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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 661 587 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.34% 10.50% 12.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.93% 36.60% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 517 495 647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
1698 1604 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.14% 28.68% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1288 1489
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 September 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 17 September 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 +5 261 £35,000 -22.22% 25
Slough +6 82 £42,500 - 19
Maidenhead -6 59 £50,000 +13.63% 8
Newbury +5 49 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Windsor +10 48 £57,500 +9.52%
Bracknell 0 47 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wokingham -18 2 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Thatcham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 558 (42.79%) Windows
2 484 (37.12%) UNIX
3 343 (26.30%) VMware
4 321 (24.62%) SQL
5 288 (22.09%) Microsoft
6 262 (20.09%) Red Hat
7 256 (19.63%) Java
8 255 (19.56%) Degree
9 251 (19.25%) Oracle
10 225 (17.25%) MySQL
11 209 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 201 (15.41%) TCP/IP
13 191 (14.65%) Telecoms
14 179 (13.73%) SQL Server
15 174 (13.34%) Apache
16 173 (13.27%) Perl
17 167 (12.81%) Cisco
18 162 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 159 (12.19%) HTML
20 157 (12.04%) Solaris
21 155 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
22 154 (11.81%) JavaScript
23 153 (11.73%) DNS
24 151 (11.58%) Firewall
25 149 (11.43%) ITIL
26 147 (11.27%) Computer Science
27 137 (10.51%) MS Excel
28 136 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
29 129 (9.89%) Python
30 128 (9.82%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 174 (13.34%) Apache
2 110 (8.44%) Tomcat
3 50 (3.83%) IIS
4 41 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 28 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 27 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 23 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.53%) Apache Solr
9 18 (1.38%) Lync
10 12 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.92%) Drupal
10 12 (0.92%) Resin
11 11 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.61%) WordPress
15 7 (0.54%) nginx
15 7 (0.54%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.54%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 137 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.91%) MS Office
3 11 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.077%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.06%) SaaS
2 32 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.69%) IaaS
6 7 (0.54%) PaaS
6 7 (0.54%) Office 365
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.38%) GitHub
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.077%) Route 53
10 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 201 (15.41%) TCP/IP
2 153 (11.73%) DNS
3 151 (11.58%) Firewall
4 123 (9.43%) Internet
5 102 (7.82%) HTTP
6 92 (7.06%) SAN
7 72 (5.52%) VPN
8 50 (3.83%) SSL
9 46 (3.53%) LAN
9 46 (3.53%) WAN
10 43 (3.30%) LDAP
11 38 (2.91%) FTP
12 37 (2.84%) Network Security
13 36 (2.76%) NAS
13 36 (2.76%) OSPF
13 36 (2.76%) BGP
14 28 (2.15%) Wireless
14 28 (2.15%) MPLS
15 25 (1.92%) SMTP
16 23 (1.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (17.25%) MySQL
2 179 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 112 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 66 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 44 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 43 (3.30%) DB2
7 34 (2.61%) Big Data
8 26 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
12 14 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.61%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.61%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.38%) SAP BW
17 5 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 56 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.22%) Subversion
3 37 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.76%) Selenium
5 25 (1.92%) Ant
6 23 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.53%) Mockito
8 15 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.07%) Metasploit
10 13 (1.00%) LoadRunner
11 11 (0.84%) Maven
12 10 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
12 10 (0.77%) JUnit
13 8 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (0.61%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.61%) Gradle
14 7 (0.54%) Hudson
14 7 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 191 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 107 (8.21%) Finance
3 54 (4.14%) French Language
4 49 (3.76%) German Language
5 45 (3.45%) Marketing
6 31 (2.38%) Banking
6 31 (2.38%) Retail
7 25 (1.92%) Back Office
8 24 (1.84%) Multimedia
9 22 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.30%) Billing
11 15 (1.15%) Advertising
11 15 (1.15%) Electronics
12 7 (0.54%) Games
13 6 (0.46%) Military
13 6 (0.46%) Russian Language
14 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.38%) Front Office
14 5 (0.38%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (17.18%) Support Engineer
2 191 (14.65%) Developer
3 157 (12.04%) Administrator
4 121 (9.28%) Technical Support
5 118 (9.05%) Consultant
6 114 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
7 97 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
8 96 (7.36%) Technical Engineer
9 87 (6.67%) Analyst
10 83 (6.37%) Technical Support Engineer
11 78 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
12 71 (5.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 64 (4.91%) Software Engineer
14 62 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
15 60 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 56 (4.29%) Java Developer
17 40 (3.07%) PHP Developer
17 40 (3.07%) Support Analyst
18 39 (2.99%) Security Engineer
19 36 (2.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (12.19%) HTML
2 110 (8.44%) CSS
2 110 (8.44%) XML
3 102 (7.82%) J2EE
4 101 (7.75%) Web Services
5 80 (6.13%) .NET
6 64 (4.91%) jQuery
7 62 (4.75%) LAMP
8 55 (4.22%) Spring
9 39 (2.99%) JSP
10 37 (2.84%) Java EE
11 36 (2.76%) SOAP
12 35 (2.68%) Hibernate
13 33 (2.53%) RESTful
14 32 (2.45%) HTML5
15 29 (2.22%) Ajax
16 24 (1.84%) XSLT
17 22 (1.69%) XHTML
18 19 (1.46%) JSON
18 19 (1.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 136 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (6.83%) Open Source
4 56 (4.29%) Clustering
5 52 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 48 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 37 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (2.53%) Firmware
8 33 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 27 (2.07%) Replication
10 25 (1.92%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.76%) iPad
12 20 (1.53%) Mainframe
13 18 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.30%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.23%) iPhone
15 16 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (1.07%) IVR
16 14 (1.07%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 558 (42.79%) Windows
2 484 (37.12%) UNIX
3 162 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 157 (12.04%) Solaris
5 120 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (7.06%) CentOS
8 68 (5.21%) SUSE
9 66 (5.06%) Ubuntu
10 52 (3.99%) Debian
11 47 (3.60%) AIX
12 41 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (3.07%) Windows 7
13 40 (3.07%) HPUX
14 22 (1.69%) Windows XP
15 14 (1.07%) Android
16 13 (1.00%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (11.43%) ITIL
3 111 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 66 (5.06%) Scrum
5 65 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (4.14%) Time Management
7 53 (4.06%) DevOps
8 52 (3.99%) Service Management
9 50 (3.83%) OO
10 49 (3.76%) SOA
11 47 (3.60%) Configuration Management
11 47 (3.60%) Mentoring
12 46 (3.53%) TDD
13 43 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 43 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
14 42 (3.22%) Migration
15 40 (3.07%) E-Commerce
16 37 (2.84%) Project Management
17 35 (2.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 321 (24.62%) SQL
2 256 (19.63%) Java
3 173 (13.27%) Perl
4 154 (11.81%) JavaScript
5 129 (9.89%) Python
6 127 (9.74%) PHP
7 120 (9.20%) Bash Shell
8 114 (8.74%) C++
9 88 (6.75%) C
10 72 (5.52%) C#
11 70 (5.37%) Shell Script
12 49 (3.76%) Ruby
13 41 (3.14%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.23%) MUMPS
15 15 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.07%) PHP5
17 12 (0.92%) VB
18 10 (0.77%) Scala
19 9 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 255 (19.56%) Degree
2 118 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 78 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 60 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 60 (4.60%) CCNA
6 56 (4.29%) CISSP
7 30 (2.30%) CEH
8 29 (2.22%) ISEB
9 28 (2.15%) CISA
10 27 (2.07%) CISM
11 26 (1.99%) PCI QSA
12 23 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
13 22 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (1.53%) CCNP
14 20 (1.53%) OCA
15 19 (1.46%) MCSE
16 18 (1.38%) RHCE
17 16 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (9.51%) SLA
2 79 (6.06%) QA
3 49 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (3.22%) PCI DSS
5 29 (2.22%) COBIT
6 28 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (1.23%) HL7
8 10 (0.77%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.31%) GPG13
10 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 209 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (7.52%) Active Directory
3 72 (5.52%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.14%) vSphere
5 36 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 34 (2.61%) NFS
8 28 (2.15%) KVM
9 23 (1.76%) Xen
10 19 (1.46%) Nmap
11 16 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.15%) Snort
12 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.84%) vCloud
14 11 (0.84%) XenApp
15 10 (0.77%) XenServer
15 10 (0.77%) IAG
15 10 (0.77%) UAG
16 9 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (4.75%) Puppet
2 53 (4.06%) Nagios
3 33 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 24 (1.84%) WSUS
5 22 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 20 (1.53%) Zenoss
7 18 (1.38%) Nessus
8 17 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (1.30%) Plesk
9 16 (1.23%) Data Guard
9 16 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.00%) Munin
10 13 (1.00%) SCCM
11 12 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 10 (0.77%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.77%) Opsview
13 9 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.61%) SCOM
14 8 (0.61%) ARCserve
14 8 (0.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 343 (26.30%) VMware
2 288 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 262 (20.09%) Red Hat
4 251 (19.25%) Oracle
5 167 (12.81%) Cisco
6 128 (9.82%) HP
7 80 (6.13%) JBoss
8 77 (5.90%) EMC
9 64 (4.91%) Citrix
10 51 (3.91%) Sun
11 42 (3.22%) Juniper
12 39 (2.99%) SAP
13 33 (2.53%) IBM
13 33 (2.53%) Veritas
14 30 (2.30%) NetApp
14 30 (2.30%) Sybase
14 30 (2.30%) F5
15 25 (1.92%) CheckPoint
16 23 (1.76%) Remedy
17 20 (1.53%) hybris
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago