Period
to 17 October 2017

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

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 958 1455 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.64% 16.70% 12.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.12% 58.93% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1260 1077
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1707 2469 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.87% 28.33% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 2038 2276
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,125 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +0.88%

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 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 -2 451 £50,000 - 44
Slough +8 115 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Maidenhead +4 91 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Newbury 0 77 £32,500 -27.78% 5
Bracknell -15 43 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Ascot - 23 £65,000 - 2
Windsor -4 21 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Wokingham +21 15 £47,500 - 1
Thatcham -6 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Hungerford -5 4 £40,000 +70.21%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 332 (34.66%) Windows
2 326 (34.03%) Python
3 263 (27.45%) Java
4 244 (25.47%) Unix
5 239 (24.95%) DevOps
6 207 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
7 205 (21.40%) Bash Shell
8 200 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
9 188 (19.62%) SQL
10 179 (18.68%) Puppet
11 176 (18.37%) Firewall
12 171 (17.85%) VMware
13 164 (17.12%) Red Hat
14 159 (16.60%) Ansible
15 154 (16.08%) JavaScript
16 150 (15.66%) Perl
17 147 (15.34%) TCP/IP
18 142 (14.82%) ITIL
18 142 (14.82%) Git (software)
19 141 (14.72%) Docker
20 140 (14.61%) Degree
21 138 (14.41%) HTML
21 138 (14.41%) Finance
22 137 (14.30%) CentOS
23 136 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
23 136 (14.20%) MySQL
24 126 (13.15%) C++
25 124 (12.94%) Cisco
26 108 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 107 (11.17%) CSS

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
1 105 (10.96%) Apache
2 48 (5.01%) Tomcat
3 46 (4.80%) nginx
4 35 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 33 (3.44%) IIS
6 24 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 23 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.40%) MS Exchange
8 16 (1.67%) uWSGI
9 15 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.46%) CMS
11 13 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.25%) Confluence
13 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.04%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.84%) JBoss
15 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 200 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (9.29%) SaaS
3 27 (2.82%) PaaS
4 22 (2.30%) IaaS
5 20 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.98%) GitHub
7 15 (1.57%) Office 365
8 13 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.15%) Route 53
10 10 (1.04%) Akamai
10 10 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.31%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 176 (18.37%) Firewall
2 147 (15.34%) TCP/IP
3 67 (6.99%) DNS
4 62 (6.47%) Internet
5 58 (6.05%) VPN
6 50 (5.22%) WAN
7 49 (5.11%) DHCP
8 48 (5.01%) LAN
9 40 (4.18%) SSL
10 28 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (2.71%) HTTP
12 25 (2.61%) Wireless
13 23 (2.40%) VLAN
14 22 (2.30%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (2.30%) IPsec
15 20 (2.09%) SAN
16 17 (1.77%) BGP
16 17 (1.77%) MPLS
17 16 (1.67%) SNMP
18 14 (1.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (14.20%) MySQL
2 88 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 67 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 58 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.44%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.92%) Big Data
10 24 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.51%) Redis
11 22 (2.30%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.09%) DB2
13 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
14 17 (1.77%) HBase
14 17 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 142 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.46%) JIRA
3 68 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.28%) Maven
5 27 (2.82%) JMeter
5 27 (2.82%) WebDriver
6 26 (2.71%) Ant
7 25 (2.61%) GitLab
8 21 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.77%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.25%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.15%) Selenium
13 10 (1.04%) Subversion
13 10 (1.04%) Toad
14 9 (0.94%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.94%) Gradle
14 9 (0.94%) PHPUnit
14 9 (0.94%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 138 (14.41%) Finance
2 98 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 62 (6.47%) Digital Economy
4 58 (6.05%) Marketing
5 54 (5.64%) Electronics
6 50 (5.22%) Manufacturing
7 39 (4.07%) Games
8 31 (3.24%) German Language
9 28 (2.92%) Banking
10 21 (2.19%) French Language
11 18 (1.88%) Back Office
12 15 (1.57%) Automotive
13 13 (1.36%) Retail
14 9 (0.94%) Legal
15 7 (0.73%) Advertising
16 6 (0.63%) Billing
17 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.31%) Military
18 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (19.83%) Developer
2 137 (14.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 128 (13.36%) Linux Engineer
4 90 (9.39%) Analyst
5 78 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 75 (7.83%) Administrator
7 60 (6.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 59 (6.16%) Linux Administrator
8 59 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (5.95%) Junior
10 56 (5.85%) Linux Support
11 54 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 54 (5.64%) Java Developer
12 51 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
13 50 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 48 (5.01%) Python Developer
15 45 (4.70%) Software Engineer
16 42 (4.38%) Consultant
16 42 (4.38%) Support Analyst
17 39 (4.07%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (14.41%) HTML
2 107 (11.17%) CSS
3 66 (6.89%) Web Services
4 52 (5.43%) Node.js
5 44 (4.59%) LAMP
6 42 (4.38%) JSON
7 37 (3.86%) REST
8 35 (3.65%) Django
9 33 (3.44%) AngularJS
10 32 (3.34%) Spring
11 27 (2.82%) HTML5
11 27 (2.82%) Middleware
11 27 (2.82%) RESTful
12 26 (2.71%) Laravel
13 24 (2.51%) jQuery
14 23 (2.40%) .NET
14 23 (2.40%) XML
15 22 (2.30%) Celery
15 22 (2.30%) Symfony
16 20 (2.09%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 63 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 62 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.49%) Fintech
5 27 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 18 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 18 (1.88%) User Experience
8 17 (1.77%) iPad
8 17 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.67%) Replication
10 14 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (1.15%) DataPower
12 11 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.04%) Clustering
13 10 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.94%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 332 (34.66%) Windows
2 244 (25.47%) Unix
3 137 (14.30%) CentOS
4 108 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (8.14%) Windows Server
6 70 (7.31%) Ubuntu
7 55 (5.74%) Debian
8 51 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (4.70%) Solaris
11 27 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (2.71%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (1.04%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.94%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.84%) AIX
15 8 (0.84%) Android
16 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.42%) HPUX
17 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (24.95%) DevOps
2 207 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (14.82%) ITIL
4 105 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (8.14%) Scrum
5 78 (8.14%) Software Engineering
6 75 (7.83%) Open Source
7 69 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 64 (6.68%) OO
10 62 (6.47%) Risk Management
10 62 (6.47%) Test Automation
11 60 (6.26%) Migration
12 49 (5.11%) Digital Marketing
12 49 (5.11%) OOP
12 49 (5.11%) Programme Management
13 48 (5.01%) TDD
14 45 (4.70%) E-Commerce
14 45 (4.70%) SDLC
15 42 (4.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (34.03%) Python
2 263 (27.45%) Java
3 205 (21.40%) Bash Shell
4 188 (19.62%) SQL
5 154 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 150 (15.66%) Perl
7 126 (13.15%) C++
8 101 (10.54%) PHP
9 74 (7.72%) Ruby
10 73 (7.62%) PowerShell
11 71 (7.41%) C#
12 62 (6.47%) C
13 51 (5.32%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.19%) Tcl
15 16 (1.67%) R
15 16 (1.67%) Scala
16 13 (1.36%) Korn
17 12 (1.25%) Groovy
17 12 (1.25%) Jython
18 10 (1.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 140 (14.61%) Degree
2 59 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.92%) CCNA
6 25 (2.61%) CISSP
7 23 (2.40%) ISTQB
8 21 (2.19%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.88%) SC Cleared
11 17 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.46%) MCSE
13 12 (1.25%) CCNP
13 12 (1.25%) CISM
14 11 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (1.04%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
17 6 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
17 6 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.16%) SLA
2 36 (3.76%) QA
3 22 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.42%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.42%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.31%) GPG13
8 2 (0.21%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 141 (14.72%) Docker
2 91 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 83 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (6.16%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.92%) vSphere
6 27 (2.82%) KVM
7 24 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (2.09%) HDFS
10 15 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (1.46%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.25%) XenApp
12 12 (1.25%) XenServer
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.84%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.52%) Firmware
16 4 (0.42%) Postfix
16 4 (0.42%) SpamAssassin
17 3 (0.31%) Samba
17 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 179 (18.68%) Puppet
2 159 (16.60%) Ansible
3 136 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (5.74%) Kubernetes
5 31 (3.24%) ZABBIX
6 29 (3.03%) Terraform
7 26 (2.71%) Nagios
8 21 (2.19%) Salt
9 17 (1.77%) WSUS
10 16 (1.67%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.15%) Prometheus
12 10 (1.04%) Nessus
12 10 (1.04%) Nmap
13 9 (0.94%) cPanel
14 8 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
15 7 (0.73%) logstash
16 6 (0.63%) Galera Cluster
16 6 (0.63%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
17 5 (0.52%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 171 (17.85%) VMware
2 164 (17.12%) Red Hat
3 124 (12.94%) Cisco
4 96 (10.02%) Microsoft
5 83 (8.66%) Juniper
6 81 (8.46%) Oracle
7 61 (6.37%) F5
8 53 (5.53%) SAP
9 42 (4.38%) CheckPoint
10 41 (4.28%) Palo Alto
11 39 (4.07%) Blue Coat
12 31 (3.24%) Crossbeam
13 28 (2.92%) IBM
14 26 (2.71%) Sourcefire
15 25 (2.61%) EMC
16 20 (2.09%) Citrix
16 20 (2.09%) HP
17 19 (1.98%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.77%) Splunk
19 16 (1.67%) Google