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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 325 320 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.44% 13.57% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.02% 47.90% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 234 223 246
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
613 668 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.24% 28.32% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 471 481 590
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 290 (47.93%) Windows
2 202 (33.39%) UNIX
3 181 (29.92%) Oracle
3 181 (29.92%) TCP/IP
4 176 (29.09%) Red Hat
5 164 (27.11%) Microsoft
6 152 (25.12%) MySQL
7 148 (24.46%) Firewall
8 138 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 133 (21.98%) Java
9 133 (21.98%) VMware
10 132 (21.82%) SQL
11 122 (20.17%) Cisco
12 117 (19.34%) Degree
13 109 (18.02%) MS Excel
14 107 (17.69%) Perl
14 107 (17.69%) Apache
15 97 (16.03%) SQL Server
15 97 (16.03%) Python
16 91 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 90 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
18 79 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 77 (12.73%) Computer Science
20 76 (12.56%) Solaris
21 74 (12.23%) HP
22 73 (12.07%) PHP
23 72 (11.90%) Web Services
23 72 (11.90%) Open Source
24 71 (11.74%) Software Engineering
25 70 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 107 (17.69%) Apache
2 58 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 56 (9.26%) IIS
4 38 (6.28%) JBoss
5 27 (4.46%) WebLogic
6 24 (3.97%) WebSphere
7 21 (3.47%) Lotus Domino
8 20 (3.31%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.98%) Eucalyptus
10 11 (1.82%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.65%) nginx
12 7 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
13 5 (0.83%) Liferay
13 5 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 109 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 54 (8.93%) MS Office
3 11 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.59%) SaaS
2 41 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.13%) PaaS
4 19 (3.14%) Office 365
5 16 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.83%) IaaS
6 5 (0.83%) Taleo
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.66%) Responsys
8 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 181 (29.92%) TCP/IP
2 148 (24.46%) Firewall
3 68 (11.24%) SAN
4 55 (9.09%) DNS
5 50 (8.26%) Internet
6 36 (5.95%) VPN
7 33 (5.45%) NAS
8 32 (5.29%) WAN
9 27 (4.46%) HTTP
10 26 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (4.30%) LDAP
10 26 (4.30%) LAN
11 22 (3.64%) DHCP
12 21 (3.47%) MPLS
13 19 (3.14%) Network Security
14 16 (2.64%) VLAN
14 16 (2.64%) IPsec
14 16 (2.64%) SMTP
15 15 (2.48%) NetScreen
16 14 (2.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.12%) MySQL
2 97 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 47 (7.77%) Oracle Database
4 42 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 29 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (4.46%) DB2
8 22 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.98%) Riak
12 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.83%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 32 (5.29%) Git (software)
1 32 (5.29%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.13%) Subversion
3 22 (3.64%) Maven
4 21 (3.47%) Ant
5 19 (3.14%) Selenium
6 10 (1.65%) Hudson
7 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.66%) Log4j
10 4 (0.66%) JIRA
10 4 (0.66%) JBehave
10 4 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.50%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.50%) JUnit
12 2 (0.33%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 47 (7.77%) Telecoms
2 35 (5.79%) French Language
3 32 (5.29%) Finance
3 32 (5.29%) German Language
4 22 (3.64%) Advertising
5 19 (3.14%) Legal
6 15 (2.48%) Spanish Language
7 14 (2.31%) Retail
7 14 (2.31%) Billing
8 13 (2.15%) Marketing
9 7 (1.16%) Banking
10 5 (0.83%) Automotive
10 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (23.47%) Support Engineer
2 80 (13.22%) Technical Support
2 80 (13.22%) Developer
3 71 (11.74%) Systems Administrator
4 68 (11.24%) Administrator
5 61 (10.08%) Technical Engineer
6 60 (9.92%) Technical Support Engineer
7 45 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
8 44 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 42 (6.94%) Software Engineer
10 41 (6.78%) Analyst
11 36 (5.95%) IT Support
12 35 (5.79%) Java Developer
13 33 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
14 32 (5.29%) Security Engineer
14 32 (5.29%) Senior Developer
15 25 (4.13%) Support Analyst
15 25 (4.13%) Architect
16 22 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
17 21 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.90%) Web Services
2 43 (7.11%) LAMP
3 35 (5.79%) HTML
3 35 (5.79%) .NET
4 32 (5.29%) jQuery
5 30 (4.96%) Ajax
6 25 (4.13%) CSS
7 23 (3.80%) XML
8 19 (3.14%) JSON
8 19 (3.14%) REST
9 18 (2.98%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.98%) J2EE
10 17 (2.81%) RESTful
10 17 (2.81%) HTML5
11 15 (2.48%) Spring
12 14 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (1.98%) Software Packaging
13 12 (1.98%) CSS3
13 12 (1.98%) Sensu
14 11 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 57 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.76%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.96%) Clustering
5 26 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.15%) Replication
6 13 (2.15%) Statistics
7 11 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.49%) User Experience
10 8 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.99%) Celerra
12 6 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 290 (47.93%) Windows
2 202 (33.39%) UNIX
3 138 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (12.56%) Solaris
6 70 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (11.40%) CentOS
8 50 (8.26%) Windows 7
9 44 (7.27%) Debian
9 44 (7.27%) Ubuntu
10 35 (5.79%) SUSE
11 29 (4.79%) Mac OS X
11 29 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (4.63%) HPUX
13 27 (4.46%) Windows 8
14 26 (4.30%) AIX
15 21 (3.47%) Windows 2000
16 14 (2.31%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (11.90%) Open Source
3 71 (11.74%) Software Engineering
4 53 (8.76%) Project Management
5 51 (8.43%) DevOps
6 40 (6.61%) Time Management
7 36 (5.95%) Load Balancing
8 35 (5.79%) ITIL
9 33 (5.45%) Scrum
10 32 (5.29%) Configuration Management
11 29 (4.79%) OO
11 29 (4.79%) Mentoring
12 28 (4.63%) Unit Testing
13 24 (3.97%) SOA
13 24 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (3.64%) Migration
14 22 (3.64%) TDD
15 20 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (3.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (21.98%) Java
2 132 (21.82%) SQL
3 107 (17.69%) Perl
4 97 (16.03%) Python
5 73 (12.07%) PHP
6 68 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 57 (9.42%) Bash Shell
8 42 (6.94%) Ruby
9 41 (6.78%) C++
10 33 (5.45%) C
11 32 (5.29%) Shell Script
12 25 (4.13%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.64%) C#
14 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.16%) XPath
15 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.83%) XQuery
16 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.66%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (19.34%) Degree
2 38 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.30%) CISSP
5 21 (3.47%) CCNA
5 21 (3.47%) MCITP
6 20 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.31%) MCSE
7 19 (3.14%) CEH
7 19 (3.14%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.64%) CCNP
9 14 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.15%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.82%) A+ Certification
11 11 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.16%) RHCE
13 7 (1.16%) PhD
14 6 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.43%) SLA
2 19 (3.14%) QA
3 11 (1.82%) COBIT
4 3 (0.50%) HL7
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 91 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 45 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.63%) vSphere
5 21 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (2.64%) vCloud
6 16 (2.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (2.64%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.65%) Firmware
9 10 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.65%) KVM
10 9 (1.49%) Xen
11 8 (1.32%) Squid
11 8 (1.32%) qmail
12 4 (0.66%) XenApp
13 2 (0.33%) Samba
13 2 (0.33%) Varnish
13 2 (0.33%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 64 (10.58%) Puppet
2 45 (7.44%) Nagios
3 29 (4.79%) SCCM
4 27 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (3.80%) Cacti
6 20 (3.31%) ZABBIX
7 19 (3.14%) Ganglia
8 14 (2.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 14 (2.31%) Graphite
9 12 (1.98%) OpenAM
10 11 (1.82%) OpenView
10 11 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.65%) collectd
12 9 (1.49%) logstash
13 7 (1.16%) Zenoss
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.99%) WSUS
14 6 (0.99%) Nmap
Vendors
1 181 (29.92%) Oracle
2 176 (29.09%) Red Hat
3 164 (27.11%) Microsoft
4 133 (21.98%) VMware
5 122 (20.17%) Cisco
6 74 (12.23%) HP
7 64 (10.58%) Juniper
8 45 (7.44%) F5
9 42 (6.94%) EMC
10 35 (5.79%) Sun
11 34 (5.62%) Veritas
11 34 (5.62%) CheckPoint
12 31 (5.12%) IBM
13 27 (4.46%) Blue Coat
14 26 (4.30%) Sourcefire
15 23 (3.80%) Sybase
16 21 (3.47%) Symantec
16 21 (3.47%) Crossbeam
17 19 (3.14%) Splunk
18 16 (2.64%) NetApp
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