The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 280 314 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.90% 14.02% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.48% 47.72% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 210 250 162
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,900 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
644 658 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.38% 29.39% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 455 516 494
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Linux Salary Trend in Reading

Linux
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 216 (41.70%) Windows
2 173 (33.40%) UNIX
3 145 (27.99%) SQL
4 144 (27.80%) Red Hat
5 134 (25.87%) Microsoft
6 123 (23.75%) Oracle
7 121 (23.36%) Java
8 117 (22.59%) Firewall
8 117 (22.59%) VMware
9 114 (22.01%) TCP/IP
10 108 (20.85%) MySQL
11 104 (20.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 95 (18.34%) Degree
13 93 (17.95%) Cisco
13 93 (17.95%) Telecoms
14 88 (16.99%) Perl
15 87 (16.80%) MS Excel
16 86 (16.60%) HP
17 83 (16.02%) Apache
18 74 (14.29%) Open Source
19 73 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 70 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
21 69 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
22 63 (12.16%) PHP
23 62 (11.97%) JavaScript
23 62 (11.97%) Solaris
24 59 (11.39%) Tomcat
24 59 (11.39%) Python
25 56 (10.81%) SQL Server
26 53 (10.23%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 83 (16.02%) Apache
2 59 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.14%) IIS
4 25 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 21 (4.05%) JBoss
6 20 (3.86%) Apache Solr
7 15 (2.90%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
10 8 (1.54%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.58%) Node.js
13 3 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.39%) Eucalyptus
15 1 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 87 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.76%) MS Office
3 11 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.63%) SaaS
2 14 (2.70%) Office 365
3 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) PaaS
5 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 117 (22.59%) Firewall
2 114 (22.01%) TCP/IP
3 44 (8.49%) DNS
3 44 (8.49%) SAN
4 41 (7.92%) VPN
5 37 (7.14%) Internet
5 37 (7.14%) HTTP
6 29 (5.60%) VoIP
7 24 (4.63%) WAN
7 24 (4.63%) Network Security
8 22 (4.25%) NAS
9 21 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (4.05%) DHCP
10 20 (3.86%) VLAN
11 17 (3.28%) MPLS
12 16 (3.09%) LDAP
13 15 (2.90%) Broadband
13 15 (2.90%) 3G
13 15 (2.90%) IPsec
14 14 (2.70%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.85%) MySQL
2 56 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.21%) DB2
3 27 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.54%) Big Data
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.39%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.02%) Subversion
3 25 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.63%) Selenium
5 23 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
6 22 (4.25%) Maven
7 19 (3.67%) Mockito
8 10 (1.93%) Ant
9 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.16%) Hudson
11 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.58%) JBehave
13 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.39%) AnthillPro
13 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.39%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
14 1 (0.19%) Log4j
14 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 93 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 50 (9.65%) Finance
3 18 (3.47%) French Language
4 14 (2.70%) Billing
5 12 (2.32%) Marketing
6 11 (2.12%) Banking
6 11 (2.12%) Advertising
7 10 (1.93%) Legal
7 10 (1.93%) Back Office
8 9 (1.74%) Electronics
8 9 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.74%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.54%) Retail
10 7 (1.35%) German Language
10 7 (1.35%) Automotive
11 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 110 (21.24%) Support Engineer
2 66 (12.74%) Technical Support
3 51 (9.85%) Technical Support Engineer
3 51 (9.85%) Technical Engineer
4 50 (9.65%) Administrator
5 49 (9.46%) Developer
6 46 (8.88%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
7 34 (6.56%) Security Engineer
8 33 (6.37%) Consultant
9 31 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 31 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
10 30 (5.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 29 (5.60%) Software Engineer
12 27 (5.21%) Architect
13 26 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (3.67%) Java Consultant
15 18 (3.47%) IT Support
16 17 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.23%) HTML
2 47 (9.07%) Web Services
3 42 (8.11%) J2EE
4 37 (7.14%) XML
4 37 (7.14%) Spring
5 35 (6.76%) CSS
6 34 (6.56%) JSP
7 32 (6.18%) jQuery
8 31 (5.98%) .NET
9 23 (4.44%) Java EE
9 23 (4.44%) LAMP
10 22 (4.25%) Ajax
11 21 (4.05%) XSLT
12 19 (3.67%) XHTML
13 11 (2.12%) HTML5
14 8 (1.54%) REST
14 8 (1.54%) CSS3
14 8 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.35%) JMS
16 6 (1.16%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.29%) Open Source
2 70 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (10.04%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.25%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.67%) iPad
6 18 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.47%) Clustering
7 12 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.16%) Replication
10 5 (0.97%) DTV
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.58%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 216 (41.70%) Windows
2 173 (33.40%) UNIX
3 104 (20.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (11.97%) Solaris
5 50 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (8.88%) Ubuntu
7 45 (8.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (8.69%) CentOS
8 42 (8.11%) Debian
9 37 (7.14%) SUSE
10 26 (5.02%) Windows 7
11 23 (4.44%) AIX
12 21 (4.05%) HPUX
13 19 (3.67%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.70%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.16%) Android
16 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (10.23%) Project Management
3 42 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 39 (7.53%) ITIL
5 35 (6.76%) Mentoring
6 33 (6.37%) Scrum
7 32 (6.18%) SOA
8 29 (5.60%) DevOps
9 27 (5.21%) Time Management
10 25 (4.83%) E-Commerce
10 25 (4.83%) Change Management
11 24 (4.63%) TDD
12 23 (4.44%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.05%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.86%) Load Balancing
15 19 (3.67%) Multithreading
15 19 (3.67%) Extreme Programming
15 19 (3.67%) DSDM
15 19 (3.67%) BDD
16 18 (3.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (27.99%) SQL
2 121 (23.36%) Java
3 88 (16.99%) Perl
4 63 (12.16%) PHP
5 62 (11.97%) JavaScript
6 59 (11.39%) Python
7 53 (10.23%) Bash Shell
8 46 (8.88%) PowerShell
9 42 (8.11%) C
10 37 (7.14%) C++
10 37 (7.14%) Ruby
11 14 (2.70%) C#
12 12 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.16%) Delphi
13 6 (1.16%) VBA
13 6 (1.16%) Pascal
14 4 (0.77%) XPath
15 3 (0.58%) AWK
15 3 (0.58%) Ada
15 3 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 95 (18.34%) Degree
2 47 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (8.11%) CCNA
5 38 (7.34%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.86%) VCP4
7 19 (3.67%) CCNP
8 18 (3.47%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.09%) CISSP
10 13 (2.51%) SCSA
10 13 (2.51%) Sun Certification
11 8 (1.54%) RHCE
11 8 (1.54%) CEH
12 7 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.35%) MCSE
13 6 (1.16%) RHCA
13 6 (1.16%) MCITP
14 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.23%) SLA
2 11 (2.12%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) HL7
5 3 (0.58%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (6.18%) Hyper-V
3 29 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.67%) vSphere
5 16 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.74%) KVM
10 8 (1.54%) NDS
11 7 (1.35%) Firmware
11 7 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.16%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.77%) Xen
14 3 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.58%) vCloud
15 2 (0.39%) Kamailio
15 2 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
15 2 (0.39%) XenApp
15 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (6.76%) Puppet
2 24 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.47%) Nagios
4 17 (3.28%) SCCM
5 16 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (2.32%) OpenAM
7 11 (2.12%) WSUS
7 11 (2.12%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (1.16%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.16%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.77%) Netcool
11 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.58%) Cacti
11 3 (0.58%) SCOM
11 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.39%) collectd
12 2 (0.39%) Graphite
Vendors
1 144 (27.80%) Red Hat
2 134 (25.87%) Microsoft
3 123 (23.75%) Oracle
4 117 (22.59%) VMware
5 93 (17.95%) Cisco
6 86 (16.60%) HP
7 44 (8.49%) Juniper
8 41 (7.92%) IBM
9 33 (6.37%) EMC
10 30 (5.79%) Sun
11 28 (5.41%) F5
12 24 (4.63%) SAP
13 23 (4.44%) Veritas
14 22 (4.25%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.86%) Blue Coat
16 19 (3.67%) Sourcefire
16 19 (3.67%) hybris
17 17 (3.28%) Citrix
18 15 (2.90%) Huawei
19 14 (2.70%) Crossbeam
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-55,000 + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 19 days ago