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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 599 697 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.71% 11.88% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.09% 43.70% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 503 555 539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
1390 1595 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.85% 27.19% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1263 1345
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 312 £46,000 +2.22% 46
Slough +15 85 £43,000 +6.17% 6
Maidenhead +18 67 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Bracknell -12 43 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Newbury -2 27 £35,000 -9.67% 8
Wokingham +10 5 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Hungerford -16 3 £35,000 -28.20%
Windsor -18 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 567 (46.55%) Windows
2 450 (36.95%) UNIX
3 346 (28.41%) SQL
4 291 (23.89%) Firewall
5 286 (23.48%) Oracle
6 277 (22.74%) VMware
7 258 (21.18%) MySQL
8 241 (19.79%) Microsoft
9 237 (19.46%) TCP/IP
10 236 (19.38%) Red Hat
11 230 (18.88%) Java
12 223 (18.31%) Degree
13 215 (17.65%) Cisco
14 204 (16.75%) SQL Server
15 165 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 162 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 151 (12.40%) Active Directory
18 150 (12.32%) MS Excel
19 149 (12.23%) Apache
20 148 (12.15%) Perl
21 139 (11.41%) Python
22 136 (11.17%) HP
23 135 (11.08%) Computer Science
24 132 (10.84%) JavaScript
25 127 (10.43%) SAN
26 125 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
27 124 (10.18%) PHP
28 120 (9.85%) Telecoms
29 117 (9.61%) Solaris
30 112 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 149 (12.23%) Apache
2 94 (7.72%) Tomcat
3 84 (6.90%) IIS
4 73 (5.99%) JBoss
5 46 (3.78%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 31 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 27 (2.22%) nginx
9 24 (1.97%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (1.64%) CMS
12 19 (1.56%) WordPress
12 19 (1.56%) Drupal
13 15 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
13 15 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.23%) Joomla!
14 13 (1.07%) Alfresco
15 11 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 150 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.27%) MS Office
3 15 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.25%) MS Project
8 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (4.35%) SaaS
2 17 (1.40%) Office 365
3 16 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 14 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.90%) PaaS
8 4 (0.33%) IaaS
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.25%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.082%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 291 (23.89%) Firewall
2 237 (19.46%) TCP/IP
3 127 (10.43%) SAN
4 99 (8.13%) DNS
5 83 (6.81%) VPN
6 79 (6.49%) WAN
7 67 (5.50%) LAN
8 66 (5.42%) HTTP
8 66 (5.42%) Internet
8 66 (5.42%) Network Security
9 51 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (3.69%) DHCP
11 42 (3.45%) LDAP
11 42 (3.45%) NAS
12 41 (3.37%) VLAN
12 41 (3.37%) VoIP
13 37 (3.04%) MPLS
14 34 (2.79%) Ethernet
15 33 (2.71%) Wireless
16 30 (2.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (21.18%) MySQL
2 204 (16.75%) SQL Server
3 77 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 73 (5.99%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.94%) DB2
6 46 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (3.53%) NoSQL
8 40 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.38%) Big Data
12 28 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 27 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (1.15%) Redis
17 14 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
18 13 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 70 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.19%) Subversion
3 42 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.87%) Maven
5 27 (2.22%) Selenium
6 25 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 18 (1.48%) Ant
9 17 (1.40%) Hudson
10 14 (1.15%) Mockito
11 8 (0.66%) JIRA
11 8 (0.66%) JUnit
12 7 (0.57%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.41%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (0.41%) JBehave
13 5 (0.41%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.41%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
14 4 (0.33%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 120 (9.85%) Telecoms
2 100 (8.21%) Finance
3 39 (3.20%) French Language
4 33 (2.71%) German Language
4 33 (2.71%) Retail
5 28 (2.30%) Marketing
6 26 (2.13%) Automotive
7 24 (1.97%) Advertising
8 22 (1.81%) Legal
9 19 (1.56%) Banking
9 19 (1.56%) Spanish Language
10 15 (1.23%) Billing
11 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.82%) Electronics
13 7 (0.57%) Back Office
14 6 (0.49%) Publishing
14 6 (0.49%) Games
14 6 (0.49%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.33%) Military
15 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 263 (21.59%) Support Engineer
2 138 (11.33%) Developer
3 131 (10.76%) Technical Support
4 109 (8.95%) Technical Engineer
5 108 (8.87%) Administrator
6 102 (8.37%) Technical Support Engineer
7 99 (8.13%) Consultant
8 88 (7.22%) Software Engineer
9 80 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
10 75 (6.16%) Java Developer
11 70 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
12 64 (5.25%) Security Engineer
13 55 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
14 54 (4.43%) Architect
15 51 (4.19%) Applications Support
16 44 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
17 42 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 41 (3.37%) Analyst
19 40 (3.28%) Linux Support
19 40 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (8.95%) Web Services
2 100 (8.21%) HTML
3 99 (8.13%) XML
4 73 (5.99%) J2EE
5 68 (5.58%) .NET
6 60 (4.93%) LAMP
7 54 (4.43%) CSS
8 50 (4.11%) jQuery
9 45 (3.69%) Spring
10 43 (3.53%) Ajax
11 39 (3.20%) REST
12 36 (2.96%) JSP
13 28 (2.30%) HTML5
14 27 (2.22%) Regular Expression
15 26 (2.13%) Hibernate
16 24 (1.97%) SOAP
17 23 (1.89%) XHTML
17 23 (1.89%) CSS3
18 22 (1.81%) Java EE
19 21 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 107 (8.78%) Open Source
3 105 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.55%) Clustering
7 28 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 28 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (1.89%) Replication
10 18 (1.48%) User Experience
11 15 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
12 14 (1.15%) iPad
12 14 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (0.90%) FlexPod
14 11 (0.90%) e-Health
15 9 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 567 (46.55%) Windows
2 450 (36.95%) UNIX
3 165 (13.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 117 (9.61%) Solaris
5 112 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (7.39%) CentOS
7 87 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (6.57%) Ubuntu
9 57 (4.68%) Debian
10 51 (4.19%) AIX
11 44 (3.61%) Windows 7
12 43 (3.53%) HPUX
13 40 (3.28%) SUSE
14 38 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (2.30%) Apple iOS
15 28 (2.30%) Mac OS X
15 28 (2.30%) Android
16 19 (1.56%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.99%) Amazon Linux
18 11 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (8.70%) ITIL
3 105 (8.62%) Project Management
3 105 (8.62%) Software Engineering
4 70 (5.75%) DevOps
5 68 (5.58%) Scrum
6 63 (5.17%) Cyber Security
7 61 (5.01%) Mentoring
8 57 (4.68%) Load Balancing
9 56 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 54 (4.43%) SIEM
11 51 (4.19%) Time Management
12 47 (3.86%) SOA
13 45 (3.69%) Configuration Management
14 44 (3.61%) Change Management
14 44 (3.61%) Information Security
15 42 (3.45%) OO
15 42 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (3.37%) Migration
17 37 (3.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 346 (28.41%) SQL
2 230 (18.88%) Java
3 148 (12.15%) Perl
4 139 (11.41%) Python
5 132 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 124 (10.18%) PHP
7 91 (7.47%) Bash Shell
8 83 (6.81%) C
9 82 (6.73%) C++
10 68 (5.58%) PowerShell
10 68 (5.58%) Ruby
11 47 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 39 (3.20%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.13%) C#
14 14 (1.15%) Embedded C
15 11 (0.90%) Embedded C++
16 9 (0.74%) XPath
17 8 (0.66%) VBA
17 8 (0.66%) Delphi
17 8 (0.66%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 223 (18.31%) Degree
2 101 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 87 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (7.06%) CISSP
5 71 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 65 (5.34%) CCNA
7 55 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (3.78%) MCSE
9 39 (3.20%) CCNP
10 34 (2.79%) MCITP
11 26 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 26 (2.13%) CISA
12 23 (1.89%) CEH
13 18 (1.48%) CISM
13 18 (1.48%) RHCE
14 14 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.07%) Sun Certification
16 12 (0.99%) SCSA
16 12 (0.99%) PCI QSA
16 12 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.80%) SLA
2 40 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 39 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (3.04%) QA
5 23 (1.89%) COBIT
6 14 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (1.07%) GPG13
8 12 (0.99%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.33%) FISMA
9 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 162 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 64 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 61 (5.01%) vSphere
5 42 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 24 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (1.40%) Firmware
7 17 (1.40%) KVM
8 16 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.31%) NFS
9 15 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.82%) XenApp
11 10 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.82%) vCloud
12 8 (0.66%) Kamailio
13 7 (0.57%) OpenSIPS
13 7 (0.57%) Samba
14 6 (0.49%) XenServer
14 6 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (6.49%) Puppet
2 62 (5.09%) Nagios
3 61 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (2.96%) SCCM
5 35 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 32 (2.63%) cPanel
7 31 (2.55%) Plesk
8 23 (1.89%) Webmin
9 19 (1.56%) logstash
10 14 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 13 (1.07%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.07%) OpenAM
12 12 (0.99%) Cacti
12 12 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
12 12 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.90%) Ansible
14 9 (0.74%) OpenView
14 9 (0.74%) WSUS
15 8 (0.66%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 286 (23.48%) Oracle
2 277 (22.74%) VMware
3 241 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 236 (19.38%) Red Hat
5 215 (17.65%) Cisco
6 136 (11.17%) HP
7 101 (8.29%) Juniper
8 72 (5.91%) IBM
9 60 (4.93%) EMC
10 47 (3.86%) Citrix
10 47 (3.86%) Sun
10 47 (3.86%) CheckPoint
11 39 (3.20%) F5
12 38 (3.12%) Veritas
13 34 (2.79%) NetApp
14 32 (2.63%) Sybase
15 28 (2.30%) SAP
16 25 (2.05%) Symantec
17 23 (1.89%) Blue Coat
18 20 (1.64%) Sourcefire
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum c£95,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and be
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Excellent Level Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Salary: £DOE.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55-£75K + bens, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago