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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 114 68 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.78% 11.41% 14.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.52% 41.98% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 99 62 72
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
213 162 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.23% 27.18% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 176 144 143
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (39.09%) UNIX
2 80 (36.36%) VMware
3 78 (35.45%) Windows
4 65 (29.55%) SQL
5 64 (29.09%) Red Hat
6 61 (27.73%) MySQL
7 50 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (21.82%) Apache
9 45 (20.45%) vSphere
10 41 (18.64%) Oracle
11 39 (17.73%) PHP
12 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 35 (15.91%) DNS
13 34 (15.45%) Cisco
13 34 (15.45%) Microsoft
14 31 (14.09%) LAMP
14 31 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (13.64%) ITIL
16 29 (13.18%) XML
16 29 (13.18%) Java
16 29 (13.18%) Finance
16 29 (13.18%) Firewall
17 28 (12.73%) Plesk
17 28 (12.73%) cPanel
18 27 (12.27%) IIS
18 27 (12.27%) TCP/IP
18 27 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (11.82%) CCNA
19 26 (11.82%) HP
19 26 (11.82%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (21.82%) Apache
2 27 (12.27%) IIS
3 24 (10.91%) nginx
4 11 (5.00%) Lync
5 10 (4.55%) Alfresco
6 9 (4.09%) WordPress
6 9 (4.09%) Drupal
7 7 (3.18%) CMS
8 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Node.js
10 2 (0.91%) Jetty
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.91%) DNS
2 29 (13.18%) Firewall
3 27 (12.27%) TCP/IP
4 23 (10.45%) SAN
5 22 (10.00%) VPN
6 16 (7.27%) Ethernet
7 15 (6.82%) WAN
7 15 (6.82%) LAN
7 15 (6.82%) MPLS
8 13 (5.91%) SSL
8 13 (5.91%) Wireshark
8 13 (5.91%) LTE
9 11 (5.00%) DHCP
10 10 (4.55%) Multicast
10 10 (4.55%) IPsec
10 10 (4.55%) OSPF
10 10 (4.55%) BGP
11 8 (3.64%) Internet
11 8 (3.64%) GPRS
11 8 (3.64%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.73%) MySQL
2 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.73%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.18%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.91%) Redis
9 2 (0.91%) Big Data
9 2 (0.91%) Ingres
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.36%) Ant
3 3 (1.36%) Maven
3 3 (1.36%) Subversion
3 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.91%) Hudson
4 2 (0.91%) Gradle
4 2 (0.91%) JIRA
4 2 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.45%) Sahi
5 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (13.18%) Finance
2 23 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.82%) Automotive
4 10 (4.55%) Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (21.36%) Support Engineer
2 29 (13.18%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (12.27%) Administrator
4 20 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 20 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 19 (8.64%) Linux Support Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Developer
5 19 (8.64%) DBA
5 19 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (8.18%) Analyst
7 15 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.00%) Graduate
10 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) IT Support
11 10 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) NOC Engineer
13 8 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.09%) LAMP
2 29 (13.18%) XML
3 18 (8.18%) HTML
4 16 (7.27%) REST
5 9 (4.09%) SOAP
6 6 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (2.73%) WinForms
6 6 (2.73%) STL
6 6 (2.73%) Web Services
6 6 (2.73%) .NET
7 5 (2.27%) CSS
7 5 (2.27%) Spring
8 4 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.82%) Symfony
8 4 (1.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.36%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.36%) MAPI
9 3 (1.36%) J2EE
9 3 (1.36%) HTML5
9 3 (1.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.82%) Mathematics
2 13 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.64%) Open Source
6 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.73%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.73%) e-Health
8 5 (2.27%) Replication
8 5 (2.27%) Clustering
8 5 (2.27%) CMDB
8 5 (2.27%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.36%) IVR
10 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) HACMP
11 1 (0.45%) AS400
11 1 (0.45%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.09%) UNIX
2 78 (35.45%) Windows
3 31 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (10.91%) CentOS
5 22 (10.00%) Solaris
6 19 (8.64%) Ubuntu
7 14 (6.36%) VMS
8 7 (3.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.73%) AIX
10 5 (2.27%) HPUX
10 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.91%) Debian
12 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.45%) SUSE
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.64%) ITIL
2 26 (11.82%) OpenUP
3 25 (11.36%) Line Management
4 24 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 20 (9.09%) Project Management
6 18 (8.18%) Change Management
7 15 (6.82%) CRM
8 14 (6.36%) Migration
9 13 (5.91%) OO
10 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 11 (5.00%) Network Management
12 10 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.55%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.09%) MVC
13 9 (4.09%) Service Management
14 8 (3.64%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.64%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.55%) SQL
2 39 (17.73%) PHP
3 29 (13.18%) Java
4 26 (11.82%) Perl
5 24 (10.91%) Python
6 18 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.91%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.55%) C++
9 7 (3.18%) C#
10 6 (2.73%) Ruby
10 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.73%) VC++
11 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.82%) C
13 3 (1.36%) PHP5
14 1 (0.45%) Pascal
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) Delphi
14 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (11.82%) CCNA
3 25 (11.36%) Degree
4 16 (7.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.27%) MCSE
6 5 (2.27%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.82%) CEH
7 4 (1.82%) CISSP
7 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.36%) ISEB
8 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.91%) OSCP
9 2 (0.91%) OSCE
9 2 (0.91%) MCSA
9 2 (0.91%) MCP
9 2 (0.91%) CCNP
9 2 (0.91%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) SLA
2 13 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.82%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 50 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.45%) vSphere
3 15 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 14 (6.36%) VMware ESX
5 12 (5.45%) KVM
6 11 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.64%) NFS
9 4 (1.82%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.82%) Firmware
10 3 (1.36%) Samba
11 2 (0.91%) Nmap
12 1 (0.45%) XenApp
12 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (12.73%) Plesk
1 28 (12.73%) cPanel
2 25 (11.36%) Webmin
3 17 (7.73%) HP Data Protector
4 10 (4.55%) Zenoss
5 6 (2.73%) Nagios
6 5 (2.27%) logstash
7 3 (1.36%) CFEngine
7 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.91%) StatsD
8 2 (0.91%) Graphite
8 2 (0.91%) Puppet
8 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.91%) Nessus
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
9 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (36.36%) VMware
2 64 (29.09%) Red Hat
3 41 (18.64%) Oracle
4 34 (15.45%) Cisco
4 34 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 26 (11.82%) HP
6 15 (6.82%) IBM
7 13 (5.91%) Citrix
8 12 (5.45%) Redknee
9 10 (4.55%) Juniper
10 8 (3.64%) Polycom
11 7 (3.18%) NetApp
12 6 (2.73%) CA
13 5 (2.27%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.27%) EMC
13 5 (2.27%) Zend
13 5 (2.27%) Splunk
14 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.91%) F5
15 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
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