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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 788 613 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.49% 12.05% 10.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.06% 47.23% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 640 444 496
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
1312 1298 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.12% 25.52% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1047 1239
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 437 £50,000 +11.73% 30
Maidenhead +8 74 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Bracknell +3 50 £49,500 +16.47% 9
Windsor +12 42 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Slough -4 40 £55,000 +27.90% 5
Newbury -4 34 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Thatcham +1 10 £31,750 -36.50% 1
Wokingham -9 5 £47,500 -
Hungerford -3 4 £23,500 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 648 (44.66%) Windows
2 438 (30.19%) Unix
3 425 (29.29%) VMware
4 324 (22.33%) Firewall
5 321 (22.12%) Python
6 300 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 295 (20.33%) SQL
8 287 (19.78%) Cisco
9 278 (19.16%) Bash Shell
10 274 (18.88%) Red Hat
11 273 (18.81%) Java
12 271 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
13 265 (18.26%) TCP/IP
14 257 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 243 (16.75%) MySQL
16 242 (16.68%) Oracle
17 237 (16.33%) Perl
18 215 (14.82%) Active Directory
18 215 (14.82%) Windows Server
19 199 (13.71%) Microsoft
20 198 (13.65%) Apache
21 196 (13.51%) SQL Server
22 192 (13.23%) PowerShell
23 191 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
24 179 (12.34%) Finance
25 178 (12.27%) JavaScript
26 167 (11.51%) vSphere
27 163 (11.23%) Puppet
28 158 (10.89%) SaaS
29 155 (10.68%) C++

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
1 198 (13.65%) Apache
2 119 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 109 (7.51%) IIS
4 94 (6.48%) JBoss
5 90 (6.20%) WebLogic
6 87 (6.00%) nginx
7 84 (5.79%) WebSphere
8 78 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
9 52 (3.58%) OpenStack
10 40 (2.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 38 (2.62%) MS Exchange
12 35 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (1.65%) Apache Spark
14 22 (1.52%) Drupal
15 21 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (1.10%) Eucalyptus
17 14 (0.96%) Skype for Business
18 13 (0.90%) SharePoint
19 10 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
20 9 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 97 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.55%) MS Office
2 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.069%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.069%) assyst
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.069%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 191 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (10.89%) SaaS
3 87 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (4.55%) Office 365
5 36 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (1.72%) IaaS
7 20 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 20 (1.38%) PaaS
8 10 (0.69%) CloudBees
9 7 (0.48%) GitHub
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.34%) Route 53
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 324 (22.33%) Firewall
2 265 (18.26%) TCP/IP
3 135 (9.30%) DNS
4 124 (8.55%) SAN
5 114 (7.86%) HTTP
6 106 (7.31%) LDAP
7 92 (6.34%) WAN
8 86 (5.93%) LAN
9 76 (5.24%) Network Security
10 75 (5.17%) VPN
11 73 (5.03%) Internet
12 64 (4.41%) SMTP
13 63 (4.34%) NAS
14 60 (4.14%) Wireless
15 51 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 51 (3.51%) SSL
16 45 (3.10%) DHCP
17 43 (2.96%) VoIP
18 39 (2.69%) MPLS
19 35 (2.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (16.75%) MySQL
2 196 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 119 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 71 (4.89%) Big Data
5 64 (4.41%) Hadoop
6 51 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 50 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 50 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 47 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 36 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 31 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.76%) Redis
14 10 (0.69%) DB2
14 10 (0.69%) Riak
15 9 (0.62%) HBase
15 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.41%) GIS
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 142 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 84 (5.79%) JIRA
4 65 (4.48%) Subversion
5 52 (3.58%) Selenium
6 32 (2.21%) Eclipse
7 23 (1.59%) Maven
7 23 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.03%) Ant
10 13 (0.90%) Bugzilla
11 12 (0.83%) Trac
12 11 (0.76%) Burp Suite
12 11 (0.76%) Metasploit
13 10 (0.69%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.41%) gulp
15 6 (0.41%) PHPUnit
16 4 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
16 4 (0.28%) TestNG
General
1 179 (12.34%) Finance
2 93 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.58%) German Language
3 52 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 39 (2.69%) Games
5 37 (2.55%) Banking
6 36 (2.48%) French Language
7 20 (1.38%) Retail
8 19 (1.31%) Marketing
9 16 (1.10%) Electronics
10 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.41%) Advertising
12 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.28%) Legal
14 3 (0.21%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.14%) Military
16 1 (0.069%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 262 (18.06%) Linux Engineer
2 242 (16.68%) Support Engineer
3 230 (15.85%) Developer
4 142 (9.79%) Systems Engineer
5 109 (7.51%) Security Engineer
6 104 (7.17%) Linux Support
7 99 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 97 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 96 (6.62%) Administrator
10 95 (6.55%) Cloud Engineer
11 93 (6.41%) Analyst
12 87 (6.00%) Applications Support
13 78 (5.38%) Linux Support Engineer
13 78 (5.38%) Technical Support
14 72 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
14 72 (4.96%) Technical Engineer
14 72 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
15 71 (4.89%) Software Engineer
16 68 (4.69%) Network Engineer
17 67 (4.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (10.48%) LAMP
2 147 (10.13%) HTML
3 135 (9.30%) Web Services
4 107 (7.37%) CSS
5 63 (4.34%) JSON
6 55 (3.79%) Middleware
6 55 (3.79%) XML
7 54 (3.72%) AngularJS
8 49 (3.38%) .NET
9 44 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
10 42 (2.89%) REST
11 40 (2.76%) Symfony
12 36 (2.48%) ZeroMQ
13 32 (2.21%) Regular Expression
14 28 (1.93%) Sensu
15 27 (1.86%) J2EE
15 27 (1.86%) SOAP
16 26 (1.79%) Spring
17 23 (1.59%) Node.js
17 23 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 113 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 102 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.20%) Clustering
5 41 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.21%) PKI
8 29 (2.00%) EMC VNX
9 25 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 24 (1.65%) Statistics
11 23 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
12 22 (1.52%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.24%) Replication
14 16 (1.10%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.96%) Cryptography
15 14 (0.96%) Physics
15 14 (0.96%) User Experience
16 13 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
17 10 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
17 10 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 648 (44.66%) Windows
2 438 (30.19%) Unix
3 257 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 215 (14.82%) Windows Server
5 135 (9.30%) CentOS
6 114 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (7.17%) Solaris
8 84 (5.79%) Ubuntu
9 73 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (3.31%) Debian
12 45 (3.10%) Windows 2000
13 39 (2.69%) AIX
14 19 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.17%) HPUX
15 17 (1.17%) SUSE
16 16 (1.10%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.90%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.76%) Kali Linux
19 9 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (10.41%) DevOps
3 149 (10.27%) ITIL
4 135 (9.30%) Presales
5 134 (9.24%) Scrum
6 120 (8.27%) Software Engineering
7 117 (8.06%) TDD
8 102 (7.03%) Configuration Management
9 89 (6.13%) BDD
10 87 (6.00%) Analytics
11 86 (5.93%) Multithreading
12 83 (5.72%) Mentoring
13 82 (5.65%) Open Source
14 81 (5.58%) OOP
15 75 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (5.17%) OO
16 74 (5.10%) Information Security
17 72 (4.96%) Test Automation
18 70 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
19 68 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 321 (22.12%) Python
2 295 (20.33%) SQL
3 278 (19.16%) Bash Shell
4 273 (18.81%) Java
5 237 (16.33%) Perl
6 192 (13.23%) PowerShell
7 178 (12.27%) JavaScript
8 155 (10.68%) C++
9 128 (8.82%) PHP
10 121 (8.34%) C
11 118 (8.13%) Ruby
12 103 (7.10%) Shell Script
13 30 (2.07%) C#
14 18 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.24%) VB
15 14 (0.96%) Tcl
16 9 (0.62%) VBScript
17 6 (0.41%) CFML
17 6 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 144 (9.92%) Degree
2 122 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (7.65%) CCNA
4 89 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 78 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (4.96%) SC Cleared
6 72 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 71 (4.89%) CCNP
8 62 (4.27%) CISSP
9 56 (3.86%) MCSE
10 51 (3.51%) RHCSA
11 40 (2.76%) CEH
12 35 (2.41%) MCITP
13 33 (2.27%) RHCE
14 32 (2.21%) RHCA
15 30 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.59%) DV Cleared
17 22 (1.52%) MCSA
18 19 (1.31%) CISA
19 18 (1.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.51%) QA
2 73 (5.03%) SLA
3 38 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 29 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.03%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.34%) HL7
8 3 (0.21%) GPG13
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 300 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (14.82%) Active Directory
3 167 (11.51%) vSphere
4 104 (7.17%) Hyper-V
5 69 (4.76%) Firmware
6 48 (3.31%) VMware ESX
7 47 (3.24%) XenApp
8 44 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
9 37 (2.55%) Docker
10 31 (2.14%) vCloud
11 24 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (1.52%) KVM
13 21 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (1.38%) VirtualBox
15 19 (1.31%) HDFS
16 16 (1.10%) GlusterFS
16 16 (1.10%) Varnish
17 14 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 13 (0.90%) qmail
Systems Management
1 163 (11.23%) Puppet
2 80 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.48%) SCCM
4 52 (3.58%) Nagios
5 44 (3.03%) Ansible
6 42 (2.89%) Nessus
7 36 (2.48%) WSUS
8 35 (2.41%) OpenAM
9 31 (2.14%) yum
10 28 (1.93%) Kibana
11 26 (1.79%) Cacti
11 26 (1.79%) Ganglia
11 26 (1.79%) ZABBIX
12 25 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 22 (1.52%) Graphite
14 21 (1.45%) logstash
15 17 (1.17%) HAProxy
16 16 (1.10%) OpenView
16 16 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 14 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 425 (29.29%) VMware
2 287 (19.78%) Cisco
3 274 (18.88%) Red Hat
4 242 (16.68%) Oracle
5 199 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 95 (6.55%) F5
7 85 (5.86%) Citrix
8 84 (5.79%) Juniper
9 75 (5.17%) Sun
10 66 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 63 (4.34%) HP
12 61 (4.20%) EMC
13 45 (3.10%) IBM
13 45 (3.10%) Palo Alto
14 43 (2.96%) Blue Coat
15 34 (2.34%) Splunk
16 33 (2.27%) Zend
17 25 (1.72%) Crossbeam
17 25 (1.72%) Google
17 25 (1.72%) Sourcefire
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £60-65K + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £70,000 per annum 20% Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Parking,Healthcare,Pension,Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £0000.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago