Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 810 844 1,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.74% 12.56% 15.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.67% 49.04% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 687 688 851
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 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,455 1,721 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.69% 25.61% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,422 1,579
Berkshire median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +4 369 £60,000 +20.00% 37
Maidenhead +5 112 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Newbury +3 112 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Bracknell -1 67 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Wokingham -7 41 £55,000 +25.71% 4
Slough +3 36 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Windsor +18 2 £57,500 - 1
Ascot +1 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Crowthorne - 2 £27,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 350 (43.21%) Java
2 256 (31.60%) DevOps
3 247 (30.49%) Python
4 244 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
5 236 (29.14%) Windows
6 229 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
7 220 (27.16%) SQL
8 200 (24.69%) Docker
9 173 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 166 (20.49%) Jenkins
11 164 (20.25%) Unix
12 153 (18.89%) Kubernetes
13 152 (18.77%) Ansible
14 151 (18.64%) JavaScript
15 148 (18.27%) Git (software)
16 147 (18.15%) Puppet
17 146 (18.02%) Bash Shell
18 126 (15.56%) SaaS
19 125 (15.43%) Software Engineering
20 118 (14.57%) Degree
21 110 (13.58%) Oracle
21 110 (13.58%) Microservices
22 105 (12.96%) Spring
23 103 (12.72%) TDD
23 103 (12.72%) Test Automation
24 97 (11.98%) VMware
25 96 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
26 91 (11.23%) Windows Server
27 90 (11.11%) Microsoft
28 88 (10.86%) Google

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 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 60 (7.41%) JBoss
3 57 (7.04%) WebLogic
4 53 (6.54%) Apache
5 33 (4.07%) IIS
6 28 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.09%) Confluence
8 20 (2.47%) nginx
9 10 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.99%) Alfresco
11 8 (0.99%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.74%) Drupal
12 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 244 (30.12%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (15.56%) SaaS
4 84 (10.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (4.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (3.95%) IBM Cloud
8 31 (3.83%) Akamai
9 29 (3.58%) npm
10 24 (2.96%) OpenShift
11 22 (2.72%) GitHub
12 18 (2.22%) PaaS
13 17 (2.10%) Office 365
14 16 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (1.85%) IaaS
16 12 (1.48%) Amazon S3
17 11 (1.36%) Serverless
18 10 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 9 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
20 8 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.49%) Firewall
2 71 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 59 (7.28%) HTTP
4 34 (4.20%) DNS
5 29 (3.58%) DHCP
6 24 (2.96%) Network Security
6 24 (2.96%) Skype
7 20 (2.47%) SSH
7 20 (2.47%) VoIP
8 19 (2.35%) VPN
9 18 (2.22%) SAN
10 14 (1.73%) LAN
11 13 (1.60%) SMTP
11 13 (1.60%) Wireless
12 12 (1.48%) WAN
13 11 (1.36%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.23%) NAS
15 9 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.11%) Internet
16 8 (0.99%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.62%) MySQL
2 81 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 57 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 57 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (4.57%) Big Data
6 35 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (4.20%) RDBMS
8 31 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (2.35%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.73%) Redis
14 13 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 10 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 166 (20.49%) Jenkins
2 148 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.90%) Maven
4 56 (6.91%) JIRA
5 53 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (6.05%) Selenium
7 36 (4.44%) webpack
8 29 (3.58%) Babel
8 29 (3.58%) gulp
9 25 (3.09%) JUnit
10 23 (2.84%) Cucumber
10 23 (2.84%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.47%) Appium
11 20 (2.47%) Hudson
12 18 (2.22%) Ant
13 13 (1.60%) Gradle
13 13 (1.60%) Subversion
14 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.36%) GitLab
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 78 (9.63%) Finance
2 61 (7.53%) Retail
3 60 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.44%) Electronics
4 36 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.46%) Marketing
6 14 (1.73%) Publishing
7 11 (1.36%) Legal
8 8 (0.99%) Banking
9 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.74%) German Language
10 6 (0.74%) Law
10 6 (0.74%) Military
10 6 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 201 (24.81%) Developer
2 132 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 76 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 65 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 57 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 56 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
8 52 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 40 (4.94%) Administrator
10 37 (4.57%) Java Engineer
11 36 (4.44%) Consultant
11 36 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 36 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
12 33 (4.07%) Analyst
13 32 (3.95%) Applications Support
14 31 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 31 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
15 30 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
16 29 (3.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 27 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.96%) Spring
2 80 (9.88%) RESTful
3 75 (9.26%) REST
4 62 (7.65%) .NET
5 57 (7.04%) Node.js
6 54 (6.67%) Web Services
7 52 (6.42%) HTML
7 52 (6.42%) Spring Boot
8 50 (6.17%) SOAP
9 49 (6.05%) JSON
10 45 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 40 (4.94%) Kafka
12 38 (4.69%) J2EE
13 35 (4.32%) Middleware
14 32 (3.95%) XML
15 31 (3.83%) CSS
15 31 (3.83%) React
16 30 (3.70%) Hibernate
17 27 (3.33%) LAMP
18 26 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.91%) Linux Command Line
2 37 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.32%) Public Cloud
4 29 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.58%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.33%) Cloud Native
6 25 (3.09%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.72%) Smartphone
8 20 (2.47%) User Experience
9 19 (2.35%) iPad
10 18 (2.22%) Device Driver
11 17 (2.10%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 236 (29.14%) Windows
2 164 (20.25%) Unix
3 91 (11.23%) Windows Server
4 55 (6.79%) Ubuntu
5 47 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.95%) CentOS
7 22 (2.72%) Debian
8 18 (2.22%) Android
8 18 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.48%) Fedora
10 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.99%) VMS
13 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.74%) Gentoo
14 6 (0.74%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.74%) Solaris
15 4 (0.49%) AIX
15 4 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (31.60%) DevOps
2 229 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 110 (13.58%) Microservices
5 103 (12.72%) TDD
5 103 (12.72%) Test Automation
6 76 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (7.16%) Configuration Management
9 56 (6.91%) ITIL
9 56 (6.91%) OO
10 52 (6.42%) Mentoring
11 51 (6.30%) Logistics
12 50 (6.17%) BDD
13 49 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (5.80%) Scrum
15 46 (5.68%) E-Commerce
16 45 (5.56%) SOA
17 44 (5.43%) Decision-Making
18 41 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 350 (43.21%) Java
2 247 (30.49%) Python
3 220 (27.16%) SQL
4 151 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 146 (18.02%) Bash Shell
6 78 (9.63%) C++
7 68 (8.40%) C#
8 65 (8.02%) PowerShell
9 59 (7.28%) Java 8
10 56 (6.91%) Perl
10 56 (6.91%) Ruby
11 45 (5.56%) Scala
12 43 (5.31%) C
13 34 (4.20%) Objective-C
14 32 (3.95%) TypeScript
15 26 (3.21%) PHP
16 16 (1.98%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.85%) Go
18 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (14.57%) Degree
2 46 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 12 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.36%) CISSP
9 9 (1.11%) CISA
10 7 (0.86%) CCNP
10 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.74%) CCIE
11 6 (0.74%) CISM
11 6 (0.74%) CRISC
11 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.74%) OSCP
12 5 (0.62%) CEH
12 5 (0.62%) ISEB
12 5 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.59%) QA
2 18 (2.22%) SLA
3 15 (1.85%) HL7
4 9 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.86%) NIST
5 7 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.74%) GDPR
7 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 200 (24.69%) Docker
2 77 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 38 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 32 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (2.22%) vSphere
8 13 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.23%) iptables
9 10 (1.23%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.99%) Xen
11 7 (0.86%) NFS
12 3 (0.37%) KVM
12 3 (0.37%) oVirt
12 3 (0.37%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.37%) RHEV
12 3 (0.37%) Snort
13 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.25%) HDFS
13 2 (0.25%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 153 (18.89%) Kubernetes
2 152 (18.77%) Ansible
3 147 (18.15%) Puppet
4 96 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (9.88%) Terraform
6 27 (3.33%) Grafana
7 22 (2.72%) Prometheus
8 20 (2.47%) Nagios
9 15 (1.85%) Kibana
10 14 (1.73%) Graphite
11 13 (1.60%) HP ALM
12 10 (1.23%) ZABBIX
13 9 (1.11%) SELinux
14 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.74%) Ambari
16 6 (0.74%) CSIRT
16 6 (0.74%) SCCM
17 5 (0.62%) Capistrano
17 5 (0.62%) logstash
Vendors
1 110 (13.58%) Oracle
2 97 (11.98%) VMware
3 90 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 88 (10.86%) Google
5 54 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 49 (6.05%) IBM
7 30 (3.70%) Cisco
8 26 (3.21%) SAP
9 17 (2.10%) Sun
10 14 (1.73%) F5
11 13 (1.60%) Juniper
12 12 (1.48%) Splunk
13 10 (1.23%) Riverbed
14 9 (1.11%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.11%) HP
15 8 (0.99%) Centreon
15 8 (0.99%) New Relic
16 7 (0.86%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.86%) SolarWinds
17 6 (0.74%) Cadence