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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 10.13% 10.88% 19.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.00% 33.87% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
150 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 38.96% 32.12% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 119 111 125
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (53.33%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) ITIL
3 19 (31.67%) UNIX
3 19 (31.67%) CISSP
4 18 (30.00%) Finance
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) Oracle
5 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 16 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (25.00%) COBIT
6 15 (25.00%) PCI QSA
6 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (25.00%) CISA
6 15 (25.00%) CISM
7 13 (21.67%) VMware
7 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 13 (21.67%) C++
7 13 (21.67%) HTML
7 13 (21.67%) Python
7 13 (21.67%) LAN
7 13 (21.67%) WAN
7 13 (21.67%) VPN
7 13 (21.67%) Network Security
7 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) LAN
1 13 (21.67%) WAN
1 13 (21.67%) VPN
1 13 (21.67%) Network Security
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 7 (11.67%) Wireless
4 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (3.33%) SSL
7 2 (3.33%) HTTP
8 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 16 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Subversion
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Electronics
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Consultant
2 16 (26.67%) Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Junior
8 5 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) jQuery
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) HTML5
3 6 (10.00%) CSS3
4 5 (8.33%) FuelPHP
4 5 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) .NET
5 4 (6.67%) XHTML
5 4 (6.67%) Software Packaging
6 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.33%) XSLT
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.33%) JDBC
7 2 (3.33%) Servlets
7 2 (3.33%) SOAP
7 2 (3.33%) LAMP
7 2 (3.33%) jBPM
8 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 3 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) OO
7 4 (6.67%) OOD
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.67%) Release Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Network Management
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) C++
2 13 (21.67%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) C
4 8 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 8 (13.33%) Embedded C++
4 8 (13.33%) Perl
5 7 (11.67%) PHP
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) PHP5
7 5 (8.33%) Java
8 4 (6.67%) VB
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) CISSP
2 15 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 15 (25.00%) CISA
2 15 (25.00%) CISM
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (25.00%) COBIT
1 15 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) XenServer
4 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (6.67%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) Sybase
8 2 (3.33%) Siebel
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) SAP