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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 425 368 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.74% 16.23% 13.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.00% 56.88% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 385 243 222
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
625 647 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.92% 28.53% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 543 486 520
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 325 (43.05%) Windows
2 274 (36.29%) Unix
3 207 (27.42%) Firewall
4 185 (24.50%) VMware
5 181 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (23.18%) Python
7 160 (21.19%) MySQL
8 155 (20.53%) Java
9 154 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
10 153 (20.26%) SQL
11 148 (19.60%) TCP/IP
12 147 (19.47%) Bash Shell
13 143 (18.94%) Perl
13 143 (18.94%) Apache
14 136 (18.01%) Oracle
15 128 (16.95%) Red Hat
16 121 (16.03%) Cisco
17 120 (15.89%) JavaScript
18 118 (15.63%) HTML
19 117 (15.50%) C++
20 116 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
21 108 (14.30%) SQL Server
22 106 (14.04%) LAMP
23 102 (13.51%) Web Services
24 100 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 100 (13.25%) Git (software)
25 98 (12.98%) SaaS
26 97 (12.85%) Degree
27 95 (12.58%) Scrum
28 94 (12.45%) HTTP

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
1 143 (18.94%) Apache
2 93 (12.32%) JBoss
3 88 (11.66%) Tomcat
4 70 (9.27%) OpenStack
5 64 (8.48%) nginx
6 53 (7.02%) WebLogic
7 49 (6.49%) WebSphere
8 39 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 34 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (3.84%) IIS
11 28 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (3.58%) Apache Spark
13 20 (2.65%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 13 (1.72%) Drupal
16 11 (1.46%) Eucalyptus
16 11 (1.46%) IBM Domino
17 8 (1.06%) GeoServer
17 8 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
17 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.66%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) assyst
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 154 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (12.98%) SaaS
3 37 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.78%) PaaS
5 17 (2.25%) IaaS
6 13 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.59%) OpenShift
8 11 (1.46%) Office 365
9 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.26%) Heroku
10 2 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 207 (27.42%) Firewall
2 148 (19.60%) TCP/IP
3 94 (12.45%) HTTP
4 72 (9.54%) DNS
5 70 (9.27%) LDAP
5 70 (9.27%) SAN
6 53 (7.02%) SSL
7 50 (6.62%) VPN
8 40 (5.30%) NAS
9 39 (5.17%) IPv4
10 37 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (4.77%) SMTP
12 34 (4.50%) Internet
12 34 (4.50%) WAN
13 29 (3.84%) IPv6
14 25 (3.31%) Network Security
15 24 (3.18%) MPLS
15 24 (3.18%) VoIP
16 23 (3.05%) BGP
17 21 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (21.19%) MySQL
2 108 (14.30%) SQL Server
3 61 (8.08%) Hadoop
4 50 (6.62%) Relational Database
5 46 (6.09%) RDBMS
6 44 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (4.37%) Big Data
8 31 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.38%) HBase
10 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.32%) Redis
11 10 (1.32%) Riak
12 9 (1.19%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.06%) GIS
13 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.79%) DB2
14 6 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 100 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.87%) Jenkins
3 62 (8.21%) JIRA
4 57 (7.55%) Subversion
5 31 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 27 (3.58%) Selenium
7 21 (2.78%) Bugzilla
8 18 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.99%) gulp
10 14 (1.85%) Trac
11 12 (1.59%) Ant
12 11 (1.46%) Maven
13 10 (1.32%) JUnit
13 10 (1.32%) TestNG
14 8 (1.06%) Burp Suite
14 8 (1.06%) Metasploit
14 8 (1.06%) NetBeans
15 5 (0.66%) Xcode
16 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (11.79%) Finance
2 43 (5.70%) German Language
3 28 (3.71%) French Language
4 14 (1.85%) Retail
4 14 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.72%) Marketing
6 11 (1.46%) Electronics
6 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.19%) Banking
8 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 171 (22.65%) Developer
2 126 (16.69%) Linux Engineer
3 116 (15.36%) Support Engineer
4 68 (9.01%) Security Engineer
5 61 (8.08%) Linux Support
6 55 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
7 54 (7.15%) Technical Support
8 53 (7.02%) Applications Support
9 46 (6.09%) Technical Engineer
9 46 (6.09%) Technical Support Engineer
10 44 (5.83%) Analyst
11 43 (5.70%) Cisco Engineer
12 41 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 41 (5.43%) Network Engineer
12 41 (5.43%) Python Developer
12 41 (5.43%) Software Engineer
12 41 (5.43%) Web Engineer
13 39 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 39 (5.17%) Java Developer
13 39 (5.17%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (15.63%) HTML
2 106 (14.04%) LAMP
3 102 (13.51%) Web Services
4 84 (11.13%) CSS
5 50 (6.62%) .NET
6 42 (5.56%) JSON
7 37 (4.90%) AngularJS
8 35 (4.64%) LEMP Stack
9 32 (4.24%) XML
10 24 (3.18%) Middleware
10 24 (3.18%) Symfony
11 23 (3.05%) JSP
11 23 (3.05%) REST
11 23 (3.05%) RESTful
11 23 (3.05%) Sensu
12 22 (2.91%) jQuery
13 19 (2.52%) Node.js
14 18 (2.38%) CSS3
14 18 (2.38%) HTML5
15 16 (2.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 56 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.84%) Clustering
5 24 (3.18%) Private Cloud
6 19 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.99%) PKI
8 12 (1.59%) Replication
9 11 (1.46%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.66%) Derivative
14 5 (0.66%) iPad
14 5 (0.66%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.53%) Handset
15 4 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 325 (43.05%) Windows
2 274 (36.29%) Unix
3 100 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (9.14%) Solaris
4 69 (9.14%) Windows Server
5 57 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (6.09%) CentOS
8 41 (5.43%) Windows 2000
9 35 (4.64%) Ubuntu
10 33 (4.37%) Debian
11 22 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.85%) AIX
13 8 (1.06%) Kali Linux
14 7 (0.93%) HPUX
14 7 (0.93%) SUSE
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.66%) Android
15 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (12.58%) Scrum
3 86 (11.39%) DevOps
4 82 (10.86%) TDD
5 79 (10.46%) ITIL
6 69 (9.14%) OO
7 64 (8.48%) Software Engineering
8 62 (8.21%) BDD
9 60 (7.95%) Multithreading
9 60 (7.95%) Open Source
10 57 (7.55%) High Availability
10 57 (7.55%) OOP
11 53 (7.02%) Configuration Management
12 43 (5.70%) SDLC
13 42 (5.56%) Presales
14 41 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 40 (5.30%) Migration
16 37 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
17 36 (4.77%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 175 (23.18%) Python
2 155 (20.53%) Java
3 153 (20.26%) SQL
4 147 (19.47%) Bash Shell
5 143 (18.94%) Perl
6 120 (15.89%) JavaScript
7 117 (15.50%) C++
8 89 (11.79%) Ruby
9 81 (10.73%) PHP
10 74 (9.80%) Shell Script
11 66 (8.74%) C
12 61 (8.08%) PowerShell
13 23 (3.05%) C#
14 16 (2.12%) VB
15 15 (1.99%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.59%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.19%) R
18 5 (0.66%) Apple Swift
18 5 (0.66%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (12.85%) Degree
2 60 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (6.75%) Security Cleared
4 43 (5.70%) CCNA
4 43 (5.70%) CCNP
5 33 (4.37%) SC Cleared
6 26 (3.44%) CCIE
7 24 (3.18%) CISSP
8 18 (2.38%) CEH
9 17 (2.25%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.85%) CCIP
10 14 (1.85%) CCSA
10 14 (1.85%) CCSP
11 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.19%) CREST Certified
12 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.06%) CHECK Team Leader
13 8 (1.06%) CHECK Team Member
14 7 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.77%) SLA
2 35 (4.64%) QA
3 8 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 116 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (9.14%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
5 36 (4.77%) Docker
6 31 (4.11%) vSphere
7 28 (3.71%) HDFS
8 26 (3.44%) VMware ESX
9 19 (2.52%) KVM
10 16 (2.12%) Squid
11 13 (1.72%) qmail
12 12 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (1.46%) GlusterFS
13 11 (1.46%) Varnish
13 11 (1.46%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.32%) Firmware
15 9 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (1.06%) GeoWebCache
17 6 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (11.13%) Puppet
2 42 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.50%) OpenAM
3 34 (4.50%) SCCM
4 29 (3.84%) Nagios
5 24 (3.18%) ZABBIX
6 23 (3.05%) Graphite
7 22 (2.91%) Cacti
7 22 (2.91%) Ganglia
7 22 (2.91%) WSUS
8 19 (2.52%) logstash
9 17 (2.25%) Kibana
10 15 (1.99%) Ansible
10 15 (1.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 13 (1.72%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.59%) Terraform
13 11 (1.46%) collectd
13 11 (1.46%) OpenView
13 11 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 11 (1.46%) yum
Vendors
1 185 (24.50%) VMware
2 136 (18.01%) Oracle
3 128 (16.95%) Red Hat
4 121 (16.03%) Cisco
5 65 (8.61%) F5
5 65 (8.61%) Microsoft
6 58 (7.68%) CheckPoint
7 53 (7.02%) Sun
8 50 (6.62%) Juniper
9 41 (5.43%) Palo Alto
10 38 (5.03%) Citrix
11 30 (3.97%) HP
12 28 (3.71%) EMC
13 27 (3.58%) Blue Coat
14 24 (3.18%) Splunk
15 23 (3.05%) Zend
16 18 (2.38%) Crossbeam
16 18 (2.38%) Sourcefire
17 15 (1.99%) Adobe
17 15 (1.99%) Atlassian
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