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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 325 269 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.34% 11.32% 14.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.71% 40.27% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 295 194 261
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
594 668 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.05% 28.11% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 540 463 528
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 14 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 352 (47.76%) Windows
2 234 (31.75%) Unix
3 219 (29.72%) Cisco
4 206 (27.95%) Firewall
5 183 (24.83%) VMware
6 172 (23.34%) MySQL
7 169 (22.93%) Perl
7 169 (22.93%) TCP/IP
8 165 (22.39%) Red Hat
9 162 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (21.03%) SQL
11 152 (20.62%) Python
12 143 (19.40%) HTML
13 135 (18.32%) JavaScript
14 131 (17.77%) ITIL
15 130 (17.64%) CSS
16 126 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 121 (16.42%) Java
18 118 (16.01%) PHP
19 115 (15.60%) Apache
20 108 (14.65%) Degree
21 98 (13.30%) Solaris
22 96 (13.03%) Ruby
23 95 (12.89%) Finance
24 92 (12.48%) Windows Server 2008
25 91 (12.35%) F5
25 91 (12.35%) Active Directory
26 90 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
27 89 (12.08%) Bash Shell
28 88 (11.94%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 115 (15.60%) Apache
2 56 (7.60%) JBoss
3 53 (7.19%) OpenStack
4 47 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.34%) nginx
6 31 (4.21%) WebLogic
7 25 (3.39%) MS Exchange
8 23 (3.12%) IIS
9 19 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.31%) Node.js
11 12 (1.63%) Apache Spark
12 10 (1.36%) Drupal
12 10 (1.36%) IBM Domino
13 7 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.41%) CMS
16 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 42 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) GIMP
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (11.26%) SaaS
2 71 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.80%) OpenShift
4 21 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.36%) PaaS
6 7 (0.95%) IaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.41%) Taleo
9 2 (0.27%) GitHub
9 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.27%) Office 365
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 206 (27.95%) Firewall
2 169 (22.93%) TCP/IP
3 83 (11.26%) DNS
4 73 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 71 (9.63%) HTTP
6 60 (8.14%) Internet
7 48 (6.51%) BGP
8 47 (6.38%) SMTP
9 43 (5.83%) SAN
10 41 (5.56%) SSL
11 40 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
12 36 (4.88%) LDAP
12 36 (4.88%) VPN
13 32 (4.34%) Network Security
14 31 (4.21%) MPLS
15 29 (3.93%) WAN
16 24 (3.26%) IPv4
16 24 (3.26%) IPv6
17 23 (3.12%) IPsec
17 23 (3.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (23.34%) MySQL
2 54 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 25 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (2.71%) Data Mining
6 20 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.90%) SQLite
8 13 (1.76%) HBase
8 13 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.22%) Big Data
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.95%) Riak
12 6 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 86 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 57 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 51 (6.92%) JIRA
4 37 (5.02%) Subversion
5 24 (3.26%) Selenium
6 19 (2.58%) Hudson
7 18 (2.44%) Ant
8 17 (2.31%) Maven
9 14 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.90%) JUnit
9 14 (1.90%) PHPUnit
9 14 (1.90%) TestNG
9 14 (1.90%) Trac
10 9 (1.22%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.95%) gulp
11 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.68%) FogBugz
12 5 (0.68%) Xcode
13 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 95 (12.89%) Finance
2 82 (11.13%) German Language
3 53 (7.19%) French Language
4 33 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.63%) Banking
6 11 (1.49%) Electronics
7 9 (1.22%) Advertising
7 9 (1.22%) Marketing
7 9 (1.22%) Retail
8 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 177 (24.02%) Developer
2 127 (17.23%) Linux Engineer
3 107 (14.52%) Support Engineer
4 79 (10.72%) PHP Developer
4 79 (10.72%) Security Engineer
5 65 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 56 (7.60%) Administrator
7 55 (7.46%) Senior Developer
8 52 (7.06%) Network Engineer
9 50 (6.78%) Technical Support
10 47 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
11 45 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
12 41 (5.56%) HTML Developer
13 40 (5.43%) Technical Support Engineer
14 38 (5.16%) HTML CSS Developer
14 38 (5.16%) Java Developer
14 38 (5.16%) Senior PHP Developer
15 34 (4.61%) Analyst
15 34 (4.61%) Linux Support
15 34 (4.61%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.40%) HTML
2 130 (17.64%) CSS
3 83 (11.26%) LAMP
4 63 (8.55%) Web Services
5 56 (7.60%) HTML5
6 51 (6.92%) CSS3
6 51 (6.92%) jQuery
7 49 (6.65%) XML
8 31 (4.21%) JSON
9 30 (4.07%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.39%) RESTful
11 23 (3.12%) .NET
11 23 (3.12%) Ajax
12 19 (2.58%) JSP
13 17 (2.31%) LEMP Stack
13 17 (2.31%) REST
14 16 (2.17%) Symfony
15 15 (2.04%) SOAP
16 14 (1.90%) Sphinx
17 13 (1.76%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 72 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 47 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.43%) EMC VNX
5 22 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 14 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.63%) Clustering
8 10 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.22%) Replication
10 7 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.68%) Blog
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.54%) Physics
13 4 (0.54%) User Experience
14 3 (0.41%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 352 (47.76%) Windows
2 234 (31.75%) Unix
3 98 (13.30%) Solaris
4 92 (12.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (11.53%) Windows Server
7 79 (10.72%) CentOS
8 77 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (9.50%) Windows 2000
10 56 (7.60%) Ubuntu
11 51 (6.92%) Debian
12 27 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.49%) Fedora
14 7 (0.95%) Android
14 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.81%) HPUX
15 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (17.77%) ITIL
3 84 (11.40%) Mentoring
4 75 (10.18%) Information Security
5 64 (8.68%) Risk Management
6 61 (8.28%) OO
6 61 (8.28%) OOP
7 59 (8.01%) Scrum
8 54 (7.33%) Software Engineering
9 51 (6.92%) Migration
10 48 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (6.38%) TDD
12 46 (6.24%) High Availability
13 45 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
14 42 (5.70%) Open Source
15 40 (5.43%) MVC
16 38 (5.16%) Analytics
17 36 (4.88%) DevOps
18 35 (4.75%) Service Delivery
19 34 (4.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (22.93%) Perl
2 155 (21.03%) SQL
3 152 (20.62%) Python
4 135 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 121 (16.42%) Java
6 118 (16.01%) PHP
7 96 (13.03%) Ruby
8 89 (12.08%) Bash Shell
9 87 (11.80%) C++
10 61 (8.28%) PowerShell
11 52 (7.06%) C
12 48 (6.51%) Shell Script
13 28 (3.80%) C#
14 15 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.90%) VB
16 13 (1.76%) R
17 12 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.36%) PHP 5
19 7 (0.95%) Apple Swift
20 5 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (14.65%) Degree
2 67 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (6.38%) CCIE
4 43 (5.83%) CCNP
5 28 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.17%) CCNA
7 12 (1.63%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.49%) CISSP
9 8 (1.09%) JNCIP
10 7 (0.95%) CEH
10 7 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.68%) CCDP
12 5 (0.68%) CCIP
12 5 (0.68%) CCSA
12 5 (0.68%) CCSP
12 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.38%) QA
2 32 (4.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (12.35%) Active Directory
3 58 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 35 (4.75%) vSphere
6 25 (3.39%) Docker
7 18 (2.44%) Squid
8 16 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.04%) qmail
10 13 (1.76%) HDFS
11 12 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (1.36%) iptables
13 9 (1.22%) Xen
14 8 (1.09%) ISA Server
14 8 (1.09%) XenServer
15 7 (0.95%) Firmware
15 7 (0.95%) NFS
16 4 (0.54%) NDS
16 4 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
16 4 (0.54%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 52 (7.06%) SCCM
2 45 (6.11%) Puppet
3 40 (5.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 40 (5.43%) WSUS
4 27 (3.66%) Nagios
4 27 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.58%) ZABBIX
6 17 (2.31%) logstash
7 16 (2.17%) Cacti
8 15 (2.04%) Ganglia
8 15 (2.04%) Graphite
9 14 (1.90%) collectd
10 7 (0.95%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.41%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 219 (29.72%) Cisco
2 183 (24.83%) VMware
3 165 (22.39%) Red Hat
4 91 (12.35%) F5
5 88 (11.94%) Juniper
6 83 (11.26%) CheckPoint
7 79 (10.72%) Microsoft
8 73 (9.91%) Blue Coat
9 71 (9.63%) Palo Alto
10 69 (9.36%) Oracle
11 65 (8.82%) Sourcefire
12 64 (8.68%) Crossbeam
13 46 (6.24%) EMC
14 41 (5.56%) Qualys
15 34 (4.61%) Citrix
16 30 (4.07%) Forcepoint
17 29 (3.93%) Sun
18 28 (3.80%) HP
19 23 (3.12%) Google
20 19 (2.58%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Pension+Life Insurance+Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Pension+Life Insurance+Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-70K DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ConSol Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Henderson Scott
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago