The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 310 443 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.65% 18.14% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.02% 60.60% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 244 402 161
Median salary £50,750 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
508 731 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.57% 29.93% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 401 653 481
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Linux.

1 339 (46.06%) Windows
2 279 (37.91%) Unix
3 211 (28.67%) VMware
4 194 (26.36%) Bash Shell
5 184 (25.00%) Python
6 175 (23.78%) TCP/IP
7 174 (23.64%) Java
8 154 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (20.52%) Perl
9 151 (20.52%) Red Hat
10 145 (19.70%) SQL
10 145 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 138 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 136 (18.48%) MySQL
13 134 (18.21%) Firewall
14 133 (18.07%) Cisco
15 126 (17.12%) Apache
16 125 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
17 119 (16.17%) Oracle
18 116 (15.76%) Windows Server
19 100 (13.59%) JavaScript
20 95 (12.91%) Solaris
20 95 (12.91%) LAMP
21 94 (12.77%) HTML
22 92 (12.50%) Microsoft
23 90 (12.23%) TDD
23 90 (12.23%) DevOps
24 89 (12.09%) Git (software)
25 88 (11.96%) SaaS
26 87 (11.82%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (17.12%) Apache
2 67 (9.10%) Tomcat
3 50 (6.79%) IIS
4 38 (5.16%) JBoss
4 38 (5.16%) WebSphere
5 36 (4.89%) nginx
5 36 (4.89%) WebLogic
6 29 (3.94%) MS Exchange
7 21 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.85%) Drupal
7 21 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 19 (2.58%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.45%) Eucalyptus
10 15 (2.04%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.09%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.09%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.82%) Confluence
14 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 40 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (11.96%) SaaS
3 37 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (2.04%) PaaS
7 14 (1.90%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.36%) IaaS
9 7 (0.95%) Office 365
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.68%) Route 53
11 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 175 (23.78%) TCP/IP
2 134 (18.21%) Firewall
3 72 (9.78%) DNS
4 60 (8.15%) HTTP
5 58 (7.88%) SAN
6 54 (7.34%) SMTP
7 53 (7.20%) LDAP
8 43 (5.84%) SSL
9 41 (5.57%) VPN
10 37 (5.03%) Internet
11 32 (4.35%) DHCP
12 24 (3.26%) NAS
13 23 (3.13%) FTP
14 21 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (2.17%) Wireless
17 15 (2.04%) Network Security
17 15 (2.04%) SSH
18 11 (1.49%) WAN
18 11 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (18.48%) MySQL
2 82 (11.14%) SQL Server
3 43 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 29 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.04%) Big Data
10 14 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.63%) HBase
12 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.95%) DB2
12 7 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.82%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.82%) Redis
13 6 (0.82%) Riak
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 89 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.34%) Subversion
3 47 (6.39%) Jenkins
4 45 (6.11%) JIRA
5 33 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.17%) Selenium
8 12 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.63%) Maven
9 10 (1.36%) JUnit
10 9 (1.22%) Ant
11 8 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.95%) Bugzilla
12 7 (0.95%) Trac
13 5 (0.68%) Burp Suite
13 5 (0.68%) Metasploit
14 4 (0.54%) gulp
15 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.41%) FishEye
15 3 (0.41%) VersionOne
General
1 73 (9.92%) Finance
2 51 (6.93%) German Language
3 39 (5.30%) French Language
4 38 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.17%) Banking
6 15 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.95%) Marketing
8 7 (0.95%) Retail
9 4 (0.54%) Electronics
9 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Back Office
10 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.14%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (22.96%) Linux Engineer
2 146 (19.84%) Support Engineer
3 116 (15.76%) Developer
4 103 (13.99%) Cloud Engineer
5 71 (9.65%) Technical Support
6 68 (9.24%) Security Engineer
7 64 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
8 60 (8.15%) Technical Support Engineer
9 55 (7.47%) Applications Support
10 53 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
11 50 (6.79%) Consultant
12 47 (6.39%) Linux Support
13 44 (5.98%) Unix Engineer
14 43 (5.84%) Java Engineer
15 42 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
15 42 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
16 41 (5.57%) Juniper Engineer
17 36 (4.89%) Administrator
17 36 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (12.91%) LAMP
2 94 (12.77%) HTML
3 73 (9.92%) CSS
4 72 (9.78%) Web Services
5 42 (5.71%) Middleware
6 32 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.21%) JSON
8 30 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
9 24 (3.26%) Ajax
9 24 (3.26%) Node.js
10 23 (3.13%) XML
11 22 (2.99%) Sensu
12 20 (2.72%) REST
13 19 (2.58%) Symfony
14 14 (1.90%) WebSockets
15 13 (1.77%) SOAP
16 12 (1.63%) J2EE
16 12 (1.63%) jQuery
17 11 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
17 11 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 60 (8.15%) Clustering
3 43 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.77%) Replication
9 11 (1.49%) PKI
10 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
11 7 (0.95%) Fintech
12 6 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.68%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.68%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 339 (46.06%) Windows
2 279 (37.91%) Unix
3 145 (19.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (15.76%) Windows Server
5 95 (12.91%) Solaris
6 81 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (6.93%) Windows 2000
9 44 (5.98%) CentOS
10 38 (5.16%) Ubuntu
11 32 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (3.94%) Debian
13 19 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.49%) AIX
15 6 (0.82%) HPUX
16 5 (0.68%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.68%) SUSE
16 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (12.23%) DevOps
2 90 (12.23%) TDD
3 71 (9.65%) OOP
3 71 (9.65%) Scrum
4 68 (9.24%) Open Source
5 66 (8.97%) ITIL
6 65 (8.83%) Presales
7 63 (8.56%) Configuration Management
8 59 (8.02%) Software Engineering
9 57 (7.74%) BDD
10 56 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (7.07%) SDLC
12 49 (6.66%) Mentoring
12 49 (6.66%) OO
13 45 (6.11%) Data Protection
13 45 (6.11%) Multithreading
14 42 (5.71%) Risk Management
15 40 (5.43%) High Availability
16 39 (5.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 194 (26.36%) Bash Shell
2 184 (25.00%) Python
3 174 (23.64%) Java
4 151 (20.52%) Perl
5 145 (19.70%) SQL
6 100 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 85 (11.55%) PHP
8 78 (10.60%) Shell Script
9 76 (10.33%) C
10 75 (10.19%) C++
11 57 (7.74%) PowerShell
12 55 (7.47%) Ruby
13 26 (3.53%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.72%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.90%) C#
16 10 (1.36%) Tcl
17 6 (0.82%) Groovy
17 6 (0.82%) R
17 6 (0.82%) VBScript
18 4 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 59 (8.02%) Degree
2 34 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (3.40%) MCSE
4 25 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.13%) MCITP
6 22 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.45%) AWS Certification
8 18 (2.45%) CCNA
9 15 (2.04%) CISSP
9 15 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.49%) CCIE
11 11 (1.49%) CCNP
12 9 (1.22%) CEH
13 8 (1.09%) RHCE
14 6 (0.82%) CCSA
14 6 (0.82%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.93%) SLA
2 46 (6.25%) QA
3 11 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.22%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 68 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 64 (8.70%) vSphere
5 49 (6.66%) VMware ESX
6 40 (5.43%) vCloud
7 27 (3.67%) Firmware
8 22 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (2.45%) GlusterFS
9 18 (2.45%) HDFS
9 18 (2.45%) Varnish
10 16 (2.17%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 14 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (1.90%) KVM
11 14 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.63%) Docker
13 9 (1.22%) VirtualBox
14 8 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.95%) iptables
Systems Management
1 87 (11.82%) Puppet
2 57 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.67%) WSUS
4 22 (2.99%) SCCM
5 20 (2.72%) Nagios
6 19 (2.58%) Kibana
6 19 (2.58%) OpenAM
6 19 (2.58%) yum
7 18 (2.45%) Cacti
7 18 (2.45%) Ganglia
7 18 (2.45%) OpenView
7 18 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 16 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 15 (2.04%) Ansible
10 14 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 12 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (1.22%) NetBackup
12 9 (1.22%) WMI
13 8 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 211 (28.67%) VMware
2 151 (20.52%) Red Hat
3 133 (18.07%) Cisco
4 119 (16.17%) Oracle
5 92 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 84 (11.41%) F5
7 72 (9.78%) CheckPoint
8 67 (9.10%) Juniper
9 63 (8.56%) Blue Coat
10 61 (8.29%) Palo Alto
11 55 (7.47%) Sun
12 54 (7.34%) HP
13 44 (5.98%) Crossbeam
13 44 (5.98%) Sourcefire
14 25 (3.40%) Citrix
14 25 (3.40%) Veritas
14 25 (3.40%) Zend
15 21 (2.85%) IBM
16 20 (2.72%) Splunk
17 19 (2.58%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Yoh
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Potential to go higher
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + 11,000 Bonus + Car allowance and Excellent benefits packag
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 5% company bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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NCC Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 14 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago