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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 370 304 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.70% 12.81% 10.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.26% 42.28% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 252 204 201
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
614 719 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.71% 30.30% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 511 583
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 322 (46.33%) Windows
2 227 (32.66%) Oracle
3 212 (30.50%) UNIX
4 201 (28.92%) TCP/IP
5 194 (27.91%) MySQL
6 180 (25.90%) Red Hat
7 165 (23.74%) VMware
8 162 (23.31%) Java
9 159 (22.88%) Degree
10 153 (22.01%) SQL
11 150 (21.58%) Firewall
12 148 (21.29%) Microsoft
13 140 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 137 (19.71%) Python
15 136 (19.57%) Apache
16 131 (18.85%) Perl
16 131 (18.85%) Cisco
17 120 (17.27%) Computer Science
18 118 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
19 108 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 104 (14.96%) SQL Server
21 101 (14.53%) CentOS
22 100 (14.39%) Puppet
22 100 (14.39%) MS Excel
23 90 (12.95%) Web Services
24 87 (12.52%) Solaris
24 87 (12.52%) SaaS
25 85 (12.23%) PHP
26 80 (11.51%) Open Source
26 80 (11.51%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 136 (19.57%) Apache
2 76 (10.94%) Tomcat
3 61 (8.78%) WebLogic
4 56 (8.06%) IIS
5 49 (7.05%) JBoss
6 33 (4.75%) OpenStack
7 31 (4.46%) WebSphere
8 21 (3.02%) Lotus Domino
8 21 (3.02%) nginx
9 20 (2.88%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 14 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (2.01%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (1.73%) Eucalyptus
14 10 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (1.29%) Lync
16 7 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 100 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.61%) MS Office
3 11 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.14%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.14%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.52%) SaaS
2 52 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.61%) PaaS
4 19 (2.73%) Office 365
5 17 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.16%) Taleo
7 12 (1.73%) Responsys
8 8 (1.15%) IaaS
9 6 (0.86%) GitHub
10 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.14%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 201 (28.92%) TCP/IP
2 150 (21.58%) Firewall
3 69 (9.93%) DNS
4 63 (9.06%) SAN
5 59 (8.49%) Internet
6 40 (5.76%) WAN
7 39 (5.61%) LAN
8 35 (5.04%) HTTP
9 31 (4.46%) SMTP
10 29 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (3.88%) VPN
12 26 (3.74%) SSL
12 26 (3.74%) NAS
13 24 (3.45%) LDAP
14 19 (2.73%) Network Security
15 18 (2.59%) DHCP
16 17 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (2.30%) MPLS
18 13 (1.87%) FTP
18 13 (1.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (27.91%) MySQL
2 104 (14.96%) SQL Server
3 73 (10.50%) Oracle Database
4 68 (9.78%) Relational Database
5 62 (8.92%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (4.03%) Hadoop
10 23 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 22 (3.17%) DB2
11 22 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (2.45%) Riak
13 16 (2.30%) Couchbase
13 16 (2.30%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.87%) Essbase
15 13 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (1.58%) Big Data
17 8 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 40 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.88%) Maven
4 26 (3.74%) Ant
5 24 (3.45%) Subversion
6 22 (3.17%) Selenium
7 13 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.58%) Hudson
9 8 (1.15%) JUnit
10 6 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.72%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.58%) Log4j
13 3 (0.43%) JIRA
13 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.43%) JBehave
13 3 (0.43%) FogBugz
14 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.29%) Robotium
General
1 51 (7.34%) Telecoms
2 46 (6.62%) German Language
3 33 (4.75%) French Language
3 33 (4.75%) Finance
4 21 (3.02%) Legal
5 15 (2.16%) Advertising
6 14 (2.01%) Retail
6 14 (2.01%) Billing
7 13 (1.87%) Marketing
7 13 (1.87%) Spanish Language
8 12 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.44%) Banking
10 9 (1.29%) Law
11 8 (1.15%) Publishing
12 7 (1.01%) Electronics
13 4 (0.58%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) Games
14 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 161 (23.17%) Support Engineer
2 106 (15.25%) Developer
3 103 (14.82%) Administrator
4 98 (14.10%) Systems Administrator
5 88 (12.66%) Technical Support
6 77 (11.08%) Technical Engineer
7 68 (9.78%) Technical Support Engineer
8 47 (6.76%) Analyst
9 45 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
10 43 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 41 (5.90%) IT Support
12 39 (5.61%) Java Developer
13 38 (5.47%) Senior Developer
13 38 (5.47%) IT Support Engineer
14 36 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
15 32 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
16 30 (4.32%) Software Engineer
17 29 (4.17%) DBA
18 24 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
18 24 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (12.95%) Web Services
2 47 (6.76%) LAMP
3 39 (5.61%) jQuery
4 38 (5.47%) HTML
5 35 (5.04%) Middleware
6 33 (4.75%) .NET
6 33 (4.75%) XML
6 33 (4.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 29 (4.17%) JSON
8 27 (3.88%) Ajax
9 26 (3.74%) WebCenter
9 26 (3.74%) REST
9 26 (3.74%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.60%) CSS
11 23 (3.31%) RESTful
12 22 (3.17%) J2EE
13 21 (3.02%) ActiveMQ
14 20 (2.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 16 (2.30%) HTML5
16 14 (2.01%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.27%) Computer Science
2 70 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.63%) Data Centre
4 39 (5.61%) Clustering
5 30 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.32%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.45%) Statistics
7 21 (3.02%) Replication
8 14 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.01%) User Experience
13 6 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.86%) Life Science
13 6 (0.86%) Celerra
13 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 322 (46.33%) Windows
2 212 (30.50%) UNIX
3 140 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 101 (14.53%) CentOS
5 87 (12.52%) Solaris
6 68 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (7.91%) Windows 7
9 36 (5.18%) Debian
10 35 (5.04%) Ubuntu
11 32 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (4.46%) Mac OS X
13 30 (4.32%) Windows 8
14 26 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
14 26 (3.74%) SUSE
15 22 (3.17%) AIX
15 22 (3.17%) HPUX
16 21 (3.02%) Windows 2000
17 15 (2.16%) Windows XP
18 12 (1.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (11.51%) Open Source
2 80 (11.51%) DevOps
3 67 (9.64%) Software Engineering
4 55 (7.91%) Mentoring
5 52 (7.48%) Configuration Management
6 44 (6.33%) Load Balancing
7 42 (6.04%) Project Management
8 41 (5.90%) ITIL
9 37 (5.32%) OO
9 37 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (5.18%) Time Management
10 36 (5.18%) Unit Testing
10 36 (5.18%) Scrum
10 36 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
11 34 (4.89%) SOA
12 32 (4.60%) TDD
13 31 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (3.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (23.31%) Java
2 153 (22.01%) SQL
3 137 (19.71%) Python
4 131 (18.85%) Perl
5 85 (12.23%) PHP
6 69 (9.93%) JavaScript
7 63 (9.06%) Bash Shell
8 48 (6.91%) Shell Script
9 45 (6.47%) C++
10 43 (6.19%) Ruby
11 40 (5.76%) C
12 27 (3.88%) C#
13 14 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.86%) XPath
17 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.58%) AWK
18 4 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 159 (22.88%) Degree
2 40 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.60%) CISSP
4 29 (4.17%) CEH
5 27 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.88%) MCSE
6 21 (3.02%) MCITP
7 20 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (2.73%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.58%) A+ Certification
11 11 (1.58%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (1.29%) CCNP
13 9 (1.29%) CCNA
14 6 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.86%) RHCE
14 6 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.62%) SLA
2 27 (3.88%) QA
3 11 (1.58%) COBIT
4 6 (0.86%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 52 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.89%) vSphere
5 33 (4.75%) Xen
6 28 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (3.74%) VMware ESX
8 20 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (2.45%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.45%) qmail
9 17 (2.45%) Squid
10 16 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (2.30%) vCloud
11 13 (1.87%) XenApp
12 11 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.29%) KVM
14 8 (1.15%) Firmware
15 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
15 7 (1.01%) VirtualBox
16 6 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 100 (14.39%) Puppet
2 52 (7.48%) Nagios
3 40 (5.76%) ZABBIX
4 38 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (4.60%) Cacti
6 31 (4.46%) Graphite
7 28 (4.03%) Ganglia
8 22 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 22 (3.17%) SCCM
9 19 (2.73%) collectd
10 18 (2.59%) logstash
11 14 (2.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 13 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (1.58%) OpenView
14 9 (1.29%) Nmap
14 9 (1.29%) NetBackup
14 9 (1.29%) Data Guard
15 8 (1.15%) Ansible
15 8 (1.15%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.86%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 227 (32.66%) Oracle
2 180 (25.90%) Red Hat
3 165 (23.74%) VMware
4 148 (21.29%) Microsoft
5 131 (18.85%) Cisco
6 63 (9.06%) HP
7 59 (8.49%) Juniper
8 53 (7.63%) Sun
9 43 (6.19%) F5
10 38 (5.47%) Splunk
11 32 (4.60%) CheckPoint
12 31 (4.46%) Veritas
13 28 (4.03%) EMC
14 25 (3.60%) Blue Coat
15 24 (3.45%) Sourcefire
16 22 (3.17%) Citrix
17 21 (3.02%) Crossbeam
18 20 (2.88%) IBM
19 17 (2.45%) Sybase
20 15 (2.16%) Symantec
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