The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 14 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 71 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.66% 11.84% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.68% 35.80% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 48
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 162 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.86% 33.06% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Linux
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Linux Salary Trend in Slough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Slough region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 96 (57.49%) Windows
2 54 (32.34%) UNIX
2 54 (32.34%) Firewall
3 49 (29.34%) SQL
4 45 (26.95%) VMware
5 41 (24.55%) Data Centre
6 36 (21.56%) Cisco
7 33 (19.76%) ITIL
8 32 (19.16%) MySQL
8 32 (19.16%) Project Management
9 28 (16.77%) PHP
9 28 (16.77%) PCI DSS
9 28 (16.77%) vSphere
10 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
10 27 (16.17%) SLA
11 26 (15.57%) Apache
11 26 (15.57%) Degree
12 25 (14.97%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (14.37%) Python
13 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
14 22 (13.17%) IBM
14 22 (13.17%) SAN
14 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (12.57%) Microsoft
15 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
15 21 (12.57%) Perl
15 21 (12.57%) Problem Management
16 20 (11.98%) Oracle
17 19 (11.38%) CISSP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 26 (15.57%) Apache
2 14 (8.38%) IIS
3 10 (5.99%) CMS
3 10 (5.99%) WordPress
4 9 (5.39%) nginx
5 8 (4.79%) concrete5
5 8 (4.79%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.40%) Lync
7 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.80%) Drupal
8 3 (1.80%) JBoss
8 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.20%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.60%) Site Server
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.34%) Firewall
2 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
3 25 (14.97%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (13.17%) SAN
5 18 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (10.18%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (8.98%) Ethernet
8 13 (7.78%) FCoE
9 12 (7.19%) Internet
9 12 (7.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (6.59%) DNS
11 10 (5.99%) VPN
12 9 (5.39%) LAN
12 9 (5.39%) WAN
12 9 (5.39%) VLAN
13 8 (4.79%) HTTP
14 7 (4.19%) SMTP
14 7 (4.19%) LDAP
15 6 (3.59%) DHCP
15 6 (3.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.16%) MySQL
2 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.40%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.40%) OLTP
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.79%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 17 (10.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.58%) Finance
3 10 (5.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (17.96%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.38%) Security Engineer
3 15 (8.98%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (8.38%) Developer
5 13 (7.78%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.19%) Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Consultant
6 12 (7.19%) Tester
6 12 (7.19%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (5.99%) DBA
7 10 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.79%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Support Team Leader
9 8 (4.79%) .NET Team Leader
9 8 (4.79%) Oracle Team Leader
9 8 (4.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.78%) HTML
2 14 (8.38%) Web Services
3 13 (7.78%) CSS
4 8 (4.79%) .NET
4 8 (4.79%) XML
4 8 (4.79%) Symfony
4 8 (4.79%) jQuery
4 8 (4.79%) HTML5
4 8 (4.79%) CSS3
4 8 (4.79%) Laravel
4 8 (4.79%) SOAP
5 5 (2.99%) LAMP
6 4 (2.40%) MAPI
7 3 (1.80%) XHTML
7 3 (1.80%) Ajax
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.60%) Spring
8 1 (0.60%) REST
8 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.55%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.18%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.58%) FlexPod
4 14 (8.38%) e-Health
5 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (5.39%) CMDB
7 8 (4.79%) User Experience
7 8 (4.79%) W3C
8 6 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.80%) Clustering
10 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.60%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 96 (57.49%) Windows
2 54 (32.34%) UNIX
3 16 (9.58%) Solaris
3 16 (9.58%) Data ONTAP
4 11 (6.59%) CentOS
5 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.79%) AIX
7 7 (4.19%) HPUX
7 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.40%) SUSE
10 3 (1.80%) Debian
10 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.76%) ITIL
2 32 (19.16%) Project Management
3 25 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.57%) Problem Management
6 19 (11.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (10.78%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.18%) Risk Analysis
8 17 (10.18%) Security Architecture
8 17 (10.18%) Information Security
9 16 (9.58%) Coaching
10 13 (7.78%) CRM
11 10 (5.99%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.99%) SIEM
12 9 (5.39%) Cyber Security
12 9 (5.39%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (5.39%) Scrum
12 9 (5.39%) OO
12 9 (5.39%) Service Management
13 8 (4.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.34%) SQL
2 28 (16.77%) PHP
3 24 (14.37%) Python
4 21 (12.57%) Perl
5 13 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.78%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.78%) Ruby
6 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.19%) C
9 7 (4.19%) Java
10 4 (2.40%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) C#
12 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.57%) Degree
2 19 (11.38%) CISSP
3 13 (7.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.19%) OSCP
4 12 (7.19%) OSCE
5 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.99%) MCSE
6 5 (2.99%) CCNA
7 4 (2.40%) MCSA
7 4 (2.40%) CCNP
8 3 (1.80%) CCIE
8 3 (1.80%) CISM
9 1 (0.60%) GIAC
9 1 (0.60%) GCIA
9 1 (0.60%) GCIH
9 1 (0.60%) MCTS
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.77%) PCI DSS
2 27 (16.17%) SLA
3 9 (5.39%) HIPAA
4 6 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (16.77%) vSphere
2 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.19%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.99%) Firmware
6 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.40%) Samba
6 4 (2.40%) XenApp
6 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.80%) qmail
7 3 (1.80%) KVM
7 3 (1.80%) Squid
8 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.60%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.60%) Xen
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.60%) Snort
9 1 (0.60%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) Plesk
1 11 (6.59%) cPanel
1 11 (6.59%) Webmin
2 6 (3.59%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.59%) Puppet
3 4 (2.40%) Nagios
3 4 (2.40%) Nessus
3 4 (2.40%) SCCM
4 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.80%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) Iperf
Vendors
1 45 (26.95%) VMware
2 36 (21.56%) Cisco
3 22 (13.17%) IBM
4 21 (12.57%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.98%) Oracle
6 17 (10.18%) CA
6 17 (10.18%) NetApp
7 16 (9.58%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.98%) HP
9 11 (6.59%) Juniper
9 11 (6.59%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.59%) F5
10 8 (4.79%) Blue Coat
10 8 (4.79%) Zend
11 7 (4.19%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.19%) EMC
12 5 (2.99%) Citrix
12 5 (2.99%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.40%) Brocade
13 4 (2.40%) LogLogic
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