Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Support
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 214 270
Rank change year-on-year +3 +56 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 55 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.06% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 76
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +94.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £53,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +19.40% +3.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in Berkshire

Linux Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 21 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Slough +17 18 £41,250 -8.33%
Maidenhead +20 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell +7 3 £21,000 -35.38%
Newbury -22 2 £26,250 -21.05%
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 32 (58.18%) VMware
4 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
5 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
6 23 (41.82%) DevOps
7 22 (40.00%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) VPN
9 17 (30.91%) MS Exchange
10 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
10 16 (29.09%) Firewall
10 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (25.45%) OpenStack
11 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
12 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
12 13 (23.64%) API Integration
12 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
12 13 (23.64%) Private Cloud
12 13 (23.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (23.64%) Docker
12 13 (23.64%) Degree
12 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
12 13 (23.64%) IPsec
12 13 (23.64%) Internet
12 13 (23.64%) HTTP
12 13 (23.64%) SSL
13 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.00%) Cisco
15 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
15 10 (18.18%) MySQL

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (30.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) OpenStack
3 13 (23.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 8 (14.55%) Apache
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Office 365
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
2 21 (38.18%) VPN
3 16 (29.09%) Firewall
4 13 (23.64%) HTTP
4 13 (23.64%) Internet
4 13 (23.64%) IPsec
4 13 (23.64%) SSL
5 9 (16.36%) LAN
5 9 (16.36%) WAN
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (14.55%) DHCP
6 8 (14.55%) DNS
6 8 (14.55%) MPLS
6 8 (14.55%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (14.55%) VLAN
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
General
1 8 (14.55%) Back Office
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
1 8 (14.55%) Games
2 7 (12.73%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
1 13 (23.64%) Private Cloud
2 8 (14.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) DevOps
2 13 (23.64%) API Integration
2 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
3 9 (16.36%) Proactive Monitoring
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.55%) SIEM
5 7 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.82%) B2B
9 1 (1.82%) B2C
9 1 (1.82%) Change Management
9 1 (1.82%) CRM
9 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.82%) Information Security
9 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) CCNA
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) Docker
3 10 (18.18%) vSphere
4 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
5 8 (14.55%) KVM
5 8 (14.55%) Terminal Services
5 8 (14.55%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (14.55%) XenApp
5 8 (14.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.55%) WSUS
2 8 (14.55%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) cPanel
3 1 (1.82%) Grafana
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) F5
4 8 (14.55%) LogRhythm
4 8 (14.55%) McAfee
5 7 (12.73%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper