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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 69 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 17.24% 11.33% 9.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.71% 40.12% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 50
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £57,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
171 172 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.69% 28.24% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 148 161 155
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 63 (42.57%) Windows
2 52 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 48 (32.43%) UNIX
4 45 (30.41%) Degree
5 43 (29.05%) Firewall
6 38 (25.68%) VMware
7 37 (25.00%) DNS
7 37 (25.00%) MySQL
8 36 (24.32%) PHP
8 36 (24.32%) Apache
9 35 (23.65%) Java
10 34 (22.97%) TCP/IP
11 32 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (18.92%) Cisco
13 28 (18.92%) SQL
14 27 (18.24%) CCNA
15 26 (17.57%) XML
16 24 (16.22%) Perl
16 24 (16.22%) HTML
16 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
17 22 (14.86%) VPN
17 22 (14.86%) HTTP
18 21 (14.19%) SLA
18 21 (14.19%) Solaris
18 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
19 20 (13.51%) SSL
19 20 (13.51%) MPLS
19 20 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 36 (24.32%) Apache
2 15 (10.14%) Lync
3 9 (6.08%) IIS
4 8 (5.41%) Drupal
5 6 (4.05%) nginx
5 6 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.38%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.70%) WordPress
7 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Liferay
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.38%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.05%) Firewall
2 37 (25.00%) DNS
3 34 (22.97%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.86%) VPN
4 22 (14.86%) HTTP
5 20 (13.51%) SSL
5 20 (13.51%) MPLS
6 19 (12.84%) OSPF
6 19 (12.84%) BGP
7 15 (10.14%) IPsec
7 15 (10.14%) Multicast
8 14 (9.46%) Wireshark
9 13 (8.78%) SS7
9 13 (8.78%) ISUP
9 13 (8.78%) INAP
9 13 (8.78%) LDAP
9 13 (8.78%) SMS
10 11 (7.43%) tcpdump
11 8 (5.41%) Internet
12 6 (4.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.00%) MySQL
2 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Ingres
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Subversion
2 11 (7.43%) Metasploit
2 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.73%) Gradle
5 6 (4.05%) Ant
6 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.70%) JIRA
8 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.03%) Hudson
8 3 (2.03%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.68%) Introscope
9 1 (0.68%) JUnit
9 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.68%) Toad
9 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.68%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.05%) Finance
3 4 (2.70%) Legal
3 4 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.35%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (25.68%) Analyst
2 20 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.46%) Test Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Developer
6 11 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.43%) Linux Support
6 11 (7.43%) Linux Support Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Administrator
9 7 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.73%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Junior
10 6 (4.05%) Graduate
10 6 (4.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.57%) XML
2 24 (16.22%) HTML
3 17 (11.49%) LAMP
4 13 (8.78%) CSS
4 13 (8.78%) SOAP
4 13 (8.78%) Rendezvous
5 11 (7.43%) J2EE
6 9 (6.08%) Spring
7 8 (5.41%) Ajax
7 8 (5.41%) Web Services
8 7 (4.73%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.38%) JSON
9 5 (3.38%) jQuery
10 4 (2.70%) Yii
10 4 (2.70%) REST
10 4 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (2.03%) WinForms
11 3 (2.03%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.03%) STL
11 3 (2.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Video Conferencing
1 18 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.78%) IVR
3 12 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) CMDB
4 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.70%) Open Source
4 4 (2.70%) New Media
4 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.70%) Firmware
4 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.35%) Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.57%) Windows
2 48 (32.43%) UNIX
3 32 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (14.19%) Solaris
5 15 (10.14%) CentOS
6 12 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.38%) AIX
8 5 (3.38%) HPUX
9 4 (2.70%) VMS
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.35%) SUSE
10 2 (1.35%) Debian
10 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.49%) ITIL
2 17 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (10.81%) Network Management
3 16 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (8.78%) Software Testing
4 13 (8.78%) SIEM
5 12 (8.11%) Supplier Management
6 9 (6.08%) DevOps
6 9 (6.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.41%) OO
8 7 (4.73%) Project Management
8 7 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.38%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.38%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.38%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.32%) PHP
2 35 (23.65%) Java
3 28 (18.92%) SQL
4 24 (16.22%) Perl
5 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.43%) Python
8 8 (5.41%) Ruby
9 6 (4.05%) C++
10 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.03%) C
12 3 (2.03%) C#
12 3 (2.03%) VC++
13 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB
14 1 (0.68%) PHP5
14 1 (0.68%) Groovy
14 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (30.41%) Degree
2 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (18.24%) CCNA
4 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (8.78%) ISEB
6 9 (6.08%) CEH
7 7 (4.73%) OSCP
7 7 (4.73%) OSCE
7 7 (4.73%) CISSP
8 4 (2.70%) CIW
9 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.03%) CCNP
9 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.35%) RHCE
10 2 (1.35%) MCSE
11 1 (0.68%) RHCT
11 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) SLA
2 20 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.08%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.73%) HIPAA
5 4 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 30 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.84%) vSphere
3 15 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (8.78%) Nmap
4 13 (8.78%) NFS
5 11 (7.43%) Snort
6 6 (4.05%) KVM
7 2 (1.35%) Samba
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) Zenoss
2 13 (8.78%) Nessus
3 10 (6.76%) Plesk
4 8 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.70%) Nagios
6 3 (2.03%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.03%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) Munin
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
7 1 (0.68%) nmon
Vendors
1 52 (35.14%) Red Hat
2 38 (25.68%) VMware
3 28 (18.92%) Cisco
4 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (11.49%) Oracle
6 13 (8.78%) TIBCO
7 11 (7.43%) Sophos
7 11 (7.43%) Imperva
8 9 (6.08%) Redknee
8 9 (6.08%) Polycom
8 9 (6.08%) Citrix
9 8 (5.41%) HP
10 7 (4.73%) Juniper
11 6 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.05%) Splunk
12 5 (3.38%) Google
12 5 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (3.38%) EMC
12 5 (3.38%) IBM
13 3 (2.03%) JBoss
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Posted: Yesterday
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