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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 637 538 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.86% 9.81% 12.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.83% 35.89% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 490 467 641
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
1684 1499 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.70% 27.34% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1229 1465
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 272 £40,000 - 16
Slough +4 70 £44,250 +9.25% 16
Newbury +1 57 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bracknell +8 47 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead -8 46 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Windsor +9 45 £57,500 +9.52%
Wokingham -13 2 £30,000 -27.71% 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 557 (42.55%) Windows
2 480 (36.67%) UNIX
3 320 (24.45%) SQL
4 318 (24.29%) VMware
5 292 (22.31%) Microsoft
6 279 (21.31%) Degree
7 265 (20.24%) Red Hat
8 260 (19.86%) Java
9 258 (19.71%) Oracle
10 223 (17.04%) MySQL
11 199 (15.20%) TCP/IP
12 197 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 193 (14.74%) Telecoms
14 187 (14.29%) Perl
15 178 (13.60%) SQL Server
16 176 (13.45%) Apache
17 167 (12.76%) Cisco
18 157 (11.99%) DNS
18 157 (11.99%) HTML
19 155 (11.84%) JavaScript
19 155 (11.84%) Computer Science
20 152 (11.61%) Firewall
21 151 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 148 (11.31%) Solaris
23 137 (10.47%) Python
24 136 (10.39%) MS Excel
25 130 (9.93%) Bash Shell
26 129 (9.85%) ITIL
26 129 (9.85%) PHP
27 126 (9.63%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 176 (13.45%) Apache
2 107 (8.17%) Tomcat
3 47 (3.59%) IIS
4 36 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.37%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.76%) Drupal
8 22 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.45%) Lync
10 18 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
11 14 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.99%) Resin
13 12 (0.92%) WordPress
14 11 (0.84%) nginx
15 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.76%) Alfresco
16 9 (0.69%) CMS
17 7 (0.53%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 136 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.13%) MS Office
3 11 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.05%) SaaS
2 37 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.69%) IaaS
5 9 (0.69%) PaaS
6 8 (0.61%) Office 365
7 5 (0.38%) GitHub
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 199 (15.20%) TCP/IP
2 157 (11.99%) DNS
3 152 (11.61%) Firewall
4 123 (9.40%) Internet
5 108 (8.25%) HTTP
6 89 (6.80%) SAN
7 70 (5.35%) VPN
8 48 (3.67%) SSL
9 43 (3.28%) LDAP
10 42 (3.21%) Network Security
11 41 (3.13%) LAN
12 40 (3.06%) FTP
13 39 (2.98%) WAN
14 37 (2.83%) OSPF
15 33 (2.52%) NAS
16 32 (2.44%) BGP
17 30 (2.29%) SMTP
17 30 (2.29%) MPLS
18 28 (2.14%) Wireless
19 23 (1.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (17.04%) MySQL
2 178 (13.60%) SQL Server
3 119 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 63 (4.81%) RDBMS
5 40 (3.06%) DB2
5 40 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.44%) Big Data
7 31 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (1.68%) InterSystems Cache
11 17 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.38%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 54 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.06%) Subversion
3 34 (2.60%) Selenium
4 33 (2.52%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.99%) Ant
6 23 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.38%) Mockito
8 16 (1.22%) Metasploit
9 14 (1.07%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (0.69%) JUnit
12 8 (0.61%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.61%) Maven
12 8 (0.61%) Gradle
13 7 (0.53%) JIRA
13 7 (0.53%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.46%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.38%) Hudson
15 5 (0.38%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 193 (14.74%) Telecoms
2 103 (7.87%) Finance
3 58 (4.43%) French Language
4 51 (3.90%) German Language
5 40 (3.06%) Marketing
6 31 (2.37%) Banking
7 28 (2.14%) Back Office
8 26 (1.99%) Retail
9 24 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.68%) Multimedia
11 18 (1.38%) Electronics
12 14 (1.07%) Advertising
13 11 (0.84%) Billing
14 8 (0.61%) Russian Language
15 7 (0.53%) Games
16 6 (0.46%) Military
17 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.38%) Front Office
17 5 (0.38%) Legal
18 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 216 (16.50%) Support Engineer
2 199 (15.20%) Developer
3 157 (11.99%) Administrator
4 126 (9.63%) Technical Support
5 124 (9.47%) Consultant
6 110 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
7 102 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
8 100 (7.64%) Technical Engineer
9 87 (6.65%) Technical Support Engineer
10 76 (5.81%) Analyst
11 75 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
12 71 (5.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 69 (5.27%) Software Engineer
14 64 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 61 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
16 51 (3.90%) Java Developer
17 46 (3.51%) Security Engineer
18 43 (3.28%) PHP Developer
19 42 (3.21%) Software Developer
20 40 (3.06%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (11.99%) HTML
2 115 (8.79%) CSS
3 109 (8.33%) Web Services
4 106 (8.10%) XML
5 102 (7.79%) J2EE
6 92 (7.03%) .NET
7 64 (4.89%) LAMP
8 58 (4.43%) jQuery
9 52 (3.97%) Spring
10 39 (2.98%) SOAP
11 35 (2.67%) JSP
11 35 (2.67%) Hibernate
12 34 (2.60%) RESTful
12 34 (2.60%) Java EE
12 34 (2.60%) Ajax
13 29 (2.22%) HTML5
14 22 (1.68%) XSLT
15 20 (1.53%) XHTML
16 18 (1.38%) .NET Framework
16 18 (1.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 100 (7.64%) Open Source
3 63 (4.81%) Clustering
4 60 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.82%) Client/Server
6 36 (2.75%) Firmware
7 34 (2.60%) Replication
8 31 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.29%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.76%) Data Integration
11 21 (1.60%) iPad
12 20 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (1.38%) iPhone
14 17 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.30%) Mainframe
15 14 (1.07%) IVR
15 14 (1.07%) MPEG
16 12 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 557 (42.55%) Windows
2 480 (36.67%) UNIX
3 151 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 148 (11.31%) Solaris
5 105 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (6.65%) CentOS
7 78 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (4.74%) Ubuntu
9 61 (4.66%) SUSE
10 50 (3.82%) Debian
11 46 (3.51%) AIX
12 40 (3.06%) HPUX
13 37 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (2.37%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.38%) Windows XP
16 17 (1.30%) Mac OS X
17 14 (1.07%) Android
18 13 (0.99%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (9.85%) ITIL
2 119 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 98 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (4.58%) Scrum
5 60 (4.58%) Time Management
6 55 (4.20%) OO
7 52 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (3.90%) Service Management
8 51 (3.90%) DevOps
9 49 (3.74%) Configuration Management
10 47 (3.59%) Performance Analysis
11 45 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 43 (3.28%) TDD
12 43 (3.28%) Project Management
13 42 (3.21%) SOA
14 39 (2.98%) Migration
15 38 (2.90%) Load Balancing
16 36 (2.75%) E-Commerce
17 35 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 320 (24.45%) SQL
2 260 (19.86%) Java
3 187 (14.29%) Perl
4 155 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 137 (10.47%) Python
6 130 (9.93%) Bash Shell
7 129 (9.85%) PHP
8 126 (9.63%) C++
9 93 (7.10%) C
10 80 (6.11%) C#
11 74 (5.65%) Shell Script
12 54 (4.13%) Ruby
13 36 (2.75%) PowerShell
14 22 (1.68%) MUMPS
15 18 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.22%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.15%) PHP5
18 13 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.84%) Scala
19 11 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 279 (21.31%) Degree
2 108 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 86 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (5.19%) CCNA
5 58 (4.43%) SC Cleared
6 57 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 55 (4.20%) CISSP
8 31 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
9 30 (2.29%) CEH
10 29 (2.22%) OCA
11 27 (2.06%) CISA
11 27 (2.06%) CISM
12 26 (1.99%) PCI QSA
13 25 (1.91%) RHCE
14 24 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (1.76%) ISEB
16 20 (1.53%) CCNP
16 20 (1.53%) MCSE
17 19 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 16 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.94%) SLA
2 87 (6.65%) QA
3 50 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (3.06%) PCI DSS
5 29 (2.22%) COBIT
5 29 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (1.68%) HL7
7 12 (0.92%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.23%) GPG13
9 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 197 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (7.10%) Active Directory
3 73 (5.58%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.82%) vSphere
5 36 (2.75%) NFS
6 33 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.29%) Xen
8 29 (2.22%) KVM
9 27 (2.06%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.60%) Nmap
11 18 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (1.30%) Snort
13 16 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.92%) XenApp
16 11 (0.84%) vCloud
17 10 (0.76%) XenServer
17 10 (0.76%) IAG
17 10 (0.76%) UAG
18 9 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 64 (4.89%) Puppet
2 57 (4.35%) Nagios
3 31 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 23 (1.76%) WSUS
5 22 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 22 (1.68%) Data Guard
6 20 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.53%) Nessus
6 20 (1.53%) Zenoss
7 18 (1.38%) Plesk
8 14 (1.07%) Munin
9 12 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 12 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.84%) Legato
10 11 (0.84%) ARCserve
11 10 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.76%) SCCM
11 10 (0.76%) Opsview
12 8 (0.61%) Cacti
13 6 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 318 (24.29%) VMware
2 292 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 265 (20.24%) Red Hat
4 258 (19.71%) Oracle
5 167 (12.76%) Cisco
6 118 (9.01%) HP
7 71 (5.42%) EMC
7 71 (5.42%) JBoss
8 68 (5.19%) Citrix
9 56 (4.28%) Sun
10 42 (3.21%) Juniper
11 39 (2.98%) SAP
12 33 (2.52%) IBM
13 32 (2.44%) NetApp
14 31 (2.37%) Veritas
15 27 (2.06%) Sybase
16 26 (1.99%) F5
17 24 (1.83%) CheckPoint
18 21 (1.60%) Remedy
19 20 (1.53%) TIBCO
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago