The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.37% 11.64% 14.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.96% 50.00% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 62 65
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £59,800 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
91 148 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.31% 23.27% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 88 134 158
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) VMware
3 20 (28.17%) Unix
4 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (23.94%) Firewall
4 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
4 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
5 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (19.72%) Puppet
6 14 (19.72%) ITIL
7 13 (18.31%) Python
8 12 (16.90%) CCNA
8 12 (16.90%) vSphere
8 12 (16.90%) DevOps
9 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
9 11 (15.49%) Cisco
10 10 (14.08%) VPN
11 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (12.68%) C++
11 9 (12.68%) SQL
12 8 (11.27%) Java
12 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
12 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.27%) SAN
12 8 (11.27%) LAMP
12 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (9.86%) Network Security
13 7 (9.86%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) Apache
1 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.63%) nginx
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.04%) Office 365
4 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) VPN
3 8 (11.27%) SAN
3 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (9.86%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) Network Security
4 7 (9.86%) VoIP
4 7 (9.86%) WAN
5 5 (7.04%) DNS
5 5 (7.04%) Wireless
6 4 (5.63%) DHCP
6 4 (5.63%) SNMP
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.23%) H.323
7 3 (4.23%) SSH
7 3 (4.23%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) LTE
8 2 (2.82%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) RSpec
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Administrator
2 15 (21.13%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (15.49%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Support
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Operations Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Unix Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) LAMP
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.82%) REST
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) React
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Unix
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.45%) AIX
5 5 (7.04%) CentOS
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.82%) OpenVMS
8 2 (2.82%) Solaris
8 2 (2.82%) VME
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) DevOps
3 6 (8.45%) Logistics
4 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.23%) Presales
4 3 (4.23%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.23%) Service Management
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.82%) Network Design
5 2 (2.82%) Network Management
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
5 2 (2.82%) SDLC
5 2 (2.82%) SIEM
5 2 (2.82%) Web Development
6 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) Python
2 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) C++
3 9 (12.68%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) Java
5 7 (9.86%) Perl
6 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.04%) C
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) COBOL
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Pascal
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.90%) CCNA
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CCDA
5 4 (5.63%) CCNP
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) NCDA
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) CCVP
8 1 (1.41%) CEH
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.41%) RHCE
8 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) HIPAA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) vSphere
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Firmware
5 2 (2.82%) Squid
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Nagios
4 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) Legato
5 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) VMware
2 11 (15.49%) Cisco
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.63%) F5
5 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.63%) Veeam
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
6 3 (4.23%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Axway
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago