The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 13.25% 10.08% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.67% 25.33% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 43
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 150 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 25.64% 39.79% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 121 125
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Newbury region.

Linux Salary Trend in Newbury

Linux
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 24 (36.92%) Electronics
2 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
2 23 (35.38%) Unix
3 21 (32.31%) Java
4 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 19 (29.23%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.08%) QA
7 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
8 13 (20.00%) Marketing
8 13 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 13 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (20.00%) SAP
8 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (20.00%) Validation
8 13 (20.00%) VMware
9 12 (18.46%) GSM
9 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
10 11 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (16.92%) SaaS
10 11 (16.92%) J2EE
10 11 (16.92%) Solaris
10 11 (16.92%) VPN
10 11 (16.92%) VoIP
10 11 (16.92%) GPRS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
1 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) Node.js
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Mathcad
1 2 (3.08%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
2 12 (18.46%) GSM
3 11 (16.92%) GPRS
3 11 (16.92%) VoIP
3 11 (16.92%) VPN
4 10 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (15.38%) SS7
5 9 (13.85%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (13.85%) DNS
6 8 (12.31%) NAS
6 8 (12.31%) SCCP
6 8 (12.31%) SMPP
6 8 (12.31%) TCAP
7 7 (10.77%) 3G
7 7 (10.77%) 4G
7 7 (10.77%) SMS
7 7 (10.77%) VLAN
8 6 (9.23%) Firewall
8 6 (9.23%) LAN
8 6 (9.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) HBase
6 3 (4.62%) DB2
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.08%) Redis
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.85%) JIRA
3 8 (12.31%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
4 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.08%) Ant
5 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) JUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.08%) TestNG
General
1 24 (36.92%) Electronics
2 23 (35.38%) Telecoms
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 13 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Development Manager
1 9 (13.85%) Software Development Manager
1 9 (13.85%) Software Manager
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Java Development Manager
4 6 (9.23%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 5 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) J2EE
2 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 10 (15.38%) XML
3 8 (12.31%) React
3 8 (12.31%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) Spring
4 7 (10.77%) Web Services
5 6 (9.23%) HTML
5 6 (9.23%) JSON
5 6 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (9.23%) RESTful
6 4 (6.15%) CSS
6 4 (6.15%) Kafka
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.08%) HEVC
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) Qt
7 2 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Wiki
4 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
4 3 (4.62%) VHDL
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Unix
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Solaris
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.08%) Android
6 2 (3.08%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) VMS
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Debian
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Fedora
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
3 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 13 (20.00%) Validation
4 10 (15.38%) Project Management
4 10 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) Presales
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) C++
5 6 (9.23%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) COBOL
6 3 (4.62%) PL/1
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) REXX
7 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
1 5 (7.69%) MCITP
1 5 (7.69%) MCSE
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
4 2 (3.08%) HDFS
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.54%) qmail
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.62%) Ansible
3 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) SAP
1 13 (20.00%) VMware
2 11 (16.92%) Cisco
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.62%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Brocade
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.08%) Symbian
6 2 (3.08%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
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