The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 2 23 4
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 57 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 22.04% 8.62% 18.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.02% 45.24% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 104
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £21,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
121 126 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.66% 19.06% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 115 103 179
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 59 (48.76%) Windows
2 40 (33.06%) Windows Server
3 38 (31.40%) CentOS
4 34 (28.10%) VMware
5 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
6 32 (26.45%) Firewall
6 32 (26.45%) Open Source
7 30 (24.79%) Red Hat
7 30 (24.79%) SQL
8 27 (22.31%) DevOps
9 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
10 23 (19.01%) ITIL
10 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (19.01%) Puppet
11 21 (17.36%) Apache
11 21 (17.36%) MySQL
12 20 (16.53%) Python
12 20 (16.53%) Nagios
12 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
13 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (13.22%) nginx
13 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
13 16 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (12.40%) Mentoring
14 15 (12.40%) Hadoop
14 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
15 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
15 14 (11.57%) Varnish

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (17.36%) Apache
2 16 (13.22%) nginx
3 9 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.65%) Drupal
6 2 (1.65%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.44%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.61%) PaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.45%) Firewall
1 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.74%) Network Security
3 11 (9.09%) DNS
4 10 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (8.26%) SAN
5 9 (7.44%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (4.96%) VoIP
7 5 (4.13%) DHCP
7 5 (4.13%) NAS
7 5 (4.13%) SMTP
7 5 (4.13%) SNMP
8 3 (2.48%) IPsec
8 3 (2.48%) Junos
8 3 (2.48%) OpenVPN
8 3 (2.48%) VPN
9 2 (1.65%) FTP
9 2 (1.65%) LAN
9 2 (1.65%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.36%) MySQL
3 15 (12.40%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.31%) Redis
8 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.48%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.13%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.13%) Back Office
2 3 (2.48%) French Language
2 3 (2.48%) German Language
2 3 (2.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Avionics
4 1 (0.83%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Administrator
2 21 (17.36%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (14.88%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (12.40%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (12.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (11.57%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Developer
7 11 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 11 (9.09%) Systems Manager
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Azure Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) Middleware
2 10 (8.26%) .NET
3 8 (6.61%) Web Services
4 7 (5.79%) LAMP
5 3 (2.48%) Memcached
6 2 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.65%) REST
6 2 (1.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.83%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) iPad
3 9 (7.44%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) Clustering
5 4 (3.31%) CMDB
6 3 (2.48%) AS400
6 3 (2.48%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.76%) Windows
2 40 (33.06%) Windows Server
3 38 (31.40%) CentOS
4 13 (10.74%) AIX
5 11 (9.09%) Unix
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.26%) Debian
6 10 (8.26%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.13%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.48%) HPUX
10 3 (2.48%) zOS
11 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) Open Source
2 27 (22.31%) DevOps
3 23 (19.01%) ITIL
4 15 (12.40%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.09%) Server Building
6 11 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.61%) Scrum
8 8 (6.61%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.79%) Web Operations
10 6 (4.96%) SDLC
10 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.13%) B2B
11 5 (4.13%) High Availability
11 5 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.13%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) SQL
2 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
2 20 (16.53%) Python
3 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.74%) Java
4 13 (10.74%) Perl
5 11 (9.09%) C
5 11 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (4.13%) VBScript
7 2 (1.65%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.65%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.65%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.26%) CCNP
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.61%) MCSE
5 5 (4.13%) CCNA
5 5 (4.13%) CCVP
5 5 (4.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.13%) NCDA
6 4 (3.31%) CISSP
7 3 (2.48%) GCIH
7 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) Degree
9 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.61%) SLA
3 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
3 14 (11.57%) Varnish
4 12 (9.92%) KVM
4 12 (9.92%) Xen
5 8 (6.61%) Docker
6 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (4.96%) vSphere
8 5 (4.13%) ISA Server
9 4 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (19.01%) Puppet
2 20 (16.53%) Nagios
3 16 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.74%) Ansible
5 10 (8.26%) cPanel
6 9 (7.44%) SCCM
6 9 (7.44%) WSUS
7 8 (6.61%) Kubernetes
8 7 (5.79%) Salt
9 6 (4.96%) Cacti
9 6 (4.96%) Cobbler
10 5 (4.13%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (3.31%) Plesk
11 4 (3.31%) SCVMM
12 3 (2.48%) Grafana
12 3 (2.48%) HAProxy
12 3 (2.48%) SCOM
13 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) VMware
2 30 (24.79%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle
5 12 (9.92%) Cisco
6 10 (8.26%) HP
7 9 (7.44%) NetApp
8 8 (6.61%) Google
8 8 (6.61%) Juniper
8 8 (6.61%) Teradata
9 7 (5.79%) Dell
10 4 (3.31%) EMC
11 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.48%) Sun
11 3 (2.48%) Veeam
12 2 (1.65%) Axway
13 1 (0.83%) SAP
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