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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.98% 11.50% 10.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.68% 41.86% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 56
Average salary £44,250 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
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
177 172 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 34.37% 27.48% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 161 153 146
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (46.10%) Windows
2 56 (39.72%) Red Hat
3 49 (34.75%) Degree
4 44 (31.21%) Firewall
5 42 (29.79%) DNS
6 40 (28.37%) UNIX
7 37 (26.24%) TCP/IP
8 35 (24.82%) Java
8 35 (24.82%) VMware
9 34 (24.11%) PHP
9 34 (24.11%) Apache
10 31 (21.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (21.28%) MySQL
11 30 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (20.57%) Cisco
13 28 (19.86%) SQL
14 27 (19.15%) Perl
14 27 (19.15%) CCNA
14 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (17.02%) SLA
15 24 (17.02%) XML
16 23 (16.31%) Solaris
16 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.60%) SSL
17 22 (15.60%) VPN
17 22 (15.60%) HTTP
18 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
18 21 (14.89%) CentOS
19 20 (14.18%) HTML
19 20 (14.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (24.11%) Apache
2 15 (10.64%) Lync
3 12 (8.51%) Drupal
4 8 (5.67%) Alfresco
4 8 (5.67%) IIS
5 7 (4.96%) WordPress
5 7 (4.96%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.55%) CMS
6 5 (3.55%) nginx
7 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.71%) Liferay
9 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.55%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.21%) Firewall
2 42 (29.79%) DNS
3 37 (26.24%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.60%) VPN
4 22 (15.60%) SSL
4 22 (15.60%) HTTP
5 19 (13.48%) MPLS
5 19 (13.48%) OSPF
5 19 (13.48%) BGP
6 15 (10.64%) IPsec
6 15 (10.64%) Multicast
7 14 (9.93%) INAP
7 14 (9.93%) LDAP
7 14 (9.93%) SMS
8 13 (9.22%) ISUP
8 13 (9.22%) SS7
8 13 (9.22%) Wireshark
9 12 (8.51%) tcpdump
10 9 (6.38%) Internet
11 8 (5.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) MySQL
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Subversion
2 12 (8.51%) Metasploit
3 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.67%) Gradle
6 6 (4.26%) Ant
7 5 (3.55%) JIRA
8 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.84%) Hudson
9 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.13%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (1.42%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.71%) Toad
11 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.71%) Introscope
11 1 (0.71%) Selenium
11 1 (0.71%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
General
1 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.96%) Finance
3 5 (3.55%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Analyst
2 17 (12.06%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Test Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) Developer
4 12 (8.51%) Administrator
4 12 (8.51%) NOC Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Linux Support
8 8 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) DBA
10 5 (3.55%) Junior
10 5 (3.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) XML
2 20 (14.18%) HTML
3 15 (10.64%) SOAP
3 15 (10.64%) LAMP
4 13 (9.22%) Rendezvous
5 12 (8.51%) CSS
6 11 (7.80%) J2EE
7 9 (6.38%) Web Services
7 9 (6.38%) Ajax
8 8 (5.67%) Spring
9 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.55%) JSON
10 5 (3.55%) REST
11 4 (2.84%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (2.84%) jQuery
11 4 (2.84%) Yii
12 3 (2.13%) Backbone.js
12 3 (2.13%) JSP
13 2 (1.42%) STL
13 2 (1.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.93%) IVR
4 6 (4.26%) Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) Replication
5 5 (3.55%) New Media
6 4 (2.84%) CMDB
6 4 (2.84%) Firmware
6 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.13%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.13%) Open Source
8 1 (0.71%) Wiki
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.71%) DTV
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (46.10%) Windows
2 40 (28.37%) UNIX
3 31 (21.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (16.31%) Solaris
5 21 (14.89%) CentOS
6 16 (11.35%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.26%) AIX
9 5 (3.55%) HPUX
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.13%) Debian
12 2 (1.42%) SUSE
12 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (11.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (11.35%) Network Management
3 14 (9.93%) SIEM
3 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.22%) Software Testing
5 11 (7.80%) ITIL
6 10 (7.09%) OO
7 9 (6.38%) Supplier Management
7 9 (6.38%) DevOps
8 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.26%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.26%) Project Management
10 6 (4.26%) Migration
11 5 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.55%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.55%) Web Development
11 5 (3.55%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.82%) Java
2 34 (24.11%) PHP
3 28 (19.86%) SQL
4 27 (19.15%) Perl
5 14 (9.93%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.51%) Python
8 10 (7.09%) Ruby
9 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.13%) C++
13 2 (1.42%) C
13 2 (1.42%) C#
13 2 (1.42%) VC++
14 1 (0.71%) VB
14 1 (0.71%) Korn
14 1 (0.71%) Groovy
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (34.75%) Degree
2 30 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (19.15%) CCNA
4 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (9.22%) ISEB
6 10 (7.09%) CEH
7 8 (5.67%) OSCP
7 8 (5.67%) OSCE
7 8 (5.67%) CISSP
8 5 (3.55%) CIW
9 4 (2.84%) RHCE
10 3 (2.13%) CCNP
10 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.42%) MCSE
11 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.71%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.02%) SLA
2 20 (14.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.09%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.67%) HIPAA
5 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.35%) vSphere
2 16 (11.35%) NFS
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 15 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (9.93%) Nmap
5 12 (8.51%) Snort
6 5 (3.55%) KVM
7 3 (2.13%) Xen
8 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.42%) Samba
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.71%) Varnish
9 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Zenoss
2 14 (9.93%) Nessus
3 11 (7.80%) Plesk
4 6 (4.26%) Nagios
5 5 (3.55%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.13%) Puppet
6 3 (2.13%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.71%) nmon
7 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.71%) YUM
7 1 (0.71%) Munin
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (39.72%) Red Hat
2 35 (24.82%) VMware
3 29 (20.57%) Cisco
4 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.93%) Oracle
6 13 (9.22%) TIBCO
7 12 (8.51%) Sophos
7 12 (8.51%) Imperva
8 11 (7.80%) Redknee
8 11 (7.80%) Citrix
9 9 (6.38%) Polycom
10 8 (5.67%) Juniper
11 6 (4.26%) HP
11 6 (4.26%) Splunk
11 6 (4.26%) Google
11 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (3.55%) EMC
12 5 (3.55%) IBM
13 3 (2.13%) JBoss
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Posted: 2 days ago
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