The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 349 270 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.61% 10.80% 10.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.84% 38.46% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 248 202 189
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
614 702 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 28.09% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 496 514 548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 302 (44.81%) Windows
2 200 (29.67%) Oracle
3 199 (29.53%) MySQL
4 188 (27.89%) TCP/IP
5 183 (27.15%) UNIX
6 169 (25.07%) Degree
7 166 (24.63%) Red Hat
8 160 (23.74%) Python
9 154 (22.85%) VMware
10 153 (22.70%) Java
11 145 (21.51%) Perl
12 139 (20.62%) Apache
13 138 (20.47%) SQL
14 131 (19.44%) Computer Science
15 128 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
16 126 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 122 (18.10%) Microsoft
18 115 (17.06%) Firewall
19 110 (16.32%) Puppet
20 105 (15.58%) Cisco
21 104 (15.43%) CentOS
22 98 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 98 (14.54%) Web Services
23 93 (13.80%) SaaS
24 89 (13.20%) PHP
25 83 (12.31%) Solaris
26 81 (12.02%) Bash Shell
27 80 (11.87%) Tomcat
27 80 (11.87%) DevOps
28 79 (11.72%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 139 (20.62%) Apache
2 80 (11.87%) Tomcat
3 71 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 52 (7.72%) JBoss
5 45 (6.68%) OpenStack
6 42 (6.23%) IIS
7 31 (4.60%) WebSphere
8 29 (4.30%) nginx
9 16 (2.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 13 (1.93%) Lotus Domino
10 13 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (1.78%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.48%) Eucalyptus
13 9 (1.34%) Lync
13 9 (1.34%) Drupal
13 9 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 71 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.01%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.15%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (3.12%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.80%) SaaS
2 62 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.64%) PaaS
4 18 (2.67%) Taleo
5 15 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.23%) Office 365
6 13 (1.93%) Responsys
7 11 (1.63%) IaaS
8 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.89%) GitHub
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 188 (27.89%) TCP/IP
2 115 (17.06%) Firewall
3 77 (11.42%) DNS
4 65 (9.64%) Internet
5 45 (6.68%) SMTP
6 44 (6.53%) HTTP
7 43 (6.38%) SAN
8 40 (5.93%) WAN
8 40 (5.93%) LAN
9 37 (5.49%) SSL
10 30 (4.45%) LDAP
11 29 (4.30%) VPN
12 19 (2.82%) MPLS
12 19 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (2.52%) Network Security
13 17 (2.52%) NAS
13 17 (2.52%) BGP
14 16 (2.37%) OSPF
15 15 (2.23%) IPsec
16 14 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (29.53%) MySQL
2 78 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 74 (10.98%) Oracle Database
4 66 (9.79%) NoSQL
5 64 (9.50%) Relational Database
6 37 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
7 33 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (4.30%) Hadoop
10 26 (3.86%) RDBMS
11 21 (3.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (3.12%) Riak
12 18 (2.67%) DB2
13 17 (2.52%) Couchbase
14 14 (2.08%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.08%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.93%) Essbase
15 13 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.30%) Ant
3 29 (4.30%) Maven
4 24 (3.56%) Subversion
5 19 (2.82%) Selenium
6 11 (1.63%) Hudson
7 9 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.34%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.04%) JUnit
9 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.74%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.59%) JIRA
12 3 (0.45%) Log4j
12 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.45%) FogBugz
13 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.30%) JBehave
13 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (7.72%) Telecoms
2 41 (6.08%) German Language
3 35 (5.19%) Finance
4 25 (3.71%) French Language
5 16 (2.37%) Legal
6 14 (2.08%) Advertising
7 12 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.78%) Banking
8 10 (1.48%) Retail
8 10 (1.48%) Marketing
9 9 (1.34%) Law
10 8 (1.19%) Billing
10 8 (1.19%) Publishing
11 7 (1.04%) Electronics
12 6 (0.89%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.30%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (21.96%) Support Engineer
2 125 (18.55%) Developer
3 109 (16.17%) Administrator
4 100 (14.84%) Systems Administrator
5 74 (10.98%) Technical Engineer
6 73 (10.83%) Technical Support
7 60 (8.90%) Technical Support Engineer
8 45 (6.68%) Analyst
9 43 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 43 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
10 42 (6.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 38 (5.64%) Java Developer
12 37 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 34 (5.04%) IT Support
13 34 (5.04%) DBA
14 33 (4.90%) PHP Developer
15 32 (4.75%) IT Support Engineer
16 31 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
17 27 (4.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 27 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (14.54%) Web Services
2 50 (7.42%) HTML
3 38 (5.64%) jQuery
4 37 (5.49%) CSS
4 37 (5.49%) Middleware
5 35 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 33 (4.90%) LAMP
7 31 (4.60%) .NET
7 31 (4.60%) XML
8 27 (4.01%) RESTful
9 26 (3.86%) WebCenter
9 26 (3.86%) REST
10 25 (3.71%) JSON
10 25 (3.71%) AngularJS
11 23 (3.41%) Ajax
12 22 (3.26%) ActiveMQ
12 22 (3.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 20 (2.97%) J2EE
13 20 (2.97%) HTML5
14 17 (2.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 131 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 76 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.97%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.75%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.45%) Clustering
6 25 (3.71%) Statistics
7 23 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.97%) Replication
9 16 (2.37%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.04%) User Experience
14 6 (0.89%) Oracle Exalogic
14 6 (0.89%) Life Science
14 6 (0.89%) Celerra
15 5 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 302 (44.81%) Windows
2 183 (27.15%) UNIX
3 126 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (15.43%) CentOS
5 83 (12.31%) Solaris
6 62 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (7.12%) Windows 7
9 38 (5.64%) Ubuntu
10 34 (5.04%) Debian
11 29 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (4.01%) Oracle Linux
12 27 (4.01%) Windows 8
13 26 (3.86%) Mac OS X
14 24 (3.56%) SUSE
15 17 (2.52%) Windows 2000
16 13 (1.93%) AIX
16 13 (1.93%) HPUX
17 12 (1.78%) Windows XP
18 9 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (11.87%) DevOps
3 79 (11.72%) Open Source
4 65 (9.64%) Configuration Management
5 60 (8.90%) Software Engineering
6 57 (8.46%) Mentoring
7 40 (5.93%) Unit Testing
8 39 (5.79%) ITIL
8 39 (5.79%) TDD
8 39 (5.79%) Scrum
9 38 (5.64%) OO
10 37 (5.49%) Load Balancing
11 36 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
12 35 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (5.19%) Project Management
13 34 (5.04%) Incident Management
14 30 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (4.45%) Vulnerability Management
15 29 (4.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 160 (23.74%) Python
2 153 (22.70%) Java
3 145 (21.51%) Perl
4 138 (20.47%) SQL
5 89 (13.20%) PHP
6 81 (12.02%) Bash Shell
7 73 (10.83%) JavaScript
8 47 (6.97%) Shell Script
9 45 (6.68%) Ruby
9 45 (6.68%) C++
10 40 (5.93%) C
11 32 (4.75%) C#
12 12 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.04%) PHP5
15 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.74%) AWK
16 5 (0.74%) XPath
16 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (25.07%) Degree
2 39 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.30%) CEH
3 29 (4.30%) CISSP
4 23 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.41%) MCSE
5 19 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.23%) MCITP
8 14 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (1.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.19%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.19%) CCIE
12 6 (0.89%) CCNP
12 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.89%) JNCIP
13 5 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.49%) SLA
2 25 (3.71%) QA
3 7 (1.04%) COBIT
4 6 (0.89%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.34%) Xen
5 29 (4.30%) vSphere
6 28 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (3.86%) VMware ESX
8 24 (3.56%) qmail
8 24 (3.56%) Squid
9 15 (2.23%) Terminal Services
9 15 (2.23%) vCloud
10 13 (1.93%) XenApp
11 12 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
13 8 (1.19%) Firmware
13 8 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.19%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.04%) KVM
15 6 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 110 (16.32%) Puppet
2 61 (9.05%) Nagios
3 49 (7.27%) ZABBIX
4 38 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (5.49%) Cacti
6 36 (5.34%) Graphite
7 32 (4.75%) Ganglia
8 25 (3.71%) logstash
9 23 (3.41%) collectd
10 21 (3.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (2.37%) SCCM
13 10 (1.48%) Data Guard
14 9 (1.34%) Nmap
14 9 (1.34%) OpenView
15 8 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 8 (1.19%) Ansible
15 8 (1.19%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.89%) SnapMirror
16 6 (0.89%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 200 (29.67%) Oracle
2 166 (24.63%) Red Hat
3 154 (22.85%) VMware
4 122 (18.10%) Microsoft
5 105 (15.58%) Cisco
6 52 (7.72%) Sun
7 43 (6.38%) Splunk
8 41 (6.08%) Juniper
9 35 (5.19%) HP
10 28 (4.15%) F5
11 25 (3.71%) Veritas
12 23 (3.41%) CheckPoint
12 23 (3.41%) Citrix
13 18 (2.67%) EMC
13 18 (2.67%) Sourcefire
14 17 (2.52%) Websense
14 17 (2.52%) Blue Coat
14 17 (2.52%) Crossbeam
15 16 (2.37%) Atlassian
16 14 (2.08%) Brocade
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