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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 260 243 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.35% 10.55% 12.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.20% 35.84% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 204 194 237
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
699 678 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.84% 29.44% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 508 546 516
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £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
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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 208 (35.99%) Windows
2 175 (30.28%) UNIX
3 171 (29.58%) VMware
4 165 (28.55%) Microsoft
5 146 (25.26%) Red Hat
6 122 (21.11%) SQL
6 122 (21.11%) Degree
7 112 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 109 (18.86%) Perl
8 109 (18.86%) Telecoms
9 96 (16.61%) HP
10 94 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 89 (15.40%) TCP/IP
13 87 (15.05%) Java
14 84 (14.53%) Computer Science
15 83 (14.36%) Oracle
16 78 (13.49%) MySQL
17 77 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (12.28%) DNS
19 70 (12.11%) Cisco
20 68 (11.76%) Python
20 68 (11.76%) Bash Shell
21 67 (11.59%) Security Cleared
21 67 (11.59%) MS Excel
22 64 (11.07%) Apache
23 62 (10.73%) HTML
24 61 (10.55%) Solaris
25 60 (10.38%) C++
25 60 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (11.07%) Apache
2 41 (7.09%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.46%) Apache Solr
4 16 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.08%) IIS
6 11 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.52%) Node.js
10 2 (0.35%) WordPress
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.35%) Plone
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 67 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.71%) SaaS
2 8 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.04%) Office 365
4 5 (0.87%) IaaS
5 4 (0.69%) PaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.40%) TCP/IP
2 71 (12.28%) DNS
3 54 (9.34%) Firewall
4 51 (8.82%) HTTP
5 43 (7.44%) SAN
6 39 (6.75%) Internet
7 24 (4.15%) Wireless
8 23 (3.98%) NAS
9 22 (3.81%) FTP
10 21 (3.63%) VPN
11 20 (3.46%) 4G
12 17 (2.94%) LAN
13 16 (2.77%) WAN
13 16 (2.77%) SMTP
13 16 (2.77%) Network Security
14 15 (2.60%) iSCSI
14 15 (2.60%) LTE
14 15 (2.60%) WLAN
15 14 (2.42%) VoIP
15 14 (2.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.49%) MySQL
2 37 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.21%) DB2
8 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.87%) Big Data
9 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.19%) Selenium
3 28 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.63%) Subversion
6 20 (3.46%) Mockito
7 9 (1.56%) Ant
8 8 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.21%) Maven
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.69%) TestNG
11 4 (0.69%) RSpec
12 3 (0.52%) JUnit
13 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.35%) JIRA
13 2 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 109 (18.86%) Telecoms
2 37 (6.40%) Finance
3 23 (3.98%) Back Office
4 17 (2.94%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.08%) French Language
6 7 (1.21%) German Language
7 6 (1.04%) Billing
7 6 (1.04%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Electronics
7 6 (1.04%) Banking
7 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.87%) Games
8 5 (0.87%) Retail
9 4 (0.69%) Front Office
9 4 (0.69%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (17.82%) Support Engineer
2 99 (17.13%) Developer
3 84 (14.53%) Administrator
4 70 (12.11%) Systems Administrator
5 53 (9.17%) Linux Administrator
6 49 (8.48%) Linux Engineer
7 48 (8.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 46 (7.96%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (7.79%) Consultant
10 41 (7.09%) Technical Support
11 37 (6.40%) Technical Engineer
12 31 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
13 27 (4.67%) Java Developer
13 27 (4.67%) Programmer
14 26 (4.50%) PHP Developer
15 24 (4.15%) Technical Support Engineer
16 21 (3.63%) Software Engineer
16 21 (3.63%) Software Developer
17 20 (3.46%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.73%) HTML
2 56 (9.69%) Web Services
3 43 (7.44%) CSS
4 33 (5.71%) J2EE
5 31 (5.36%) Spring
5 31 (5.36%) jQuery
6 29 (5.02%) XML
7 27 (4.67%) .NET
8 25 (4.33%) JSP
9 23 (3.98%) RESTful
10 22 (3.81%) Java EE
11 21 (3.63%) XSLT
12 20 (3.46%) XHTML
13 19 (3.29%) LAMP
14 11 (1.90%) WCF
14 11 (1.90%) WPF
15 10 (1.73%) COM
15 10 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 77 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.61%) Client/Server
4 42 (7.27%) Open Source
5 29 (5.02%) Clustering
6 28 (4.84%) Firmware
7 22 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.63%) iPad
9 20 (3.46%) Replication
10 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 15 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (2.08%) Derivative
11 12 (2.08%) MPEG
12 11 (1.90%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.90%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.90%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.90%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
14 9 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 208 (35.99%) Windows
2 175 (30.28%) UNIX
3 91 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (10.55%) Solaris
5 60 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (8.48%) CentOS
6 49 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (7.79%) SUSE
8 36 (6.23%) Debian
9 29 (5.02%) Ubuntu
10 23 (3.98%) AIX
11 22 (3.81%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.77%) HPUX
13 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (1.21%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.87%) Android
16 4 (0.69%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (8.48%) ITIL
3 45 (7.79%) Scrum
4 40 (6.92%) Software Engineering
5 35 (6.06%) Time Management
5 35 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (5.88%) SOA
6 34 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (4.50%) Mentoring
8 25 (4.33%) TDD
9 24 (4.15%) E-Commerce
9 24 (4.15%) BDD
10 22 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (3.81%) Network Design
11 20 (3.46%) Unit Testing
11 20 (3.46%) DSDM
11 20 (3.46%) Extreme Programming
12 18 (3.11%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.11%) Infrastructure Management
13 16 (2.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (21.11%) SQL
2 109 (18.86%) Perl
3 87 (15.05%) Java
4 68 (11.76%) Python
4 68 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 60 (10.38%) C++
6 55 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 51 (8.82%) C
8 50 (8.65%) PHP
9 37 (6.40%) C#
9 37 (6.40%) Ruby
10 36 (6.23%) Shell Script
11 31 (5.36%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.90%) VB
13 10 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.56%) PHP5
15 6 (1.04%) Korn
15 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.69%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 122 (21.11%) Degree
2 67 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 54 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 46 (7.96%) DV Cleared
5 26 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.29%) CCNA
7 18 (3.11%) Oracle Certification
8 16 (2.77%) OCA
9 13 (2.25%) RHCE
10 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.90%) RHCA
11 10 (1.73%) CCEE
11 10 (1.73%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (1.73%) CCA
11 10 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.73%) MCSE
12 8 (1.38%) CCNP
12 8 (1.38%) SCSA
12 8 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.04%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.61%) SLA
2 29 (5.02%) QA
3 10 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 112 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (7.96%) Hyper-V
3 44 (7.61%) Active Directory
4 26 (4.50%) vSphere
5 15 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.42%) KVM
6 14 (2.42%) Xen
7 13 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.90%) vCloud
9 10 (1.73%) IAG
9 10 (1.73%) UAG
9 10 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.56%) NDS
11 7 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.87%) Squid
12 5 (0.87%) qmail
12 5 (0.87%) Postfix
12 5 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 23 (3.98%) WSUS
3 18 (3.11%) NetBackup
3 18 (3.11%) Puppet
4 15 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.42%) Data Guard
6 13 (2.25%) SCCM
7 12 (2.08%) SCVMM
7 12 (2.08%) Nagios
8 10 (1.73%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.73%) Opsview
9 8 (1.38%) ARCserve
9 8 (1.38%) Legato
10 6 (1.04%) SCOM
10 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.69%) Netcool
13 3 (0.52%) Cacti
14 2 (0.35%) SmokePing
14 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 171 (29.58%) VMware
2 165 (28.55%) Microsoft
3 146 (25.26%) Red Hat
4 96 (16.61%) HP
5 83 (14.36%) Oracle
6 70 (12.11%) Cisco
7 48 (8.30%) EMC
8 33 (5.71%) Citrix
9 25 (4.33%) Veritas
10 23 (3.98%) SAP
11 22 (3.81%) Sun
12 20 (3.46%) Juniper
12 20 (3.46%) hybris
13 17 (2.94%) IBM
14 16 (2.77%) NetApp
14 16 (2.77%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.90%) Broadcom
16 10 (1.73%) AppSense
16 10 (1.73%) Hitachi
17 8 (1.38%) Dell
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