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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 62 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.74% 10.33% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.67% 36.05% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 48 62
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
180 172 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.46% 28.67% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 161 147 147
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £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 1 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 88 (44.00%) Windows
2 79 (39.50%) UNIX
3 69 (34.50%) VMware
4 67 (33.50%) SQL
5 51 (25.50%) MySQL
6 43 (21.50%) Red Hat
7 39 (19.50%) Oracle
8 38 (19.00%) vSphere
9 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 35 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (17.00%) ITIL
12 32 (16.00%) Cisco
12 32 (16.00%) Firewall
13 30 (15.00%) Apache
13 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 29 (14.50%) PHP
14 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
14 29 (14.50%) HP
15 28 (14.00%) Finance
16 27 (13.50%) SAN
17 26 (13.00%) Perl
17 26 (13.00%) IIS
17 26 (13.00%) XML
17 26 (13.00%) Project Management
18 25 (12.50%) Python
18 25 (12.50%) Active Directory
18 25 (12.50%) Line Management
19 24 (12.00%) Telecoms
19 24 (12.00%) OpenUP
19 24 (12.00%) Plesk

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 30 (15.00%) Apache
2 26 (13.00%) IIS
3 19 (9.50%) nginx
4 8 (4.00%) CMS
4 8 (4.00%) Drupal
4 8 (4.00%) WordPress
5 7 (3.50%) Alfresco
6 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.00%) Lync
7 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.50%) Node.js
9 2 (1.00%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.50%) Site Server
10 1 (0.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.00%) Firewall
2 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
3 27 (13.50%) SAN
4 22 (11.00%) DNS
5 18 (9.00%) Ethernet
6 15 (7.50%) DHCP
6 15 (7.50%) WAN
6 15 (7.50%) LAN
7 14 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (7.00%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (6.00%) VPN
9 10 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (5.00%) FCoE
10 9 (4.50%) LTE
10 9 (4.50%) Wireshark
11 8 (4.00%) Wireless
11 8 (4.00%) VLAN
12 7 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.50%) Internet
12 7 (3.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.50%) MySQL
2 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.50%) Oracle Database
4 18 (9.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (5.50%) MariaDB
9 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.00%) OLTP
13 1 (0.50%) Redis
13 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.50%) Maven
3 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Ant
4 1 (0.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.50%) Sahi
4 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 28 (14.00%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.50%) Automotive
4 10 (5.00%) Banking
5 5 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (18.50%) Support Engineer
2 30 (15.00%) Administrator
3 24 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 23 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (10.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (10.50%) DBA
6 16 (8.00%) Developer
7 12 (6.00%) Consultant
7 12 (6.00%) Linux Support
8 11 (5.50%) Linux Support Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.00%) Analyst
9 10 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) IT Support
10 8 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.00%) XML
2 23 (11.50%) LAMP
3 16 (8.00%) REST
4 15 (7.50%) HTML
5 12 (6.00%) SOAP
5 12 (6.00%) Web Services
6 9 (4.50%) .NET
7 6 (3.00%) CSS
8 5 (2.50%) Ajax
8 5 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.00%) MAPI
10 3 (1.50%) XHTML
10 3 (1.50%) WinForms
10 3 (1.50%) STL
10 3 (1.50%) Symfony
10 3 (1.50%) HTML5
11 2 (1.00%) jQuery
11 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.00%) Spring
11 2 (1.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.50%) Mathematics
1 11 (5.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 10 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.00%) e-Health
2 10 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 9 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.50%) CMDB
3 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.50%) Replication
4 5 (2.50%) Clustering
5 4 (2.00%) Open Source
6 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.50%) LPAR
8 1 (0.50%) AS400
8 1 (0.50%) W3C
8 1 (0.50%) HACMP
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) Xbox
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (44.00%) Windows
2 79 (39.50%) UNIX
3 20 (10.00%) Solaris
4 19 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.00%) CentOS
6 14 (7.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.00%) VMS
8 7 (3.50%) AIX
8 7 (3.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.00%) HPUX
10 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.00%) ITIL
2 26 (13.00%) Project Management
3 25 (12.50%) Line Management
4 24 (12.00%) OpenUP
5 22 (11.00%) Service Delivery
6 21 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.50%) CRM
8 15 (7.50%) Change Management
8 15 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 14 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.00%) Coaching
11 10 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (5.00%) Migration
12 9 (4.50%) Service Management
12 9 (4.50%) OO
13 7 (3.50%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.00%) MVC
14 6 (3.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (3.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.50%) SQL
2 29 (14.50%) PHP
3 26 (13.00%) Perl
4 25 (12.50%) Python
5 19 (9.50%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.50%) Java
7 12 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.50%) Ruby
11 5 (2.50%) C++
12 4 (2.00%) C
12 4 (2.00%) C#
13 3 (1.50%) VC++
13 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.00%) PHP5
14 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.50%) Pascal
15 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Degree
2 16 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.50%) CCNA
4 11 (5.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.00%) MCSE
6 5 (2.50%) CISSP
6 5 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.00%) MCSA
8 3 (1.50%) OSCP
8 3 (1.50%) OSCE
9 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 2 (1.00%) CCNP
9 2 (1.00%) CCIP
10 1 (0.50%) CCIE
10 1 (0.50%) RHCE
10 1 (0.50%) CISA
10 1 (0.50%) CISM
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) SLA
2 14 (7.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.50%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (19.00%) vSphere
2 35 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.50%) KVM
6 5 (2.50%) NFS
6 5 (2.50%) Firmware
7 4 (2.00%) Samba
7 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (12.00%) Plesk
1 24 (12.00%) cPanel
2 23 (11.50%) Webmin
3 14 (7.00%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (3.50%) Puppet
5 6 (3.00%) Nagios
6 5 (2.50%) logstash
6 5 (2.50%) Iperf
7 4 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.00%) SCCM
8 3 (1.50%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (1.50%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.50%) WSUS
9 1 (0.50%) StatsD
9 1 (0.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 69 (34.50%) VMware
2 43 (21.50%) Red Hat
3 39 (19.50%) Oracle
4 32 (16.00%) Cisco
5 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (14.50%) HP
7 17 (8.50%) IBM
8 14 (7.00%) Juniper
9 13 (6.50%) CA
10 12 (6.00%) Citrix
11 10 (5.00%) NetApp
12 9 (4.50%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.50%) Redknee
13 6 (3.00%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.00%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.00%) F5
13 6 (3.00%) EMC
14 5 (2.50%) Splunk
14 5 (2.50%) Brocade
15 4 (2.00%) Zend
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