Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 815 967 1,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.79% 15.76% 16.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.07% 56.29% 58.95%
Number of salaries quoted 653 804 1,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 1,596 1,718 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.05% 28.01% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,438 2,027
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £69,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -7 348 £50,000 - 39
Maidenhead -6 173 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Slough -11 60 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Bracknell -5 58 £51,250 +13.89% 7
Newbury -6 51 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Wokingham +25 47 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Crowthorne - 9 £22,000 -
Windsor -20 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Thatcham +7 3 £45,000 -
Ascot -1 2 £45,000 -30.77%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 350 (42.94%) Windows
2 261 (32.02%) Java
3 234 (28.71%) Python
4 189 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
5 187 (22.94%) SQL
6 185 (22.70%) VMware
7 161 (19.75%) Unix
8 158 (19.39%) SQL Server
8 158 (19.39%) DevOps
9 156 (19.14%) Oracle
10 152 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 150 (18.40%) Windows Server
12 149 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
13 141 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 140 (17.18%) Git (software)
14 140 (17.18%) Microsoft
14 140 (17.18%) Active Directory
15 138 (16.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 133 (16.32%) Degree
17 124 (15.21%) Puppet
18 117 (14.36%) Red Hat
19 116 (14.23%) JavaScript
20 112 (13.74%) Software Engineering
21 111 (13.62%) Bash Shell
22 108 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 105 (12.88%) C
24 101 (12.39%) NoSQL
25 97 (11.90%) Ansible
26 90 (11.04%) Hyper-V
27 89 (10.92%) Service Management

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 81 (9.94%) IIS
2 53 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (5.64%) Apache
4 33 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 29 (3.56%) nginx
6 28 (3.44%) Tomcat
7 27 (3.31%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.94%) Confluence
9 21 (2.58%) OpenStack
10 20 (2.45%) MQSeries
11 19 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (2.21%) MS Exchange
13 17 (2.09%) JBoss
14 9 (1.10%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.86%) Drupal
15 7 (0.86%) NServiceBus
16 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.74%) IPython
17 5 (0.61%) CMS
17 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Scribe Insight
2 4 (0.49%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 189 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.05%) Office 365
4 29 (3.56%) GitHub
5 27 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (2.94%) SaaS
7 18 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.96%) IaaS
8 16 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.84%) PaaS
10 11 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.23%) Amazon Glacier
11 10 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.98%) Serverless
13 7 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.22%) Firewall
2 64 (7.85%) TCP/IP
3 63 (7.73%) DNS
4 40 (4.91%) DHCP
5 39 (4.79%) VPN
6 32 (3.93%) WAN
7 29 (3.56%) LAN
8 23 (2.82%) SAN
8 23 (2.82%) Wireless
9 16 (1.96%) SSH
10 14 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (1.72%) Internet
10 14 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.60%) LTE
11 13 (1.60%) Network Security
12 12 (1.47%) SNMP
13 11 (1.35%) HTTP
13 11 (1.35%) NAS
14 10 (1.23%) 3G
14 10 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.39%) NoSQL
3 79 (9.69%) Oracle Database
3 79 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 76 (9.33%) MySQL
5 68 (8.34%) PostgreSQL
6 63 (7.73%) Big Data
7 54 (6.63%) RDBMS
8 49 (6.01%) Hadoop
9 44 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (5.15%) MongoDB
11 27 (3.31%) HBase
12 25 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 21 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (2.21%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (1.84%) CouchDB
17 15 (1.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 140 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 43 (5.28%) JIRA
4 30 (3.68%) Subversion
5 27 (3.31%) Maven
6 21 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.09%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.84%) Selenium
9 12 (1.47%) WiX
10 11 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.35%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.10%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.98%) GitLab
14 7 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.61%) gulp
15 5 (0.61%) webpack
16 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (6.50%) Finance
2 41 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.66%) Marketing
4 32 (3.93%) Retail
5 29 (3.56%) Electronics
6 17 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.23%) Banking
8 9 (1.10%) Advertising
9 8 (0.98%) Back Office
10 7 (0.86%) German Language
11 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Automotive
12 4 (0.49%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Avionics
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Games
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (18.90%) Developer
2 82 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (9.82%) Software Engineer
4 74 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 74 (9.08%) Java Developer
4 74 (9.08%) Support Engineer
5 71 (8.71%) Linux Engineer
6 70 (8.59%) DBA
7 62 (7.61%) Analyst
8 61 (7.48%) Administrator
9 48 (5.89%) Linux Developer
10 41 (5.03%) Linux Support
11 40 (4.91%) Java Engineer
12 39 (4.79%) Oracle DBA
13 35 (4.29%) Technical Support
14 34 (4.17%) Support Analyst
15 32 (3.93%) Python Developer
16 31 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
16 31 (3.80%) SQL DBA
17 30 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.80%) Spring
2 79 (9.69%) Web Services
3 57 (6.99%) HTML
4 42 (5.15%) CSS
5 39 (4.79%) Node.js
6 35 (4.29%) Middleware
7 29 (3.56%) JMS
8 28 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
9 24 (2.94%) XML
10 23 (2.82%) Kafka
10 23 (2.82%) OpenCV
10 23 (2.82%) REST
10 23 (2.82%) Spring Boot
11 22 (2.70%) .NET
11 22 (2.70%) LAMP
12 21 (2.58%) JSON
13 19 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (2.33%) STL
14 17 (2.09%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (2.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.57%) Private Cloud
2 69 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 50 (6.13%) Linux Command Line
5 45 (5.52%) Data Centre
6 38 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.93%) Fintech
8 25 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.47%) Replication
12 10 (1.23%) Device Driver
13 8 (0.98%) BBC
14 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.74%) Clustering
15 6 (0.74%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 350 (42.94%) Windows
2 161 (19.75%) Unix
3 150 (18.40%) Windows Server
4 108 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (8.47%) CentOS
6 64 (7.85%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.21%) Windows 10
9 17 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (1.96%) Debian
11 14 (1.72%) Solaris
12 10 (1.23%) AIX
12 10 (1.23%) Android
13 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (19.39%) DevOps
2 149 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (16.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 112 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 89 (10.92%) Service Management
6 87 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 83 (10.18%) Problem Management
8 81 (9.94%) Logistics
9 75 (9.20%) Incident Management
10 65 (7.98%) Configuration Management
10 65 (7.98%) Test Automation
11 64 (7.85%) ITIL
12 63 (7.73%) Scrum
13 58 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
15 45 (5.52%) Open Source
16 42 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 37 (4.54%) OO
18 36 (4.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 261 (32.02%) Java
2 234 (28.71%) Python
3 187 (22.94%) SQL
4 116 (14.23%) JavaScript
5 111 (13.62%) Bash Shell
6 105 (12.88%) C
7 75 (9.20%) C++
8 62 (7.61%) PowerShell
9 60 (7.36%) C#
10 45 (5.52%) Java 8
11 40 (4.91%) Ruby
12 39 (4.79%) Shell Script
13 35 (4.29%) PHP
14 30 (3.68%) Perl
15 26 (3.19%) Go
16 14 (1.72%) Embedded C++
17 8 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.86%) Cython
18 7 (0.86%) R
19 6 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 133 (16.32%) Degree
2 52 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 26 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.60%) CCNA
8 12 (1.47%) CISSP
9 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.10%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.98%) CISM
11 8 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.98%) MCSE
12 7 (0.86%) ISEB
12 7 (0.86%) MCSA
12 7 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.74%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.74%) CEH
14 5 (0.61%) RHCE
14 5 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.91%) QA
2 28 (3.44%) SLA
3 19 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.74%) GDPR
5 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.49%) FISMA
8 3 (0.37%) GPG13
8 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) COBIT
9 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.12%) ECSS
System Software
1 141 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (17.18%) Active Directory
3 90 (11.04%) Hyper-V
4 66 (8.10%) Docker
5 54 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (3.07%) HDFS
8 23 (2.82%) vSphere
9 18 (2.21%) Apache Flume
10 11 (1.35%) KVM
11 7 (0.86%) iptables
11 7 (0.86%) oVirt
11 7 (0.86%) Samba
12 5 (0.61%) Xen
13 4 (0.49%) Snort
13 4 (0.49%) Varnish
13 4 (0.49%) vCloud
13 4 (0.49%) XenApp
13 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 124 (15.21%) Puppet
2 97 (11.90%) Ansible
3 46 (5.64%) vCenter Server
4 45 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (4.42%) Terraform
6 30 (3.68%) Kibana
7 27 (3.31%) Kubernetes
8 19 (2.33%) Nagios
8 19 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.84%) HAProxy
10 12 (1.47%) Grafana
11 8 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.86%) Icinga
12 7 (0.86%) Rundeck
12 7 (0.86%) SCCM
12 7 (0.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (0.74%) HP ALM
13 6 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 185 (22.70%) VMware
2 156 (19.14%) Oracle
3 140 (17.18%) Microsoft
4 117 (14.36%) Red Hat
5 61 (7.48%) ServiceNow
6 57 (6.99%) BMC
7 51 (6.26%) Cisco
8 34 (4.17%) Atlassian
9 28 (3.44%) IBM
10 23 (2.82%) HP
11 19 (2.33%) Google
12 18 (2.21%) Citrix
13 17 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.96%) SAP
15 15 (1.84%) Cloudera
16 11 (1.35%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.23%) Apple
18 9 (1.10%) Aruba
18 9 (1.10%) Splunk
18 9 (1.10%) Tableau