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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 272 230 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.91% 10.08% 12.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.69% 34.48% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 204 189 246
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £32,400 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
703 667 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.19% 29.23% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 515 546 525
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 202 (33.95%) Windows
2 176 (29.58%) UNIX
3 173 (29.08%) Microsoft
4 167 (28.07%) VMware
5 147 (24.71%) Red Hat
6 130 (21.85%) Degree
7 128 (21.51%) SQL
8 120 (20.17%) Perl
9 111 (18.66%) Telecoms
10 109 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 98 (16.47%) Oracle
12 89 (14.96%) HP
13 88 (14.79%) TCP/IP
14 87 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 84 (14.12%) Computer Science
16 83 (13.95%) MySQL
17 82 (13.78%) Java
18 76 (12.77%) Apache
18 76 (12.77%) Bash Shell
19 74 (12.44%) Python
19 74 (12.44%) DNS
20 73 (12.27%) MS Excel
21 72 (12.10%) Cisco
22 65 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
23 64 (10.76%) Security Cleared
24 63 (10.59%) C++
24 63 (10.59%) Web Services
25 61 (10.25%) HTML
25 61 (10.25%) HTTP
26 58 (9.75%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 76 (12.77%) Apache
2 41 (6.89%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.18%) IIS
6 12 (2.02%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.51%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.34%) Drupal
9 7 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.84%) nginx
10 5 (0.84%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (0.67%) Node.js
12 3 (0.50%) WordPress
13 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.34%) Plone
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.89%) SaaS
2 15 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.18%) Office 365
5 6 (1.01%) PaaS
6 5 (0.84%) IaaS
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.34%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 88 (14.79%) TCP/IP
2 74 (12.44%) DNS
3 61 (10.25%) HTTP
4 56 (9.41%) Firewall
5 47 (7.90%) SAN
6 43 (7.23%) Internet
7 26 (4.37%) SMTP
8 24 (4.03%) Wireless
9 23 (3.87%) NAS
10 22 (3.70%) FTP
11 21 (3.53%) Network Security
12 18 (3.03%) VPN
13 17 (2.86%) 4G
14 16 (2.69%) LTE
14 16 (2.69%) LAN
15 15 (2.52%) WLAN
15 15 (2.52%) iSCSI
16 14 (2.35%) VoLTE
16 14 (2.35%) ADSL
17 13 (2.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.95%) MySQL
2 41 (6.89%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.51%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.18%) DB2
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.84%) Big Data
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.87%) Selenium
3 25 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.53%) Subversion
6 18 (3.03%) Mockito
7 10 (1.68%) Ant
7 10 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.84%) TestNG
9 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.67%) RSpec
10 4 (0.67%) Maven
11 3 (0.50%) JUnit
12 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.34%) JIRA
12 2 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 111 (18.66%) Telecoms
2 41 (6.89%) Finance
3 24 (4.03%) Back Office
4 16 (2.69%) French Language
5 14 (2.35%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.34%) German Language
6 8 (1.34%) Russian Language
7 6 (1.01%) Marketing
7 6 (1.01%) Electronics
7 6 (1.01%) Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Retail
8 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.84%) Games
8 5 (0.84%) Front Office
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 104 (17.48%) Developer
2 96 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 91 (15.29%) Administrator
4 74 (12.44%) Systems Administrator
5 59 (9.92%) Linux Administrator
6 51 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 50 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
8 48 (8.07%) Consultant
9 47 (7.90%) Systems Engineer
10 44 (7.39%) Technical Support
11 38 (6.39%) Technical Engineer
12 35 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.54%) Programmer
13 27 (4.54%) PHP Developer
14 25 (4.20%) Security Engineer
14 25 (4.20%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
14 25 (4.20%) Technical Support Engineer
15 22 (3.70%) Software Engineer
16 21 (3.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.59%) Web Services
2 61 (10.25%) HTML
3 45 (7.56%) CSS
4 30 (5.04%) jQuery
5 29 (4.87%) J2EE
6 28 (4.71%) LAMP
6 28 (4.71%) Spring
7 27 (4.54%) .NET
8 26 (4.37%) XML
9 25 (4.20%) RESTful
10 20 (3.36%) JSP
11 19 (3.19%) XSLT
11 19 (3.19%) Java EE
12 18 (3.03%) XHTML
13 11 (1.85%) WCF
13 11 (1.85%) WPF
14 10 (1.68%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.68%) Ajax
14 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (1.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 54 (9.08%) Open Source
3 48 (8.07%) Client/Server
4 37 (6.22%) Clustering
5 30 (5.04%) Firmware
6 28 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.70%) Replication
8 19 (3.19%) iPad
9 15 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 15 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.02%) Derivative
10 12 (2.02%) MPEG
11 10 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.68%) STB
11 10 (1.68%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.68%) Celerra
11 10 (1.68%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 202 (33.95%) Windows
2 176 (29.58%) UNIX
3 87 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (9.75%) Solaris
5 55 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (7.39%) CentOS
7 43 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (6.72%) SUSE
9 30 (5.04%) Debian
10 23 (3.87%) AIX
11 22 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 17 (2.86%) HPUX
12 17 (2.86%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (1.18%) Android
15 6 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.67%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (7.56%) Scrum
2 45 (7.56%) Software Engineering
3 43 (7.23%) ITIL
4 41 (6.89%) Time Management
5 36 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (5.21%) SOA
8 30 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 24 (4.03%) Performance Monitoring
9 24 (4.03%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.03%) TDD
10 23 (3.87%) Network Design
10 23 (3.87%) E-Commerce
11 22 (3.70%) BDD
12 21 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
12 21 (3.53%) DevOps
13 20 (3.36%) Product Management
13 20 (3.36%) Service Management
14 18 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (21.51%) SQL
2 120 (20.17%) Perl
3 82 (13.78%) Java
4 76 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 74 (12.44%) Python
6 63 (10.59%) C++
7 56 (9.41%) JavaScript
8 51 (8.57%) PHP
9 50 (8.40%) C
10 40 (6.72%) Shell Script
11 38 (6.39%) Ruby
12 35 (5.88%) C#
13 24 (4.03%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.68%) PHP5
14 10 (1.68%) VB
15 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.01%) Korn
16 4 (0.67%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 130 (21.85%) Degree
2 64 (10.76%) Security Cleared
3 49 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 47 (7.90%) DV Cleared
5 31 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.03%) Oracle Certification
7 23 (3.87%) CCNA
8 22 (3.70%) OCA
9 18 (3.03%) RHCE
10 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.68%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (1.68%) CCA
11 10 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.68%) MCSE
11 10 (1.68%) CCEE
12 8 (1.34%) RHCA
12 8 (1.34%) CCNP
12 8 (1.34%) SCSA
13 7 (1.18%) MOS
14 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.89%) QA
2 40 (6.72%) SLA
3 10 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 109 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (7.06%) Hyper-V
3 41 (6.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.53%) vSphere
5 17 (2.86%) Xen
6 16 (2.69%) KVM
7 14 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.85%) vCloud
9 11 (1.85%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.68%) IAG
10 10 (1.68%) UAG
11 8 (1.34%) Varnish
11 8 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.01%) Postfix
13 5 (0.84%) qmail
13 5 (0.84%) Squid
13 5 (0.84%) NDS
Systems Management
1 32 (5.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (4.37%) Puppet
3 23 (3.87%) WSUS
4 22 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.19%) Data Guard
6 17 (2.86%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.52%) Nagios
8 12 (2.02%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.68%) SCCM
9 10 (1.68%) ARCserve
9 10 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.68%) Legato
9 10 (1.68%) Opsview
10 8 (1.34%) Cacti
11 6 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.84%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.84%) OpenView
12 5 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 173 (29.08%) Microsoft
2 167 (28.07%) VMware
3 147 (24.71%) Red Hat
4 98 (16.47%) Oracle
5 89 (14.96%) HP
6 72 (12.10%) Cisco
7 48 (8.07%) EMC
8 31 (5.21%) Citrix
9 27 (4.54%) Veritas
10 23 (3.87%) Sun
11 21 (3.53%) SAP
12 19 (3.19%) NetApp
13 18 (3.03%) Juniper
13 18 (3.03%) hybris
14 17 (2.86%) IBM
15 16 (2.69%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.85%) Broadcom
17 10 (1.68%) Hitachi
17 10 (1.68%) AppSense
18 8 (1.34%) Symantec
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