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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 111 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.01% 17.96% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.77% 52.61% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 101 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
124 211 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.25% 34.14% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 101 177 141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 25 (28.41%) ITIL
4 21 (23.86%) Unix
5 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 17 (19.32%) VMware
7 14 (15.91%) Oracle
7 14 (15.91%) Java
7 14 (15.91%) Data Management
8 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
9 12 (13.64%) SLA
9 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 12 (13.64%) Firewall
9 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 10 (11.36%) PHP
11 10 (11.36%) MySQL
11 10 (11.36%) IBM
11 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (10.23%) vSphere
12 9 (10.23%) Puppet
12 9 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (10.23%) Driving Licence
12 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
12 9 (10.23%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (10.23%) Network Security
12 9 (10.23%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) LAN
2 9 (10.23%) Network Security
2 9 (10.23%) WAN
3 7 (7.95%) SSL
4 6 (6.82%) DNS
5 5 (5.68%) SAN
5 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.68%) VPN
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.55%) DHCP
6 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.55%) FCoE
6 4 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 4 (4.55%) LDAP
7 2 (2.27%) Internet
7 2 (2.27%) IPsec
7 2 (2.27%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) MySQL
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.41%) OLTP
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Toad
2 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Selenium
2 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.41%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Administrator
2 20 (22.73%) DBA
3 19 (21.59%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Support
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (5.68%) CSS
2 5 (5.68%) LAMP
3 4 (4.55%) JSP
3 4 (4.55%) Middleware
3 4 (4.55%) SAML
3 4 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.41%) DHTML
4 3 (3.41%) EJB
4 3 (3.41%) jQuery
4 3 (3.41%) JSON
4 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.41%) REST
5 2 (2.27%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.27%) HTML5
5 2 (2.27%) J2EE
5 2 (2.27%) Swing
5 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Driving Licence
3 8 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (7.95%) Clustering
5 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.82%) Replication
6 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.55%) e-Health
7 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (4.55%) FlexPod
8 3 (3.41%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.41%) Symmetrix
9 2 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Unix
3 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.68%) AIX
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.27%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) Fedora
8 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) Android
9 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) ITIL
2 14 (15.91%) Data Management
3 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.23%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management
5 7 (7.95%) High Availability
5 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.95%) Migration
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps
6 6 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.68%) ETL
7 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.68%) Security Management
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.55%) Change Management
8 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.55%) Network Design
8 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) Java
3 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.36%) PHP
6 9 (10.23%) Python
7 6 (6.82%) Perl
7 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
10 3 (3.41%) C
11 2 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
1 7 (7.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.68%) CISSP
4 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) CCIE
5 3 (3.41%) CEPT
5 3 (3.41%) CHFI
5 3 (3.41%) CISM
5 3 (3.41%) GCFA
5 3 (3.41%) GCFE
5 3 (3.41%) GREM
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (2.27%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) CEH
6 2 (2.27%) ISEB
6 2 (2.27%) SSCP
7 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (10.23%) vSphere
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.55%) Samba
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (1.14%) qmail
7 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.27%) Nagios
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (1.14%) cPanel
5 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.14%) logstash
5 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) Plesk
5 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) VMware
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) IBM
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.95%) Cisco
5 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.95%) Symantec
6 6 (6.82%) HP
6 6 (6.82%) NetApp
7 5 (5.68%) Dell
8 4 (4.55%) CA
8 4 (4.55%) Veritas
9 3 (3.41%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.41%) Citrix
9 3 (3.41%) EMC
9 3 (3.41%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.41%) Qualys
10 2 (2.27%) Veeam
11 1 (1.14%) F5
11 1 (1.14%) Splunk
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