The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 59 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.47% 1.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
Linux Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 573 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.70% 94.87% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 431 496 461
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Slough region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Slough

Linux Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Plesk
3 9 (81.82%) Apache
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) nginx
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) KVM
6 5 (45.45%) CentOS
6 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) SSL
7 4 (36.36%) Drupal
7 4 (36.36%) Alfresco
7 4 (36.36%) WordPress
8 2 (18.18%) FTP
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Migration
9 1 (9.09%) CMS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) nginx
3 4 (36.36%) Drupal
3 4 (36.36%) Alfresco
3 4 (36.36%) WordPress
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) VMware