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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 5 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 546 606 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.41% 12.28% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.65% 46.76% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 441 540 499
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 999 1296 1413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 30.03% 26.26% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1142 1095
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 277 £50,000 - 27
Slough +18 54 £55,000 +33.33% 5
Maidenhead +4 47 £53,000 -3.63% 9
Newbury +1 36 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell 0 35 £42,500 -9.57% 2
Windsor -8 11 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Ascot - 9 £65,000 -
Hungerford -4 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Wokingham +3 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 515 (43.57%) Windows
2 380 (32.15%) Unix
3 299 (25.30%) Java
3 299 (25.30%) Python
4 255 (21.57%) SQL
5 243 (20.56%) VMware
6 239 (20.22%) TCP/IP
7 216 (18.27%) Bash Shell
8 212 (17.94%) Firewall
9 211 (17.85%) Amazon AWS
10 195 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
11 184 (15.57%) DevOps
12 178 (15.06%) MySQL
13 174 (14.72%) Oracle
13 174 (14.72%) Cisco
14 171 (14.47%) Red Hat
15 166 (14.04%) Puppet
16 163 (13.79%) CentOS
17 154 (13.03%) SQL Server
18 151 (12.77%) Windows Server
19 150 (12.69%) Finance
20 146 (12.35%) Apache
21 141 (11.93%) Software Engineering
22 140 (11.84%) Degree
23 137 (11.59%) Perl
24 132 (11.17%) Git (software)
25 124 (10.49%) Active Directory
26 122 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
27 117 (9.90%) SaaS
27 117 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related 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
1 146 (12.35%) Apache
2 78 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (6.01%) Tomcat
4 59 (4.99%) nginx
5 52 (4.40%) WebLogic
6 42 (3.55%) JBoss
7 41 (3.47%) IIS
8 31 (2.62%) MS Exchange
9 29 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (2.37%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.18%) Drupal
13 13 (1.10%) uWSGI
14 11 (0.93%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.76%) Confluence
15 9 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.59%) CMS
17 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.085%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 21 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 211 (17.85%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (9.90%) SaaS
3 58 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.95%) GitHub
6 21 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (1.69%) Office 365
7 20 (1.69%) PaaS
8 15 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.93%) IaaS
10 6 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.51%) Responsys
10 6 (0.51%) Taleo
11 5 (0.42%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.17%) Akamai
15 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 239 (20.22%) TCP/IP
2 212 (17.94%) Firewall
3 85 (7.19%) DNS
4 77 (6.51%) HTTP
5 75 (6.35%) SSL
6 58 (4.91%) Network Security
7 53 (4.48%) VPN
8 43 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (2.96%) Internet
11 33 (2.79%) SAN
12 30 (2.54%) DHCP
12 30 (2.54%) LAN
12 30 (2.54%) WAN
13 26 (2.20%) LDAP
13 26 (2.20%) SMTP
14 24 (2.03%) VoIP
15 20 (1.69%) SSH
16 19 (1.61%) DVB
16 19 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.06%) MySQL
2 154 (13.03%) SQL Server
3 86 (7.28%) NoSQL
4 70 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 62 (5.25%) Big Data
7 58 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.47%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.28%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.12%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.18%) InfluxDB
15 14 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.10%) HBase
17 12 (1.02%) Redis
18 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 132 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.16%) Maven
4 47 (3.98%) JIRA
5 46 (3.89%) Subversion
6 37 (3.13%) Ant
7 30 (2.54%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.69%) Selenium
8 20 (1.69%) Vagrant
9 17 (1.44%) JMeter
9 17 (1.44%) JUnit
10 15 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
12 13 (1.10%) GitLab
12 13 (1.10%) Gradle
13 11 (0.93%) WinDbg
14 10 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.59%) Bugzilla
16 7 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 150 (12.69%) Finance
2 87 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 65 (5.50%) Banking
4 61 (5.16%) Marketing
5 51 (4.31%) German Language
6 50 (4.23%) French Language
7 41 (3.47%) Games
8 34 (2.88%) Electronics
8 34 (2.88%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.10%) Advertising
9 13 (1.10%) Spanish Language
10 12 (1.02%) Italian Language
11 11 (0.93%) Retail
12 10 (0.85%) Legal
13 9 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
14 8 (0.68%) Back Office
15 6 (0.51%) Avionics
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.34%) Military
17 3 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 187 (15.82%) Linux Engineer
2 171 (14.47%) Developer
3 167 (14.13%) Support Engineer
4 99 (8.38%) Security Engineer
5 98 (8.29%) Administrator
6 96 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 80 (6.77%) Cloud Engineer
8 77 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 73 (6.18%) Technical Support
10 67 (5.67%) Software Engineer
11 65 (5.50%) Technical Engineer
12 62 (5.25%) Java Developer
12 62 (5.25%) Technical Support Engineer
13 61 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
14 59 (4.99%) Consultant
15 56 (4.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 54 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
17 51 (4.31%) Architect
18 50 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 50 (4.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (9.81%) HTML
2 98 (8.29%) Web Services
3 87 (7.36%) CSS
4 78 (6.60%) Middleware
5 64 (5.41%) .NET
6 61 (5.16%) LAMP
7 56 (4.74%) Spring
8 51 (4.31%) JSON
9 40 (3.38%) Node.js
10 37 (3.13%) Ajax
10 37 (3.13%) XML
11 36 (3.05%) REST
12 32 (2.71%) AngularJS
13 30 (2.54%) jQuery
14 23 (1.95%) HTML5
15 22 (1.86%) RESTful
16 21 (1.78%) SOAP
17 20 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
17 20 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
18 19 (1.61%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.21%) Data Centre
2 91 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (2.20%) Clustering
6 26 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (1.95%) Fintech
8 21 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.78%) PKI
9 19 (1.61%) IPTV
9 19 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 19 (1.61%) STB
10 18 (1.52%) Replication
11 17 (1.44%) iPad
12 14 (1.18%) MPEG
12 14 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
12 14 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 515 (43.57%) Windows
2 380 (32.15%) Unix
3 163 (13.79%) CentOS
4 151 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 117 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (7.95%) Solaris
8 61 (5.16%) Debian
9 60 (5.08%) Ubuntu
10 57 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 47 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (3.47%) Windows 2000
13 29 (2.45%) AIX
14 24 (2.03%) Android
15 19 (1.61%) HPUX
15 19 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.02%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.76%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.68%) IRIX
19 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (15.57%) DevOps
3 141 (11.93%) Software Engineering
4 114 (9.64%) Mentoring
4 114 (9.64%) Open Source
5 111 (9.39%) Scrum
6 106 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (7.45%) ITIL
8 77 (6.51%) Risk Management
9 75 (6.35%) High Availability
10 73 (6.18%) OO
11 70 (5.92%) Information Security
12 61 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
12 61 (5.16%) TDD
13 54 (4.57%) SDLC
14 52 (4.40%) Configuration Management
15 50 (4.23%) Microservices
16 48 (4.06%) OOP
16 48 (4.06%) Web Development
17 47 (3.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 299 (25.30%) Java
1 299 (25.30%) Python
2 255 (21.57%) SQL
3 216 (18.27%) Bash Shell
4 137 (11.59%) Perl
5 116 (9.81%) JavaScript
6 98 (8.29%) C++
7 94 (7.95%) PHP
8 91 (7.70%) C
9 82 (6.94%) Shell Script
10 78 (6.60%) PowerShell
11 64 (5.41%) Ruby
12 27 (2.28%) C#
13 22 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.44%) VB
15 15 (1.27%) Go
16 14 (1.18%) CFML
16 14 (1.18%) Scala
16 14 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 140 (11.84%) Degree
2 56 (4.74%) CISSP
3 43 (3.64%) CEH
4 40 (3.38%) Security Cleared
5 36 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.37%) GCIA
6 28 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (2.28%) MCSE
8 25 (2.12%) CCNA
9 23 (1.95%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.78%) CCNP
11 14 (1.18%) MBA
12 11 (0.93%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.85%) CCSP
13 10 (0.85%) EMC Certification
14 9 (0.76%) CCIE
14 9 (0.76%) CCIP
14 9 (0.76%) CCSA
14 9 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.18%) QA
2 40 (3.38%) SLA
3 20 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) PMO
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.085%) HL7
7 1 (0.085%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.085%) SDET
System Software
1 124 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 110 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.75%) Docker
4 62 (5.25%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.30%) VMware ESX
6 34 (2.88%) vSphere
7 30 (2.54%) KVM
8 25 (2.12%) Varnish
9 24 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.44%) XenServer
11 16 (1.35%) HDFS
11 16 (1.35%) Xen
12 15 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 14 (1.18%) NFS
13 14 (1.18%) VirtualBox
13 14 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.68%) Samba
16 7 (0.59%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 166 (14.04%) Puppet
2 122 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (9.73%) Ansible
4 41 (3.47%) Salt
5 31 (2.62%) Nagios
6 27 (2.28%) Grafana
7 25 (2.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 23 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (1.69%) Kubernetes
10 19 (1.61%) SCCM
11 18 (1.52%) vMotion
11 18 (1.52%) ZABBIX
12 16 (1.35%) Graphite
13 15 (1.27%) Nessus
14 14 (1.18%) Kibana
15 13 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
16 12 (1.02%) cPanel
16 12 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
16 12 (1.02%) Terraform
16 12 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 243 (20.56%) VMware
2 174 (14.72%) Cisco
2 174 (14.72%) Oracle
3 171 (14.47%) Red Hat
4 103 (8.71%) Microsoft
5 83 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 76 (6.43%) F5
7 75 (6.35%) Palo Alto
8 72 (6.09%) Blue Coat
9 69 (5.84%) Juniper
10 53 (4.48%) Sun
11 48 (4.06%) Google
12 43 (3.64%) EMC
13 42 (3.55%) Crossbeam
13 42 (3.55%) Sourcefire
14 41 (3.47%) HP
15 30 (2.54%) Apple
16 25 (2.12%) SAP
17 22 (1.86%) Imperva
17 22 (1.86%) LogLogic
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Personal Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 40 - 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £142000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago