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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.07% 13.57% 11.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 55.24% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 45
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
119 143 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.25% 24.57% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 111 128 142
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Unix
3 20 (23.81%) SQL
4 19 (22.62%) ITIL
5 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
7 16 (19.05%) VMware
8 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (15.48%) Puppet
10 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (14.29%) MySQL
10 12 (14.29%) Oracle
10 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.29%) Java
10 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.29%) PHP
10 12 (14.29%) Python
11 10 (11.90%) Firewall
11 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
11 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
11 10 (11.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (10.71%) DevOps
12 9 (10.71%) LAMP
13 8 (9.52%) SLA
13 8 (9.52%) HTML
13 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
13 8 (9.52%) Driving Licence
14 7 (8.33%) Mentoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (5.95%) IIS
1 5 (5.95%) nginx
1 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) LAN
2 6 (7.14%) WAN
3 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.95%) SSL
3 5 (5.95%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (4.76%) FCoE
4 4 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 4 (4.76%) LDAP
4 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 4 (4.76%) SAN
5 3 (3.57%) DNS
6 2 (2.38%) DHCP
6 2 (2.38%) IPsec
6 2 (2.38%) IPv4
6 2 (2.38%) IPv6
6 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) MySQL
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.57%) Big Data
6 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Toad
2 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.19%) RSpec
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Billing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Administrator
2 18 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) DBA
4 10 (11.90%) Cloud Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Support
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) LAMP
2 8 (9.52%) HTML
3 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.95%) CSS
3 5 (5.95%) jQuery
4 4 (4.76%) JSP
4 4 (4.76%) SAML
5 3 (3.57%) DHTML
5 3 (3.57%) EJB
5 3 (3.57%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) JSON
5 3 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.57%) React
6 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.38%) Middleware
6 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.38%) Swing
6 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) e-Health
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Unix
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.57%) AIX
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) CentOS
8 2 (2.38%) Solaris
8 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.19%) Debian
9 1 (1.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) DevOps
2 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.14%) Data Management
4 6 (7.14%) High Availability
4 6 (7.14%) Migration
4 6 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (5.95%) People Management
6 4 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Network Design
6 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.76%) Security Patching
6 4 (4.76%) Server Hardening
6 4 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.29%) Java
3 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) PHP
3 12 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (5.95%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) C
6 3 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CCIE
5 2 (2.38%) CEPT
5 2 (2.38%) CHFI
5 2 (2.38%) CISM
5 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) GCFA
5 2 (2.38%) GCFE
5 2 (2.38%) GREM
5 2 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) CCNA
6 1 (1.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
1 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (8.33%) vSphere
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.76%) Samba
6 1 (1.19%) Cronacle
6 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.19%) NFS
6 1 (1.19%) qmail
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.19%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.76%) Nagios
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (1.19%) cPanel
5 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.19%) logstash
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (1.19%) Plesk
5 1 (1.19%) SCCM
5 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) VMware
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 6 (7.14%) IBM
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.95%) NetApp
6 4 (4.76%) CA
7 3 (3.57%) Dell
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) Veeam
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas
9 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Juniper
9 1 (1.19%) Splunk
9 1 (1.19%) Supermicro
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Health, Pension, stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago