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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 79 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.81% 10.40% 8.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.86% 33.74% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 49
Average salary £46,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
144 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.17% 30.81% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 131 139 120
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 95 (48.47%) Windows
2 71 (36.22%) UNIX
3 67 (34.18%) SQL
4 63 (32.14%) VMware
5 51 (26.02%) MySQL
6 40 (20.41%) Firewall
7 37 (18.88%) Red Hat
8 36 (18.37%) Oracle
8 36 (18.37%) vSphere
9 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
10 32 (16.33%) ITIL
10 32 (16.33%) Project Management
10 32 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (15.82%) Cisco
12 30 (15.31%) Apache
13 29 (14.80%) Perl
13 29 (14.80%) PHP
13 29 (14.80%) TCP/IP
14 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 27 (13.78%) IIS
16 26 (13.27%) Python
16 26 (13.27%) SLA
16 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
17 25 (12.76%) SAN
17 25 (12.76%) Finance
17 25 (12.76%) Plesk
17 25 (12.76%) cPanel
18 24 (12.24%) Webmin
18 24 (12.24%) Line Management
18 24 (12.24%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (15.31%) Apache
2 27 (13.78%) IIS
3 20 (10.20%) nginx
4 10 (5.10%) CMS
4 10 (5.10%) WordPress
5 8 (4.08%) Drupal
6 7 (3.57%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.04%) Lync
8 4 (2.04%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.53%) concrete5
10 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.51%) Site Server
11 1 (0.51%) JBoss
11 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) MS Project
3 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.41%) Firewall
2 29 (14.80%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.76%) SAN
4 19 (9.69%) DNS
5 17 (8.67%) Ethernet
6 16 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (6.12%) FCoE
7 12 (6.12%) WAN
7 12 (6.12%) DHCP
7 12 (6.12%) LAN
8 9 (4.59%) VPN
9 8 (4.08%) VLAN
10 7 (3.57%) Wireless
10 7 (3.57%) Internet
11 6 (3.06%) SNMP
11 6 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.06%) Network Security
12 5 (2.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.02%) MySQL
2 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.63%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (5.10%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.02%) OLTP
9 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.53%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.76%) Finance
3 14 (7.14%) Automotive
4 11 (5.61%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Games
6 3 (1.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (18.88%) Support Engineer
2 28 (14.29%) Administrator
3 27 (13.78%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (12.76%) Applications Support
5 20 (10.20%) DBA
6 18 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.63%) Linux Support
8 12 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 12 (6.12%) Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Linux Support Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.10%) IT Support
9 10 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.10%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Penetration Tester
10 8 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
10 8 (4.08%) .NET Team Leader
10 8 (4.08%) Oracle Team Leader
10 8 (4.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) XML
2 17 (8.67%) LAMP
3 14 (7.14%) REST
4 13 (6.63%) SOAP
4 13 (6.63%) Web Services
5 12 (6.12%) HTML
6 8 (4.08%) .NET
7 6 (3.06%) CSS
8 4 (2.04%) MAPI
8 4 (2.04%) Ajax
8 4 (2.04%) Symfony
9 3 (1.53%) jQuery
9 3 (1.53%) HTML5
9 3 (1.53%) XHTML
9 3 (1.53%) CSS3
9 3 (1.53%) Laravel
10 2 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.51%) Middleware
11 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) e-Health
1 12 (6.12%) FlexPod
2 11 (5.61%) Enterprise Cloud
2 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.59%) CMDB
4 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.55%) Replication
6 5 (2.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.53%) W3C
7 3 (1.53%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) Open Source
8 2 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.51%) LPAR
9 1 (0.51%) Xbox
9 1 (0.51%) HACMP
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 95 (48.47%) Windows
2 71 (36.22%) UNIX
3 19 (9.69%) Solaris
4 17 (8.67%) CentOS
5 16 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.57%) AIX
7 7 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.06%) HPUX
9 4 (2.04%) VMS
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.33%) ITIL
1 32 (16.33%) Project Management
2 24 (12.24%) Line Management
3 21 (10.71%) CRM
4 20 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.67%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (8.67%) Problem Management
5 17 (8.67%) OpenUP
6 16 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.63%) Change Management
8 13 (6.63%) Security Architecture
9 12 (6.12%) Coaching
9 12 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (5.10%) Service Management
11 9 (4.59%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (4.59%) Cyber Security
12 8 (4.08%) Information Security
12 8 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.18%) SQL
2 29 (14.80%) Perl
2 29 (14.80%) PHP
3 26 (13.27%) Python
4 21 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.61%) Java
6 10 (5.10%) Ruby
6 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.06%) C
9 4 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.02%) C#
10 2 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) Delphi
11 1 (0.51%) Pascal
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.73%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (6.12%) CCNA
4 12 (6.12%) CISSP
5 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.08%) OSCP
5 8 (4.08%) OSCE
6 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.06%) MCSE
7 5 (2.55%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.04%) MCSA
9 3 (1.53%) CCIE
9 3 (1.53%) CISM
10 2 (1.02%) CCNP
10 2 (1.02%) CCIP
10 2 (1.02%) MCP
11 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.27%) SLA
2 22 (11.22%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.59%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.37%) vSphere
2 32 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.22%) Active Directory
4 15 (7.65%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.08%) KVM
6 5 (2.55%) NFS
6 5 (2.55%) Firmware
7 4 (2.04%) Samba
7 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) Plesk
1 25 (12.76%) cPanel
2 24 (12.24%) Webmin
3 10 (5.10%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (3.57%) Puppet
5 5 (2.55%) Nagios
6 4 (2.04%) SCCM
6 4 (2.04%) Iperf
6 4 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.04%) logstash
7 3 (1.53%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (1.53%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (32.14%) VMware
2 37 (18.88%) Red Hat
3 36 (18.37%) Oracle
4 31 (15.82%) Cisco
5 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
6 24 (12.24%) HP
7 19 (9.69%) IBM
8 15 (7.65%) CA
9 14 (7.14%) Juniper
10 11 (5.61%) Citrix
11 10 (5.10%) NetApp
12 9 (4.59%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.08%) Redknee
14 6 (3.06%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.06%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.06%) F5
14 6 (3.06%) EMC
15 5 (2.55%) Brocade
16 4 (2.04%) Splunk
16 4 (2.04%) Zend
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago