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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 440 356 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 24.24% 16.36% 11.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.01% 58.17% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 355 244 208
Median salary £50,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
611 612 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.66% 28.13% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 493 484 530
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (41.09%) Windows
2 299 (36.24%) Unix
3 216 (26.18%) VMware
4 213 (25.82%) Python
5 209 (25.33%) Bash Shell
6 193 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (22.79%) Firewall
8 183 (22.18%) MySQL
9 176 (21.33%) Perl
10 174 (21.09%) TCP/IP
11 172 (20.85%) Java
12 160 (19.39%) Apache
13 159 (19.27%) SQL
14 158 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
15 154 (18.67%) Oracle
16 153 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 152 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 150 (18.18%) Red Hat
19 133 (16.12%) JavaScript
20 132 (16.00%) LAMP
21 130 (15.76%) Cisco
22 121 (14.67%) HTML
23 119 (14.42%) SaaS
24 117 (14.18%) SQL Server
25 113 (13.70%) Git (software)
26 110 (13.33%) C++
27 107 (12.97%) PHP
28 105 (12.73%) Web Services
29 103 (12.48%) TDD
29 103 (12.48%) DevOps

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
1 160 (19.39%) Apache
2 95 (11.52%) Tomcat
3 83 (10.06%) JBoss
4 65 (7.88%) nginx
5 60 (7.27%) WebLogic
6 54 (6.55%) WebSphere
7 48 (5.82%) OpenStack
8 43 (5.21%) IIS
9 40 (4.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 35 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (2.79%) Apache Spark
13 21 (2.55%) Drupal
14 20 (2.42%) MS Exchange
15 17 (2.06%) Eucalyptus
16 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.85%) Confluence
18 6 (0.73%) GeoServer
18 6 (0.73%) MQSeries
Applications
1 42 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 158 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (14.42%) SaaS
3 30 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.55%) PaaS
6 20 (2.42%) OpenShift
7 18 (2.18%) IaaS
8 12 (1.45%) Office 365
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.61%) Route 53
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.12%) GitHub
12 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 188 (22.79%) Firewall
2 174 (21.09%) TCP/IP
3 95 (11.52%) HTTP
4 88 (10.67%) SAN
5 84 (10.18%) LDAP
6 82 (9.94%) DNS
7 58 (7.03%) SMTP
8 51 (6.18%) VPN
9 44 (5.33%) NAS
9 44 (5.33%) SSL
10 32 (3.88%) Internet
11 28 (3.39%) FTP
12 25 (3.03%) WAN
13 23 (2.79%) IPv4
14 22 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (2.42%) Wireless
16 18 (2.18%) LAN
17 17 (2.06%) DHCP
17 17 (2.06%) Network Security
18 15 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (22.18%) MySQL
2 117 (14.18%) SQL Server
3 67 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 52 (6.30%) Hadoop
5 44 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 43 (5.21%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.76%) Big Data
8 30 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 29 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.21%) Redis
12 10 (1.21%) Riak
13 9 (1.09%) HBase
14 8 (0.97%) DB2
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.73%) GIS
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 113 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.76%) Subversion
3 56 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 54 (6.55%) JIRA
5 27 (3.27%) Eclipse
6 24 (2.91%) Selenium
7 13 (1.58%) Bugzilla
7 13 (1.58%) Trac
8 12 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.33%) Ant
9 11 (1.33%) Burp Suite
9 11 (1.33%) Metasploit
10 9 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.85%) gulp
11 7 (0.85%) Maven
12 4 (0.48%) JUnit
12 4 (0.48%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.48%) TestNG
13 3 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (10.67%) Finance
2 45 (5.45%) German Language
3 35 (4.24%) French Language
4 34 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.58%) Banking
6 12 (1.45%) Retail
7 7 (0.85%) Electronics
7 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.73%) Marketing
9 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Back Office
10 3 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 178 (21.58%) Linux Engineer
2 172 (20.85%) Developer
3 126 (15.27%) Support Engineer
4 80 (9.70%) Systems Engineer
5 74 (8.97%) Cloud Engineer
6 69 (8.36%) Security Engineer
7 66 (8.00%) Linux Support
8 63 (7.64%) Applications Support
9 59 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 52 (6.30%) Python Developer
10 52 (6.30%) Technical Support
11 47 (5.70%) Unix Engineer
12 46 (5.58%) Technical Engineer
12 46 (5.58%) Web Engineer
13 45 (5.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 44 (5.33%) Linux Support Engineer
14 44 (5.33%) Software Engineer
15 43 (5.21%) Java Engineer
16 42 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 42 (5.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (16.00%) LAMP
2 121 (14.67%) HTML
3 105 (12.73%) Web Services
4 85 (10.30%) CSS
5 44 (5.33%) LEMP Stack
6 39 (4.73%) Middleware
7 38 (4.61%) JSON
8 37 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 32 (3.88%) .NET
9 32 (3.88%) Symfony
10 29 (3.52%) Sensu
11 24 (2.91%) XML
12 22 (2.67%) Node.js
13 20 (2.42%) REST
14 17 (2.06%) RESTful
15 15 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 14 (1.70%) STL
17 13 (1.58%) jQuery
17 13 (1.58%) SOAP
17 13 (1.58%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 65 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 58 (7.03%) Clustering
4 43 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.18%) PKI
6 15 (1.82%) Replication
7 14 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.70%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
9 11 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.21%) Cyber Attack
10 10 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.09%) EMC VNX
12 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.61%) iPad
16 4 (0.48%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 339 (41.09%) Windows
2 299 (36.24%) Unix
3 152 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (11.64%) Windows Server
5 88 (10.67%) Solaris
6 66 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (5.82%) CentOS
9 44 (5.33%) Ubuntu
10 43 (5.21%) Windows 2000
11 34 (4.12%) Debian
12 28 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (2.18%) AIX
15 11 (1.33%) Kali Linux
16 9 (1.09%) SUSE
16 9 (1.09%) Windows 10
16 9 (1.09%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.97%) HPUX
18 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (12.48%) DevOps
2 103 (12.48%) TDD
3 89 (10.79%) ITIL
4 85 (10.30%) Scrum
5 79 (9.58%) OOP
6 75 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 72 (8.73%) Open Source
8 70 (8.48%) BDD
9 69 (8.36%) Multithreading
10 67 (8.12%) Presales
11 66 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.27%) OO
13 58 (7.03%) High Availability
14 51 (6.18%) Mentoring
15 46 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 46 (5.58%) SDLC
16 41 (4.97%) Data Management
17 40 (4.85%) Analytics
18 39 (4.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 213 (25.82%) Python
2 209 (25.33%) Bash Shell
3 176 (21.33%) Perl
4 172 (20.85%) Java
5 159 (19.27%) SQL
6 133 (16.12%) JavaScript
7 110 (13.33%) C++
8 107 (12.97%) PHP
9 96 (11.64%) Ruby
10 91 (11.03%) C
11 86 (10.42%) Shell Script
12 75 (9.09%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.82%) C#
15 13 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.85%) VB
17 6 (0.73%) Tcl
17 6 (0.73%) VBScript
18 4 (0.48%) Jython
18 4 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (11.03%) Degree
2 60 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.64%) CCNA
6 26 (3.15%) CCNP
7 25 (3.03%) CISSP
8 23 (2.79%) DV Cleared
9 22 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.30%) MCSE
12 18 (2.18%) CCIE
12 18 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (2.06%) CEH
14 16 (1.94%) MCITP
15 14 (1.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (1.45%) CCIP
16 12 (1.45%) CCSA
16 12 (1.45%) CCSP
16 12 (1.45%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.27%) SLA
2 41 (4.97%) QA
3 15 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.33%) HIPAA
5 10 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 153 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (9.58%) Active Directory
3 73 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 71 (8.61%) vSphere
5 42 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
5 42 (5.09%) VMware ESX
6 31 (3.76%) vCloud
7 29 (3.52%) Firmware
8 27 (3.27%) Docker
9 21 (2.55%) KVM
10 19 (2.30%) HDFS
11 17 (2.06%) GlusterFS
11 17 (2.06%) Varnish
12 14 (1.70%) VirtualBox
13 13 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (1.45%) qmail
15 11 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (1.21%) Squid
17 8 (0.97%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 102 (12.36%) Puppet
2 49 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (4.36%) SCCM
4 35 (4.24%) OpenAM
5 32 (3.88%) WSUS
6 31 (3.76%) Nagios
7 28 (3.39%) Kibana
8 26 (3.15%) Cacti
8 26 (3.15%) Ganglia
9 25 (3.03%) ZABBIX
10 23 (2.79%) yum
11 21 (2.55%) Graphite
12 20 (2.42%) logstash
12 20 (2.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 17 (2.06%) OpenView
13 17 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (1.82%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.70%) Terraform
16 13 (1.58%) Ansible
17 12 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 216 (26.18%) VMware
2 154 (18.67%) Oracle
3 150 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 130 (15.76%) Cisco
5 93 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 71 (8.61%) Sun
7 69 (8.36%) F5
8 58 (7.03%) CheckPoint
8 58 (7.03%) Juniper
9 52 (6.30%) HP
10 44 (5.33%) Palo Alto
11 40 (4.85%) Citrix
12 32 (3.88%) Zend
13 31 (3.76%) Blue Coat
14 30 (3.64%) Splunk
15 27 (3.27%) EMC
16 24 (2.91%) Crossbeam
16 24 (2.91%) Sourcefire
17 21 (2.55%) IBM
18 20 (2.42%) Qualys
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