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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 9 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 1.82% 19.23% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 34.88% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £18,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £43,000 £65,500
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 Wokingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 34.55% 55.13% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 33
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Debian
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) KVM
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Netcool
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
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