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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 2 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 279 321 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 15.31% 11.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.72% 53.77% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 193 295 201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
412 597 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.96% 28.48% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 308 546 459
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £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 22 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 260 (43.70%) Windows
2 249 (41.85%) Unix
3 179 (30.08%) Python
4 151 (25.38%) VMware
5 150 (25.21%) Java
6 146 (24.54%) TCP/IP
7 143 (24.03%) Bash Shell
8 122 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
9 120 (20.17%) Red Hat
10 118 (19.83%) SQL
11 110 (18.49%) Firewall
12 107 (17.98%) Cisco
13 106 (17.82%) Perl
14 103 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 102 (17.14%) Oracle
16 98 (16.47%) DevOps
17 93 (15.63%) SaaS
17 93 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
18 92 (15.46%) Puppet
19 90 (15.13%) MySQL
20 86 (14.45%) Solaris
21 78 (13.11%) Finance
22 76 (12.77%) F5
23 75 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
24 73 (12.27%) Apache
25 72 (12.10%) Microsoft
25 72 (12.10%) CheckPoint
25 72 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
25 72 (12.10%) Windows Server
26 71 (11.93%) Git (software)

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 73 (12.27%) Apache
2 38 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 33 (5.55%) IIS
4 24 (4.03%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 22 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.36%) JBoss
7 17 (2.86%) nginx
8 15 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.18%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.85%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.68%) Drupal
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.34%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.50%) Confluence
16 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.84%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 122 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (15.63%) SaaS
3 21 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.51%) PaaS
7 8 (1.34%) IaaS
8 6 (1.01%) Office 365
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle CX
9 5 (0.84%) Responsys
9 5 (0.84%) Taleo
10 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 146 (24.54%) TCP/IP
2 110 (18.49%) Firewall
3 57 (9.58%) HTTP
4 55 (9.24%) DNS
5 54 (9.08%) SSL
6 33 (5.55%) SMTP
6 33 (5.55%) VPN
7 28 (4.71%) Internet
8 26 (4.37%) SAN
9 24 (4.03%) DHCP
10 19 (3.19%) LDAP
11 18 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.52%) DOCSIS
13 15 (2.52%) DVB
13 15 (2.52%) HbbTV
14 13 (2.18%) Wireless
15 12 (2.02%) SSH
16 10 (1.68%) Network Security
16 10 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.13%) MySQL
2 61 (10.25%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.54%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (4.37%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.03%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.03%) Big Data
10 14 (2.35%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.85%) HBase
11 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.51%) DB2
12 9 (1.51%) Riak
13 8 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (1.01%) Redis
15 5 (0.84%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.84%) OLAP
15 5 (0.84%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 71 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.05%) Maven
4 31 (5.21%) Subversion
5 26 (4.37%) Ant
6 25 (4.20%) Eclipse
6 25 (4.20%) JIRA
7 14 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.85%) JUnit
9 10 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.51%) Selenium
11 7 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (1.18%) Gradle
12 5 (0.84%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.84%) Trac
12 5 (0.84%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.67%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.50%) VersionOne
General
1 78 (13.11%) Finance
2 34 (5.71%) Banking
2 34 (5.71%) German Language
3 32 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.54%) French Language
5 22 (3.70%) Marketing
6 16 (2.69%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.34%) Legal
8 7 (1.18%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.84%) Retail
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.67%) Electronics
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (23.36%) Linux Engineer
2 113 (18.99%) Support Engineer
3 84 (14.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 76 (12.77%) Developer
5 61 (10.25%) Security Engineer
6 59 (9.92%) Technical Support
7 54 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 53 (8.91%) Technical Engineer
9 52 (8.74%) Administrator
10 51 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
11 47 (7.90%) Consultant
12 42 (7.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 39 (6.55%) Juniper Engineer
14 37 (6.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 36 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
15 36 (6.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 33 (5.55%) Architect
16 33 (5.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 32 (5.38%) Software Engineer
18 31 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.60%) HTML
2 57 (9.58%) Web Services
3 47 (7.90%) CSS
4 45 (7.56%) LAMP
5 36 (6.05%) Middleware
6 32 (5.38%) Ajax
7 23 (3.87%) AngularJS
7 23 (3.87%) Node.js
7 23 (3.87%) Spring
8 21 (3.53%) JSON
9 18 (3.03%) REST
10 15 (2.52%) .NET
10 15 (2.52%) HTML5
11 14 (2.35%) D3.js
11 14 (2.35%) WebSockets
12 13 (2.18%) XML
13 11 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
13 11 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.68%) HEVC
14 10 (1.68%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.20%) Clustering
5 20 (3.36%) Fintech
6 17 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.52%) IPTV
8 15 (2.52%) STB
9 10 (1.68%) MPEG
9 10 (1.68%) Over-the-Top Content
10 8 (1.34%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.34%) PKI
10 8 (1.34%) Replication
11 7 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 260 (43.70%) Windows
2 249 (41.85%) Unix
3 103 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (14.45%) Solaris
5 72 (12.10%) Windows Server
6 60 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (9.08%) CentOS
9 45 (7.56%) Windows 2000
10 27 (4.54%) Ubuntu
11 24 (4.03%) Debian
12 21 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (2.86%) Android
14 8 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.18%) AIX
15 7 (1.18%) HPUX
16 5 (0.84%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.67%) SUSE
17 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (16.47%) DevOps
2 93 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (10.59%) Risk Management
4 61 (10.25%) Scrum
5 58 (9.75%) Software Engineering
6 56 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (9.41%) Mentoring
7 52 (8.74%) Open Source
8 46 (7.73%) Data Protection
8 46 (7.73%) High Availability
8 46 (7.73%) ITIL
9 42 (7.06%) TDD
10 41 (6.89%) Information Security
11 38 (6.39%) OOP
11 38 (6.39%) SDLC
12 36 (6.05%) Configuration Management
13 30 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
13 30 (5.04%) Load Balancing
14 29 (4.87%) OO
15 26 (4.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (30.08%) Python
2 150 (25.21%) Java
3 143 (24.03%) Bash Shell
4 118 (19.83%) SQL
5 106 (17.82%) Perl
6 59 (9.92%) JavaScript
7 48 (8.07%) C++
8 47 (7.90%) PHP
9 43 (7.23%) Shell Script
10 33 (5.55%) PowerShell
11 31 (5.21%) C
12 23 (3.87%) Ruby
13 21 (3.53%) PL/SQL
14 20 (3.36%) T-SQL
15 13 (2.18%) C#
16 7 (1.18%) Groovy
17 6 (1.01%) R
18 5 (0.84%) Jython
18 5 (0.84%) Tcl
19 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (11.26%) Degree
2 31 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.19%) CCNA
5 17 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.52%) AWS Certification
7 13 (2.18%) MCSE
7 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.02%) CCIE
8 12 (2.02%) CCNP
9 11 (1.85%) MCITP
10 10 (1.68%) MBA
11 9 (1.51%) CCIP
11 9 (1.51%) CCSA
11 9 (1.51%) CCSP
11 9 (1.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.67%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) CEH
13 3 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.39%) QA
2 21 (3.53%) SLA
3 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.55%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.54%) VMware ESX
5 25 (4.20%) vSphere
6 17 (2.86%) Docker
6 17 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (2.52%) HDFS
7 15 (2.52%) vCloud
7 15 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.35%) XenServer
9 13 (2.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (2.18%) KVM
10 9 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.34%) GlusterFS
11 8 (1.34%) Varnish
11 8 (1.34%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 92 (15.46%) Puppet
2 72 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (6.55%) Ansible
4 19 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (3.19%) Salt
5 14 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (1.85%) Nagios
7 9 (1.51%) OpenAM
7 9 (1.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (1.34%) Cacti
8 8 (1.34%) Ganglia
8 8 (1.34%) Graphite
8 8 (1.34%) OpenView
8 8 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.18%) WSUS
10 5 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 5 (0.84%) SCCM
10 5 (0.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 151 (25.38%) VMware
2 120 (20.17%) Red Hat
3 107 (17.98%) Cisco
4 102 (17.14%) Oracle
5 76 (12.77%) F5
6 72 (12.10%) CheckPoint
6 72 (12.10%) Microsoft
7 70 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 63 (10.59%) Juniper
8 63 (10.59%) Palo Alto
9 46 (7.73%) Crossbeam
9 46 (7.73%) Sourcefire
9 46 (7.73%) Sun
10 25 (4.20%) HP
11 17 (2.86%) Veritas
12 13 (2.18%) EMC
12 13 (2.18%) Google
13 12 (2.02%) Apple
13 12 (2.02%) Splunk
14 11 (1.85%) Imperva
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