Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 789 943 1,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.11% 13.89% 16.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.04% 51.67% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 651 765 988
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £27,500 £29,675
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% +5.56%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,408 1,825 2,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.19% 26.88% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,195 1,502 1,715
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +2.41%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Berkshire

Linux
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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 -1 363 £57,500 +15.00% 63
Maidenhead +4 130 £54,000 +20.00% 8
Newbury +1 94 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Slough +3 63 £52,500 +36.36% 7
Bracknell -15 53 £39,000 -2.50% 17
Wokingham +15 25 £58,500 +20.00% 6
Windsor +14 6 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Thatcham +5 2 £45,000 +87.50%
Crowthorne - 2 £27,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 295 (37.39%) Java
2 274 (34.73%) Windows
3 266 (33.71%) Python
4 222 (28.14%) Amazon AWS
5 195 (24.71%) Unix
6 183 (23.19%) DevOps
7 171 (21.67%) Docker
8 169 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
9 163 (20.66%) SQL
10 161 (20.41%) Software Engineering
11 154 (19.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 149 (18.88%) JavaScript
13 147 (18.63%) Degree
14 137 (17.36%) Ansible
15 131 (16.60%) Bash Shell
16 127 (16.10%) Microsoft
17 126 (15.97%) Windows Server
18 122 (15.46%) VMware
19 120 (15.21%) Oracle
20 117 (14.83%) Firewall
21 116 (14.70%) Puppet
22 115 (14.58%) Git (software)
22 115 (14.58%) Jenkins
23 108 (13.69%) SaaS
24 107 (13.56%) Kubernetes
25 106 (13.43%) Google
26 103 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
27 102 (12.93%) Red Hat
28 99 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
29 97 (12.29%) ITIL

Linux
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 65 (8.24%) IIS
2 55 (6.97%) Apache
3 50 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (5.70%) WebLogic
5 42 (5.32%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.30%) SharePoint
7 24 (3.04%) nginx
8 21 (2.66%) JBoss
9 20 (2.53%) Apache Spark
9 20 (2.53%) Confluence
10 12 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.14%) Alfresco
11 9 (1.14%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.76%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.51%) Drupal
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.25%) SPSS
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 222 (28.14%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (19.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (13.69%) SaaS
4 73 (9.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 64 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (5.96%) Office 365
7 31 (3.93%) npm
8 30 (3.80%) IBM Cloud
9 24 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (3.04%) IaaS
10 22 (2.79%) GitHub
11 21 (2.66%) Amazon S3
12 19 (2.41%) PaaS
13 15 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (1.65%) Akamai
15 11 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.39%) Serverless
16 10 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (1.27%) CloudFront
16 10 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (14.83%) Firewall
2 80 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 54 (6.84%) HTTP
4 48 (6.08%) DNS
5 30 (3.80%) LAN
6 29 (3.68%) Network Security
6 29 (3.68%) SSH
7 28 (3.55%) WAN
8 26 (3.30%) VPN
8 26 (3.30%) Wireless
9 24 (3.04%) DHCP
9 24 (3.04%) Skype
10 23 (2.92%) H.323
11 21 (2.66%) SNMP
12 15 (1.90%) SAN
13 9 (1.14%) FCoE
13 9 (1.14%) LTE
13 9 (1.14%) VoIP
14 8 (1.01%) Internet
14 8 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.62%) MySQL
3 63 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 63 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 61 (7.73%) Big Data
5 57 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (5.83%) Oracle Database
7 42 (5.32%) RDBMS
8 37 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (4.44%) Hadoop
10 34 (4.31%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (2.03%) CouchDB
12 16 (2.03%) Redis
13 14 (1.77%) HBase
13 14 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 115 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 115 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 53 (6.72%) JIRA
3 43 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (4.69%) Selenium
5 35 (4.44%) Maven
6 32 (4.06%) webpack
7 31 (3.93%) gulp
8 30 (3.80%) Babel
9 24 (3.04%) Ant
10 21 (2.66%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.65%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.65%) Gradle
11 13 (1.65%) Subversion
12 10 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.14%) JUnit
13 9 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 57 (7.22%) Telecoms
2 52 (6.59%) Finance
3 48 (6.08%) Electronics
4 33 (4.18%) Retail
5 31 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 28 (3.55%) Marketing
7 13 (1.65%) Legal
8 12 (1.52%) German Language
9 7 (0.89%) Law
9 7 (0.89%) Military
9 7 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.76%) Banking
10 6 (0.76%) Publishing
11 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.51%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.25%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (19.26%) Developer
2 98 (12.42%) Software Engineer
3 95 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 67 (8.49%) Analyst
6 66 (8.37%) Support Engineer
7 58 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 52 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
9 44 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (4.31%) Consultant
12 32 (4.06%) Administrator
13 31 (3.93%) Technical Support
14 27 (3.42%) Java Engineer
15 26 (3.30%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.30%) Senior DevOps
15 26 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 25 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
16 25 (3.17%) DBA
16 25 (3.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.87%) Web Services
2 68 (8.62%) RESTful
3 65 (8.24%) Spring
4 53 (6.72%) .NET
5 48 (6.08%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.08%) HTML
6 46 (5.83%) Node.js
7 42 (5.32%) REST
8 40 (5.07%) Middleware
9 39 (4.94%) J2EE
10 38 (4.82%) Kafka
11 30 (3.80%) JSON
12 28 (3.55%) HTML5
13 27 (3.42%) SOAP
13 27 (3.42%) XML
14 26 (3.30%) CSS
15 24 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
15 24 (3.04%) React
15 24 (3.04%) WebRTC
16 23 (2.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.86%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.80%) Public Cloud
4 29 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 29 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (3.68%) User Experience
5 25 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.53%) Private Cloud
8 19 (2.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 19 (2.41%) Device Driver
9 18 (2.28%) Smartphone
10 17 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (2.03%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.90%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.52%) iPad
14 11 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (1.01%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 274 (34.73%) Windows
2 195 (24.71%) Unix
3 126 (15.97%) Windows Server
4 82 (10.39%) CentOS
5 81 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (7.35%) Ubuntu
7 36 (4.56%) Windows 10
8 27 (3.42%) Android
8 27 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (2.03%) Debian
12 10 (1.27%) Solaris
13 9 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.76%) DC/OS
14 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.63%) VMS
15 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (23.19%) DevOps
2 169 (21.42%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 103 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
6 97 (12.29%) ITIL
7 90 (11.41%) Test Automation
8 73 (9.25%) Computer Science
9 71 (9.00%) OO
10 70 (8.87%) Configuration Management
10 70 (8.87%) Logistics
11 64 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
12 62 (7.86%) Microservices
13 57 (7.22%) Open Source
14 56 (7.10%) High Availability
15 53 (6.72%) Scrum
16 52 (6.59%) TDD
17 50 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 47 (5.96%) Service Management
19 43 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 295 (37.39%) Java
2 266 (33.71%) Python
3 163 (20.66%) SQL
4 149 (18.88%) JavaScript
5 131 (16.60%) Bash Shell
6 91 (11.53%) C++
7 88 (11.15%) C
8 71 (9.00%) PowerShell
9 69 (8.75%) C#
10 50 (6.34%) Objective-C
11 49 (6.21%) Go
12 47 (5.96%) Ruby
13 42 (5.32%) Shell Script
14 35 (4.44%) Perl
15 32 (4.06%) Java 8
16 31 (3.93%) TypeScript
17 28 (3.55%) Scala
18 27 (3.42%) PHP
19 15 (1.90%) Assembly Language
19 15 (1.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (18.63%) Degree
2 48 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (3.55%) CISSP
5 22 (2.79%) SANS
6 21 (2.66%) CEH
6 21 (2.66%) CISM
6 21 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (2.28%) CCNA
7 18 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.28%) OSCP
8 15 (1.90%) CISA
8 15 (1.90%) CRISC
8 15 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.27%) CREST Certified
12 8 (1.01%) MCSE
13 7 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.18%) QA
2 24 (3.04%) SLA
3 22 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.77%) HL7
5 9 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.63%) GDPR
8 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 171 (21.67%) Docker
2 93 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (10.27%) Active Directory
4 44 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 38 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.79%) vSphere
7 19 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (1.52%) NFS
10 11 (1.39%) VirtualBox
11 9 (1.14%) iptables
12 8 (1.01%) KVM
13 6 (0.76%) Samba
13 6 (0.76%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.63%) Xen
15 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.51%) HDFS
15 4 (0.51%) Postfix
15 4 (0.51%) Snort
15 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 137 (17.36%) Ansible
2 116 (14.70%) Puppet
3 107 (13.56%) Kubernetes
4 60 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (7.35%) Terraform
6 25 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 24 (3.04%) Nagios
8 21 (2.66%) Kibana
9 15 (1.90%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.65%) CSIRT
11 10 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (1.27%) SELinux
11 10 (1.27%) vCenter Server
12 9 (1.14%) Grafana
13 8 (1.01%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.76%) Graphite
14 6 (0.76%) Salt
15 5 (0.63%) Ambari
15 5 (0.63%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 127 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 122 (15.46%) VMware
3 120 (15.21%) Oracle
4 106 (13.43%) Google
5 102 (12.93%) Red Hat
6 43 (5.45%) Cisco
6 43 (5.45%) IBM
7 26 (3.30%) SAP
8 23 (2.92%) Riverbed
9 17 (2.15%) SolarWinds
10 16 (2.03%) Citrix
10 16 (2.03%) F5
11 15 (1.90%) Informatica
11 15 (1.90%) Symantec
12 12 (1.52%) Juniper
13 11 (1.39%) NetApp
13 11 (1.39%) Splunk
14 10 (1.27%) New Relic
14 10 (1.27%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.14%) BMC