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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 630 795 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.27% 13.32% 11.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.85% 51.06% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 496 716 504
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,850 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1089 1557 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.39% 26.09% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1379 1241
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 0 308 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Bracknell +3 63 £42,500 - 4
Slough +30 50 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Windsor +13 43 £60,000 +6.66% 3
Maidenhead -18 32 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Newbury +21 25 £43,750 +2.94% 7
Wokingham +13 6 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Hungerford -4 3 £45,000 - 1
Thatcham - 2 £38,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 687 (49.00%) Windows
2 431 (30.74%) Unix
3 398 (28.39%) VMware
4 299 (21.33%) TCP/IP
5 287 (20.47%) Java
6 282 (20.11%) Python
7 281 (20.04%) SQL
8 270 (19.26%) Firewall
9 269 (19.19%) Cisco
10 262 (18.69%) Bash Shell
11 247 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 240 (17.12%) Windows Server
13 230 (16.41%) Red Hat
14 218 (15.55%) Oracle
15 214 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
16 213 (15.19%) MySQL
17 210 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 208 (14.84%) Active Directory
19 199 (14.19%) Perl
20 188 (13.41%) Microsoft
21 178 (12.70%) SQL Server
22 175 (12.48%) Apache
22 175 (12.48%) Amazon AWS
23 168 (11.98%) Finance
24 160 (11.41%) JavaScript
25 148 (10.56%) PowerShell
26 145 (10.34%) DevOps
27 138 (9.84%) vSphere
28 137 (9.77%) Puppet
29 133 (9.49%) PHP

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
1 175 (12.48%) Apache
2 102 (7.28%) IIS
3 96 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 86 (6.13%) WebLogic
5 70 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
6 62 (4.42%) WebSphere
7 61 (4.35%) nginx
8 57 (4.07%) JBoss
9 46 (3.28%) MS Exchange
10 31 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (1.64%) Drupal
12 21 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (1.43%) SharePoint
14 19 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 18 (1.28%) Eucalyptus
16 17 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (1.07%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.78%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.64%) Apache Spark
19 9 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 82 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.43%) MS Office
5 3 (0.21%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.071%) Magento
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.071%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 175 (12.48%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (8.13%) SaaS
3 66 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (4.71%) Office 365
4 62 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.43%) GitHub
7 18 (1.28%) PaaS
8 16 (1.14%) IaaS
9 14 (1.00%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.36%) 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 1 (0.071%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 299 (21.33%) TCP/IP
2 270 (19.26%) Firewall
3 108 (7.70%) DNS
4 91 (6.49%) Network Security
5 88 (6.28%) HTTP
6 86 (6.13%) SAN
7 80 (5.71%) LDAP
8 74 (5.28%) Internet
9 60 (4.28%) WAN
10 59 (4.21%) LAN
11 57 (4.07%) VPN
12 55 (3.92%) SMTP
13 53 (3.78%) SSL
14 50 (3.57%) Wireless
15 49 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
16 48 (3.42%) DHCP
17 40 (2.85%) FTP
18 38 (2.71%) NAS
19 34 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.19%) MySQL
2 178 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 102 (7.28%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.56%) Oracle Database
5 55 (3.92%) Big Data
6 47 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 38 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 35 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (0.93%) HBase
14 9 (0.64%) DB2
15 8 (0.57%) InfluxDB
15 8 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.57%) Riak
16 7 (0.50%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 130 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 93 (6.63%) Jenkins
3 72 (5.14%) JIRA
4 65 (4.64%) Subversion
5 42 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 27 (1.93%) Selenium
7 21 (1.50%) Maven
8 20 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.93%) JUnit
11 11 (0.78%) Ant
12 10 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.57%) Bugzilla
13 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.50%) Trac
14 7 (0.50%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.43%) JMeter
15 6 (0.43%) PHPUnit
15 6 (0.43%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (11.98%) Finance
2 87 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 66 (4.71%) Games
3 66 (4.71%) German Language
4 51 (3.64%) French Language
5 40 (2.85%) Banking
6 25 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.78%) Marketing
7 20 (1.43%) Electronics
8 15 (1.07%) Italian Language
9 13 (0.93%) Retail
10 12 (0.86%) Legal
10 12 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.86%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.50%) Advertising
11 7 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (0.43%) Avionics
13 4 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 2 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 245 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 221 (15.76%) Linux Engineer
3 183 (13.05%) Developer
4 116 (8.27%) Security Engineer
5 103 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 103 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 99 (7.06%) Administrator
7 95 (6.78%) Analyst
8 92 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 92 (6.56%) Technical Support
9 91 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
10 86 (6.13%) Technical Engineer
11 83 (5.92%) Applications Support
12 80 (5.71%) Linux Support
12 80 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
13 73 (5.21%) Software Engineer
14 72 (5.14%) Consultant
15 63 (4.49%) Linux Support Engineer
16 62 (4.42%) Java Developer
17 60 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (8.92%) HTML
2 115 (8.20%) LAMP
3 100 (7.13%) CSS
3 100 (7.13%) Web Services
4 73 (5.21%) Middleware
5 58 (4.14%) JSON
6 54 (3.85%) XML
7 53 (3.78%) AngularJS
8 52 (3.71%) .NET
9 39 (2.78%) REST
10 36 (2.57%) Ajax
11 30 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
12 27 (1.93%) J2EE
13 26 (1.85%) Node.js
13 26 (1.85%) Symfony
14 23 (1.64%) SOAP
14 23 (1.64%) Spring
15 22 (1.57%) Regular Expression
15 22 (1.57%) Sensu
16 21 (1.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 100 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 99 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.71%) Clustering
5 54 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.21%) PKI
8 26 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (1.57%) Replication
10 20 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (1.36%) Statistics
12 18 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
14 16 (1.14%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.07%) Fintech
16 14 (1.00%) EMC VNX
16 14 (1.00%) User Experience
17 11 (0.78%) Xbox
18 10 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 687 (49.00%) Windows
2 431 (30.74%) Unix
3 240 (17.12%) Windows Server
4 210 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (7.99%) CentOS
7 101 (7.20%) Solaris
8 90 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (4.14%) Ubuntu
11 51 (3.64%) Windows 2000
12 42 (3.00%) Debian
13 37 (2.64%) AIX
14 19 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 12 (0.86%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.78%) SUSE
16 11 (0.78%) Windows NT
17 10 (0.71%) HPUX
18 7 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (10.34%) DevOps
3 131 (9.34%) Scrum
4 127 (9.06%) Software Engineering
5 121 (8.63%) ITIL
6 114 (8.13%) Presales
7 113 (8.06%) Information Security
8 111 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 105 (7.49%) TDD
11 83 (5.92%) Open Source
12 75 (5.35%) Configuration Management
12 75 (5.35%) OOP
13 74 (5.28%) Analytics
14 73 (5.21%) Risk Management
15 68 (4.85%) OO
16 66 (4.71%) BDD
17 65 (4.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 59 (4.21%) High Availability
19 58 (4.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 287 (20.47%) Java
2 282 (20.11%) Python
3 281 (20.04%) SQL
4 262 (18.69%) Bash Shell
5 199 (14.19%) Perl
6 160 (11.41%) JavaScript
7 148 (10.56%) PowerShell
8 133 (9.49%) PHP
9 121 (8.63%) C++
10 118 (8.42%) C
11 113 (8.06%) Shell Script
12 110 (7.85%) Ruby
13 28 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.93%) C#
15 26 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.50%) Go
17 19 (1.36%) CFML
18 17 (1.21%) VB
19 14 (1.00%) Tcl
20 9 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (8.49%) Degree
2 80 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (4.99%) CCNA
3 70 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (4.78%) CISSP
5 62 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 56 (3.99%) MCSE
7 54 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 44 (3.14%) CEH
8 44 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 36 (2.57%) CCNP
9 36 (2.57%) MCITP
10 29 (2.07%) RHCSA
11 22 (1.57%) RHCA
11 22 (1.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.28%) AWS Certification
13 18 (1.28%) CISA
13 18 (1.28%) RHCE
14 16 (1.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.06%) SLA
2 63 (4.49%) QA
3 31 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.93%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.50%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.071%) GPG13
9 1 (0.071%) SDET
System Software
1 247 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (14.84%) Active Directory
3 138 (9.84%) vSphere
4 94 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 57 (4.07%) VMware ESX
6 53 (3.78%) Firmware
7 40 (2.85%) vCloud
8 36 (2.57%) XenApp
9 24 (1.71%) Docker
9 24 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (1.36%) HDFS
11 19 (1.36%) Varnish
11 19 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (1.28%) GlusterFS
12 18 (1.28%) KVM
13 17 (1.21%) NFS
14 16 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 137 (9.77%) Puppet
2 97 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.64%) SCCM
4 53 (3.78%) Nessus
5 38 (2.71%) Nagios
6 37 (2.64%) WSUS
7 34 (2.43%) Ansible
8 24 (1.71%) Cacti
9 21 (1.50%) Kibana
10 20 (1.43%) yum
11 19 (1.36%) OpenAM
12 18 (1.28%) Ganglia
12 18 (1.28%) OpenView
12 18 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 18 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
12 18 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 16 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 14 (1.00%) Terraform
14 14 (1.00%) vMotion
15 13 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 398 (28.39%) VMware
2 269 (19.19%) Cisco
3 230 (16.41%) Red Hat
4 218 (15.55%) Oracle
5 188 (13.41%) Microsoft
6 109 (7.77%) F5
7 86 (6.13%) Juniper
8 84 (5.99%) CheckPoint
9 72 (5.14%) Blue Coat
10 67 (4.78%) Citrix
11 65 (4.64%) Palo Alto
12 61 (4.35%) HP
12 61 (4.35%) Sun
13 49 (3.50%) EMC
14 44 (3.14%) Crossbeam
14 44 (3.14%) Sourcefire
15 35 (2.50%) IBM
16 26 (1.85%) Splunk
16 26 (1.85%) Veritas
17 25 (1.78%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Yoh
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Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, life cover etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Share options, wider Benefits
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
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