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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 1 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 370 352 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.16% 15.99% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.03% 55.87% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 286 284 204
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,050 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
536 630 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.10% 28.62% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 426 547 502
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +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 27 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 348 (43.72%) Windows
2 297 (37.31%) Unix
3 213 (26.76%) VMware
4 206 (25.88%) Bash Shell
5 194 (24.37%) Python
6 177 (22.24%) TCP/IP
7 176 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (21.23%) Firewall
9 167 (20.98%) MySQL
10 165 (20.73%) Perl
11 156 (19.60%) Java
12 150 (18.84%) SQL
13 148 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 148 (18.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 145 (18.22%) Apache
15 144 (18.09%) Red Hat
16 142 (17.84%) Oracle
17 140 (17.59%) Amazon AWS
18 133 (16.71%) Cisco
19 125 (15.70%) LAMP
20 120 (15.08%) JavaScript
21 115 (14.45%) SaaS
22 113 (14.20%) SQL Server
23 108 (13.57%) PHP
23 108 (13.57%) HTML
24 104 (13.07%) TDD
24 104 (13.07%) Windows Server
25 103 (12.94%) Git (software)
26 100 (12.56%) Puppet
26 100 (12.56%) C++

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
1 145 (18.22%) Apache
2 85 (10.68%) Tomcat
3 67 (8.42%) JBoss
4 58 (7.29%) WebLogic
5 52 (6.53%) nginx
6 49 (6.16%) IIS
6 49 (6.16%) WebSphere
7 36 (4.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 32 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (3.89%) OpenStack
10 25 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (2.89%) MS Exchange
12 21 (2.64%) Drupal
13 18 (2.26%) Apache Spark
13 18 (2.26%) Eucalyptus
13 18 (2.26%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.01%) Confluence
15 6 (0.75%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (0.63%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 140 (17.59%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (14.45%) SaaS
3 28 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.51%) OpenShift
6 15 (1.88%) PaaS
7 14 (1.76%) IaaS
8 12 (1.51%) Office 365
9 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.63%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.63%) Route 53
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.25%) Heroku
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) HP Helion
12 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 177 (22.24%) TCP/IP
2 169 (21.23%) Firewall
3 86 (10.80%) SAN
4 84 (10.55%) HTTP
5 77 (9.67%) LDAP
6 75 (9.42%) DNS
7 61 (7.66%) SMTP
8 47 (5.90%) VPN
9 43 (5.40%) SSL
10 41 (5.15%) NAS
11 27 (3.39%) FTP
12 25 (3.14%) Internet
13 24 (3.02%) DHCP
14 19 (2.39%) Wireless
15 17 (2.14%) LAN
15 17 (2.14%) WAN
16 15 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (1.88%) Network Security
16 15 (1.88%) SSH
17 14 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (20.98%) MySQL
2 113 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 62 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 37 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 36 (4.52%) Hadoop
6 33 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.76%) Big Data
8 17 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.13%) DB2
11 8 (1.01%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.63%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.63%) Redis
13 5 (0.63%) Riak
14 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 103 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.78%) Subversion
3 46 (5.78%) JIRA
4 45 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.39%) Selenium
7 15 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.51%) Ant
9 11 (1.38%) Burp Suite
9 11 (1.38%) Metasploit
10 7 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.75%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.75%) Maven
11 6 (0.75%) Trac
12 5 (0.63%) gulp
13 3 (0.38%) FishEye
13 3 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.25%) NetBeans
General
1 80 (10.05%) Finance
2 47 (5.90%) German Language
3 40 (5.03%) French Language
4 35 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.63%) Banking
6 8 (1.01%) Retail
7 7 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.63%) Marketing
9 4 (0.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.38%) Back Office
10 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 184 (23.12%) Linux Engineer
2 149 (18.72%) Developer
3 144 (18.09%) Support Engineer
4 84 (10.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 82 (10.30%) Systems Engineer
6 73 (9.17%) Security Engineer
7 65 (8.17%) Applications Support
7 65 (8.17%) Technical Support
8 63 (7.91%) Linux Support
9 61 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 57 (7.16%) Technical Engineer
11 53 (6.66%) Technical Support Engineer
12 50 (6.28%) Python Developer
12 50 (6.28%) Unix Engineer
13 45 (5.65%) Applications Engineer
13 45 (5.65%) Applications Support Engineer
13 45 (5.65%) Web Engineer
14 44 (5.53%) Linux Support Engineer
15 43 (5.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 42 (5.28%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (15.70%) LAMP
2 108 (13.57%) HTML
3 92 (11.56%) Web Services
4 78 (9.80%) CSS
5 43 (5.40%) LEMP Stack
6 42 (5.28%) Middleware
7 32 (4.02%) Symfony
8 30 (3.77%) Sensu
9 28 (3.52%) AngularJS
9 28 (3.52%) JSON
10 25 (3.14%) .NET
11 18 (2.26%) Node.js
11 18 (2.26%) XML
12 15 (1.88%) RESTful
13 14 (1.76%) Ajax
13 14 (1.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (1.63%) SOAP
14 13 (1.63%) STL
15 12 (1.51%) ELK Stack
15 12 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.79%) Clustering
3 59 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 12 (1.51%) PKI
7 12 (1.51%) Replication
8 11 (1.38%) Cyber Attack
8 11 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.01%) EMC VNX
11 7 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.50%) Handset
13 4 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 348 (43.72%) Windows
2 297 (37.31%) Unix
3 148 (18.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (13.07%) Windows Server
5 86 (10.80%) Solaris
6 73 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (5.78%) Windows 2000
9 38 (4.77%) CentOS
10 37 (4.65%) Ubuntu
11 29 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (3.52%) Debian
13 19 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (2.26%) AIX
15 11 (1.38%) Kali Linux
16 8 (1.01%) HPUX
16 8 (1.01%) SUSE
17 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (13.07%) TDD
3 99 (12.44%) DevOps
4 87 (10.93%) ITIL
5 82 (10.30%) OOP
6 75 (9.42%) Presales
7 73 (9.17%) Configuration Management
8 71 (8.92%) Scrum
9 69 (8.67%) BDD
10 68 (8.54%) Multithreading
11 61 (7.66%) Open Source
12 57 (7.16%) Software Engineering
13 54 (6.78%) OO
14 51 (6.41%) High Availability
15 45 (5.65%) Mentoring
16 44 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
17 43 (5.40%) SDLC
18 40 (5.03%) Analytics
18 40 (5.03%) Data Management
19 37 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 206 (25.88%) Bash Shell
2 194 (24.37%) Python
3 165 (20.73%) Perl
4 156 (19.60%) Java
5 150 (18.84%) SQL
6 120 (15.08%) JavaScript
7 108 (13.57%) PHP
8 100 (12.56%) C++
9 92 (11.56%) C
10 85 (10.68%) Ruby
11 76 (9.55%) Shell Script
12 72 (9.05%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.89%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.88%) C#
14 15 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.88%) Tcl
16 6 (0.75%) VBScript
17 4 (0.50%) VB
18 3 (0.38%) Jython
18 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (9.42%) Degree
2 48 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.89%) MCSE
5 23 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (2.76%) CISSP
7 21 (2.64%) CCNA
7 21 (2.64%) MCITP
8 20 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (2.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.01%) CCNP
11 15 (1.88%) CCIE
12 14 (1.76%) CEH
13 11 (1.38%) CHECK Team Leader
13 11 (1.38%) CHECK Team Member
13 11 (1.38%) CREST Certified
14 10 (1.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.29%) SLA
2 41 (5.15%) QA
3 15 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.38%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (10.55%) Active Directory
3 74 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 69 (8.67%) vSphere
5 45 (5.65%) VMware ESX
6 40 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
7 37 (4.65%) vCloud
8 30 (3.77%) Firmware
9 18 (2.26%) Docker
9 18 (2.26%) GlusterFS
9 18 (2.26%) Varnish
10 17 (2.14%) KVM
11 13 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (1.26%) VirtualBox
13 9 (1.13%) qmail
14 8 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (1.01%) HDFS
14 8 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 100 (12.56%) Puppet
2 45 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.02%) OpenAM
3 32 (4.02%) WSUS
4 31 (3.89%) SCCM
5 26 (3.27%) Nagios
6 25 (3.14%) Cacti
6 25 (3.14%) Ganglia
7 24 (3.02%) Kibana
8 23 (2.89%) yum
9 19 (2.39%) Graphite
9 19 (2.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 19 (2.39%) ZABBIX
10 18 (2.26%) OpenView
10 18 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 16 (2.01%) logstash
12 15 (1.88%) HAProxy
13 14 (1.76%) Terraform
14 13 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 12 (1.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 213 (26.76%) VMware
2 144 (18.09%) Red Hat
3 142 (17.84%) Oracle
4 133 (16.71%) Cisco
5 98 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 70 (8.79%) F5
7 67 (8.42%) Sun
8 66 (8.29%) Juniper
9 61 (7.66%) CheckPoint
10 60 (7.54%) HP
11 50 (6.28%) Palo Alto
12 39 (4.90%) Blue Coat
13 36 (4.52%) Citrix
14 32 (4.02%) Zend
15 30 (3.77%) Crossbeam
15 30 (3.77%) Sourcefire
16 28 (3.52%) Splunk
17 27 (3.39%) EMC
18 23 (2.89%) Veritas
19 22 (2.76%) IBM
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