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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 13 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 2.22% 15.12% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 28.89% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Average salary £30,000 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.71% -20.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £18,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £48,600 £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
33 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 36.67% 52.33% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 36
Average salary £30,000 £43,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% -18.09%
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 22 August 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 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) KVM
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
5 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) COM
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) KVM
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
Wokingham, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago