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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 801 573 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.09% 11.48% 11.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.15% 46.55% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 675 411 487
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1310 1231 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.59% 24.65% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 968 1255
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 454 £50,000 +17.64% 36
Maidenhead +6 78 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bracknell 0 47 £49,500 +16.47% 6
Windsor +16 36 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Slough -10 32 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Newbury +4 28 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hungerford - 8 £23,500 -
Thatcham -2 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Wokingham -13 4 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 645 (44.33%) Windows
2 425 (29.21%) Unix
3 389 (26.74%) VMware
4 335 (23.02%) Firewall
5 314 (21.58%) Python
6 304 (20.89%) SQL
7 295 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
8 283 (19.45%) Java
9 279 (19.18%) Cisco
10 271 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 269 (18.49%) Red Hat
12 268 (18.42%) Bash Shell
13 255 (17.53%) TCP/IP
14 247 (16.98%) MySQL
15 241 (16.56%) Oracle
16 239 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 235 (16.15%) Perl
18 210 (14.43%) Windows Server
19 200 (13.75%) Active Directory
20 197 (13.54%) Apache
21 195 (13.40%) PowerShell
22 194 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
23 190 (13.06%) SQL Server
24 185 (12.71%) JavaScript
25 176 (12.10%) Finance
26 174 (11.96%) Microsoft
27 170 (11.68%) C++
28 169 (11.62%) Puppet
29 162 (11.13%) HTML
30 158 (10.86%) Git (software)

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
1 197 (13.54%) Apache
2 121 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 108 (7.42%) JBoss
4 93 (6.39%) nginx
5 88 (6.05%) WebSphere
6 86 (5.91%) IIS
7 80 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
8 77 (5.29%) WebLogic
9 67 (4.60%) OpenStack
10 43 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 39 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
11 39 (2.68%) MS Exchange
12 30 (2.06%) Apache Spark
13 19 (1.31%) Drupal
13 19 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (1.03%) Eucalyptus
16 14 (0.96%) SharePoint
17 12 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 11 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.069%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.069%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.069%) assyst
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 194 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (10.72%) SaaS
3 99 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (3.23%) Office 365
5 24 (1.65%) IaaS
6 22 (1.51%) PaaS
7 21 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.17%) CloudBees
10 14 (0.96%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.27%) Route 53
12 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.14%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 335 (23.02%) Firewall
2 255 (17.53%) TCP/IP
3 136 (9.35%) DNS
4 113 (7.77%) SAN
5 107 (7.35%) HTTP
6 100 (6.87%) WAN
7 97 (6.67%) LDAP
8 87 (5.98%) LAN
8 87 (5.98%) VPN
9 79 (5.43%) Network Security
10 67 (4.60%) NAS
11 65 (4.47%) Internet
12 63 (4.33%) SSL
13 59 (4.05%) VoIP
14 58 (3.99%) Cisco Nexus
15 53 (3.64%) SMTP
16 51 (3.51%) Wireless
17 50 (3.44%) MPLS
18 45 (3.09%) DHCP
19 37 (2.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (16.98%) MySQL
2 190 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 115 (7.90%) Relational Database
4 75 (5.15%) Big Data
4 75 (5.15%) Hadoop
5 59 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 54 (3.71%) NoSQL
7 53 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 38 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 31 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.17%) HBase
12 15 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.76%) Redis
15 10 (0.69%) DB2
15 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.69%) Riak
16 9 (0.62%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 158 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 121 (8.32%) Jenkins
3 99 (6.80%) JIRA
4 75 (5.15%) Subversion
5 55 (3.78%) Selenium
6 39 (2.68%) Eclipse
7 33 (2.27%) Maven
8 27 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (1.24%) Ant
10 18 (1.24%) Bugzilla
11 14 (0.96%) Trac
12 12 (0.82%) gulp
13 11 (0.76%) Burp Suite
13 11 (0.76%) Metasploit
14 9 (0.62%) JUnit
15 8 (0.55%) NetBeans
15 8 (0.55%) TestNG
15 8 (0.55%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.48%) ClearCase
General
1 176 (12.10%) Finance
2 84 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 72 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 56 (3.85%) German Language
5 39 (2.68%) Games
6 33 (2.27%) French Language
6 33 (2.27%) Marketing
7 32 (2.20%) Banking
8 26 (1.79%) Electronics
8 26 (1.79%) Retail
9 13 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.41%) Advertising
11 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.21%) Back Office
12 3 (0.21%) Legal
12 3 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.069%) Automotive
14 1 (0.069%) Law
Job Titles
1 243 (16.70%) Developer
2 240 (16.49%) Linux Engineer
3 232 (15.95%) Support Engineer
4 131 (9.00%) Systems Engineer
5 113 (7.77%) Security Engineer
6 105 (7.22%) Linux Support
7 103 (7.08%) Analyst
8 102 (7.01%) Administrator
9 83 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 83 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 82 (5.64%) Network Engineer
11 80 (5.50%) Applications Support
11 80 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 75 (5.15%) Technical Support
12 75 (5.15%) VMware Engineer
13 73 (5.02%) Software Engineer
14 71 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
15 70 (4.81%) Linux Support Engineer
16 69 (4.74%) Technical Engineer
17 67 (4.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (11.13%) HTML
2 154 (10.58%) LAMP
3 144 (9.90%) Web Services
4 124 (8.52%) CSS
5 70 (4.81%) JSON
6 64 (4.40%) XML
7 60 (4.12%) .NET
8 56 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 48 (3.30%) Middleware
10 46 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
11 44 (3.02%) REST
12 39 (2.68%) Symfony
13 37 (2.54%) ZeroMQ
14 33 (2.27%) Regular Expression
14 33 (2.27%) RESTful
15 29 (1.99%) J2EE
15 29 (1.99%) SOAP
16 27 (1.86%) Sensu
17 26 (1.79%) jQuery
18 25 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 105 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 92 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.23%) Clustering
5 39 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.06%) Private Cloud
8 28 (1.92%) EMC VNX
9 26 (1.79%) PKI
10 24 (1.65%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
12 19 (1.31%) Replication
13 18 (1.24%) Statistics
14 15 (1.03%) Physics
14 15 (1.03%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.96%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (0.76%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.76%) User Experience
17 11 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 645 (44.33%) Windows
2 425 (29.21%) Unix
3 239 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 210 (14.43%) Windows Server
5 142 (9.76%) CentOS
6 109 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (6.74%) Solaris
8 89 (6.12%) Ubuntu
9 69 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (3.37%) Debian
12 46 (3.16%) Windows 2000
13 36 (2.47%) AIX
14 22 (1.51%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.17%) HPUX
16 16 (1.10%) SUSE
17 14 (0.96%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.76%) Kali Linux
19 10 (0.69%) Windows 10
20 8 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (10.24%) Scrum
3 148 (10.17%) DevOps
4 146 (10.03%) ITIL
5 121 (8.32%) Presales
6 118 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 115 (7.90%) TDD
8 103 (7.08%) Configuration Management
9 91 (6.25%) OO
10 90 (6.19%) BDD
11 89 (6.12%) Multithreading
12 82 (5.64%) Open Source
13 79 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (5.36%) Analytics
14 78 (5.36%) OOP
15 77 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
16 74 (5.09%) Test Automation
17 73 (5.02%) Mentoring
18 71 (4.88%) Information Security
19 70 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 314 (21.58%) Python
2 304 (20.89%) SQL
3 283 (19.45%) Java
4 268 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 235 (16.15%) Perl
6 195 (13.40%) PowerShell
7 185 (12.71%) JavaScript
8 170 (11.68%) C++
9 124 (8.52%) PHP
10 123 (8.45%) Ruby
11 117 (8.04%) C
12 100 (6.87%) Shell Script
13 40 (2.75%) C#
14 24 (1.65%) VB
15 17 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.96%) Tcl
18 8 (0.55%) R
18 8 (0.55%) VBScript
19 6 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 150 (10.31%) Degree
2 123 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (7.56%) CCNA
4 97 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 81 (5.57%) CCNP
6 74 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 61 (4.19%) CISSP
7 61 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (2.96%) MCSE
9 43 (2.96%) RHCSA
10 39 (2.68%) CEH
11 35 (2.41%) RHCE
12 28 (1.92%) MCITP
13 25 (1.72%) DV Cleared
14 24 (1.65%) RHCA
15 23 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.37%) CCIE
17 19 (1.31%) CISA
18 17 (1.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.12%) QA
2 62 (4.26%) SLA
3 23 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.82%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.21%) GPG13
7 3 (0.21%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 271 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 200 (13.75%) Active Directory
3 136 (9.35%) vSphere
4 98 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 60 (4.12%) Firmware
6 48 (3.30%) Docker
6 48 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
7 41 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 34 (2.34%) XenApp
9 27 (1.86%) HDFS
10 22 (1.51%) KVM
10 22 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (1.24%) VirtualBox
12 17 (1.17%) Squid
13 16 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (1.03%) GlusterFS
14 15 (1.03%) qmail
14 15 (1.03%) Varnish
15 13 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
16 12 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 169 (11.62%) Puppet
2 76 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (5.09%) SCCM
4 59 (4.05%) Ansible
5 54 (3.71%) Nagios
6 40 (2.75%) Nessus
7 38 (2.61%) OpenAM
8 32 (2.20%) WSUS
9 29 (1.99%) ZABBIX
10 27 (1.86%) Cacti
10 27 (1.86%) Ganglia
11 26 (1.79%) yum
12 24 (1.65%) Graphite
13 23 (1.58%) Kibana
14 22 (1.51%) logstash
15 21 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 18 (1.24%) HAProxy
17 17 (1.17%) SCOM
18 15 (1.03%) OpenView
18 15 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 389 (26.74%) VMware
2 279 (19.18%) Cisco
3 269 (18.49%) Red Hat
4 241 (16.56%) Oracle
5 174 (11.96%) Microsoft
6 101 (6.94%) F5
7 80 (5.50%) Juniper
8 75 (5.15%) Citrix
9 69 (4.74%) Sun
10 65 (4.47%) CheckPoint
11 61 (4.19%) EMC
12 53 (3.64%) HP
13 45 (3.09%) IBM
14 44 (3.02%) Palo Alto
15 41 (2.82%) Blue Coat
16 32 (2.20%) Splunk
17 31 (2.13%) Zend
18 24 (1.65%) Google
19 22 (1.51%) Brocade
20 20 (1.37%) Sourcefire
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits (and training)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Good Benefits & Excellent Progress
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £50-70k + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Wolsey Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Base to £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago