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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 338 274 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.60% 12.51% 14.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.99% 36.83% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 261 224 308
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £57,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
690 744 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.77% 33.96% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 528 595 617
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 23 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 287 (43.03%) UNIX
2 235 (35.23%) Windows
3 232 (34.78%) Degree
4 173 (25.94%) VMware
5 168 (25.19%) Oracle
6 156 (23.39%) Microsoft
7 145 (21.74%) Java
8 144 (21.59%) Perl
9 138 (20.69%) SQL
9 138 (20.69%) Red Hat
10 136 (20.39%) SAN
11 122 (18.29%) Computer Science
12 110 (16.49%) Python
13 108 (16.19%) Firewall
14 106 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 101 (15.14%) EMC
15 101 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
16 99 (14.84%) C++
17 98 (14.69%) MySQL
18 96 (14.39%) Apache
19 93 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 92 (13.79%) SaaS
20 92 (13.79%) DNS
21 89 (13.34%) HP
22 85 (12.74%) Veritas
23 79 (11.84%) Telecoms
23 79 (11.84%) TCP/IP
24 77 (11.54%) Solaris
25 76 (11.39%) Clustering
26 75 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 96 (14.39%) Apache
2 41 (6.15%) Lotus Domino
3 38 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.70%) IIS
4 30 (4.50%) Drupal
5 22 (3.30%) MS Exchange
5 22 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.00%) nginx
7 15 (2.25%) Eucalyptus
8 12 (1.80%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.65%) WordPress
10 9 (1.35%) CMS
11 8 (1.20%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.45%) Lync
14 3 (0.45%) Node.js
15 2 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 70 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.30%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (13.79%) SaaS
2 33 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.00%) PaaS
3 20 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.20%) IaaS
7 5 (0.75%) Office 365
8 2 (0.30%) Route 53
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (20.39%) SAN
2 108 (16.19%) Firewall
3 92 (13.79%) DNS
4 79 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 56 (8.40%) HTTP
6 48 (7.20%) NAS
7 43 (6.45%) Internet
8 40 (6.00%) DHCP
9 32 (4.80%) SMTP
10 31 (4.65%) VPN
11 30 (4.50%) iSCSI
12 27 (4.05%) VoIP
13 25 (3.75%) FTP
14 23 (3.45%) Network Security
15 21 (3.15%) SSL
16 20 (3.00%) LDAP
17 19 (2.85%) LAN
18 17 (2.55%) MPLS
18 17 (2.55%) OSPF
18 17 (2.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.69%) MySQL
2 66 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 58 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 58 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 57 (8.55%) Riak
5 24 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.25%) DB2
8 13 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.60%) Informix
12 4 (0.60%) MaxDB
12 4 (0.60%) Big Data
13 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 42 (6.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 34 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.85%) Subversion
4 18 (2.70%) Ant
5 8 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.90%) Selenium
8 5 (0.75%) JUnit
8 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.60%) TestNG
9 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.30%) JIRA
10 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.15%) WebObjects
11 1 (0.15%) Maven
11 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.15%) Gradle
11 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 47 (7.05%) French Language
3 35 (5.25%) Finance
4 33 (4.95%) German Language
5 20 (3.00%) Back Office
6 15 (2.25%) Russian Language
7 8 (1.20%) Marketing
8 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.05%) Front Office
8 7 (1.05%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.90%) Banking
10 4 (0.60%) Billing
10 4 (0.60%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
11 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (17.84%) Developer
2 114 (17.09%) Support Engineer
3 96 (14.39%) Technical Support
4 84 (12.59%) Administrator
5 70 (10.49%) Technical Support Engineer
5 70 (10.49%) Technical Engineer
6 64 (9.60%) Systems Administrator
7 56 (8.40%) Linux Administrator
8 46 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
9 45 (6.75%) Java Developer
10 41 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 38 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 36 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (5.25%) Consultant
14 26 (3.90%) Software Engineer
14 26 (3.90%) Applications Support
15 25 (3.75%) Customer Engineer
15 25 (3.75%) Security Engineer
16 24 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.25%) HTML
2 39 (5.85%) CSS
3 34 (5.10%) LAMP
4 32 (4.80%) Web Services
5 25 (3.75%) .NET
6 23 (3.45%) XML
7 14 (2.10%) SOAP
7 14 (2.10%) Ajax
8 13 (1.95%) Silverlight
8 13 (1.95%) COM
9 11 (1.65%) RESTful
9 11 (1.65%) HTML5
10 10 (1.50%) Middleware
10 10 (1.50%) Spring
10 10 (1.50%) REST
10 10 (1.50%) CSS3
11 9 (1.35%) jQuery
12 8 (1.20%) J2EE
13 7 (1.05%) JMS
13 7 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 76 (11.39%) Clustering
3 70 (10.49%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (9.60%) Open Source
5 54 (8.10%) Replication
6 27 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 16 (2.40%) Celerra
9 15 (2.25%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.80%) Derivative
10 12 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.05%) Firmware
12 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.45%) iPad
14 3 (0.45%) iPhone
14 3 (0.45%) DataPower
14 3 (0.45%) HACMP
14 3 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 287 (43.03%) UNIX
2 235 (35.23%) Windows
3 77 (11.54%) Solaris
4 75 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (7.65%) AIX
6 48 (7.20%) CentOS
7 47 (7.05%) SUSE
8 43 (6.45%) HPUX
9 28 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (3.00%) Ubuntu
12 15 (2.25%) Debian
13 11 (1.65%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.50%) Android
15 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.60%) IRIX
17 3 (0.45%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (15.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 101 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.04%) Time Management
4 52 (7.80%) Configuration Management
5 51 (7.65%) Business Continuity
5 51 (7.65%) Document Management
6 49 (7.35%) ITIL
7 48 (7.20%) Software Engineering
8 43 (6.45%) TDD
9 42 (6.30%) Unit Testing
10 32 (4.80%) Information Management
10 32 (4.80%) Project Management
11 31 (4.65%) Software Architecture
12 30 (4.50%) Data Protection
13 26 (3.90%) Problem Management
14 22 (3.30%) Capacity Management
14 22 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
15 21 (3.15%) Test Automation
16 20 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
17 19 (2.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 145 (21.74%) Java
2 144 (21.59%) Perl
3 138 (20.69%) SQL
4 110 (16.49%) Python
5 99 (14.84%) C++
6 74 (11.09%) Bash Shell
7 68 (10.19%) PHP
8 44 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 44 (6.60%) Shell Script
9 28 (4.20%) C
10 27 (4.05%) Ruby
11 11 (1.65%) C#
12 9 (1.35%) VB
13 7 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.90%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.90%) Korn
15 5 (0.75%) PHP5
16 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 232 (34.78%) Degree
2 66 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 45 (6.75%) DV Cleared
4 44 (6.60%) SC Cleared
5 36 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.90%) RHCE
7 24 (3.60%) OCA
7 24 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
8 20 (3.00%) CCNA
9 16 (2.40%) CCNP
10 14 (2.10%) SCSA
11 13 (1.95%) MCSE
11 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.35%) Sun Certification
13 7 (1.05%) MCITP
13 7 (1.05%) HND
14 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.90%) MOS
15 4 (0.60%) CCIE
15 4 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.10%) QA
2 32 (4.80%) SLA
3 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (8.25%) Hyper-V
3 50 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 29 (4.35%) Xen
5 19 (2.85%) vSphere
6 18 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.25%) Varnish
9 14 (2.10%) KVM
9 14 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.50%) vCloud
12 5 (0.75%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.45%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.30%) IAG
15 2 (0.30%) UAG
15 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (8.25%) ARCserve
2 51 (7.65%) Legato
3 41 (6.15%) Puppet
4 40 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 23 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 21 (3.15%) Nagios
8 18 (2.70%) Cacti
9 17 (2.55%) Ganglia
10 16 (2.40%) OpenView
11 15 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 15 (2.25%) SCOM
12 14 (2.10%) WSUS
13 11 (1.65%) Data Guard
14 10 (1.50%) Backup Exec
15 9 (1.35%) SCCM
16 8 (1.20%) Plesk
17 7 (1.05%) SCVMM
18 4 (0.60%) Vagrant
19 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 173 (25.94%) VMware
2 168 (25.19%) Oracle
3 156 (23.39%) Microsoft
4 138 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 101 (15.14%) EMC
6 89 (13.34%) HP
7 85 (12.74%) Veritas
8 68 (10.19%) Sun
9 62 (9.30%) Cisco
10 57 (8.55%) NetApp
11 34 (5.10%) IBM
12 28 (4.20%) Citrix
13 22 (3.30%) Hitachi
14 18 (2.70%) BMC
14 18 (2.70%) Huawei
15 16 (2.40%) Splunk
16 12 (1.80%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.80%) Brocade
16 12 (1.80%) Lotus
16 12 (1.80%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago