Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 891 1,097 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.24% 16.47% 13.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.51% 55.46% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 723 903 1,211
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 1,764 1,978 2,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.21% 29.70% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,453 1,653 2,261
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -11 330 £50,000 - 72
Maidenhead -8 161 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Newbury +3 107 £44,250 -1.67% 10
Bracknell +6 82 £49,250 +23.13% 7
Slough -21 46 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Wokingham +23 40 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Ascot -6 11 £45,000 -30.77%
Windsor -17 8 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Hungerford +7 4 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 343 (38.50%) Windows
2 238 (26.71%) Python
3 229 (25.70%) DevOps
4 228 (25.59%) Java
4 228 (25.59%) SQL
5 223 (25.03%) Amazon AWS
6 188 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (20.09%) Unix
8 154 (17.28%) VMware
9 150 (16.84%) Git (software)
10 149 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
11 147 (16.50%) Oracle
12 134 (15.04%) Software Engineering
13 131 (14.70%) Windows Server
14 127 (14.25%) Degree
15 118 (13.24%) JavaScript
16 115 (12.91%) NoSQL
16 115 (12.91%) Jenkins
17 109 (12.23%) Ansible
17 109 (12.23%) SQL Server
18 106 (11.90%) C
19 105 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 99 (11.11%) MySQL
21 96 (10.77%) Docker
21 96 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
22 95 (10.66%) C++
23 94 (10.55%) Firewall
24 92 (10.33%) Red Hat
24 92 (10.33%) Microsoft
24 92 (10.33%) Puppet

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 82 (9.20%) Apache
2 46 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 44 (4.94%) IIS
4 37 (4.15%) OpenStack
4 37 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 27 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (3.03%) nginx
6 24 (2.69%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.24%) JBoss
8 17 (1.91%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.57%) NServiceBus
9 14 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.90%) Confluence
11 7 (0.79%) CMS
12 6 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.34%) Drupal
14 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.22%) IPython
Applications
1 23 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.67%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.45%) Magento
4 3 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 223 (25.03%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (16.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.82%) SaaS
4 30 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 28 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 25 (2.81%) IaaS
7 23 (2.58%) Amazon Glacier
8 20 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.68%) Office 365
10 14 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.57%) PaaS
11 12 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.56%) GitHub
13 5 (0.56%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.45%) Akamai
14 4 (0.45%) Datadog
15 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (10.55%) Firewall
2 54 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 50 (5.61%) WAN
4 43 (4.83%) LAN
5 40 (4.49%) Network Security
6 36 (4.04%) VPN
7 34 (3.82%) Internet
8 32 (3.59%) DNS
9 21 (2.36%) HTTP
10 19 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (2.02%) DHCP
11 18 (2.02%) SAN
12 15 (1.68%) VoIP
13 13 (1.46%) WLAN
14 12 (1.35%) NAS
15 11 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.23%) SSH
16 8 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (0.79%) FTP
17 7 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.91%) NoSQL
2 109 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 99 (11.11%) MySQL
4 85 (9.54%) Relational Database
5 82 (9.20%) Oracle Database
6 71 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (6.96%) RDBMS
8 58 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (5.95%) MongoDB
10 44 (4.94%) Big Data
11 34 (3.82%) HBase
12 31 (3.48%) Hadoop
13 29 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 26 (2.92%) Redis
15 22 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (1.01%) Apache Hive
18 9 (1.01%) Impala
19 7 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 150 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 115 (12.91%) Jenkins
3 35 (3.93%) Subversion
4 32 (3.59%) JIRA
4 32 (3.59%) Selenium
5 26 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 21 (2.36%) Maven
7 20 (2.24%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.91%) WiX
9 16 (1.80%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.46%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.23%) Ant
12 11 (1.23%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.12%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.12%) JMeter
14 9 (1.01%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.90%) Vagrant
16 7 (0.79%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 40 (4.49%) Telecoms
2 39 (4.38%) Finance
3 23 (2.58%) Marketing
4 19 (2.13%) Retail
5 14 (1.57%) German Language
6 13 (1.46%) Electronics
7 12 (1.35%) French Language
8 7 (0.79%) Advertising
8 7 (0.79%) Banking
8 7 (0.79%) Games
9 5 (0.56%) Back Office
10 4 (0.45%) Legal
11 3 (0.34%) Billing
11 3 (0.34%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 195 (21.89%) Developer
2 100 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (10.55%) Linux Engineer
4 91 (10.21%) Java Developer
5 87 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 84 (9.43%) Analyst
7 82 (9.20%) Support Engineer
8 53 (5.95%) Administrator
9 52 (5.84%) DBA
10 48 (5.39%) Linux Support
11 46 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
12 45 (5.05%) Python Developer
13 42 (4.71%) Software Developer
14 41 (4.60%) Support Analyst
15 40 (4.49%) Embedded Engineer
16 39 (4.38%) Technical Support
17 38 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 35 (3.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 34 (3.82%) Architect
19 34 (3.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (8.75%) Spring
2 77 (8.64%) HTML
3 71 (7.97%) CSS
4 63 (7.07%) Web Services
5 53 (5.95%) Node.js
6 37 (4.15%) Middleware
7 35 (3.93%) .NET
8 33 (3.70%) REST
9 31 (3.48%) JMS
9 31 (3.48%) LAMP
10 28 (3.14%) JSON
11 26 (2.92%) OpenCV
12 24 (2.69%) XML
13 22 (2.47%) Apache Flex
13 22 (2.47%) J2SE
13 22 (2.47%) STL
14 20 (2.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 20 (2.24%) SOAP
15 19 (2.13%) Java EE
16 17 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 38 (4.26%) Fintech
6 36 (4.04%) Private Cloud
7 32 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
9 20 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (1.91%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.79%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.67%) Clustering
14 6 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.67%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 343 (38.50%) Windows
2 179 (20.09%) Unix
3 131 (14.70%) Windows Server
4 105 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (9.88%) Ubuntu
6 51 (5.72%) CentOS
7 26 (2.92%) Debian
8 22 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 20 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (2.24%) Mac OS
10 19 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (1.91%) Android
12 16 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (1.57%) Windows 10
14 11 (1.23%) Solaris
15 9 (1.01%) DC/OS
15 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.79%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (25.70%) DevOps
2 188 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (15.04%) Software Engineering
4 86 (9.65%) Test Automation
5 84 (9.43%) Scrum
6 79 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (7.74%) Open Source
8 62 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (6.85%) ITIL
10 60 (6.73%) Cybersecurity
11 56 (6.29%) Configuration Management
12 55 (6.17%) SOA
13 51 (5.72%) OO
14 49 (5.50%) SDLC
15 44 (4.94%) Logistics
16 42 (4.71%) Unit Testing
17 39 (4.38%) TDD
18 33 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
19 32 (3.59%) Incident Management
20 29 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 238 (26.71%) Python
2 228 (25.59%) Java
2 228 (25.59%) SQL
3 118 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 106 (11.90%) C
5 95 (10.66%) C++
6 84 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 78 (8.75%) C#
8 76 (8.53%) PowerShell
9 48 (5.39%) Ruby
10 39 (4.38%) PHP
11 33 (3.70%) Java 8
12 32 (3.59%) Perl
13 28 (3.14%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.91%) R
15 14 (1.57%) Embedded C++
16 13 (1.46%) Scala
17 10 (1.12%) VB
18 8 (0.90%) Tcl
19 7 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (14.25%) Degree
2 35 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.57%) AWS Certification
7 11 (1.23%) ISEB
7 11 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.01%) CCIE
8 9 (1.01%) CISSP
8 9 (1.01%) MCSA
8 9 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.67%) CCIE Security
9 6 (0.67%) CISA
9 6 (0.67%) PhD
10 5 (0.56%) CCNA
10 5 (0.56%) CCNP
10 5 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.95%) QA
2 18 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.35%) PMO
4 11 (1.23%) SLA
5 10 (1.12%) GDPR
6 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.34%) PSD2
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) ECSS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 96 (10.77%) Docker
1 96 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (10.21%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (3.14%) vSphere
6 27 (3.03%) HDFS
7 20 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.12%) Firmware
10 9 (1.01%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.56%) XenApp
11 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.45%) iptables
12 4 (0.45%) KVM
12 4 (0.45%) NFS
12 4 (0.45%) oVirt
13 3 (0.34%) RHEV
13 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 109 (12.23%) Ansible
2 92 (10.33%) Puppet
3 40 (4.49%) Kubernetes
4 38 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.81%) Terraform
6 20 (2.24%) HAProxy
7 15 (1.68%) Kibana
8 14 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 11 (1.23%) Nagios
9 11 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.79%) Grafana
12 6 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.67%) TIBCO Hawk
13 5 (0.56%) Graphite
13 5 (0.56%) Graylog
13 5 (0.56%) Icinga
13 5 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 154 (17.28%) VMware
2 147 (16.50%) Oracle
3 92 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 92 (10.33%) Red Hat
4 56 (6.29%) Cisco
5 24 (2.69%) CheckPoint
5 24 (2.69%) IBM
6 20 (2.24%) HP
7 19 (2.13%) Capita
8 18 (2.02%) Aruba
9 17 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.80%) Google
11 14 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.46%) Juniper
13 12 (1.35%) BMC
14 11 (1.23%) SaltStack
14 11 (1.23%) Splunk
15 10 (1.12%) LogRhythm
15 10 (1.12%) Polycom
15 10 (1.12%) TIBCO