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 3 months to 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 514 641 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.99% 14.38% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.54% 49.61% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 396 578 437
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 960 1292 1251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.86% 28.98% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1131 983
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 274 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Maidenhead +5 44 £55,000 - 8
Slough +17 43 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Newbury -2 24 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Bracknell +1 21 £39,000 -18.32% 5
Windsor -11 21 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Ascot - 8 £65,000 - 1
Wokingham +14 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Hungerford -5 3 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 438 (39.07%) Windows
2 337 (30.06%) Unix
3 323 (28.81%) Python
4 318 (28.37%) Java
5 227 (20.25%) Bash Shell
6 221 (19.71%) SQL
7 219 (19.54%) Firewall
8 215 (19.18%) TCP/IP
9 214 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
10 208 (18.55%) DevOps
11 204 (18.20%) VMware
11 204 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
12 203 (18.11%) Puppet
13 181 (16.15%) CentOS
14 180 (16.06%) MySQL
15 163 (14.54%) Oracle
16 161 (14.36%) Ansible
17 158 (14.09%) Cisco
17 158 (14.09%) Red Hat
18 153 (13.65%) SQL Server
19 146 (13.02%) Perl
20 143 (12.76%) Software Engineering
21 141 (12.58%) Git (software)
22 138 (12.31%) C++
23 137 (12.22%) Finance
24 135 (12.04%) Degree
25 134 (11.95%) Opscode Chef
25 134 (11.95%) HTML
26 130 (11.60%) JavaScript
27 126 (11.24%) Apache

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
1 126 (11.24%) Apache
2 73 (6.51%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (6.24%) nginx
4 63 (5.62%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.93%) WebLogic
6 35 (3.12%) JBoss
7 29 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (2.50%) IIS
9 21 (1.87%) MS Exchange
10 19 (1.69%) uWSGI
10 19 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.43%) Drupal
12 15 (1.34%) OpenStack
13 14 (1.25%) Confluence
13 14 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.89%) CMS
17 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.54%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 214 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (10.26%) SaaS
3 72 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.77%) PaaS
5 25 (2.23%) GitHub
6 23 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.52%) IaaS
9 17 (1.52%) Office 365
10 11 (0.98%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 8 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.62%) Akamai
13 7 (0.62%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.54%) Responsys
14 6 (0.54%) Taleo
15 5 (0.45%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (19.54%) Firewall
2 215 (19.18%) TCP/IP
3 95 (8.47%) DNS
4 59 (5.26%) HTTP
4 59 (5.26%) SSL
5 51 (4.55%) VPN
6 40 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (3.57%) DHCP
6 40 (3.57%) Network Security
7 37 (3.30%) SAN
8 35 (3.12%) Internet
9 31 (2.77%) WAN
10 30 (2.68%) LAN
11 27 (2.41%) VoIP
12 21 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (1.78%) DOCSIS
13 20 (1.78%) DVB
13 20 (1.78%) HbbTV
13 20 (1.78%) SMTP
14 16 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (16.06%) MySQL
2 153 (13.65%) SQL Server
3 97 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 81 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (6.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (4.28%) Big Data
7 46 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 45 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 44 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 41 (3.66%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 25 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (1.52%) Redis
17 15 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (1.07%) DB2
19 11 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 141 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.60%) Jenkins
3 64 (5.71%) Maven
4 45 (4.01%) Ant
5 37 (3.30%) JIRA
6 35 (3.12%) Eclipse
6 35 (3.12%) Subversion
7 23 (2.05%) GitLab
8 21 (1.87%) Apache Ivy
8 21 (1.87%) Gradle
8 21 (1.87%) WinDbg
9 20 (1.78%) Vagrant
10 17 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (1.43%) JMeter
11 16 (1.43%) Selenium
12 10 (0.89%) IDA Disassembler
12 10 (0.89%) OllyDbg
13 9 (0.80%) JUnit
14 7 (0.62%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 137 (12.22%) Finance
2 95 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 62 (5.53%) Marketing
4 61 (5.44%) Banking
5 43 (3.84%) German Language
6 41 (3.66%) French Language
7 32 (2.85%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.59%) Electronics
9 24 (2.14%) Games
10 18 (1.61%) Back Office
11 11 (0.98%) Advertising
12 9 (0.80%) Retail
13 8 (0.71%) Automotive
13 8 (0.71%) Legal
14 7 (0.62%) Military
15 6 (0.54%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.45%) Publishing
17 4 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
18 3 (0.27%) Billing
19 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 195 (17.40%) Developer
2 174 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
3 119 (10.62%) Support Engineer
4 108 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 91 (8.12%) Administrator
6 88 (7.85%) Security Engineer
7 76 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 76 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 67 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
9 65 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 64 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
11 61 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 60 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
13 56 (5.00%) Senior Developer
14 55 (4.91%) Consultant
15 52 (4.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 50 (4.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 49 (4.37%) Technical Support
18 44 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (11.95%) HTML
2 103 (9.19%) CSS
3 91 (8.12%) Web Services
4 67 (5.98%) Spring
5 65 (5.80%) Middleware
6 58 (5.17%) LAMP
7 57 (5.08%) JSON
8 47 (4.19%) Ajax
9 46 (4.10%) .NET
10 39 (3.48%) REST
11 38 (3.39%) Node.js
11 38 (3.39%) XML
12 30 (2.68%) RESTful
13 28 (2.50%) HTML5
14 27 (2.41%) jQuery
15 26 (2.32%) AngularJS
15 26 (2.32%) SOAP
16 24 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
17 21 (1.87%) Java EE
17 21 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 83 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 35 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.59%) iPad
7 27 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 25 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (1.96%) Fintech
10 21 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (1.78%) IPTV
11 20 (1.78%) STB
12 17 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.52%) Replication
13 16 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.34%) Cyber Attack
15 14 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 438 (39.07%) Windows
2 337 (30.06%) Unix
3 181 (16.15%) CentOS
4 123 (10.97%) Windows Server
5 104 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (7.14%) Solaris
8 61 (5.44%) Debian
9 58 (5.17%) Ubuntu
10 53 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (3.21%) Windows 2000
13 25 (2.23%) Android
14 22 (1.96%) AIX
14 22 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (1.78%) HPUX
16 9 (0.80%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.71%) IRIX
18 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (18.55%) DevOps
2 204 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (12.76%) Software Engineering
4 115 (10.26%) Scrum
5 114 (10.17%) Mentoring
6 112 (9.99%) Open Source
7 93 (8.30%) OO
8 91 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (7.85%) ITIL
10 73 (6.51%) SDLC
11 67 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
11 67 (5.98%) TDD
12 65 (5.80%) Test Automation
13 63 (5.62%) High Availability
13 63 (5.62%) Microservices
14 58 (5.17%) OOP
14 58 (5.17%) Risk Management
15 57 (5.08%) Analytics
16 56 (5.00%) Configuration Management
17 50 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 323 (28.81%) Python
2 318 (28.37%) Java
3 227 (20.25%) Bash Shell
4 221 (19.71%) SQL
5 146 (13.02%) Perl
6 138 (12.31%) C++
7 130 (11.60%) JavaScript
8 92 (8.21%) C
9 81 (7.23%) PowerShell
10 80 (7.14%) PHP
11 67 (5.98%) Ruby
12 54 (4.82%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.59%) C#
14 15 (1.34%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.25%) Scala
16 13 (1.16%) VBScript
17 9 (0.80%) Groovy
17 9 (0.80%) Jython
18 8 (0.71%) Go
18 8 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (12.04%) Degree
2 65 (5.80%) CISSP
3 46 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 41 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (3.57%) CEH
6 29 (2.59%) CCNA
7 28 (2.50%) GCIA
8 25 (2.23%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (2.05%) MCSE
11 22 (1.96%) CCNP
12 14 (1.25%) MBA
13 13 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.98%) CCVP
15 10 (0.89%) CCSP
15 10 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (0.89%) Security+ Certification
16 6 (0.54%) CCIP
16 6 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
17 5 (0.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.53%) QA
2 37 (3.30%) SLA
3 31 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) SSAE 16
6 3 (0.27%) GPG13
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.089%) ISO22301
System Software
1 119 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 116 (10.35%) Docker
3 101 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (6.69%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (2.68%) KVM
7 28 (2.50%) vSphere
8 24 (2.14%) Varnish
9 21 (1.87%) XenServer
10 17 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (1.43%) Xen
12 13 (1.16%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.71%) NFS
17 6 (0.54%) Kamailio
17 6 (0.54%) Samba
17 6 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 203 (18.11%) Puppet
2 161 (14.36%) Ansible
3 134 (11.95%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (4.10%) Kubernetes
4 46 (4.10%) Salt
5 32 (2.85%) vCenter Server
6 29 (2.59%) Nagios
7 28 (2.50%) ZABBIX
8 25 (2.23%) Grafana
9 21 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (1.43%) cPanel
11 15 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 13 (1.16%) logstash
13 12 (1.07%) Kibana
14 11 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (0.98%) Graphite
14 11 (0.98%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.89%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
16 9 (0.80%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 204 (18.20%) VMware
2 163 (14.54%) Oracle
3 158 (14.09%) Cisco
3 158 (14.09%) Red Hat
4 97 (8.65%) Microsoft
5 74 (6.60%) Juniper
6 73 (6.51%) CheckPoint
7 71 (6.33%) F5
8 69 (6.16%) Palo Alto
9 65 (5.80%) Blue Coat
10 60 (5.35%) Google
11 42 (3.75%) EMC
12 39 (3.48%) Sun
13 37 (3.30%) HP
14 36 (3.21%) Crossbeam
14 36 (3.21%) Sourcefire
15 30 (2.68%) Apple
16 26 (2.32%) Dell
16 26 (2.32%) SAP
17 16 (1.43%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits package + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum +car +25% comm plan + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago