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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 46 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 7.24% 11.73% 15.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.70% 33.33% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 57
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
132 138 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 36.77% 35.20% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 119 130
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 30 (40.54%) Finance
3 28 (37.84%) ITIL
4 25 (33.78%) CISSP
5 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
6 22 (29.73%) CISA
6 22 (29.73%) CISM
6 22 (29.73%) PCI QSA
6 22 (29.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (29.73%) COBIT
6 22 (29.73%) UNIX
6 22 (29.73%) PRINCE2
6 22 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (27.03%) SQL
7 20 (27.03%) Banking
8 18 (24.32%) Relational Database
9 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (22.97%) VPN
10 16 (21.62%) Python
10 16 (21.62%) MySQL
11 15 (20.27%) HTML
12 14 (18.92%) WAN
12 14 (18.92%) LAN
12 14 (18.92%) Network Security
12 14 (18.92%) Oracle
12 14 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (17.57%) TDD
13 13 (17.57%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (6.76%) JBoss
1 5 (6.76%) Apache
1 5 (6.76%) Zope
2 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) VPN
2 14 (18.92%) LAN
2 14 (18.92%) WAN
2 14 (18.92%) Network Security
3 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) VoIP
5 3 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) SS7
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) UMTS
6 1 (1.35%) GPRS
6 1 (1.35%) GSM
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.35%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
3 16 (21.62%) MySQL
4 5 (6.76%) JasperReports
5 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) CruiseControl
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
3 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Telecoms
3 20 (27.03%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Billing
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Consultant
2 25 (33.78%) Developer
3 22 (29.73%) Security Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) IT Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Junior
8 5 (6.76%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Junior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) CSS
2 12 (16.22%) jQuery
3 8 (10.81%) Software Packaging
4 7 (9.46%) HTML5
4 7 (9.46%) CSS3
5 5 (6.76%) Backbone.js
5 5 (6.76%) FuelPHP
5 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.41%) Spring
7 3 (4.05%) GWT
7 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.05%) .NET
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.05%) OSGi
7 3 (4.05%) LAMP
8 2 (2.70%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.35%) Middleware
9 1 (1.35%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) DTV
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) ITIL
2 22 (29.73%) PRINCE2
2 22 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.81%) Information Security
6 8 (10.81%) Database Security
6 8 (10.81%) Release Management
6 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.76%) MVC
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.05%) Network Management
10 3 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) Python
3 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) Perl
4 10 (13.51%) C++
5 8 (10.81%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) C
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
6 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.76%) PHP5
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
8 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.05%) C#
8 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.05%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) CISSP
2 22 (29.73%) CISA
2 22 (29.73%) CISM
2 22 (29.73%) PCI QSA
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 22 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (29.73%) COBIT
2 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) Firmware
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Veritas
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) Siebel
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Teradata
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago