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 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 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 7.46% 6.06% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 37.50% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 Wokingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 17.91% 16.16% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 20
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wokingham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wokingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Dojo
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) CWNA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) Dojo
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CWNA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nakama
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago