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

Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 542 626 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.08% 12.48% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.91% 47.25% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 438 562 502
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 £29,900
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 987 1325 1413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.28% 26.42% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1170 1094
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 £61,000
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 29 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 29 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 +4 273 £50,000 - 35
Slough +20 53 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Maidenhead +3 51 £52,500 -4.54% 12
Bracknell +4 35 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Newbury -3 33 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Windsor -10 11 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Ascot - 8 £65,000 -
Hungerford -5 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Wokingham +9 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 514 (43.89%) Windows
2 376 (32.11%) Unix
3 304 (25.96%) Java
4 296 (25.28%) Python
5 253 (21.61%) SQL
6 239 (20.41%) VMware
7 236 (20.15%) TCP/IP
8 214 (18.27%) Bash Shell
9 213 (18.19%) Firewall
10 210 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
11 196 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
12 181 (15.46%) DevOps
13 176 (15.03%) MySQL
14 172 (14.69%) Oracle
14 172 (14.69%) Cisco
15 171 (14.60%) Red Hat
16 165 (14.09%) Puppet
17 164 (14.01%) CentOS
18 155 (13.24%) SQL Server
19 149 (12.72%) Windows Server
20 147 (12.55%) Finance
21 144 (12.30%) Apache
22 141 (12.04%) Software Engineering
23 138 (11.78%) Degree
24 132 (11.27%) Perl
25 130 (11.10%) Git (software)
26 123 (10.50%) Active Directory
27 120 (10.25%) Opscode Chef
28 118 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 118 (10.08%) 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
1 144 (12.30%) Apache
2 81 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (5.89%) Tomcat
4 60 (5.12%) nginx
5 51 (4.36%) WebLogic
6 41 (3.50%) JBoss
7 40 (3.42%) IIS
8 31 (2.65%) MS Exchange
9 30 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.20%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.11%) Drupal
12 13 (1.11%) uWSGI
13 10 (0.85%) Confluence
13 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.68%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.085%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 21 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 210 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (9.82%) SaaS
3 60 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.88%) GitHub
6 21 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.79%) Office 365
7 20 (1.71%) PaaS
8 16 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.94%) IaaS
10 7 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.51%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.51%) Responsys
11 6 (0.51%) Taleo
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.17%) Akamai
16 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 236 (20.15%) TCP/IP
2 213 (18.19%) Firewall
3 85 (7.26%) DNS
4 75 (6.40%) HTTP
5 73 (6.23%) SSL
6 57 (4.87%) Network Security
7 53 (4.53%) VPN
8 40 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (3.07%) Internet
10 35 (2.99%) SAN
11 34 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (2.56%) DHCP
13 28 (2.39%) LAN
13 28 (2.39%) WAN
14 27 (2.31%) SMTP
15 25 (2.13%) VoIP
16 24 (2.05%) LDAP
17 20 (1.71%) FTP
18 19 (1.62%) DOCSIS
18 19 (1.62%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (15.03%) MySQL
2 155 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 87 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 72 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (5.38%) Big Data
6 61 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 60 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 53 (4.53%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.50%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 26 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.20%) InfluxDB
17 12 (1.02%) HBase
17 12 (1.02%) Redis
17 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 130 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 91 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 62 (5.29%) Maven
4 46 (3.93%) JIRA
5 44 (3.76%) Subversion
6 38 (3.25%) Ant
7 29 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.71%) Vagrant
9 19 (1.62%) Selenium
10 17 (1.45%) JMeter
10 17 (1.45%) JUnit
11 16 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (1.20%) Gradle
13 13 (1.11%) GitLab
13 13 (1.11%) WinDbg
14 9 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.60%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.60%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 147 (12.55%) Finance
2 87 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 65 (5.55%) Banking
4 61 (5.21%) Marketing
5 51 (4.36%) German Language
6 50 (4.27%) French Language
7 39 (3.33%) Games
8 34 (2.90%) Electronics
8 34 (2.90%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.11%) Advertising
10 12 (1.02%) Italian Language
11 11 (0.94%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.85%) Legal
13 9 (0.77%) Back Office
13 9 (0.77%) Retail
14 8 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
15 6 (0.51%) Avionics
16 5 (0.43%) Military
17 4 (0.34%) Automotive
18 3 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (15.80%) Linux Engineer
2 174 (14.86%) Developer
3 163 (13.92%) Support Engineer
4 96 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (8.20%) Security Engineer
5 94 (8.03%) Administrator
6 77 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 77 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 70 (5.98%) Technical Support
8 67 (5.72%) Software Engineer
9 65 (5.55%) Java Developer
10 62 (5.29%) Technical Engineer
11 59 (5.04%) Technical Support Engineer
12 58 (4.95%) Consultant
12 58 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
13 56 (4.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 53 (4.53%) Linux Administrator
15 51 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 50 (4.27%) Analyst
17 49 (4.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (10.08%) HTML
2 96 (8.20%) Web Services
3 89 (7.60%) CSS
4 76 (6.49%) Middleware
5 64 (5.47%) .NET
6 59 (5.04%) LAMP
7 57 (4.87%) Spring
8 52 (4.44%) JSON
9 41 (3.50%) Node.js
10 38 (3.25%) REST
11 37 (3.16%) Ajax
11 37 (3.16%) XML
12 33 (2.82%) AngularJS
13 30 (2.56%) jQuery
14 23 (1.96%) HTML5
14 23 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (1.88%) RESTful
15 22 (1.88%) SOAP
16 21 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
17 20 (1.71%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 89 (7.60%) Computer Science
3 60 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 24 (2.05%) Clustering
8 23 (1.96%) Fintech
9 21 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
9 21 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (1.79%) PKI
10 20 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.62%) iPad
11 19 (1.62%) IPTV
11 19 (1.62%) STB
12 18 (1.54%) Replication
13 15 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.20%) MPEG
14 14 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 514 (43.89%) Windows
2 376 (32.11%) Unix
3 164 (14.01%) CentOS
4 149 (12.72%) Windows Server
5 118 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 98 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (7.94%) Solaris
8 60 (5.12%) Debian
9 59 (5.04%) Ubuntu
10 55 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 48 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (3.50%) Windows 2000
13 26 (2.22%) AIX
14 24 (2.05%) Android
15 19 (1.62%) HPUX
15 19 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (0.94%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.68%) IRIX
17 8 (0.68%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (15.46%) DevOps
3 141 (12.04%) Software Engineering
4 114 (9.74%) Mentoring
4 114 (9.74%) Open Source
5 110 (9.39%) Scrum
6 101 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (7.34%) ITIL
8 78 (6.66%) OO
9 76 (6.49%) High Availability
10 74 (6.32%) Risk Management
11 66 (5.64%) Information Security
12 62 (5.29%) TDD
13 61 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
14 56 (4.78%) SDLC
15 51 (4.36%) Configuration Management
15 51 (4.36%) Microservices
16 49 (4.18%) OOP
17 47 (4.01%) SOA
17 47 (4.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 304 (25.96%) Java
2 296 (25.28%) Python
3 253 (21.61%) SQL
4 214 (18.27%) Bash Shell
5 132 (11.27%) Perl
6 118 (10.08%) JavaScript
7 98 (8.37%) C++
8 94 (8.03%) C
9 93 (7.94%) PHP
10 81 (6.92%) Shell Script
11 79 (6.75%) PowerShell
12 61 (5.21%) Ruby
13 26 (2.22%) C#
14 22 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.37%) VB
16 14 (1.20%) Go
16 14 (1.20%) Scala
17 13 (1.11%) CFML
17 13 (1.11%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (11.78%) Degree
2 56 (4.78%) CISSP
3 42 (3.59%) CEH
4 40 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 35 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.39%) GCIA
7 27 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (2.22%) MCSE
9 24 (2.05%) CCNA
10 23 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.79%) CCNP
12 14 (1.20%) MBA
13 11 (0.94%) CCSP
14 10 (0.85%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.77%) CCIE
15 9 (0.77%) CCIP
15 9 (0.77%) CCSA
15 9 (0.77%) EMC Certification
16 8 (0.68%) CCVP
16 8 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.15%) QA
2 39 (3.33%) SLA
3 21 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) 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
1 123 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 107 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (5.89%) Docker
4 64 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 38 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 33 (2.82%) vSphere
7 30 (2.56%) KVM
8 25 (2.13%) Varnish
9 24 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.45%) XenServer
11 16 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 16 (1.37%) Xen
12 15 (1.28%) HDFS
13 14 (1.20%) NFS
13 14 (1.20%) VirtualBox
13 14 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.68%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.60%) Samba
17 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 165 (14.09%) Puppet
2 120 (10.25%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (9.65%) Ansible
4 42 (3.59%) Salt
5 28 (2.39%) Nagios
6 27 (2.31%) Grafana
7 24 (2.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 23 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (1.71%) Kubernetes
10 19 (1.62%) ZABBIX
11 18 (1.54%) vMotion
12 16 (1.37%) Graphite
13 15 (1.28%) Kibana
13 15 (1.28%) SCCM
14 14 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
15 13 (1.11%) cPanel
15 13 (1.11%) Nessus
16 12 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
17 10 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
17 10 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 239 (20.41%) VMware
2 172 (14.69%) Cisco
2 172 (14.69%) Oracle
3 171 (14.60%) Red Hat
4 100 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 84 (7.17%) CheckPoint
6 77 (6.58%) F5
7 76 (6.49%) Palo Alto
8 73 (6.23%) Blue Coat
9 71 (6.06%) Juniper
10 51 (4.36%) Sun
11 48 (4.10%) Google
12 42 (3.59%) Crossbeam
12 42 (3.59%) EMC
12 42 (3.59%) Sourcefire
13 41 (3.50%) HP
14 30 (2.56%) Apple
15 25 (2.13%) SAP
16 21 (1.79%) Dell
16 21 (1.79%) Imperva
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 40 - 50k +Many benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago