Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 964 1437 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.39% 16.51% 12.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.57% 60.10% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1198 1202
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%

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 1704 2391 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.21% 27.46% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1953 2416
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -2 475 £50,000 - 32
Slough +6 107 £45,000 -18.18%
Newbury +6 103 £36,250 -19.44% 8
Maidenhead +5 81 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell -27 41 £45,250 -4.74% 4
Ascot - 22 £65,000 - 1
Wokingham +12 15 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Windsor -4 13 £40,500 -29.57% 1
Thatcham -3 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Hungerford 0 6 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 344 (35.68%) Windows
2 331 (34.34%) Python
3 267 (27.70%) Java
4 237 (24.59%) Unix
5 235 (24.38%) DevOps
6 217 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
8 193 (20.02%) SQL
8 193 (20.02%) Bash Shell
9 174 (18.05%) Firewall
10 167 (17.32%) Puppet
11 166 (17.22%) JavaScript
12 153 (15.87%) Degree
13 152 (15.77%) Ansible
13 152 (15.77%) Red Hat
13 152 (15.77%) VMware
14 146 (15.15%) TCP/IP
15 143 (14.83%) HTML
16 137 (14.21%) ITIL
17 135 (14.00%) Perl
18 134 (13.90%) Docker
19 132 (13.69%) Git (software)
19 132 (13.69%) MySQL
20 130 (13.49%) Finance
21 129 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
22 128 (13.28%) Cisco
23 125 (12.97%) CentOS
24 113 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 113 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
25 112 (11.62%) 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
1 102 (10.58%) Apache
2 51 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 37 (3.84%) IIS
3 37 (3.84%) nginx
4 36 (3.73%) OpenStack
5 27 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 23 (2.39%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.45%) CMS
9 14 (1.45%) Confluence
10 13 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.24%) uWSGI
12 11 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.14%) JBoss
13 8 (0.83%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.41%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 210 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (8.92%) SaaS
4 25 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 20 (2.07%) PaaS
6 17 (1.76%) IaaS
6 17 (1.76%) Route 53
7 16 (1.66%) Office 365
8 15 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (1.56%) GitHub
9 7 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.62%) Akamai
11 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.31%) Slack
14 2 (0.21%) Bluemix
14 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 174 (18.05%) Firewall
2 146 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 60 (6.22%) VPN
4 57 (5.91%) Internet
5 56 (5.81%) DNS
6 45 (4.67%) WAN
7 44 (4.56%) LAN
8 43 (4.46%) DHCP
9 39 (4.05%) SSL
10 27 (2.80%) HTTP
11 24 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (2.39%) SAN
13 22 (2.28%) IPsec
13 22 (2.28%) Wireless
14 21 (2.18%) VLAN
15 18 (1.87%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (1.87%) SNMP
16 17 (1.76%) FTP
17 16 (1.66%) BGP
17 16 (1.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.69%) MySQL
2 88 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 64 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 57 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 52 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.94%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (3.53%) Big Data
10 27 (2.80%) HBase
11 26 (2.70%) Oracle Database
12 24 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 22 (2.28%) Redis
14 20 (2.07%) DB2
15 19 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.04%) Neo4j
17 10 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 132 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 101 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 86 (8.92%) JIRA
4 50 (5.19%) Maven
5 39 (4.05%) JMeter
6 38 (3.94%) WebDriver
7 31 (3.22%) Ant
8 23 (2.39%) Selenium
9 21 (2.18%) GitLab
9 21 (2.18%) SoapUI
10 16 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (1.35%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.35%) Subversion
11 13 (1.35%) Toad
12 11 (1.14%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.93%) PHPUnit
14 9 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 130 (13.49%) Finance
2 84 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 57 (5.91%) Digital Economy
4 48 (4.98%) Marketing
5 47 (4.88%) Electronics
6 46 (4.77%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.94%) Games
8 34 (3.53%) German Language
9 33 (3.42%) Banking
10 23 (2.39%) French Language
11 20 (2.07%) Retail
12 14 (1.45%) Automotive
12 14 (1.45%) Back Office
13 10 (1.04%) Advertising
14 9 (0.93%) Legal
15 8 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.73%) Billing
17 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.21%) Military
18 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (21.58%) Developer
2 141 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 122 (12.66%) Linux Engineer
4 105 (10.89%) Analyst
5 80 (8.30%) Administrator
6 79 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 65 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 62 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
9 61 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 59 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
11 54 (5.60%) Junior
11 54 (5.60%) Linux Support
12 52 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
13 50 (5.19%) Python Developer
14 49 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 45 (4.67%) PHP Developer
16 42 (4.36%) Architect
17 41 (4.25%) Security Analyst
18 39 (4.05%) Support Analyst
19 38 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (14.83%) HTML
2 112 (11.62%) CSS
3 79 (8.20%) Web Services
4 62 (6.43%) Node.js
5 47 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 43 (4.46%) JSON
6 43 (4.46%) REST
7 41 (4.25%) LAMP
8 36 (3.73%) Django
9 34 (3.53%) Laravel
9 34 (3.53%) SOAP
10 32 (3.32%) jQuery
11 31 (3.22%) Spring
12 29 (3.01%) Symfony
13 26 (2.70%) .NET
13 26 (2.70%) RESTful
14 25 (2.59%) XML
15 24 (2.49%) HTML5
15 24 (2.49%) Java EE
16 21 (2.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.58%) Computer Science
2 80 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 45 (4.67%) Fintech
5 33 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 21 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 20 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (1.97%) User Experience
10 14 (1.45%) Replication
11 13 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
13 11 (1.14%) DataPower
14 10 (1.04%) Clustering
14 10 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.73%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 344 (35.68%) Windows
2 237 (24.59%) Unix
3 125 (12.97%) CentOS
4 113 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (8.20%) Windows Server
6 78 (8.09%) Ubuntu
7 56 (5.81%) Debian
8 52 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (4.88%) Solaris
11 30 (3.11%) Windows 2000
12 26 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (1.24%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.14%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.73%) AIX
16 7 (0.73%) Android
17 5 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (24.38%) DevOps
2 217 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (14.21%) ITIL
4 113 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (9.34%) Open Source
6 76 (7.88%) Scrum
7 73 (7.57%) Test Automation
8 71 (7.37%) Software Engineering
9 70 (7.26%) OO
10 61 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (6.22%) Migration
12 57 (5.91%) Risk Management
13 55 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 55 (5.71%) OOP
14 49 (5.08%) TDD
15 45 (4.67%) Web Development
16 44 (4.56%) High Availability
17 42 (4.36%) Digital Marketing
17 42 (4.36%) Programme Management
18 38 (3.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 331 (34.34%) Python
2 267 (27.70%) Java
3 193 (20.02%) Bash Shell
3 193 (20.02%) SQL
4 166 (17.22%) JavaScript
5 135 (14.00%) Perl
6 109 (11.31%) PHP
7 98 (10.17%) C++
8 78 (8.09%) PowerShell
9 72 (7.47%) C#
10 65 (6.74%) Ruby
11 64 (6.64%) C
12 56 (5.81%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.39%) Scala
14 18 (1.87%) R
15 17 (1.76%) Tcl
16 12 (1.24%) Groovy
17 11 (1.14%) Jython
18 10 (1.04%) Korn
19 7 (0.73%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 153 (15.87%) Degree
2 72 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (3.01%) AWS Certification
6 27 (2.80%) CCNA
7 26 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 20 (2.07%) CISSP
9 19 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.66%) Master's Degree
12 15 (1.56%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.45%) MCSE
14 11 (1.14%) CCNP
14 11 (1.14%) CISM
15 9 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
16 6 (0.62%) HND
17 5 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
18 4 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.81%) SLA
2 39 (4.05%) QA
3 21 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.41%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.21%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 134 (13.90%) Docker
2 102 (10.58%) Active Directory
3 77 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 30 (3.11%) vSphere
6 27 (2.80%) HDFS
7 25 (2.59%) KVM
8 23 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.93%) XenApp
12 9 (0.93%) XenServer
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.62%) Firmware
14 6 (0.62%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.52%) NFS
16 4 (0.41%) Postfix
16 4 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
17 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 167 (17.32%) Puppet
2 152 (15.77%) Ansible
3 129 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (5.08%) Kubernetes
5 36 (3.73%) Terraform
6 27 (2.80%) Nagios
7 25 (2.59%) ZABBIX
8 18 (1.87%) Salt
9 13 (1.35%) vCenter Server
9 13 (1.35%) WSUS
10 11 (1.14%) Nessus
10 11 (1.14%) Nmap
11 10 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.93%) cPanel
13 8 (0.83%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.83%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.62%) logstash
15 5 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.52%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 152 (15.77%) Red Hat
1 152 (15.77%) VMware
2 128 (13.28%) Cisco
3 90 (9.34%) Juniper
4 89 (9.23%) Microsoft
5 83 (8.61%) Oracle
6 59 (6.12%) F5
7 47 (4.88%) Palo Alto
7 47 (4.88%) SAP
8 41 (4.25%) CheckPoint
9 37 (3.84%) Blue Coat
10 33 (3.42%) Crossbeam
11 28 (2.90%) Sourcefire
12 27 (2.80%) IBM
13 26 (2.70%) HP
14 22 (2.28%) Citrix
14 22 (2.28%) Dell
15 20 (2.07%) EMC
16 19 (1.97%) ServiceNow
16 19 (1.97%) Splunk