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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 371 299 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.50% 12.52% 11.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.61% 43.08% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 237 202 220
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
633 694 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.15% 29.05% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 466 501 595
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 318 (47.32%) Windows
2 229 (34.08%) Oracle
3 211 (31.40%) UNIX
4 199 (29.61%) TCP/IP
5 187 (27.83%) Red Hat
6 172 (25.60%) MySQL
7 159 (23.66%) VMware
8 158 (23.51%) Microsoft
9 156 (23.21%) Java
10 152 (22.62%) Firewall
11 150 (22.32%) Degree
11 150 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 142 (21.13%) SQL
13 128 (19.05%) Apache
13 128 (19.05%) Cisco
14 121 (18.01%) Python
15 120 (17.86%) Perl
16 117 (17.41%) Computer Science
17 107 (15.92%) SQL Server
18 105 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
19 103 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 102 (15.18%) MS Excel
21 90 (13.39%) Web Services
22 89 (13.24%) CentOS
23 88 (13.10%) Puppet
24 86 (12.80%) Solaris
25 85 (12.65%) PHP
25 85 (12.65%) SaaS
26 74 (11.01%) Open Source
27 72 (10.71%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 128 (19.05%) Apache
2 68 (10.12%) Tomcat
3 58 (8.63%) IIS
4 54 (8.04%) WebLogic
5 44 (6.55%) JBoss
6 31 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 23 (3.42%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
9 20 (2.98%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
11 15 (2.23%) nginx
12 14 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.93%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
14 12 (1.79%) Eucalyptus
15 9 (1.34%) Lync
16 7 (1.04%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 102 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.99%) MS Office
3 11 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 85 (12.65%) SaaS
2 48 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (5.80%) PaaS
4 24 (3.57%) Office 365
5 17 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.79%) Taleo
7 11 (1.64%) Responsys
8 8 (1.19%) IaaS
9 6 (0.89%) GitHub
10 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 199 (29.61%) TCP/IP
2 152 (22.62%) Firewall
3 66 (9.82%) SAN
4 61 (9.08%) DNS
5 51 (7.59%) Internet
6 34 (5.06%) WAN
7 33 (4.91%) HTTP
7 33 (4.91%) LAN
8 31 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (4.32%) NAS
10 26 (3.87%) SMTP
11 25 (3.72%) LDAP
11 25 (3.72%) VPN
12 19 (2.83%) SSL
13 18 (2.68%) DHCP
14 17 (2.53%) Network Security
15 16 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (2.23%) NetScreen
17 13 (1.93%) MPLS
18 12 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (25.60%) MySQL
2 107 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 72 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 65 (9.67%) Relational Database
5 54 (8.04%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
6 36 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.72%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 21 (3.13%) DB2
12 15 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.23%) Riak
13 14 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.93%) Essbase
14 13 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (1.49%) Big Data
15 10 (1.49%) Couchbase
16 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 35 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.57%) Ant
4 23 (3.42%) Subversion
4 23 (3.42%) Maven
5 20 (2.98%) Selenium
6 11 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.34%) Hudson
8 8 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.74%) JUnit
12 4 (0.60%) Log4j
12 4 (0.60%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.45%) JIRA
13 3 (0.45%) JBehave
13 3 (0.45%) FogBugz
14 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 43 (6.40%) German Language
3 34 (5.06%) French Language
3 34 (5.06%) Finance
4 22 (3.27%) Legal
5 20 (2.98%) Advertising
6 14 (2.08%) Retail
6 14 (2.08%) Spanish Language
6 14 (2.08%) Billing
7 12 (1.79%) Banking
8 11 (1.64%) Marketing
9 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.04%) Law
10 7 (1.04%) Publishing
11 4 (0.60%) Electronics
11 4 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 160 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 97 (14.43%) Administrator
3 96 (14.29%) Developer
4 94 (13.99%) Systems Administrator
5 83 (12.35%) Technical Support
6 68 (10.12%) Technical Engineer
7 63 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 47 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
9 45 (6.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 44 (6.55%) Analyst
11 42 (6.25%) IT Support
12 41 (6.10%) Software Engineer
13 39 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
14 37 (5.51%) Java Developer
15 36 (5.36%) Senior Developer
16 32 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
17 28 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 28 (4.17%) DBA
18 27 (4.02%) Security Engineer
19 26 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.39%) Web Services
2 49 (7.29%) LAMP
3 40 (5.95%) jQuery
4 39 (5.80%) .NET
5 38 (5.65%) HTML
6 33 (4.91%) Middleware
7 32 (4.76%) Ajax
8 31 (4.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 30 (4.46%) XML
10 28 (4.17%) JSON
11 26 (3.87%) WebCenter
12 25 (3.72%) AngularJS
12 25 (3.72%) CSS
13 24 (3.57%) REST
14 20 (2.98%) RESTful
15 19 (2.83%) J2EE
16 18 (2.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 16 (2.38%) HTML5
18 15 (2.23%) ASP.NET
18 15 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (17.41%) Computer Science
2 67 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 38 (5.65%) Clustering
5 30 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.87%) Public Cloud
7 23 (3.42%) Statistics
8 19 (2.83%) Replication
9 13 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.19%) User Experience
12 8 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.04%) Celerra
14 6 (0.89%) Oracle Exalogic
14 6 (0.89%) Life Science
14 6 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 318 (47.32%) Windows
2 211 (31.40%) UNIX
3 150 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (13.24%) CentOS
5 86 (12.80%) Solaris
6 71 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 58 (8.63%) Windows 7
9 39 (5.80%) Ubuntu
10 37 (5.51%) Debian
11 30 (4.46%) Mac OS X
11 30 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (4.32%) Windows 8
13 27 (4.02%) SUSE
14 26 (3.87%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (3.42%) AIX
15 23 (3.42%) HPUX
16 20 (2.98%) Windows 2000
17 15 (2.23%) Windows XP
18 13 (1.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (11.01%) Open Source
3 72 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 70 (10.42%) DevOps
5 54 (8.04%) Mentoring
6 47 (6.99%) Configuration Management
7 46 (6.85%) Project Management
8 42 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 39 (5.80%) Time Management
10 37 (5.51%) ITIL
11 36 (5.36%) SOA
11 36 (5.36%) Unit Testing
12 34 (5.06%) OO
12 34 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (4.61%) Scrum
14 30 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (4.17%) TDD
15 28 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
15 28 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (3.87%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (23.21%) Java
2 142 (21.13%) SQL
3 121 (18.01%) Python
4 120 (17.86%) Perl
5 85 (12.65%) PHP
6 71 (10.57%) JavaScript
7 57 (8.48%) Bash Shell
8 49 (7.29%) C++
9 43 (6.40%) Ruby
10 40 (5.95%) Shell Script
10 40 (5.95%) C
11 31 (4.61%) C#
12 17 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.34%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.89%) XPath
17 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.60%) AWK
18 4 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (22.32%) Degree
2 46 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.76%) CISSP
4 27 (4.02%) CEH
5 25 (3.72%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.42%) MCSE
7 21 (3.13%) MCITP
8 19 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.64%) A+ Certification
10 11 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (1.64%) CCNP
10 11 (1.64%) CCNA
11 10 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.19%) RHCE
14 7 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.95%) SLA
2 29 (4.32%) QA
3 11 (1.64%) COBIT
4 6 (0.89%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 51 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.91%) Xen
4 33 (4.91%) vSphere
5 29 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.38%) vCloud
8 16 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (1.93%) Squid
9 13 (1.93%) qmail
9 13 (1.93%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.64%) KVM
11 10 (1.49%) Firmware
12 9 (1.34%) XenApp
13 6 (0.89%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 88 (13.10%) Puppet
2 52 (7.74%) Nagios
3 36 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (4.91%) ZABBIX
5 31 (4.61%) Cacti
6 29 (4.32%) Graphite
7 27 (4.02%) Ganglia
8 26 (3.87%) SCCM
9 23 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 18 (2.68%) collectd
11 17 (2.53%) logstash
12 14 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (1.64%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.64%) OpenView
14 10 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (1.34%) Data Guard
15 9 (1.34%) Nmap
15 9 (1.34%) OpenAM
16 8 (1.19%) Ansible
17 7 (1.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 229 (34.08%) Oracle
2 187 (27.83%) Red Hat
3 159 (23.66%) VMware
4 158 (23.51%) Microsoft
5 128 (19.05%) Cisco
6 68 (10.12%) HP
7 59 (8.78%) Juniper
8 51 (7.59%) Sun
9 44 (6.55%) F5
10 34 (5.06%) EMC
11 33 (4.91%) CheckPoint
12 31 (4.61%) Veritas
12 31 (4.61%) Splunk
13 26 (3.87%) Blue Coat
14 25 (3.72%) Sourcefire
14 25 (3.72%) IBM
15 20 (2.98%) Crossbeam
16 18 (2.68%) Sybase
17 17 (2.53%) NetApp
18 15 (2.23%) Symantec
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