Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 762 975 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.59% 15.13% 16.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.94% 55.68% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 600 807 1,139
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,496 1,751 2,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.71% 27.18% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,464 1,915
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% -8.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,850 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -6 339 £55,000 +10.00% 41
Maidenhead -1 175 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Slough -17 65 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Newbury -6 49 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Bracknell -16 38 £42,500 -6.59% 11
Wokingham +28 33 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Crowthorne - 9 £22,000 -
Windsor -2 8 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Thatcham +2 3 £45,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 303 (39.76%) Windows
2 256 (33.60%) Python
3 254 (33.33%) Java
4 195 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
5 185 (24.28%) Unix
6 165 (21.65%) VMware
7 162 (21.26%) SQL
8 156 (20.47%) Oracle
9 154 (20.21%) SQL Server
10 148 (19.42%) DevOps
11 147 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
12 145 (19.03%) Degree
13 141 (18.50%) Microsoft
14 139 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 133 (17.45%) Windows Server
16 132 (17.32%) Software Engineering
17 130 (17.06%) Git (software)
18 127 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 127 (16.67%) Active Directory
19 126 (16.54%) JavaScript
20 121 (15.88%) Red Hat
20 121 (15.88%) Bash Shell
20 121 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 119 (15.62%) Puppet
22 115 (15.09%) Ansible
23 99 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 94 (12.34%) Service Management
25 93 (12.20%) NoSQL
26 92 (12.07%) C
27 88 (11.55%) Firewall

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 80 (10.50%) IIS
2 56 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (6.69%) Apache
4 36 (4.72%) WebLogic
5 32 (4.20%) Apache Spark
6 26 (3.41%) nginx
7 24 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.89%) Confluence
8 22 (2.89%) MQSeries
9 16 (2.10%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.97%) MS Exchange
10 15 (1.97%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.57%) JBoss
13 6 (0.79%) Drupal
14 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.66%) CMS
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 195 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.51%) Office 365
4 36 (4.72%) SaaS
5 34 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (4.33%) GitHub
7 30 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (2.89%) Amazon S3
10 16 (2.10%) IaaS
11 15 (1.97%) PaaS
12 13 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
12 13 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (1.57%) npm
14 11 (1.44%) Serverless
15 9 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.92%) Amazon Glacier
16 7 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.55%) Firewall
2 79 (10.37%) TCP/IP
3 65 (8.53%) DNS
4 38 (4.99%) DHCP
5 37 (4.86%) VPN
6 35 (4.59%) LAN
6 35 (4.59%) WAN
7 24 (3.15%) Wireless
8 21 (2.76%) SAN
9 17 (2.23%) HTTP
10 15 (1.97%) Network Security
10 15 (1.97%) SSH
11 13 (1.71%) SNMP
12 12 (1.57%) H.323
13 11 (1.44%) 3G
13 11 (1.44%) Skype
14 10 (1.31%) Internet
14 10 (1.31%) NAS
15 9 (1.18%) FCoE
15 9 (1.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 93 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 84 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 80 (10.50%) MySQL
5 78 (10.24%) Oracle Database
6 62 (8.14%) RDBMS
7 60 (7.87%) Big Data
8 57 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (5.77%) MongoDB
10 39 (5.12%) Hadoop
11 27 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 26 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (2.76%) CouchDB
14 20 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (2.49%) HBase
16 17 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.57%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 130 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 84 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 45 (5.91%) JIRA
4 33 (4.33%) Maven
5 29 (3.81%) Subversion
6 18 (2.36%) Bitbucket
7 17 (2.23%) Selenium
8 16 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.57%) gulp
9 12 (1.57%) webpack
10 11 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.44%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.31%) Babel
12 8 (1.05%) Ant
12 8 (1.05%) GitLab
12 8 (1.05%) Gradle
12 8 (1.05%) WiX
13 7 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (7.22%) Finance
2 43 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.25%) Electronics
3 40 (5.25%) Marketing
4 33 (4.33%) Retail
5 32 (4.20%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.31%) Legal
7 8 (1.05%) Banking
8 6 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.66%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Automotive
9 5 (0.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.66%) German Language
10 4 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) Avionics
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 125 (16.40%) Developer
2 82 (10.76%) Software Engineer
3 78 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 69 (9.06%) Analyst
6 66 (8.66%) DBA
7 64 (8.40%) Support Engineer
8 63 (8.27%) Java Developer
9 56 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
10 54 (7.09%) Administrator
11 45 (5.91%) Linux Developer
12 37 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
12 37 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 35 (4.59%) Technical Support
14 34 (4.46%) Java Engineer
15 31 (4.07%) Python Developer
16 30 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
17 29 (3.81%) Linux Support
17 29 (3.81%) SQL DBA
18 27 (3.54%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.97%) Spring
2 70 (9.19%) Web Services
3 52 (6.82%) HTML
4 45 (5.91%) Middleware
5 33 (4.33%) Elastic Stack
5 33 (4.33%) Kafka
6 30 (3.94%) RESTful
7 29 (3.81%) CSS
8 28 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 28 (3.67%) Node.js
8 28 (3.67%) REST
8 28 (3.67%) XML
9 26 (3.41%) .NET
10 25 (3.28%) Spring Boot
11 22 (2.89%) HTML5
12 21 (2.76%) JSON
13 20 (2.62%) LAMP
13 20 (2.62%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (2.36%) jQuery
15 17 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.40%) Private Cloud
2 51 (6.69%) Linux Command Line
3 50 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.02%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (2.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 16 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (1.84%) Fintech
10 14 (1.84%) User Experience
11 13 (1.71%) Device Driver
11 13 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.57%) BBC
12 12 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.44%) Replication
14 10 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 303 (39.76%) Windows
2 185 (24.28%) Unix
3 133 (17.45%) Windows Server
4 99 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (9.97%) CentOS
6 46 (6.04%) Ubuntu
7 23 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.62%) Windows 10
8 20 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.23%) Solaris
10 15 (1.97%) Android
11 11 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.31%) AIX
12 10 (1.31%) Debian
13 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.52%) SUSE
17 4 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (19.42%) DevOps
2 147 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (17.32%) Software Engineering
4 121 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 94 (12.34%) Service Management
6 85 (11.15%) Logistics
7 81 (10.63%) Incident Management
8 80 (10.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 79 (10.37%) Problem Management
10 78 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (10.24%) ITIL
11 76 (9.97%) Computer Science
12 62 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (8.14%) Scrum
12 62 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 60 (7.87%) Configuration Management
14 52 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
15 49 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (6.43%) Open Source
16 46 (6.04%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 256 (33.60%) Python
2 254 (33.33%) Java
3 162 (21.26%) SQL
4 126 (16.54%) JavaScript
5 121 (15.88%) Bash Shell
6 92 (12.07%) C
7 73 (9.58%) C++
8 59 (7.74%) PowerShell
9 57 (7.48%) C#
10 47 (6.17%) Go
11 46 (6.04%) Shell Script
12 45 (5.91%) Java 8
13 44 (5.77%) Ruby
14 38 (4.99%) PHP
15 36 (4.72%) Perl
16 23 (3.02%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.71%) Cython
18 11 (1.44%) Scala
18 11 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 10 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (19.03%) Degree
2 44 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (3.67%) CISSP
5 22 (2.89%) CISM
6 21 (2.76%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.23%) CCNA
8 17 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.23%) SANS
9 15 (1.97%) CEH
10 14 (1.84%) CISA
10 14 (1.84%) CRISC
10 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (1.57%) OSCP
13 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (1.18%) MCSE
15 8 (1.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.94%) QA
1 30 (3.94%) SLA
2 21 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.92%) GDPR
5 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.52%) FISMA
8 3 (0.39%) GPG13
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 127 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 127 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (11.55%) Docker
3 84 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 51 (6.69%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (2.49%) vSphere
7 14 (1.84%) HDFS
7 14 (1.84%) KVM
8 12 (1.57%) Apache Flume
9 9 (1.18%) Samba
10 8 (1.05%) Xen
11 7 (0.92%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.79%) iptables
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.79%) oVirt
13 4 (0.52%) NFS
13 4 (0.52%) Snort
13 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 119 (15.62%) Puppet
2 115 (15.09%) Ansible
3 52 (6.82%) Terraform
4 51 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 38 (4.99%) vCenter Server
7 31 (4.07%) Kibana
8 27 (3.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 24 (3.15%) Nagios
10 19 (2.49%) ZABBIX
11 11 (1.44%) Grafana
12 10 (1.31%) CSIRT
12 10 (1.31%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (1.05%) Rundeck
15 7 (0.92%) Icinga
15 7 (0.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 6 (0.79%) HP ALM
16 6 (0.79%) logstash
16 6 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 165 (21.65%) VMware
2 156 (20.47%) Oracle
3 141 (18.50%) Microsoft
4 121 (15.88%) Red Hat
5 53 (6.96%) ServiceNow
6 49 (6.43%) BMC
6 49 (6.43%) Google
7 48 (6.30%) Cisco
8 39 (5.12%) IBM
9 27 (3.54%) SAP
10 22 (2.89%) Atlassian
11 21 (2.76%) Citrix
12 16 (2.10%) HP
13 14 (1.84%) Cloudera
13 14 (1.84%) Symantec
14 13 (1.71%) Splunk
15 12 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (1.44%) Riverbed
17 10 (1.31%) Tableau
18 9 (1.18%) F5