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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 311 327 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.02% 13.52% 12.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.76% 48.81% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 231 248 227
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,175 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
625 670 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.16% 27.71% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 473 516 577
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 257 (45.33%) Windows
2 193 (34.04%) UNIX
3 180 (31.75%) Oracle
4 162 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 160 (28.22%) Red Hat
6 155 (27.34%) TCP/IP
7 144 (25.40%) Firewall
8 140 (24.69%) SQL
9 138 (24.34%) Java
10 136 (23.99%) MySQL
11 125 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 114 (20.11%) Cisco
13 111 (19.58%) VMware
14 104 (18.34%) MS Excel
15 102 (17.99%) Degree
16 94 (16.58%) Perl
17 93 (16.40%) Apache
18 92 (16.23%) SQL Server
19 84 (14.81%) HP
20 82 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
21 80 (14.11%) Solaris
22 77 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 77 (13.58%) Open Source
23 75 (13.23%) Windows Server 2008
23 75 (13.23%) JavaScript
24 74 (13.05%) Python
25 67 (11.82%) SAN
25 67 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
26 65 (11.46%) Juniper
26 65 (11.46%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 93 (16.40%) Apache
2 59 (10.41%) Tomcat
3 58 (10.23%) IIS
4 30 (5.29%) JBoss
5 25 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.65%) Lotus Domino
9 11 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.41%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.41%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.41%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (0.88%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.71%) Liferay
14 3 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.94%) MS Office
3 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.94%) SaaS
2 26 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.82%) PaaS
4 15 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.29%) Office 365
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.53%) Taleo
7 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.35%) Responsys
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 155 (27.34%) TCP/IP
2 144 (25.40%) Firewall
3 67 (11.82%) SAN
4 46 (8.11%) DNS
5 40 (7.05%) Internet
6 39 (6.88%) VPN
7 34 (6.00%) NAS
8 26 (4.59%) WAN
9 25 (4.41%) HTTP
10 23 (4.06%) MPLS
10 23 (4.06%) DHCP
11 22 (3.88%) VoIP
11 22 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (3.70%) Network Security
13 20 (3.53%) LDAP
14 19 (3.35%) LAN
15 18 (3.17%) IPsec
15 18 (3.17%) VLAN
16 15 (2.65%) NetScreen
17 12 (2.12%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (23.99%) MySQL
2 92 (16.23%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.23%) Oracle Database
5 34 (6.00%) DB2
6 27 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.29%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.59%) Riak
15 8 (1.41%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.06%) Big Data
17 5 (0.88%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 34 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.59%) Subversion
4 23 (4.06%) Maven
4 23 (4.06%) Selenium
5 17 (3.00%) Ant
6 12 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.59%) Hudson
8 7 (1.23%) Mockito
8 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.88%) JBehave
9 5 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.71%) Log4j
10 4 (0.71%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.35%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.35%) JMeter
12 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 57 (10.05%) Telecoms
2 38 (6.70%) Finance
3 30 (5.29%) French Language
4 25 (4.41%) German Language
5 22 (3.88%) Advertising
6 18 (3.17%) Legal
7 15 (2.65%) Spanish Language
8 14 (2.47%) Retail
8 14 (2.47%) Billing
9 11 (1.94%) Marketing
10 8 (1.41%) Automotive
11 7 (1.23%) Electronics
12 4 (0.71%) Publishing
12 4 (0.71%) Banking
13 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 123 (21.69%) Support Engineer
2 72 (12.70%) Technical Support
3 70 (12.35%) Developer
4 57 (10.05%) Administrator
5 56 (9.88%) Technical Engineer
5 56 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (9.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 38 (6.70%) Security Engineer
7 38 (6.70%) Software Engineer
8 36 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
9 35 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 34 (6.00%) Java Developer
11 30 (5.29%) Senior Developer
12 29 (5.11%) Analyst
12 29 (5.11%) Architect
13 28 (4.94%) IT Support
14 26 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
14 26 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
15 23 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.41%) Web Services
2 40 (7.05%) HTML
3 38 (6.70%) LAMP
4 37 (6.53%) .NET
5 33 (5.82%) Ajax
5 33 (5.82%) jQuery
6 29 (5.11%) XML
7 28 (4.94%) CSS
8 27 (4.76%) J2EE
9 24 (4.23%) Spring
10 17 (3.00%) HTML5
11 16 (2.82%) JSP
12 15 (2.65%) RESTful
12 15 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (2.47%) JSON
13 14 (2.47%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.29%) CSS3
15 12 (2.12%) Software Packaging
15 12 (2.12%) REST
16 11 (1.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.58%) Open Source
2 64 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 58 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.76%) Clustering
5 26 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.12%) Replication
8 10 (1.76%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.59%) User Experience
9 9 (1.59%) Statistics
10 8 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.23%) iPad
12 6 (1.06%) Celerra
12 6 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 257 (45.33%) Windows
2 193 (34.04%) UNIX
3 125 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (14.11%) Solaris
5 75 (13.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (9.17%) CentOS
8 44 (7.76%) Ubuntu
9 41 (7.23%) Debian
10 37 (6.53%) Windows 7
11 34 (6.00%) SUSE
12 30 (5.29%) HPUX
13 29 (5.11%) AIX
14 27 (4.76%) Mac OS X
15 22 (3.88%) Windows 2000
16 19 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (2.47%) Windows 8
18 9 (1.59%) Android
19 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
19 8 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (11.46%) Software Engineering
3 58 (10.23%) Project Management
4 43 (7.58%) DevOps
5 38 (6.70%) ITIL
6 36 (6.35%) Time Management
6 36 (6.35%) Scrum
7 33 (5.82%) Load Balancing
8 31 (5.47%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.11%) SOA
10 28 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 24 (4.23%) Change Management
12 23 (4.06%) TDD
12 23 (4.06%) OO
13 22 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (3.53%) PRINCE2
15 20 (3.53%) Migration
16 18 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.69%) SQL
2 138 (24.34%) Java
3 94 (16.58%) Perl
4 75 (13.23%) JavaScript
5 74 (13.05%) Python
6 65 (11.46%) PHP
7 57 (10.05%) Bash Shell
8 39 (6.88%) Ruby
9 33 (5.82%) PowerShell
10 30 (5.29%) Shell Script
10 30 (5.29%) C
11 28 (4.94%) C++
12 16 (2.82%) C#
13 8 (1.41%) XPath
14 6 (1.06%) XQuery
15 5 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.71%) VBScript
16 4 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 102 (17.99%) Degree
2 39 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (4.94%) CCNA
5 24 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.88%) CISSP
7 20 (3.53%) CCNP
8 19 (3.35%) MCSE
8 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.65%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.65%) MCITP
9 15 (2.65%) CEH
10 12 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.76%) Sun Certification
11 10 (1.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.59%) SCSA
13 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.23%) RHCE
15 5 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.35%) SLA
2 18 (3.17%) QA
3 11 (1.94%) COBIT
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 77 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 40 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.06%) vSphere
5 19 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (2.65%) vCloud
8 12 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.76%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.59%) KVM
11 8 (1.41%) Firmware
11 8 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.71%) Xen
14 2 (0.35%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.35%) OpenSIPS
14 2 (0.35%) Varnish
14 2 (0.35%) GlusterFS
15 1 (0.18%) XenApp
15 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (8.82%) Puppet
2 31 (5.47%) Nagios
3 27 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (3.88%) SCCM
5 14 (2.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (2.29%) Cacti
6 13 (2.29%) OpenAM
7 12 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.59%) Ganglia
9 9 (1.59%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.41%) OpenView
10 8 (1.41%) WSUS
10 8 (1.41%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.88%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.88%) Graphite
12 5 (0.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 180 (31.75%) Oracle
2 162 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 160 (28.22%) Red Hat
4 114 (20.11%) Cisco
5 111 (19.58%) VMware
6 84 (14.81%) HP
7 65 (11.46%) Juniper
8 45 (7.94%) F5
9 42 (7.41%) IBM
10 41 (7.23%) EMC
11 38 (6.70%) Veritas
12 36 (6.35%) Sun
13 34 (6.00%) CheckPoint
14 28 (4.94%) Blue Coat
15 26 (4.59%) Sourcefire
16 22 (3.88%) Sybase
16 22 (3.88%) Symantec
16 22 (3.88%) Crossbeam
17 16 (2.82%) NetApp
18 15 (2.65%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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itecopeople
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPI Selection
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Equity, More
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago