The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 306 235 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.77% 10.24% 12.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.03% 33.91% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 202 203 255
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
728 693 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.37% 30.20% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 511 586 538
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (34.34%) UNIX
2 208 (33.07%) Windows
3 186 (29.57%) Microsoft
4 170 (27.03%) Degree
5 169 (26.87%) VMware
6 153 (24.32%) Red Hat
7 129 (20.51%) Perl
8 127 (20.19%) SQL
9 122 (19.40%) Oracle
10 114 (18.12%) Telecoms
11 105 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 97 (15.42%) Computer Science
13 92 (14.63%) Java
14 86 (13.67%) MySQL
15 84 (13.35%) Apache
15 84 (13.35%) Python
15 84 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 83 (13.20%) Bash Shell
16 83 (13.20%) MS Excel
16 83 (13.20%) HP
17 82 (13.04%) TCP/IP
18 78 (12.40%) DNS
19 76 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (11.45%) Cisco
21 70 (11.13%) C++
22 66 (10.49%) Firewall
23 64 (10.17%) SAN
24 62 (9.86%) Security Cleared
25 61 (9.70%) EMC
26 60 (9.54%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 84 (13.35%) Apache
2 36 (5.72%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.34%) Drupal
5 16 (2.54%) IIS
6 13 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.59%) nginx
8 8 (1.27%) WordPress
8 8 (1.27%) Eucalyptus
8 8 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.79%) CMS
10 5 (0.79%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.64%) Node.js
12 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 83 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.90%) SaaS
2 21 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.59%) PaaS
5 7 (1.11%) Office 365
6 6 (0.95%) IaaS
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.32%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 78 (12.40%) DNS
3 66 (10.49%) Firewall
4 64 (10.17%) SAN
5 55 (8.74%) HTTP
6 48 (7.63%) Internet
7 30 (4.77%) NAS
8 27 (4.29%) FTP
8 27 (4.29%) SMTP
9 21 (3.34%) Network Security
10 20 (3.18%) 4G
11 19 (3.02%) VPN
12 18 (2.86%) Wireless
13 15 (2.38%) SSL
13 15 (2.38%) VoIP
13 15 (2.38%) VoLTE
13 15 (2.38%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.23%) LTE
14 14 (2.23%) LAN
14 14 (2.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.67%) MySQL
2 54 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.91%) DB2
7 11 (1.75%) Riak
8 9 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.79%) Big Data
10 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.32%) MaxDB
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.34%) Subversion
5 20 (3.18%) Selenium
6 16 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (2.07%) Ant
8 10 (1.59%) Mockito
9 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.79%) TestNG
11 4 (0.64%) RSpec
11 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.64%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.48%) JUnit
12 3 (0.48%) Maven
13 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.32%) LoadUI
13 2 (0.32%) jMock
General
1 114 (18.12%) Telecoms
2 32 (5.09%) Finance
3 27 (4.29%) Back Office
4 21 (3.34%) French Language
5 13 (2.07%) German Language
6 12 (1.91%) Russian Language
7 7 (1.11%) Marketing
7 7 (1.11%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.95%) Electronics
9 5 (0.79%) Front Office
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.48%) Automotive
11 3 (0.48%) Billing
11 3 (0.48%) Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Retail
11 3 (0.48%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 114 (18.12%) Developer
2 103 (16.38%) Administrator
3 95 (15.10%) Support Engineer
4 77 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
5 73 (11.61%) Linux Administrator
6 57 (9.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 56 (8.90%) Technical Support
8 55 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
9 51 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
10 44 (7.00%) Technical Engineer
11 42 (6.68%) Consultant
12 38 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
14 29 (4.61%) Java Developer
15 27 (4.29%) Programmer
16 26 (4.13%) PHP Developer
17 23 (3.66%) Software Developer
18 22 (3.50%) Security Engineer
19 21 (3.34%) Software Engineer
20 17 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.54%) Web Services
2 52 (8.27%) HTML
3 36 (5.72%) CSS
4 34 (5.41%) LAMP
5 28 (4.45%) .NET
6 24 (3.82%) RESTful
7 22 (3.50%) jQuery
8 20 (3.18%) J2EE
9 19 (3.02%) Spring
10 17 (2.70%) XML
11 11 (1.75%) COM
11 11 (1.75%) JSP
11 11 (1.75%) Java EE
12 10 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (1.59%) WCF
12 10 (1.59%) WPF
12 10 (1.59%) XHTML
12 10 (1.59%) XSLT
13 9 (1.43%) Servlets
13 9 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 97 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 58 (9.22%) Open Source
3 48 (7.63%) Clustering
4 40 (6.36%) Client/Server
5 37 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 36 (5.72%) Replication
7 28 (4.45%) Firmware
8 19 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.54%) Celerra
10 15 (2.38%) Derivative
10 15 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.75%) MPEG
12 11 (1.75%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.75%) STB
12 11 (1.75%) iPad
13 10 (1.59%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.59%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
15 8 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 216 (34.34%) UNIX
2 208 (33.07%) Windows
3 84 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (9.54%) Solaris
5 52 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (6.36%) CentOS
7 39 (6.20%) SUSE
7 39 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (5.09%) AIX
9 26 (4.13%) HPUX
10 17 (2.70%) Debian
11 14 (2.23%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.11%) Android
15 5 (0.79%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.64%) VMS
17 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (7.95%) Software Engineering
3 47 (7.47%) Time Management
4 44 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (6.68%) ITIL
6 37 (5.88%) Scrum
7 36 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (4.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 27 (4.29%) Configuration Management
10 26 (4.13%) DevOps
11 23 (3.66%) TDD
12 21 (3.34%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (3.18%) Product Management
13 20 (3.18%) SOA
14 19 (3.02%) Unit Testing
14 19 (3.02%) Network Design
15 18 (2.86%) Load Balancing
15 18 (2.86%) Project Management
16 17 (2.70%) Problem Management
16 17 (2.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 129 (20.51%) Perl
2 127 (20.19%) SQL
3 92 (14.63%) Java
4 84 (13.35%) Python
5 83 (13.20%) Bash Shell
6 70 (11.13%) C++
7 60 (9.54%) PHP
8 51 (8.11%) C
9 47 (7.47%) JavaScript
10 40 (6.36%) Ruby
11 38 (6.04%) Shell Script
12 34 (5.41%) C#
13 20 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.75%) VB
15 10 (1.59%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.43%) PHP5
17 6 (0.95%) Korn
17 6 (0.95%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.64%) Embedded C
19 3 (0.48%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 170 (27.03%) Degree
2 62 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 47 (7.47%) DV Cleared
4 45 (7.15%) SC Cleared
5 35 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (4.93%) Oracle Certification
7 29 (4.61%) OCA
8 24 (3.82%) CCNA
9 23 (3.66%) RHCE
10 12 (1.91%) SCSA
10 12 (1.91%) CCNP
11 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.75%) MCSE
12 10 (1.59%) CCEE
12 10 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
12 10 (1.59%) CCA
12 10 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.11%) HND
14 7 (1.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.63%) QA
2 41 (6.52%) SLA
3 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 105 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (7.63%) Hyper-V
3 44 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (3.97%) vSphere
5 22 (3.50%) Xen
6 19 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (2.54%) KVM
8 15 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.75%) vCloud
9 11 (1.75%) Varnish
10 10 (1.59%) IAG
10 10 (1.59%) UAG
10 10 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.95%) Postfix
14 5 (0.79%) NDS
14 5 (0.79%) Squid
14 5 (0.79%) qmail
Systems Management
1 31 (4.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 30 (4.77%) Puppet
3 29 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.82%) NetBackup
5 21 (3.34%) ARCserve
6 20 (3.18%) Data Guard
7 19 (3.02%) Legato
7 19 (3.02%) WSUS
8 16 (2.54%) Nagios
9 13 (2.07%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.91%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.75%) SCCM
12 10 (1.59%) Cacti
12 10 (1.59%) Opsview
13 8 (1.27%) Ganglia
13 8 (1.27%) SCOM
13 8 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (1.27%) OpenView
14 6 (0.95%) Plesk
14 6 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 186 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 169 (26.87%) VMware
3 153 (24.32%) Red Hat
4 122 (19.40%) Oracle
5 83 (13.20%) HP
6 72 (11.45%) Cisco
7 61 (9.70%) EMC
8 43 (6.84%) Veritas
9 32 (5.09%) Citrix
10 31 (4.93%) Sun
11 30 (4.77%) NetApp
12 21 (3.34%) IBM
13 17 (2.70%) Juniper
13 17 (2.70%) 3PAR
14 16 (2.54%) Hitachi
15 15 (2.38%) SAP
16 11 (1.75%) Broadcom
17 10 (1.59%) hybris
17 10 (1.59%) AppSense
17 10 (1.59%) BMC
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + share options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension, Healthcare, Life Insur
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-42K + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call + Pension + Private Medical
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago