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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 530 751 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.05% 16.56% 11.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.92% 56.04% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 430 659 417
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,050 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 965 1340 1262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.22% 29.55% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1166 975
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 262 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Slough +18 68 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Maidenhead +1 48 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Newbury -6 26 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Windsor -2 24 £45,000 -15.09% 1
Bracknell -5 16 £22,500 -54.31% 4
Ascot - 12 £65,000 - 1
Wokingham +22 3 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Thatcham -2 1 £28,000 -13.84%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 393 (36.52%) Windows
2 342 (31.78%) Python
3 309 (28.72%) Java
4 307 (28.53%) Unix
5 241 (22.40%) Bash Shell
6 226 (21.00%) Firewall
7 224 (20.82%) Puppet
8 220 (20.45%) DevOps
9 214 (19.89%) VMware
10 210 (19.52%) SQL
11 209 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
12 200 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
13 193 (17.94%) TCP/IP
14 187 (17.38%) Ansible
15 181 (16.82%) Perl
16 173 (16.08%) Red Hat
17 171 (15.89%) Cisco
18 170 (15.80%) CentOS
19 169 (15.71%) MySQL
20 164 (15.24%) C++
21 150 (13.94%) Opscode Chef
22 147 (13.66%) Oracle
23 144 (13.38%) Docker
24 139 (12.92%) SQL Server
24 139 (12.92%) Software Engineering
25 133 (12.36%) Git (software)
26 130 (12.08%) Finance
26 130 (12.08%) HTML
27 128 (11.90%) Degree
28 125 (11.62%) JavaScript

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
1 113 (10.50%) Apache
2 76 (7.06%) nginx
3 63 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (4.09%) WebLogic
6 39 (3.62%) IIS
7 31 (2.88%) MS Exchange
8 26 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (2.14%) JBoss
9 23 (2.14%) uWSGI
10 21 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.58%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.49%) Confluence
13 13 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.02%) Drupal
15 11 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.093%) Magento
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 209 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (9.67%) SaaS
3 81 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.70%) PaaS
5 28 (2.60%) GitHub
6 23 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (2.04%) Office 365
8 20 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.67%) IaaS
10 14 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.84%) Akamai
13 8 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.65%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.56%) Bluemix
15 6 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 5 (0.46%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.46%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 226 (21.00%) Firewall
2 193 (17.94%) TCP/IP
3 100 (9.29%) DNS
4 55 (5.11%) DHCP
5 52 (4.83%) VPN
6 51 (4.74%) SSL
7 49 (4.55%) WAN
8 47 (4.37%) LAN
9 45 (4.18%) HTTP
10 44 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (3.90%) Internet
12 31 (2.88%) SAN
13 30 (2.79%) Network Security
14 26 (2.42%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (2.23%) VoIP
16 20 (1.86%) Wireless
17 19 (1.77%) Wireshark
18 18 (1.67%) VLAN
19 17 (1.58%) SMTP
20 16 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (15.71%) MySQL
2 139 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 87 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 81 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 59 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 39 (3.62%) Hadoop
7 39 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.16%) Big Data
9 33 (3.07%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 24 (2.23%) Redis
13 16 (1.49%) DB2
13 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 133 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 62 (5.76%) Maven
4 43 (4.00%) Ant
5 41 (3.81%) JIRA
6 36 (3.35%) Eclipse
7 31 (2.88%) GitLab
8 29 (2.70%) Subversion
9 24 (2.23%) Apache Ivy
9 24 (2.23%) Gradle
10 20 (1.86%) WinDbg
11 19 (1.77%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.58%) JMeter
13 15 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.21%) Selenium
15 10 (0.93%) IDA Disassembler
15 10 (0.93%) OllyDbg
16 9 (0.84%) JUnit
17 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 130 (12.08%) Finance
2 103 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 60 (5.58%) Marketing
4 55 (5.11%) Digital Economy
5 48 (4.46%) Banking
6 40 (3.72%) German Language
6 40 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 37 (3.44%) French Language
8 34 (3.16%) Electronics
9 25 (2.32%) Back Office
10 19 (1.77%) Games
11 15 (1.39%) Automotive
12 8 (0.74%) Advertising
12 8 (0.74%) Legal
12 8 (0.74%) Retail
13 7 (0.65%) Military
14 5 (0.46%) Publishing
15 4 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (17.19%) Developer
2 161 (14.96%) Linux Engineer
3 120 (11.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (9.67%) Support Engineer
5 83 (7.71%) Administrator
6 79 (7.34%) Software Engineer
7 76 (7.06%) Security Engineer
8 70 (6.51%) Java Developer
9 64 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
10 63 (5.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 63 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
11 61 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 60 (5.58%) Analyst
13 56 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
13 56 (5.20%) Linux Administrator
14 54 (5.02%) Linux Support
15 51 (4.74%) C++ Developer
16 50 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 48 (4.46%) Consultant
18 46 (4.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.08%) HTML
2 92 (8.55%) CSS
3 90 (8.36%) Web Services
4 63 (5.86%) Spring
5 52 (4.83%) Middleware
6 48 (4.46%) JSON
6 48 (4.46%) Node.js
7 47 (4.37%) Ajax
8 46 (4.28%) LAMP
9 35 (3.25%) .NET
9 35 (3.25%) REST
10 33 (3.07%) XML
11 32 (2.97%) RESTful
12 29 (2.70%) AngularJS
13 27 (2.51%) HTML5
14 23 (2.14%) Celery
14 23 (2.14%) Django
14 23 (2.14%) Flask
15 21 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
16 20 (1.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 67 (6.23%) Data Centre
3 57 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 25 (2.32%) iPad
6 25 (2.32%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.95%) Fintech
8 21 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
11 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (1.39%) Replication
13 14 (1.30%) IPTV
13 14 (1.30%) STB
14 13 (1.21%) PKI
15 12 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 393 (36.52%) Windows
2 307 (28.53%) Unix
3 170 (15.80%) CentOS
4 106 (9.85%) Windows Server
5 104 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (7.25%) Solaris
8 71 (6.60%) Debian
9 70 (6.51%) Ubuntu
10 52 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (2.88%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.86%) AIX
14 19 (1.77%) Android
15 18 (1.67%) HPUX
16 14 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.74%) IRIX
19 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
20 6 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (20.45%) DevOps
2 200 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (12.92%) Software Engineering
4 110 (10.22%) Scrum
5 104 (9.67%) Mentoring
6 102 (9.48%) Open Source
7 100 (9.29%) ITIL
8 90 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (8.36%) OO
9 79 (7.34%) SDLC
10 70 (6.51%) TDD
11 63 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 60 (5.58%) Cybersecurity
13 59 (5.48%) High Availability
14 56 (5.20%) Risk Management
15 55 (5.11%) Configuration Management
16 53 (4.93%) Microservices
17 49 (4.55%) Analytics
17 49 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 342 (31.78%) Python
2 309 (28.72%) Java
3 241 (22.40%) Bash Shell
4 210 (19.52%) SQL
5 181 (16.82%) Perl
6 164 (15.24%) C++
7 125 (11.62%) JavaScript
8 90 (8.36%) PowerShell
9 88 (8.18%) C
10 81 (7.53%) Ruby
11 72 (6.69%) PHP
12 41 (3.81%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.25%) C#
14 13 (1.21%) Tcl
15 12 (1.12%) Korn
15 12 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.12%) Scala
16 11 (1.02%) Jython
17 10 (0.93%) VBScript
18 8 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (11.90%) Degree
2 56 (5.20%) CISSP
3 51 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 45 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (3.16%) CCNA
6 27 (2.51%) CEH
6 27 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 25 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (2.23%) MCSE
9 23 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
10 21 (1.95%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.86%) CCNP
12 12 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (1.12%) GCIA
12 12 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
13 11 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (0.93%) CCVP
15 9 (0.84%) CISM
15 9 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.02%) QA
2 44 (4.09%) SLA
3 30 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.95%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) GPG13
5 4 (0.37%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.37%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 144 (13.38%) Docker
2 105 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (9.67%) Active Directory
4 89 (8.27%) Hyper-V
5 44 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (3.62%) KVM
7 32 (2.97%) vSphere
8 20 (1.86%) Varnish
8 20 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
9 18 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (1.67%) XenServer
10 15 (1.39%) VirtualBox
11 14 (1.30%) Xen
12 13 (1.21%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.12%) XenApp
14 10 (0.93%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.65%) Samba
17 5 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 224 (20.82%) Puppet
2 187 (17.38%) Ansible
3 150 (13.94%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (4.74%) Salt
5 50 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 39 (3.62%) ZABBIX
7 37 (3.44%) vCenter Server
8 27 (2.51%) Nagios
9 17 (1.58%) logstash
10 16 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (1.39%) cPanel
12 14 (1.30%) Grafana
13 13 (1.21%) WSUS
14 11 (1.02%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.02%) Kibana
14 11 (1.02%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 10 (0.93%) Plesk
16 9 (0.84%) Cobbler
16 9 (0.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 214 (19.89%) VMware
2 173 (16.08%) Red Hat
3 171 (15.89%) Cisco
4 147 (13.66%) Oracle
5 104 (9.67%) Microsoft
6 81 (7.53%) Juniper
7 72 (6.69%) F5
8 63 (5.86%) CheckPoint
9 62 (5.76%) Palo Alto
10 56 (5.20%) Blue Coat
11 41 (3.81%) Google
12 38 (3.53%) EMC
13 37 (3.44%) HP
14 34 (3.16%) SAP
15 32 (2.97%) Sun
16 31 (2.88%) Crossbeam
16 31 (2.88%) Sourcefire
17 26 (2.42%) Dell
18 22 (2.04%) Splunk
19 20 (1.86%) IBM
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 10% shift bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 14 days ago