The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 1.09% 5.26% 16.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 12.50% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Wokingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 6.52% 42.11% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 32
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Linux
Salary Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region.

Linux Salary Trend in Wokingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
1 5 (71.43%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Dojo
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) Dojo
1 4 (57.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google