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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 527 720 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.89% 16.10% 11.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.01% 55.05% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 426 634 426
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 £35,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 958 1308 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.88% 29.24% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1137 1000
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 June 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 June 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 -1 265 £47,500 -5.00% 36
Slough +19 66 £45,000 - 5
Maidenhead +3 54 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Windsor -3 23 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Newbury -8 21 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bracknell -5 14 £22,500 -54.08% 2
Ascot - 11 £65,000 -
Wokingham +19 1 - - 1
Thatcham - 1 £28,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 392 (36.53%) Windows
2 340 (31.69%) Python
3 309 (28.80%) Unix
4 306 (28.52%) Java
5 241 (22.46%) Bash Shell
6 226 (21.06%) Firewall
7 222 (20.69%) Puppet
8 215 (20.04%) VMware
9 214 (19.94%) DevOps
10 209 (19.48%) SQL
11 208 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
12 200 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
13 197 (18.36%) TCP/IP
14 182 (16.96%) Ansible
15 177 (16.50%) Perl
16 172 (16.03%) Cisco
17 171 (15.94%) Red Hat
18 167 (15.56%) MySQL
19 164 (15.28%) CentOS
20 163 (15.19%) C++
21 149 (13.89%) Oracle
21 149 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
22 141 (13.14%) Docker
23 140 (13.05%) SQL Server
24 137 (12.77%) Software Engineering
25 130 (12.12%) Finance
25 130 (12.12%) HTML
26 129 (12.02%) Git (software)
26 129 (12.02%) Degree
27 125 (11.65%) JavaScript

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
1 114 (10.62%) Apache
2 75 (6.99%) nginx
3 60 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 37 (3.45%) IIS
7 30 (2.80%) MS Exchange
8 26 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (2.14%) JBoss
10 22 (2.05%) uWSGI
11 19 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.58%) OpenStack
13 16 (1.49%) Confluence
14 13 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 12 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (1.03%) Drupal
16 11 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.093%) Magento
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 208 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (9.79%) SaaS
3 82 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.70%) PaaS
5 27 (2.52%) GitHub
6 23 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.96%) Office 365
8 20 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.68%) IaaS
10 15 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.03%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.84%) Akamai
13 8 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.65%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.56%) Bluemix
15 6 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 5 (0.47%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.47%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.37%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 226 (21.06%) Firewall
2 197 (18.36%) TCP/IP
3 103 (9.60%) DNS
4 55 (5.13%) DHCP
4 55 (5.13%) SSL
5 53 (4.94%) VPN
6 48 (4.47%) HTTP
6 48 (4.47%) WAN
7 46 (4.29%) LAN
8 45 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (4.01%) Internet
10 33 (3.08%) SAN
11 32 (2.98%) Network Security
12 26 (2.42%) VoIP
13 25 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (1.86%) SMTP
14 20 (1.86%) Wireless
15 19 (1.77%) Wireshark
16 18 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (1.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (15.56%) MySQL
2 140 (13.05%) SQL Server
3 88 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 80 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 57 (5.31%) MongoDB
7 40 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.54%) Hadoop
9 33 (3.08%) Oracle Database
10 31 (2.89%) Big Data
11 29 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (2.24%) RDBMS
14 23 (2.14%) Redis
15 16 (1.49%) DB2
15 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 16 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 129 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 71 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 63 (5.87%) Maven
4 44 (4.10%) Ant
5 41 (3.82%) JIRA
6 35 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 29 (2.70%) GitLab
7 29 (2.70%) Subversion
8 24 (2.24%) Apache Ivy
8 24 (2.24%) Gradle
9 21 (1.96%) WinDbg
10 19 (1.77%) JMeter
10 19 (1.77%) Vagrant
11 15 (1.40%) Selenium
11 15 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (0.93%) IDA Disassembler
12 10 (0.93%) OllyDbg
13 9 (0.84%) JUnit
13 9 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 130 (12.12%) Finance
2 98 (9.13%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.22%) Digital Economy
3 56 (5.22%) Marketing
4 49 (4.57%) Banking
5 39 (3.63%) German Language
6 38 (3.54%) French Language
7 36 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.80%) Electronics
9 25 (2.33%) Back Office
10 19 (1.77%) Games
11 15 (1.40%) Automotive
12 9 (0.84%) Legal
13 8 (0.75%) Advertising
13 8 (0.75%) Retail
14 7 (0.65%) Military
15 5 (0.47%) Publishing
15 5 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 186 (17.33%) Developer
2 162 (15.10%) Linux Engineer
3 115 (10.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (9.69%) Support Engineer
5 83 (7.74%) Administrator
6 79 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 78 (7.27%) Security Engineer
8 70 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 63 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 62 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
10 62 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
11 61 (5.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 57 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
13 56 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
14 54 (5.03%) Analyst
15 51 (4.75%) C++ Developer
15 51 (4.75%) Linux Support
16 50 (4.66%) Consultant
17 49 (4.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 47 (4.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.12%) HTML
2 93 (8.67%) CSS
3 89 (8.29%) Web Services
4 63 (5.87%) Spring
5 53 (4.94%) Middleware
6 49 (4.57%) JSON
7 47 (4.38%) Ajax
7 47 (4.38%) LAMP
7 47 (4.38%) Node.js
8 36 (3.36%) REST
9 35 (3.26%) .NET
10 34 (3.17%) XML
11 32 (2.98%) RESTful
12 28 (2.61%) AngularJS
13 26 (2.42%) HTML5
14 22 (2.05%) Celery
14 22 (2.05%) Django
14 22 (2.05%) Flask
15 21 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
15 21 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 69 (6.43%) Data Centre
3 55 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
5 26 (2.42%) iPad
5 26 (2.42%) Private Cloud
6 25 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.96%) Fintech
8 21 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
10 18 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (1.40%) Replication
13 14 (1.30%) IPTV
13 14 (1.30%) STB
14 13 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.21%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 392 (36.53%) Windows
2 309 (28.80%) Unix
3 164 (15.28%) CentOS
4 105 (9.79%) Windows Server
5 103 (9.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (7.27%) Solaris
8 69 (6.43%) Ubuntu
9 68 (6.34%) Debian
10 51 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (2.89%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.86%) AIX
13 18 (1.68%) Android
13 18 (1.68%) HPUX
14 14 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.75%) IRIX
17 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (19.94%) DevOps
2 200 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 111 (10.34%) Scrum
5 104 (9.69%) Mentoring
6 103 (9.60%) Open Source
7 95 (8.85%) ITIL
8 91 (8.48%) OO
9 90 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (7.18%) SDLC
11 70 (6.52%) TDD
12 66 (6.15%) Test Automation
13 60 (5.59%) High Availability
14 59 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
15 58 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (5.31%) Risk Management
17 55 (5.13%) Configuration Management
18 53 (4.94%) Microservices
19 51 (4.75%) OOP
20 49 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 340 (31.69%) Python
2 306 (28.52%) Java
3 241 (22.46%) Bash Shell
4 209 (19.48%) SQL
5 177 (16.50%) Perl
6 163 (15.19%) C++
7 125 (11.65%) JavaScript
8 92 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 89 (8.29%) C
10 80 (7.46%) Ruby
11 73 (6.80%) PHP
12 42 (3.91%) Shell Script
13 34 (3.17%) C#
14 12 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.12%) Scala
14 12 (1.12%) Tcl
15 11 (1.03%) Jython
15 11 (1.03%) Korn
15 11 (1.03%) VBScript
16 8 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (12.02%) Degree
2 56 (5.22%) CISSP
3 50 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 46 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (3.17%) CCNA
6 27 (2.52%) CEH
6 27 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 26 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (2.33%) MCSE
9 23 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (2.05%) CCNP
11 20 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (1.12%) GCIA
12 12 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
13 11 (1.03%) CCVP
13 11 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (0.84%) CISM
14 9 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.22%) QA
2 40 (3.73%) SLA
3 31 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) GPG13
5 4 (0.37%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.37%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 141 (13.14%) Docker
2 105 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (9.60%) Active Directory
4 87 (8.11%) Hyper-V
5 46 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (3.26%) KVM
7 31 (2.89%) vSphere
8 20 (1.86%) Varnish
9 19 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
10 17 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.58%) XenServer
11 15 (1.40%) VirtualBox
12 14 (1.30%) Xen
13 12 (1.12%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.03%) ISA Server
14 11 (1.03%) XenApp
15 10 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 7 (0.65%) Samba
18 5 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 222 (20.69%) Puppet
2 182 (16.96%) Ansible
3 149 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (4.66%) Kubernetes
4 50 (4.66%) Salt
5 37 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 36 (3.36%) vCenter Server
7 27 (2.52%) Nagios
8 16 (1.49%) logstash
8 16 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (1.40%) cPanel
9 15 (1.40%) Grafana
10 12 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (1.12%) WSUS
11 11 (1.03%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.03%) Kibana
11 11 (1.03%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.93%) Plesk
13 9 (0.84%) Cobbler
13 9 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 215 (20.04%) VMware
2 172 (16.03%) Cisco
3 171 (15.94%) Red Hat
4 149 (13.89%) Oracle
5 105 (9.79%) Microsoft
6 81 (7.55%) Juniper
7 72 (6.71%) F5
8 66 (6.15%) CheckPoint
9 64 (5.96%) Palo Alto
10 57 (5.31%) Blue Coat
11 41 (3.82%) Google
12 38 (3.54%) EMC
12 38 (3.54%) HP
13 33 (3.08%) Sun
14 31 (2.89%) Crossbeam
14 31 (2.89%) Sourcefire
15 30 (2.80%) SAP
16 27 (2.52%) Dell
17 22 (2.05%) Splunk
18 18 (1.68%) IBM
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35000 - 45000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 4 days ago