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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 2.78% 5.66% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 20.00% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
36 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 25.00% 28.30% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 21
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (33.33%) SaltStack