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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 595 656 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.88% 11.72% 11.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.32% 43.39% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 504 514 516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1406 1512 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.70% 27.02% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1201 1310
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 291 £45,000 - 40
Slough +14 90 £42,000 -1.17% 14
Maidenhead +18 61 £47,500 -13.63% 17
Bracknell -8 59 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Newbury -2 24 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Wokingham +16 3 £38,000 -7.31%
Hungerford -18 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Windsor -17 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 563 (45.37%) Windows
2 464 (37.39%) UNIX
3 344 (27.72%) SQL
4 299 (24.09%) VMware
5 282 (22.72%) Oracle
6 281 (22.64%) Firewall
7 252 (20.31%) MySQL
8 241 (19.42%) Java
9 239 (19.26%) Microsoft
10 231 (18.61%) Red Hat
11 228 (18.37%) TCP/IP
12 225 (18.13%) Degree
13 213 (17.16%) Cisco
14 202 (16.28%) SQL Server
15 179 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 167 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 156 (12.57%) Apache
18 152 (12.25%) Active Directory
19 149 (12.01%) MS Excel
20 144 (11.60%) Perl
21 143 (11.52%) HP
22 139 (11.20%) Computer Science
23 136 (10.96%) JavaScript
24 133 (10.72%) SAN
25 131 (10.56%) Python
26 128 (10.31%) Telecoms
27 123 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
28 121 (9.75%) ITIL
28 121 (9.75%) Solaris
29 119 (9.59%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 156 (12.57%) Apache
2 97 (7.82%) Tomcat
3 79 (6.37%) IIS
4 73 (5.88%) JBoss
5 52 (4.19%) MS Exchange
6 39 (3.14%) WebLogic
7 35 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 29 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (2.26%) nginx
9 28 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.53%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.29%) Drupal
12 14 (1.13%) WordPress
12 14 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.13%) CMS
13 12 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
13 12 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (0.89%) Alfresco
14 11 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 149 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.87%) MS Office
3 15 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.71%) SaaS
2 33 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.53%) Office 365
4 17 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
4 17 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (0.81%) PaaS
6 10 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.32%) IaaS
8 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.081%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.081%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 281 (22.64%) Firewall
2 228 (18.37%) TCP/IP
3 133 (10.72%) SAN
4 97 (7.82%) DNS
5 92 (7.41%) WAN
6 85 (6.85%) VPN
7 80 (6.45%) LAN
8 72 (5.80%) Internet
9 69 (5.56%) Network Security
10 67 (5.40%) HTTP
11 49 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (3.55%) DHCP
13 43 (3.46%) NAS
14 42 (3.38%) VLAN
14 42 (3.38%) VoIP
14 42 (3.38%) LDAP
15 38 (3.06%) MPLS
16 37 (2.98%) Ethernet
17 36 (2.90%) Wireless
18 33 (2.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (20.31%) MySQL
2 202 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 76 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 73 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 48 (3.87%) DB2
6 44 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 36 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.26%) Big Data
13 24 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (1.45%) Redis
17 17 (1.37%) Hadoop
18 16 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
19 15 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
20 13 (1.05%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 72 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.35%) Subversion
3 34 (2.74%) Maven
4 33 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 30 (2.42%) Selenium
6 27 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
7 21 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 18 (1.45%) JUnit
8 18 (1.45%) Mockito
8 18 (1.45%) Hudson
9 16 (1.29%) Ant
10 8 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.40%) JBehave
12 5 (0.40%) NetBeans
12 5 (0.40%) JIRA
13 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.32%) Log4j
13 4 (0.32%) GNU Toolchain
14 3 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 128 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 102 (8.22%) Finance
3 47 (3.79%) Retail
4 35 (2.82%) French Language
5 29 (2.34%) German Language
6 28 (2.26%) Marketing
7 26 (2.10%) Automotive
8 20 (1.61%) Legal
8 20 (1.61%) Banking
9 18 (1.45%) Billing
10 16 (1.29%) Advertising
11 13 (1.05%) Spanish Language
12 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.81%) Electronics
14 9 (0.73%) Back Office
15 7 (0.56%) Games
16 5 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.40%) Publishing
17 4 (0.32%) Arabic Language
17 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 262 (21.11%) Support Engineer
2 140 (11.28%) Technical Support
2 140 (11.28%) Developer
3 124 (9.99%) Administrator
4 116 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
5 109 (8.78%) Technical Support Engineer
6 106 (8.54%) Consultant
7 89 (7.17%) Systems Administrator
8 84 (6.77%) Software Engineer
9 76 (6.12%) Java Developer
10 66 (5.32%) Architect
11 65 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
12 58 (4.67%) Security Engineer
13 55 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
15 49 (3.95%) Applications Support
16 47 (3.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 43 (3.46%) Analyst
18 38 (3.06%) Support Analyst
19 37 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (9.11%) HTML
2 106 (8.54%) Web Services
2 106 (8.54%) XML
3 82 (6.61%) J2EE
4 69 (5.56%) .NET
5 65 (5.24%) LAMP
6 63 (5.08%) CSS
7 57 (4.59%) jQuery
8 55 (4.43%) Spring
9 42 (3.38%) JSP
10 36 (2.90%) Ajax
10 36 (2.90%) REST
11 27 (2.18%) Hibernate
11 27 (2.18%) XHTML
12 26 (2.10%) Java EE
13 25 (2.01%) HTML5
13 25 (2.01%) XSLT
13 25 (2.01%) Regular Expression
14 24 (1.93%) JSON
15 23 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 117 (9.43%) Open Source
3 110 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 32 (2.58%) Clustering
8 25 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
8 25 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.85%) Replication
10 21 (1.69%) iPad
11 19 (1.53%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.05%) User Experience
13 13 (1.05%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.81%) e-Health
14 10 (0.81%) FlexPod
15 9 (0.73%) Smartphone
15 9 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 563 (45.37%) Windows
2 464 (37.39%) UNIX
3 167 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 121 (9.75%) Solaris
5 114 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (7.25%) CentOS
7 89 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (6.20%) Ubuntu
9 54 (4.35%) Debian
10 53 (4.27%) AIX
11 47 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (3.71%) SUSE
13 39 (3.14%) HPUX
13 39 (3.14%) Windows 7
14 32 (2.58%) Mac OS X
15 27 (2.18%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.93%) Android
17 16 (1.29%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
19 11 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (9.75%) ITIL
3 98 (7.90%) Project Management
4 97 (7.82%) Software Engineering
5 67 (5.40%) DevOps
6 65 (5.24%) Mentoring
7 59 (4.75%) Load Balancing
8 58 (4.67%) Scrum
9 53 (4.27%) SOA
10 52 (4.19%) Service Delivery
10 52 (4.19%) SIEM
10 52 (4.19%) Cyber Security
11 51 (4.11%) Time Management
12 45 (3.63%) Change Management
13 43 (3.46%) Configuration Management
13 43 (3.46%) Migration
14 42 (3.38%) E-Commerce
15 41 (3.30%) OO
16 38 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (2.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 344 (27.72%) SQL
2 241 (19.42%) Java
3 144 (11.60%) Perl
4 136 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 131 (10.56%) Python
6 119 (9.59%) PHP
7 87 (7.01%) C++
8 84 (6.77%) C
9 81 (6.53%) Bash Shell
10 67 (5.40%) PowerShell
11 63 (5.08%) Ruby
12 49 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.90%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.18%) C#
15 12 (0.97%) Embedded C
16 11 (0.89%) Embedded C++
17 9 (0.73%) XPath
17 9 (0.73%) PHP5
18 8 (0.64%) Jython
18 8 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 225 (18.13%) Degree
2 98 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 84 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (6.12%) CISSP
5 70 (5.64%) SC Cleared
6 69 (5.56%) CCNA
7 51 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (3.22%) MCSE
9 32 (2.58%) MCITP
10 31 (2.50%) CCNP
11 25 (2.01%) DV Cleared
12 24 (1.93%) CISA
13 23 (1.85%) CEH
14 19 (1.53%) RHCE
15 16 (1.29%) CISM
16 13 (1.05%) Sun Certification
16 13 (1.05%) SCSA
17 12 (0.97%) PCI QSA
18 11 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 11 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.41%) SLA
2 40 (3.22%) QA
3 37 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.66%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.69%) COBIT
6 15 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.89%) GPG13
8 8 (0.64%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.32%) FISMA
11 3 (0.24%) HL7
12 1 (0.081%) DO-178B
System Software
1 179 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (12.25%) Active Directory
3 65 (5.24%) Hyper-V
4 63 (5.08%) vSphere
5 51 (4.11%) VMware ESX
6 24 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (1.45%) Firmware
7 18 (1.45%) KVM
8 16 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.29%) NFS
9 12 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (0.89%) XenApp
11 10 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.64%) Xen
12 8 (0.64%) Kamailio
13 7 (0.56%) OpenSIPS
13 7 (0.56%) vCloud
13 7 (0.56%) Samba
14 6 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (6.20%) Puppet
2 62 (5.00%) Nagios
3 57 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 33 (2.66%) SCCM
5 30 (2.42%) cPanel
6 29 (2.34%) Plesk
7 23 (1.85%) Webmin
8 18 (1.45%) logstash
9 14 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
9 14 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.05%) OpenAM
11 12 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (0.89%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.73%) Cacti
13 9 (0.73%) Zenoss
13 9 (0.73%) WSUS
14 8 (0.64%) OpenView
15 7 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 299 (24.09%) VMware
2 282 (22.72%) Oracle
3 239 (19.26%) Microsoft
4 231 (18.61%) Red Hat
5 213 (17.16%) Cisco
6 143 (11.52%) HP
7 91 (7.33%) Juniper
8 80 (6.45%) IBM
9 64 (5.16%) EMC
10 52 (4.19%) Citrix
10 52 (4.19%) Sun
11 43 (3.46%) CheckPoint
12 38 (3.06%) NetApp
13 35 (2.82%) F5
14 34 (2.74%) Veritas
15 33 (2.66%) SAP
16 28 (2.26%) Sybase
17 24 (1.93%) Symantec
18 20 (1.61%) Blue Coat
19 18 (1.45%) hybris
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