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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 2.22% 5.88% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 12.82% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £35,500 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £21,900 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £38,350 £59,500
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
25 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 27.78% 45.88% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 24
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum inclusive of benefits
Posted: Yesterday