbury 0 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wokingham -7 3 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Thatcham +2 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 553 (42.97%) Windows
2 478 (37.14%) UNIX
3 338 (26.26%) VMware
4 324 (25.17%) SQL
5 254 (19.74%) Microsoft
6 243 (18.88%) Java
7 236 (18.34%) Degree
8 230 (17.87%) Red Hat
9 228 (17.72%) Oracle
10 212 (16.47%) MySQL
11 205 (15.93%) Telecoms
11 205 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 186 (14.45%) Apache
12 186 (14.45%) TCP/IP
13 173 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
14 167 (12.98%) Cisco
15 166 (12.90%) SQL Server
16 163 (12.67%) ITIL
17 161 (12.51%) JavaScript
18 160 (12.43%) HTML
19 157 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 154 (11.97%) Firewall
21 152 (11.81%) Solaris
22 145 (11.27%) Computer Science
23 144 (11.19%) Perl
24 142 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
25 131 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
26 130 (10.10%) PHP
26 130 (10.10%) Python
27 124 (9.63%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 186 (14.45%) Apache
2 110 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 73 (5.67%) JBoss
4 43 (3.34%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.26%) IIS
6 33 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 31 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 28 (2.18%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (1.32%) Lync
11 14 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (0.78%) Resin
14 9 (0.70%) nginx
14 9 (0.70%) Drupal
15 7 (0.54%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 112 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.41%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (2.72%) SaaS
2 16 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.62%) IaaS
4 8 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.47%) PaaS
6 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.39%) GitHub
7 4 (0.31%) Office 365
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.078%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (14.45%) TCP/IP
2 154 (11.97%) Firewall
3 122 (9.48%) DNS
4 120 (9.32%) Internet
5 97 (7.54%) SAN
6 89 (6.92%) HTTP
7 83 (6.45%) VPN
8 66 (5.13%) WAN
9 64 (4.97%) LAN
10 57 (4.43%) SSL
11 36 (2.80%) Network Security
12 34 (2.64%) MPLS
13 33 (2.56%) BGP
13 33 (2.56%) NAS
14 32 (2.49%) LDAP
15 29 (2.25%) OSPF
15 29 (2.25%) Wireless
15 29 (2.25%) 4G
16 26 (2.02%) Wireshark
16 26 (2.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (16.47%) MySQL
2 166 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 96 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.66%) RDBMS
5 47 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 43 (3.34%) DB2
7 37 (2.87%) Big Data
8 28 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.93%) Redis
12 11 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.47%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 70 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.89%) Subversion
3 43 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.95%) Selenium
5 28 (2.18%) Mockito
6 23 (1.79%) Ant
7 22 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.63%) Maven
9 19 (1.48%) JUnit
9 19 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.93%) LoadRunner
10 12 (0.93%) SilkPerformer
10 12 (0.93%) Metasploit
11 11 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (0.62%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.54%) JIRA
13 7 (0.54%) Hudson
13 7 (0.54%) Gradle
14 6 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 205 (15.93%) Telecoms
2 121 (9.40%) Finance
3 50 (3.89%) Retail
4 43 (3.34%) Marketing
5 42 (3.26%) German Language
6 39 (3.03%) French Language
7 38 (2.95%) Banking
8 26 (2.02%) Multimedia
9 22 (1.71%) Back Office
10 20 (1.55%) Billing
11 16 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.09%) Advertising
13 9 (0.70%) Electronics
14 6 (0.47%) Legal
14 6 (0.47%) Games
15 5 (0.39%) Military
16 4 (0.31%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.078%) Publishing
17 1 (0.078%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 227 (17.64%) Support Engineer
2 191 (14.84%) Developer
3 151 (11.73%) Administrator
4 121 (9.40%) Technical Support
5 111 (8.62%) Consultant
6 105 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 101 (7.85%) Technical Engineer
8 88 (6.84%) Technical Support Engineer
9 87 (6.76%) Analyst
9 87 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
10 66 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
11 65 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 64 (4.97%) Software Engineer
12 64 (4.97%) Java Developer
13 57 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
14 54 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 47 (3.65%) Architect
16 44 (3.42%) Support Analyst
17 39 (3.03%) PHP Developer
18 31 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (12.43%) HTML
2 115 (8.94%) Web Services
3 112 (8.70%) CSS
4 101 (7.85%) XML
5 90 (6.99%) J2EE
6 83 (6.45%) jQuery
7 75 (5.83%) LAMP
8 65 (5.05%) Spring
9 57 (4.43%) .NET
10 50 (3.89%) JSP
11 46 (3.57%) Java EE
12 36 (2.80%) HTML5
13 33 (2.56%) XSLT
14 32 (2.49%) SOAP
15 31 (2.41%) RESTful
16 30 (2.33%) Hibernate
17 29 (2.25%) XHTML
18 22 (1.71%) CSS3
19 21 (1.63%) Ajax
20 17 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 142 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (6.99%) Open Source
4 51 (3.96%) Client/Server
5 48 (3.73%) Clustering
6 44 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.87%) Mathematics
9 32 (2.49%) iPad
10 27 (2.10%) Mainframe
11 22 (1.71%) Replication
12 21 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
13 20 (1.55%) Data Integration
14 17 (1.32%) Smartphone
14 17 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (1.17%) MPEG
16 14 (1.09%) iPhone
17 13 (1.01%) Visualisation
18 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
18 12 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 553 (42.97%) Windows
2 478 (37.14%) UNIX
3 157 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 152 (11.81%) Solaris
5 131 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (6.22%) CentOS
8 66 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 66 (5.13%) SUSE
9 59 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (3.73%) Debian
11 41 (3.19%) AIX
12 40 (3.11%) Windows 7
13 27 (2.10%) HPUX
14 21 (1.63%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.17%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.93%) VMS
17 11 (0.85%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.78%) Apple iOS
19 9 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (12.67%) ITIL
3 86 (6.68%) Software Engineering
4 76 (5.91%) Scrum
5 59 (4.58%) SOA
6 57 (4.43%) Service Management
6 57 (4.43%) DevOps
7 56 (4.35%) OO
8 55 (4.27%) TDD
9 53 (4.12%) Configuration Management
10 52 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 52 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (3.96%) Migration
12 50 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 46 (3.57%) Time Management
14 40 (3.11%) BDD
15 38 (2.95%) Service Delivery
15 38 (2.95%) Performance Analysis
16 35 (2.72%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 324 (25.17%) SQL
2 243 (18.88%) Java
3 161 (12.51%) JavaScript
4 144 (11.19%) Perl
5 130 (10.10%) PHP
5 130 (10.10%) Python
6 108 (8.39%) C++
7 88 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 86 (6.68%) C
9 62 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 57 (4.43%) Ruby
11 53 (4.12%) C#
12 45 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.40%) PHP5
13 18 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.09%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.62%) Scala
16 7 (0.54%) VB
17 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 236 (18.34%) Degree
2 112 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 75 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (4.97%) CCNA
4 64 (4.97%) SC Cleared
5 59 (4.58%) CISSP
6 46 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 30 (2.33%) CEH
8 29 (2.25%) CISA
9 28 (2.18%) CISM
10 27 (2.10%) PCI QSA
11 26 (2.02%) ISEB
12 20 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (1.40%) CCNP
13 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (1.17%) MCSE
14 15 (1.17%) ISTQB
15 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.01%) RHCA
17 12 (0.93%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.70%) SLA
2 73 (5.67%) QA
3 48 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (3.11%) PCI DSS
5 31 (2.41%) COBIT
6 28 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.62%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.39%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.23%) GPG13
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 205 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 56 (4.35%) vSphere
5 49 (3.81%) VMware ESX
6 33 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.33%) Firmware
8 27 (2.10%) NFS
9 26 (2.02%) KVM
10 17 (1.32%) Nmap
11 16 (1.24%) Xen
12 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (1.09%) NDS
14 12 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.93%) Snort
15 11 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
16 10 (0.78%) XenApp
17 8 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (5.05%) Puppet
2 51 (3.96%) Nagios
3 27 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
4 23 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 20 (1.55%) WSUS
5 20 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (1.48%) Zenoss
7 16 (1.24%) Plesk
8 15 (1.17%) Nessus
8 15 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (1.01%) SCCM
10 12 (0.93%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.85%) Munin
12 10 (0.78%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.62%) Opsview
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.54%) Netcool
15 7 (0.54%) SCOM
16 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 338 (26.26%) VMware
2 254 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 230 (17.87%) Red Hat
4 228 (17.72%) Oracle
5 167 (12.98%) Cisco
6 124 (9.63%) HP
7 71 (5.52%) EMC
8 59 (4.58%) Citrix
9 48 (3.73%) Sun
10 45 (3.50%) IBM
11 42 (3.26%) SAP
12 35 (2.72%) Juniper
13 31 (2.41%) Veritas
14 30 (2.33%) NetApp
15 28 (2.18%) Sybase
15 28 (2.18%) hybris
15 28 (2.18%) F5
16 25 (1.94%) Remedy
16 25 (1.94%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.79%) InterSystems
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: - Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 50% OTE, £500/month car
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CDK Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago