The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 623 543 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.40% 9.93% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.41% 34.92% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 470 488 614
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1622 1555 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.67% 28.44% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1306 1475
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +8 298 £41,500 +7.79% 28
Newbury +7 62 £40,000 -4.76% 6
Slough 0 61 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Bracknell +8 56 £45,000 +47.54% 6
Maidenhead -10 31 £50,000 +15.60% 3
Windsor +6 14 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Wokingham -6 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Thatcham - 1 £22,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 571 (43.69%) Windows
2 517 (39.56%) UNIX
3 321 (24.56%) SQL
4 317 (24.25%) Degree
5 303 (23.18%) Microsoft
6 289 (22.11%) Oracle
7 287 (21.96%) VMware
8 285 (21.81%) Java
9 269 (20.58%) Red Hat
10 224 (17.14%) MySQL
11 213 (16.30%) Perl
12 198 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 187 (14.31%) Telecoms
14 186 (14.23%) SQL Server
15 176 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 175 (13.39%) Apache
17 166 (12.70%) Computer Science
18 162 (12.39%) Python
19 161 (12.32%) Solaris
20 156 (11.94%) Firewall
21 155 (11.86%) C++
22 149 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 147 (11.25%) HTML
24 144 (11.02%) DNS
25 140 (10.71%) PHP
26 139 (10.64%) MS Excel
26 139 (10.64%) Bash Shell
27 138 (10.56%) Cisco
28 125 (9.56%) JavaScript
29 124 (9.49%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 175 (13.39%) Apache
2 92 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 50 (3.83%) IIS
4 49 (3.75%) Drupal
5 34 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 31 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 29 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.91%) WordPress
9 23 (1.76%) CMS
10 22 (1.68%) Alfresco
10 22 (1.68%) nginx
11 18 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
12 17 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.77%) Eucalyptus
13 10 (0.77%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.61%) Resin
15 7 (0.54%) Lync
16 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 139 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.98%) MS Office
3 15 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.15%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.04%) SaaS
2 38 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.30%) PaaS
5 14 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.84%) IaaS
7 8 (0.61%) Office 365
8 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 198 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 156 (11.94%) Firewall
3 144 (11.02%) DNS
4 120 (9.18%) Internet
5 100 (7.65%) HTTP
6 92 (7.04%) SAN
7 57 (4.36%) VPN
8 46 (3.52%) FTP
9 42 (3.21%) LDAP
10 41 (3.14%) NAS
11 38 (2.91%) Network Security
12 36 (2.75%) SSL
13 35 (2.68%) SMTP
14 32 (2.45%) DHCP
15 31 (2.37%) LAN
16 30 (2.30%) OSPF
17 29 (2.22%) WAN
18 25 (1.91%) VoIP
19 24 (1.84%) 4G
19 24 (1.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (17.14%) MySQL
2 186 (14.23%) SQL Server
3 118 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 45 (3.44%) DB2
6 43 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 41 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.22%) Big Data
11 28 (2.14%) InterSystems Cache
12 21 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.53%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.07%) Riak
15 13 (0.99%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.37%) Subversion
3 31 (2.37%) Ant
4 29 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.76%) Metasploit
5 23 (1.76%) Selenium
6 20 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.92%) JUnit
10 7 (0.54%) Maven
11 6 (0.46%) JIRA
11 6 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.46%) TestNG
11 6 (0.46%) Mockito
11 6 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.38%) Gradle
12 5 (0.38%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.38%) WebObjects
12 5 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 187 (14.31%) Telecoms
2 82 (6.27%) Finance
3 62 (4.74%) French Language
4 60 (4.59%) German Language
5 32 (2.45%) Back Office
6 29 (2.22%) Marketing
7 28 (2.14%) Retail
8 24 (1.84%) Banking
9 22 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.30%) Electronics
11 15 (1.15%) Multimedia
12 14 (1.07%) Russian Language
13 9 (0.69%) Advertising
13 9 (0.69%) Billing
14 7 (0.54%) Military
15 6 (0.46%) Front Office
16 5 (0.38%) Games
16 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 236 (18.06%) Support Engineer
2 215 (16.45%) Developer
3 147 (11.25%) Administrator
4 144 (11.02%) Technical Support
5 113 (8.65%) Technical Engineer
6 112 (8.57%) Consultant
7 106 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 106 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 104 (7.96%) Linux Administrator
9 84 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
10 72 (5.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 69 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
12 66 (5.05%) Software Engineer
13 65 (4.97%) Analyst
14 63 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 60 (4.59%) Java Developer
16 51 (3.90%) Security Engineer
17 48 (3.67%) Software Developer
18 42 (3.21%) PHP Developer
19 40 (3.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (11.25%) HTML
2 108 (8.26%) Web Services
3 105 (8.03%) CSS
4 102 (7.80%) XML
5 97 (7.42%) .NET
6 93 (7.12%) J2EE
7 62 (4.74%) LAMP
8 42 (3.21%) SOAP
9 41 (3.14%) jQuery
10 37 (2.83%) Ajax
11 36 (2.75%) Spring
12 35 (2.68%) Hibernate
13 28 (2.14%) JSP
14 27 (2.07%) RESTful
14 27 (2.07%) HTML5
15 20 (1.53%) Java EE
15 20 (1.53%) COM
16 19 (1.45%) REST
16 19 (1.45%) JSON
17 17 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 166 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 102 (7.80%) Open Source
3 73 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 70 (5.36%) Clustering
5 49 (3.75%) Replication
6 39 (2.98%) Client/Server
7 33 (2.52%) Firmware
7 33 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.68%) Data Integration
9 22 (1.68%) iPhone
10 20 (1.53%) Celerra
11 17 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.15%) Derivative
13 14 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (0.99%) PKI
15 12 (0.92%) iPad
15 12 (0.92%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.92%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 571 (43.69%) Windows
2 517 (39.56%) UNIX
3 161 (12.32%) Solaris
4 149 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (7.12%) CentOS
7 74 (5.66%) Ubuntu
8 63 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (4.44%) AIX
10 50 (3.83%) HPUX
11 46 (3.52%) SUSE
12 45 (3.44%) Debian
13 31 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (2.14%) Windows 7
15 23 (1.76%) Mac OS X
16 21 (1.61%) Android
17 15 (1.15%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.99%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (9.49%) Software Engineering
2 113 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (7.42%) ITIL
4 67 (5.13%) Time Management
5 61 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 59 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (4.13%) DevOps
8 53 (4.06%) OO
9 49 (3.75%) Scrum
10 46 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (3.21%) Project Management
12 41 (3.14%) Load Balancing
13 38 (2.91%) Validation
13 38 (2.91%) Performance Analysis
14 36 (2.75%) Configuration Management
15 35 (2.68%) TDD
15 35 (2.68%) Infrastructure Management
16 32 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
16 32 (2.45%) Information Security
17 31 (2.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 321 (24.56%) SQL
2 285 (21.81%) Java
3 213 (16.30%) Perl
4 162 (12.39%) Python
5 155 (11.86%) C++
6 140 (10.71%) PHP
7 139 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 125 (9.56%) JavaScript
9 103 (7.88%) C
10 84 (6.43%) C#
11 73 (5.59%) Shell Script
12 71 (5.43%) Ruby
13 28 (2.14%) MUMPS
14 26 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.30%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.15%) VB
18 13 (0.99%) PHP5
19 11 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 317 (24.25%) Degree
2 90 (6.89%) Security Cleared
3 83 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (4.90%) CCNA
5 55 (4.21%) DV Cleared
6 53 (4.06%) SC Cleared
7 46 (3.52%) CISSP
8 41 (3.14%) Oracle Certification
9 38 (2.91%) OCA
10 35 (2.68%) RHCE
11 31 (2.37%) CEH
12 29 (2.22%) CCNP
13 27 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (1.76%) MCSE
15 21 (1.61%) SCSA
16 20 (1.53%) CISA
16 20 (1.53%) CISM
17 19 (1.45%) PCI QSA
18 17 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.81%) SLA
2 80 (6.12%) QA
3 38 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 31 (2.37%) HL7
5 29 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (1.53%) COBIT
8 18 (1.38%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.15%) GPG13
10 1 (0.077%) BS25999
System Software
1 176 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 80 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.29%) vSphere
5 35 (2.68%) Xen
6 32 (2.45%) KVM
7 30 (2.30%) NFS
8 28 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 25 (1.91%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.76%) Nmap
10 23 (1.76%) Snort
11 16 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.15%) XenApp
13 13 (0.99%) Varnish
14 11 (0.84%) vCloud
15 10 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.77%) XenServer
15 10 (0.77%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.77%) IAG
Systems Management
1 53 (4.06%) Puppet
2 44 (3.37%) Nagios
3 33 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 29 (2.22%) Plesk
6 27 (2.07%) ARCserve
7 26 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 25 (1.91%) Data Guard
8 25 (1.91%) Nessus
9 24 (1.84%) Legato
10 20 (1.53%) WSUS
11 12 (0.92%) SCCM
11 12 (0.92%) SCVMM
11 12 (0.92%) Cacti
12 11 (0.84%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.77%) Ganglia
13 10 (0.77%) OpenView
13 10 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (0.77%) Opsview
14 9 (0.69%) Munin
Vendors
1 303 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 289 (22.11%) Oracle
3 287 (21.96%) VMware
4 269 (20.58%) Red Hat
5 138 (10.56%) Cisco
6 114 (8.72%) HP
7 80 (6.12%) Sun
8 73 (5.59%) EMC
9 64 (4.90%) Citrix
10 58 (4.44%) JBoss
11 55 (4.21%) Veritas
12 39 (2.98%) NetApp
12 39 (2.98%) IBM
13 38 (2.91%) Juniper
14 34 (2.60%) Sybase
15 26 (1.99%) SAP
16 22 (1.68%) Imperva
17 21 (1.61%) Sophos
17 21 (1.61%) CheckPoint
17 21 (1.61%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25K to 40K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - Flexi hours, 12% Bonus, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Development and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago