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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 637 645 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.36% 11.62% 11.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.00% 39.28% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 568 525 491
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1300 1642 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.22% 29.57% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1240 1165
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +5 326 £50,000 +5.26% 48
Maidenhead +3 69 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Bracknell -3 61 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Slough -17 58 £40,000 - 9
Newbury +10 31 £45,000 - 7
Wokingham -10 5 £34,000 -9.33%
Windsor +8 3 £71,250 +26.66%
Hungerford +7 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 685 (49.42%) Windows
2 414 (29.87%) Unix
3 342 (24.68%) VMware
4 338 (24.39%) SQL
5 318 (22.94%) Firewall
6 308 (22.22%) Cisco
7 277 (19.99%) Red Hat
8 249 (17.97%) TCP/IP
8 249 (17.97%) Windows Server
9 243 (17.53%) Perl
9 243 (17.53%) ITIL
10 242 (17.46%) Python
11 239 (17.24%) MySQL
12 238 (17.17%) Java
13 236 (17.03%) Oracle
14 235 (16.96%) Degree
15 231 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 225 (16.23%) Active Directory
17 208 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
18 198 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 192 (13.85%) Microsoft
20 183 (13.20%) Computer Science
20 183 (13.20%) Data Centre
21 174 (12.55%) HTML
22 171 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 170 (12.27%) C++
24 160 (11.54%) Apache
25 159 (11.47%) PHP
26 158 (11.40%) Finance
27 157 (11.33%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 160 (11.54%) Apache
2 106 (7.65%) JBoss
3 86 (6.20%) WebLogic
4 79 (5.70%) MS Exchange
5 76 (5.48%) Tomcat
6 55 (3.97%) WebSphere
7 54 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (3.75%) OpenStack
9 42 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (2.89%) IIS
11 37 (2.67%) nginx
12 27 (1.95%) Tuxedo
13 24 (1.73%) Node.js
14 22 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (1.37%) Drupal
15 19 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (1.08%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.87%) CMS
18 11 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
19 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 127 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) Mathcad
3 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
3 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.072%) GIMP
4 1 (0.072%) MS Project
4 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.65%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.58%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.14%) JDE World
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.072%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.072%) Primavera
9 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 131 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (7.50%) SaaS
3 85 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.09%) OpenShift
5 12 (0.87%) PaaS
6 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.65%) IaaS
7 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.36%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.36%) Route 53
7 5 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.29%) GitHub
9 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) CloudBees
9 3 (0.22%) Force.com
9 3 (0.22%) Office 365
9 3 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 318 (22.94%) Firewall
2 249 (17.97%) TCP/IP
3 134 (9.67%) DNS
4 131 (9.45%) WAN
5 119 (8.59%) LAN
6 95 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 95 (6.85%) HTTP
7 80 (5.77%) Internet
8 69 (4.98%) Network Security
9 68 (4.91%) VPN
10 67 (4.83%) LDAP
11 61 (4.40%) SSL
12 59 (4.26%) SAN
13 56 (4.04%) SMTP
14 51 (3.68%) BGP
15 45 (3.25%) MPLS
16 43 (3.10%) Cisco IOS
17 42 (3.03%) IPsec
18 40 (2.89%) DHCP
19 35 (2.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (17.24%) MySQL
2 139 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 94 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 69 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 40 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 40 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 30 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 22 (1.59%) Data Mining
11 20 (1.44%) DB2
12 19 (1.37%) Big Data
13 17 (1.23%) HBase
14 15 (1.08%) SQLite
15 12 (0.87%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 112 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 63 (4.55%) JIRA
4 58 (4.18%) Subversion
5 34 (2.45%) Selenium
6 33 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (1.66%) Ant
8 21 (1.52%) Hudson
9 20 (1.44%) JUnit
10 19 (1.37%) Maven
11 17 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.15%) TestNG
13 14 (1.01%) PHPUnit
13 14 (1.01%) Trac
14 11 (0.79%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.58%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.58%) gulp
15 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 158 (11.40%) Finance
2 98 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 87 (6.28%) German Language
4 61 (4.40%) French Language
5 43 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.96%) Electronics
7 30 (2.16%) Marketing
8 17 (1.23%) Retail
9 15 (1.08%) Banking
10 12 (0.87%) Advertising
11 9 (0.65%) Law
12 6 (0.43%) Games
12 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.36%) Legal
13 5 (0.36%) Publishing
14 4 (0.29%) Billing
14 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.22%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.072%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 227 (16.38%) Developer
2 218 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 184 (13.28%) Linux Engineer
4 125 (9.02%) Administrator
5 119 (8.59%) Security Engineer
6 99 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 88 (6.35%) PHP Developer
8 86 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
9 83 (5.99%) Technical Support
10 71 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 70 (5.05%) Technical Support Engineer
12 69 (4.98%) Network Engineer
13 68 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
14 66 (4.76%) Analyst
15 62 (4.47%) Cisco Engineer
16 57 (4.11%) IT Engineer
16 57 (4.11%) Software Engineer
16 57 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
17 55 (3.97%) Architect
18 54 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (12.55%) HTML
2 157 (11.33%) CSS
3 112 (8.08%) LAMP
4 110 (7.94%) Web Services
5 97 (7.00%) Middleware
6 81 (5.84%) XML
7 63 (4.55%) jQuery
8 62 (4.47%) HTML5
9 55 (3.97%) CSS3
10 47 (3.39%) AngularJS
11 42 (3.03%) J2EE
12 41 (2.96%) .NET
12 41 (2.96%) JSON
12 41 (2.96%) SOAP
13 31 (2.24%) REST
13 31 (2.24%) RESTful
14 28 (2.02%) JSP
14 28 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
15 23 (1.66%) Ajax
16 20 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 183 (13.20%) Computer Science
1 183 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 121 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.18%) EMC VNX
4 35 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.16%) Replication
7 27 (1.95%) Clustering
7 27 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 21 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.94%) NHS
14 12 (0.87%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 685 (49.42%) Windows
2 414 (29.87%) Unix
3 249 (17.97%) Windows Server
4 171 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (10.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 126 (9.09%) CentOS
8 114 (8.23%) Solaris
9 95 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (4.98%) Windows 2000
11 65 (4.69%) Ubuntu
12 54 (3.90%) Debian
13 20 (1.44%) Android
14 17 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 16 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 14 (1.01%) AIX
17 13 (0.94%) Fedora
18 9 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.65%) HPUX
19 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (17.53%) ITIL
2 231 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (9.67%) Information Security
4 116 (8.37%) Mentoring
5 106 (7.65%) Migration
6 103 (7.43%) Software Engineering
7 91 (6.57%) DevOps
8 86 (6.20%) High Availability
9 72 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (5.05%) OO
10 70 (5.05%) Scrum
11 67 (4.83%) Risk Management
12 66 (4.76%) Open Source
13 64 (4.62%) OOP
14 63 (4.55%) SDLC
15 59 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (4.11%) Configuration Management
17 56 (4.04%) Service Management
18 54 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
18 54 (3.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 338 (24.39%) SQL
2 243 (17.53%) Perl
3 242 (17.46%) Python
4 238 (17.17%) Java
5 198 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 170 (12.27%) C++
7 159 (11.47%) PHP
8 144 (10.39%) Ruby
9 126 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 122 (8.80%) PowerShell
11 119 (8.59%) C
12 86 (6.20%) Shell Script
13 51 (3.68%) C#
14 36 (2.60%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.01%) VB
17 13 (0.94%) R
18 11 (0.79%) PHP 5
19 10 (0.72%) Embedded C
20 9 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 235 (16.96%) Degree
2 99 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (4.55%) CCNP
4 60 (4.33%) CISSP
5 51 (3.68%) CCIE
6 42 (3.03%) CEH
7 39 (2.81%) CCNA
8 36 (2.60%) CISA
9 32 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
10 29 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (2.02%) Security Cleared
12 25 (1.80%) GSEC
13 18 (1.30%) RHCE
14 16 (1.15%) RHCSA
14 16 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.08%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.94%) MCITP
16 13 (0.94%) OCP
17 12 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.19%) QA
1 72 (5.19%) SLA
2 14 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.072%) FISMA
System Software
1 225 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 208 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 86 (6.20%) vSphere
5 63 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (3.97%) VMware ESX
7 38 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
8 28 (2.02%) Docker
9 19 (1.37%) NFS
9 19 (1.37%) Squid
10 16 (1.15%) qmail
11 15 (1.08%) HDFS
11 15 (1.08%) Xen
12 10 (0.72%) iptables
12 10 (0.72%) XenServer
13 9 (0.65%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.51%) Firmware
14 7 (0.51%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.43%) Varnish
16 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 132 (9.52%) Puppet
2 88 (6.35%) SCCM
3 67 (4.83%) Nagios
4 56 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (3.32%) WSUS
6 41 (2.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 24 (1.73%) SCOM
7 24 (1.73%) SCVMM
8 23 (1.66%) Windows Intune
9 20 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.30%) Data Guard
10 18 (1.30%) logstash
11 17 (1.23%) Cacti
12 16 (1.15%) Ganglia
12 16 (1.15%) Graphite
13 15 (1.08%) collectd
14 14 (1.01%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 8 (0.58%) Nmap
Vendors
1 342 (24.68%) VMware
2 308 (22.22%) Cisco
3 277 (19.99%) Red Hat
4 236 (17.03%) Oracle
5 192 (13.85%) Microsoft
6 105 (7.58%) Juniper
7 104 (7.50%) F5
8 85 (6.13%) CheckPoint
9 81 (5.84%) Blue Coat
10 75 (5.41%) EMC
11 71 (5.12%) Palo Alto
12 65 (4.69%) Sourcefire
13 64 (4.62%) Crossbeam
14 56 (4.04%) HP
15 47 (3.39%) Qualys
16 46 (3.32%) Citrix
17 34 (2.45%) Forcepoint
17 34 (2.45%) SAP
18 33 (2.38%) Dell
18 33 (2.38%) Sun
Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago