The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 63 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.22% 9.50% 8.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 45.00% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 45
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £22,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
162 140 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.99% 21.12% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 147
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 66 (55.46%) Windows
2 49 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 35 (29.41%) Firewall
4 34 (28.57%) SQL
5 33 (27.73%) Degree
6 32 (26.89%) Perl
7 30 (25.21%) PHP
7 30 (25.21%) TCP/IP
8 29 (24.37%) UNIX
9 28 (23.53%) CentOS
10 26 (21.85%) Ubuntu
11 25 (21.01%) Apache
11 25 (21.01%) Java
11 25 (21.01%) MySQL
11 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
12 23 (19.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 22 (18.49%) DNS
14 21 (17.65%) HTML
14 21 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (17.65%) SIEM
15 19 (15.97%) Bash Shell
15 19 (15.97%) Solaris
16 18 (15.13%) Python
16 18 (15.13%) VMware
16 18 (15.13%) Metasploit
17 17 (14.29%) Imperva
17 17 (14.29%) tcpdump
17 17 (14.29%) Nmap
17 17 (14.29%) Snort
17 17 (14.29%) Nessus

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (21.01%) Apache
2 17 (14.29%) Drupal
3 12 (10.08%) Alfresco
3 12 (10.08%) WordPress
4 11 (9.24%) CMS
5 10 (8.40%) IIS
6 6 (5.04%) nginx
7 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.68%) Lync
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.68%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) Firewall
2 30 (25.21%) TCP/IP
3 22 (18.49%) DNS
4 17 (14.29%) HTTP
4 17 (14.29%) tcpdump
5 10 (8.40%) Wireshark
5 10 (8.40%) VPN
5 10 (8.40%) LDAP
5 10 (8.40%) SMS
5 10 (8.40%) INAP
6 9 (7.56%) SS7
6 9 (7.56%) ISUP
6 9 (7.56%) SSL
7 8 (6.72%) FTP
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 6 (5.04%) MPLS
9 6 (5.04%) OSPF
9 6 (5.04%) BGP
10 4 (3.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.52%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) MySQL
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Metasploit
2 14 (11.76%) Subversion
3 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.36%) JIRA
4 4 (3.36%) Gradle
4 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.36%) Ant
5 3 (2.52%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (1.68%) Hudson
7 1 (0.84%) Introscope
7 1 (0.84%) Xcode
7 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.84%) Toad
7 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
7 1 (0.84%) JProfiler
General
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.04%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) French Language
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Analyst
2 17 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.45%) Security Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Developer
5 13 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Administrator
7 10 (8.40%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.56%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Linux Support
11 6 (5.04%) Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) DBA
12 5 (4.20%) Senior SQL DBA
12 5 (4.20%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (4.20%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 5 (4.20%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.65%) HTML
2 17 (14.29%) XML
3 16 (13.45%) CSS
4 11 (9.24%) SOAP
5 9 (7.56%) Rendezvous
5 9 (7.56%) Ajax
6 7 (5.88%) jQuery
6 7 (5.88%) Web Services
6 7 (5.88%) J2EE
7 6 (5.04%) LAMP
8 5 (4.20%) JSON
8 5 (4.20%) REST
9 4 (3.36%) Yii
9 4 (3.36%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (3.36%) Spring
9 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.36%) .NET
10 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.52%) JSP
10 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.40%) IVR
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) New Media
4 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.20%) Replication
5 4 (3.36%) Firmware
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) CMDB
6 3 (2.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) DTV
7 1 (0.84%) Wiki
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.46%) Windows
2 29 (24.37%) UNIX
3 28 (23.53%) CentOS
4 26 (21.85%) Ubuntu
5 21 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (15.97%) Solaris
7 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.04%) AIX
9 5 (4.20%) HPUX
10 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.68%) Debian
12 1 (0.84%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.84%) SUSE
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 21 (17.65%) SIEM
3 12 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (7.56%) Software Testing
4 9 (7.56%) ITIL
5 7 (5.88%) Project Management
5 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.04%) Migration
6 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.04%) OO
6 6 (5.04%) Web Development
6 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.04%) DevOps
7 5 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.52%) Information Security
8 3 (2.52%) Content Management
8 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.57%) SQL
2 32 (26.89%) Perl
3 30 (25.21%) PHP
4 25 (21.01%) Java
5 19 (15.97%) Bash Shell
6 18 (15.13%) Python
7 15 (12.61%) Ruby
8 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.20%) C#
11 3 (2.52%) C
11 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.68%) C++
13 1 (0.84%) COBOL
13 1 (0.84%) VB
13 1 (0.84%) Korn
13 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.84%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Degree
2 17 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.76%) CCNA
4 12 (10.08%) CISSP
4 12 (10.08%) CEH
5 11 (9.24%) OSCP
5 11 (9.24%) OSCE
6 9 (7.56%) ISEB
7 7 (5.88%) RHCE
8 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.20%) CIW
10 3 (2.52%) CCNP
11 2 (1.68%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.84%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) SLA
2 14 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 14 (11.76%) HIPAA
3 6 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) BS25999
System Software
1 17 (14.29%) Snort
1 17 (14.29%) Nmap
2 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.08%) NFS
4 5 (4.20%) KVM
5 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.68%) Xen
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.84%) Varnish
8 1 (0.84%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) Nessus
2 15 (12.61%) Plesk
3 8 (6.72%) Nagios
4 5 (4.20%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.20%) Zenoss
4 5 (4.20%) Puppet
5 3 (2.52%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.84%) Munin
6 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.84%) nmon
6 1 (0.84%) Salt
6 1 (0.84%) YUM
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.13%) VMware
3 17 (14.29%) Imperva
3 17 (14.29%) Sophos
4 16 (13.45%) Oracle
5 13 (10.92%) Cisco
6 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.56%) TIBCO
8 8 (6.72%) Juniper
9 7 (5.88%) Citrix
9 7 (5.88%) Redknee
10 6 (5.04%) Splunk
10 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.04%) HP
11 5 (4.20%) EMC
11 5 (4.20%) JBoss
12 3 (2.52%) Sun
12 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.52%) Google
13 1 (0.84%) IBM
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