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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 2 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 289 357 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.27% 16.30% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.80% 60.10% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 212 325 155
Median salary £51,500 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.98% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
446 594 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.82% 27.12% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 341 530 446
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 21 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 298 (48.06%) Windows
2 249 (40.16%) Unix
3 177 (28.55%) VMware
4 169 (27.26%) Python
5 160 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 146 (23.55%) Java
7 140 (22.58%) Bash Shell
8 135 (21.77%) Red Hat
9 125 (20.16%) Cisco
10 124 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 118 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (18.87%) Firewall
12 117 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
13 115 (18.55%) Perl
14 112 (18.06%) SQL
15 102 (16.45%) Oracle
15 102 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 91 (14.68%) MySQL
17 89 (14.35%) Windows Server
18 88 (14.19%) DevOps
19 85 (13.71%) Apache
19 85 (13.71%) Solaris
20 83 (13.39%) Microsoft
20 83 (13.39%) Puppet
21 81 (13.06%) SaaS
21 81 (13.06%) F5
22 74 (11.94%) CheckPoint
23 73 (11.77%) Finance
24 72 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
25 70 (11.29%) Blue Coat

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 85 (13.71%) Apache
2 44 (7.10%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.61%) IIS
4 27 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.19%) WebLogic
6 25 (4.03%) JBoss
6 25 (4.03%) MS Exchange
7 23 (3.71%) nginx
8 18 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (2.42%) Drupal
11 13 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 12 (1.94%) Eucalyptus
13 10 (1.61%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.65%) Confluence
16 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.48%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 117 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (13.06%) SaaS
3 31 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.77%) PaaS
7 10 (1.61%) IaaS
8 9 (1.45%) Office 365
8 9 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle CX
10 3 (0.48%) Responsys
10 3 (0.48%) Taleo
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.32%) Route 53
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 160 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 117 (18.87%) Firewall
3 67 (10.81%) DNS
4 59 (9.52%) HTTP
5 46 (7.42%) SMTP
6 44 (7.10%) SSL
7 40 (6.45%) SAN
8 37 (5.97%) VPN
9 31 (5.00%) LDAP
10 30 (4.84%) Internet
11 26 (4.19%) DHCP
12 19 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (2.74%) FTP
14 16 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (2.26%) NAS
16 13 (2.10%) SSH
17 12 (1.94%) DOCSIS
17 12 (1.94%) DVB
17 12 (1.94%) HbbTV
17 12 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (14.68%) MySQL
2 68 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 36 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.52%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 24 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (3.55%) Big Data
8 20 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.77%) HBase
11 10 (1.61%) Riak
12 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.13%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.13%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.13%) Redis
14 6 (0.97%) DB2
14 6 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.16%) JIRA
3 32 (5.16%) Subversion
4 21 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 21 (3.39%) Maven
5 17 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.58%) Ant
7 13 (2.10%) Selenium
8 11 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.61%) JUnit
10 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.13%) Bugzilla
11 7 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.13%) Trac
12 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.48%) JMeter
12 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.48%) VersionOne
12 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (11.77%) Finance
2 43 (6.94%) German Language
3 39 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.00%) French Language
5 21 (3.39%) Banking
6 17 (2.74%) Marketing
7 16 (2.58%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.29%) Legal
10 6 (0.97%) Retail
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (22.74%) Linux Engineer
2 128 (20.65%) Support Engineer
3 95 (15.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 82 (13.23%) Developer
5 62 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 60 (9.68%) Security Engineer
7 56 (9.03%) Technical Engineer
8 55 (8.87%) Technical Support Engineer
9 53 (8.55%) Consultant
10 50 (8.06%) Administrator
11 45 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 39 (6.29%) Juniper Engineer
12 39 (6.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 38 (6.13%) Applications Support
14 35 (5.65%) Linux Administrator
14 35 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 34 (5.48%) Architect
15 34 (5.48%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 33 (5.32%) Applications Engineer
16 33 (5.32%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.81%) HTML
2 58 (9.35%) LAMP
3 57 (9.19%) Web Services
4 45 (7.26%) CSS
5 39 (6.29%) Middleware
6 30 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.19%) Node.js
8 22 (3.55%) Ajax
9 20 (3.23%) JSON
9 20 (3.23%) REST
10 17 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (2.42%) D3.js
11 15 (2.42%) WebSockets
12 14 (2.26%) XML
13 13 (2.10%) Spring
14 12 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (1.94%) Sensu
15 11 (1.77%) HTML5
16 10 (1.61%) .NET
16 10 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.61%) Clustering
4 37 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.10%) Fintech
9 12 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (1.94%) IPTV
9 12 (1.94%) STB
10 10 (1.61%) PKI
11 9 (1.45%) MPEG
11 9 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
12 8 (1.29%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
14 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.97%) Replication
15 5 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 298 (48.06%) Windows
2 249 (40.16%) Unix
3 124 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (14.35%) Windows Server
5 85 (13.71%) Solaris
6 72 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (8.23%) CentOS
9 49 (7.90%) Windows 2000
10 30 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (4.68%) Ubuntu
12 21 (3.39%) Debian
13 14 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 13 (2.10%) Android
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.65%) AIX
17 4 (0.65%) HPUX
17 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.19%) DevOps
3 65 (10.48%) Scrum
4 62 (10.00%) Open Source
5 58 (9.35%) Risk Management
6 57 (9.19%) ITIL
7 56 (9.03%) TDD
8 52 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (8.23%) Software Engineering
10 50 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 46 (7.42%) Data Protection
11 46 (7.42%) High Availability
12 45 (7.26%) Information Security
12 45 (7.26%) OOP
13 43 (6.94%) Presales
14 42 (6.77%) Configuration Management
15 39 (6.29%) SDLC
16 36 (5.81%) BDD
17 31 (5.00%) Migration
17 31 (5.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (27.26%) Python
2 146 (23.55%) Java
3 140 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 115 (18.55%) Perl
5 112 (18.06%) SQL
6 65 (10.48%) JavaScript
7 53 (8.55%) Shell Script
8 52 (8.39%) PHP
9 44 (7.10%) C++
10 39 (6.29%) PowerShell
11 36 (5.81%) C
12 32 (5.16%) Ruby
13 20 (3.23%) T-SQL
14 19 (3.06%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.61%) C#
16 7 (1.13%) Groovy
16 7 (1.13%) Jython
17 6 (0.97%) R
18 5 (0.81%) Tcl
19 4 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 65 (10.48%) Degree
2 31 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (3.55%) CCNA
5 22 (3.55%) MCSE
6 21 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.23%) AWS Certification
7 20 (3.23%) MCITP
8 19 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (2.26%) CCIE
10 14 (2.26%) CCNP
11 10 (1.61%) CISSP
12 9 (1.45%) CCIP
12 9 (1.45%) CCSA
12 9 (1.45%) CCSP
12 9 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.45%) MBA
13 6 (0.97%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.26%) QA
2 38 (6.13%) SLA
3 11 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.65%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 102 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 50 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 48 (7.74%) vSphere
5 36 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 34 (5.48%) vCloud
7 19 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (2.74%) HDFS
9 15 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (2.26%) Firmware
10 14 (2.26%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (2.10%) KVM
12 12 (1.94%) Docker
12 12 (1.94%) GlusterFS
12 12 (1.94%) Varnish
13 11 (1.77%) XenServer
14 9 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (1.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (13.39%) Puppet
2 63 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.74%) Ansible
4 15 (2.42%) Nagios
5 14 (2.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 14 (2.26%) WSUS
6 13 (2.10%) OpenAM
7 12 (1.94%) Cacti
7 12 (1.94%) Ganglia
7 12 (1.94%) Kibana
7 12 (1.94%) OpenView
7 12 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (1.94%) SCCM
8 11 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (1.29%) Salt
11 7 (1.13%) Graphite
12 6 (0.97%) Ambari
12 6 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 177 (28.55%) VMware
2 135 (21.77%) Red Hat
3 125 (20.16%) Cisco
4 102 (16.45%) Oracle
5 83 (13.39%) Microsoft
6 81 (13.06%) F5
7 74 (11.94%) CheckPoint
8 70 (11.29%) Blue Coat
9 68 (10.97%) Juniper
10 63 (10.16%) Palo Alto
11 49 (7.90%) Sun
12 48 (7.74%) Crossbeam
12 48 (7.74%) Sourcefire
13 39 (6.29%) HP
14 21 (3.39%) Veritas
15 16 (2.58%) IBM
16 15 (2.42%) EMC
16 15 (2.42%) Splunk
17 14 (2.26%) Citrix
17 14 (2.26%) Zend
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