Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 661 769 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.05% 12.49% 15.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.87% 50.46% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 541 608 810
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -5.26%

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 1,227 1,524 1,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.37% 24.75% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,252 1,440
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -1 299 £60,000 +14.29% 52
Bracknell +36 81 £52,500 +23.53% 9
Newbury +22 65 £43,500 -8.42% 18
Maidenhead -8 51 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Slough +11 47 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Wokingham -4 30 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Thatcham -2 6 £38,000 -15.56% 8
Windsor +7 3 £45,000 - 1
Crowthorne -3 3 - -
Ascot - 2 £25,000 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 222 (33.59%) Java
2 210 (31.77%) Python
3 194 (29.35%) DevOps
4 180 (27.23%) Windows
5 159 (24.05%) AWS
6 148 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (21.79%) SQL
8 129 (19.52%) Docker
9 125 (18.91%) Unix
10 118 (17.85%) Ansible
11 114 (17.25%) Azure
12 113 (17.10%) Jenkins
13 112 (16.94%) Kubernetes
14 111 (16.79%) Bash Shell
15 107 (16.19%) JavaScript
16 104 (15.73%) Software Engineering
17 93 (14.07%) Git (software)
18 89 (13.46%) Puppet
19 88 (13.31%) SaaS
20 86 (13.01%) Terraform
21 83 (12.56%) MySQL
22 80 (12.10%) Oracle
22 80 (12.10%) Windows Server
23 78 (11.80%) VMware
24 77 (11.65%) SQL Server
25 71 (10.74%) Microsoft
26 70 (10.59%) Degree
26 70 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
27 67 (10.14%) Finance
28 62 (9.38%) Opscode Chef

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 55 (8.32%) Apache
2 52 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 42 (6.35%) JBoss
4 28 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (3.78%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.33%) IIS
7 17 (2.57%) Confluence
7 17 (2.57%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.51%) nginx
9 9 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.61%) CMS
11 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.30%) Drupal
12 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.15%) Jetty
13 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (3.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 22 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 159 (24.05%) AWS
2 114 (17.25%) Azure
3 88 (13.31%) SaaS
4 46 (6.96%) GCP
5 41 (6.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (4.99%) IaaS
7 32 (4.84%) PaaS
8 20 (3.03%) Office 365
9 18 (2.72%) GitHub
10 15 (2.27%) Akamai
11 14 (2.12%) OpenShift
12 12 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (1.51%) Serverless
15 9 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (1.21%) npm
17 5 (0.76%) Route 53
18 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.32%) Firewall
2 51 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 34 (5.14%) DNS
4 23 (3.48%) DHCP
5 22 (3.33%) VPN
6 20 (3.03%) SMTP
7 18 (2.72%) LAN
8 17 (2.57%) SAN
9 16 (2.42%) HTTP
10 15 (2.27%) Network Security
11 12 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (1.66%) Internet
12 11 (1.66%) VoIP
12 11 (1.66%) WAN
13 10 (1.51%) Wireless
14 9 (1.36%) NAS
15 8 (1.21%) SSL
16 7 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (0.91%) VLAN
17 6 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.56%) MySQL
2 77 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 32 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.24%) Oracle Database
8 24 (3.63%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.82%) Big Data
13 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.21%) InfluxDB
16 7 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 113 (17.10%) Jenkins
2 93 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.90%) JIRA
4 29 (4.39%) Maven
5 25 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.63%) Subversion
7 21 (3.18%) Selenium
8 18 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.12%) CMake
9 14 (2.12%) Jasmine
9 14 (2.12%) Mocha
10 12 (1.82%) GitLab
10 12 (1.82%) Gradle
10 12 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.06%) JMeter
13 6 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.91%) webpack
14 5 (0.76%) Babel
14 5 (0.76%) gulp
General
1 67 (10.14%) Finance
2 52 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.66%) Electronics
4 38 (5.75%) Retail
5 36 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.69%) Public Sector
7 28 (4.24%) Marketing
8 12 (1.82%) Banking
9 10 (1.51%) German Language
10 9 (1.36%) Automotive
11 5 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.45%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (18.91%) Developer
2 101 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (9.23%) Software Engineer
4 51 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 35 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (5.14%) Analyst
7 32 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 32 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 32 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 31 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 27 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (3.93%) Consultant
10 26 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 25 (3.78%) Administrator
11 25 (3.78%) Python Developer
12 24 (3.63%) Java Engineer
12 24 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
12 24 (3.63%) Team Leader
13 23 (3.48%) Architect
13 23 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.23%) Spring
2 60 (9.08%) Web Services
3 49 (7.41%) SOAP
4 47 (7.11%) LAMP
5 46 (6.96%) REST
6 38 (5.75%) Middleware
7 34 (5.14%) RESTful
8 32 (4.84%) Laravel
9 31 (4.69%) Symfony
10 30 (4.54%) AngularJS
10 30 (4.54%) HTML
10 30 (4.54%) Kafka
10 30 (4.54%) XML
11 28 (4.24%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (4.24%) JSON
12 27 (4.08%) React
13 26 (3.93%) J2EE
14 25 (3.78%) Hibernate
14 25 (3.78%) Spring Boot
15 24 (3.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.99%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.33%) Private Cloud
7 21 (3.18%) Cloud Native
8 20 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.12%) Clustering
10 14 (2.12%) Device Driver
10 14 (2.12%) User Experience
11 13 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.36%) Smartphone
16 7 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 180 (27.23%) Windows
2 125 (18.91%) Unix
3 80 (12.10%) Windows Server
4 43 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (5.14%) CentOS
6 32 (4.84%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.12%) Debian
9 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.06%) Solaris
12 6 (0.91%) Fedora
12 6 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.76%) AIX
13 5 (0.76%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.61%) Android
14 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.61%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (29.35%) DevOps
2 148 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (15.73%) Software Engineering
4 70 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (8.93%) TDD
6 57 (8.62%) Microservices
6 57 (8.62%) Test Automation
7 52 (7.87%) Configuration Management
8 42 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 40 (6.05%) Open Source
9 40 (6.05%) Project Management
10 39 (5.90%) ITIL
11 38 (5.75%) Migration
12 37 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (5.45%) SOA
13 36 (5.45%) Web Development
14 33 (4.99%) BDD
14 33 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 33 (4.99%) OO
Programming Languages
1 222 (33.59%) Java
2 210 (31.77%) Python
3 144 (21.79%) SQL
4 111 (16.79%) Bash Shell
5 107 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 55 (8.32%) C++
7 47 (7.11%) Perl
7 47 (7.11%) PHP
8 44 (6.66%) Ruby
9 42 (6.35%) C
10 34 (5.14%) C#
11 33 (4.99%) PowerShell
12 25 (3.78%) Java 8
12 25 (3.78%) Scala
13 18 (2.72%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.97%) Go
15 12 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.21%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (10.59%) Degree
2 39 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.51%) ISEB
7 9 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.61%) CCNP
12 3 (0.45%) CCNA
12 3 (0.45%) CISSP
12 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.30%) CCDP
13 2 (0.30%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.30%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.24%) QA
2 18 (2.72%) SLA
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.45%) NIST
5 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.30%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (19.52%) Docker
2 49 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.72%) vSphere
5 17 (2.57%) Firmware
6 16 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (1.66%) NFS
7 11 (1.66%) vCloud
8 10 (1.51%) Hyper-V
8 10 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.36%) VMware NSX
10 6 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.91%) Xen
11 3 (0.45%) KVM
11 3 (0.45%) XenApp
11 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.30%) iptables
12 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.30%) QEMU
13 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 118 (17.85%) Ansible
2 112 (16.94%) Kubernetes
3 89 (13.46%) Puppet
4 86 (13.01%) Terraform
5 62 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.93%) Grafana
7 15 (2.27%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.82%) HAProxy
8 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (1.66%) Kibana
9 11 (1.66%) logstash
9 11 (1.66%) SCCM
10 10 (1.51%) SCOM
10 10 (1.51%) SELinux
10 10 (1.51%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.91%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (12.10%) Oracle
2 78 (11.80%) VMware
3 71 (10.74%) Microsoft
4 60 (9.08%) Red Hat
5 34 (5.14%) SAP
6 33 (4.99%) Google
7 31 (4.69%) IBM
8 28 (4.24%) Cisco
9 21 (3.18%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.97%) F5
10 13 (1.97%) HP
11 12 (1.82%) Sun
12 11 (1.66%) Veeam
13 7 (1.06%) EMC
13 7 (1.06%) Perforce
13 7 (1.06%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.91%) Splunk
15 5 (0.76%) Informatica
15 5 (0.76%) NetApp
15 5 (0.76%) ServiceNow