Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 335 830 887
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.57% 14.07% 12.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.15% 56.39% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 296 770 749
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 668 1,472 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.07% 24.96% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 547 1,286 1,469
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £69,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Berkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 -6 144 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Bracknell +5 46 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Newbury -2 31 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Slough +8 23 £57,500 +6.98% 4
Maidenhead -14 16 £70,000 +14.29%
Wokingham -2 12 £60,000 +2.56%
Thatcham - 12 £52,500 -
Ascot +3 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 124 (37.01%) Python
2 123 (36.72%) AWS
3 109 (32.54%) DevOps
4 103 (30.75%) Azure
5 100 (29.85%) Windows
6 95 (28.36%) Java
7 71 (21.19%) Microsoft
7 71 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (18.81%) Docker
9 62 (18.51%) VMware
9 62 (18.51%) JavaScript
10 61 (18.21%) Kubernetes
11 56 (16.72%) SQL
11 56 (16.72%) Git (software)
12 55 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (15.82%) Ansible
14 48 (14.33%) Software Engineering
14 48 (14.33%) Degree
15 47 (14.03%) GCP
16 46 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (13.43%) Computer Science
18 44 (13.13%) Test Automation
19 42 (12.54%) SaaS
20 40 (11.94%) Firewall
21 39 (11.64%) MySQL
21 39 (11.64%) Unix
21 39 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (11.34%) Windows Server
23 37 (11.04%) Bash Shell
24 36 (10.75%) 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 23 (6.87%) Confluence
2 12 (3.58%) Apache
3 11 (3.28%) CMS
4 7 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.09%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.19%) CloudStack
7 3 (0.90%) SAS
7 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.60%) IIS
8 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 123 (36.72%) AWS
2 103 (30.75%) Azure
3 47 (14.03%) GCP
4 42 (12.54%) SaaS
5 24 (7.16%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (4.18%) Office 365
8 13 (3.88%) OpenShift
9 11 (3.28%) IaaS
10 10 (2.99%) PaaS
11 8 (2.39%) GitHub
12 6 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.79%) Serverless
13 5 (1.49%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.49%) Route 53
14 4 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.94%) Firewall
2 26 (7.76%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.46%) Network Security
4 17 (5.07%) H.323
5 16 (4.78%) Skype
6 15 (4.48%) LAN
7 11 (3.28%) DNS
7 11 (3.28%) HTTP
7 11 (3.28%) Wireless
8 10 (2.99%) WAN
9 8 (2.39%) DHCP
10 7 (2.09%) 4G
10 7 (2.09%) MPLS
10 7 (2.09%) SAN
10 7 (2.09%) VoIP
10 7 (2.09%) VPN
10 7 (2.09%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.79%) 3G
11 6 (1.79%) Internet
11 6 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.64%) MySQL
2 16 (4.78%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.18%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.99%) Big Data
6 6 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.90%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.30%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.30%) HBase
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 56 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.06%) JIRA
4 13 (3.88%) Selenium
5 12 (3.58%) Maven
6 11 (3.28%) Ant
6 11 (3.28%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.09%) Subversion
7 7 (2.09%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.79%) JMeter
9 5 (1.49%) GitLab
10 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.60%) GoCD
11 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.60%) Mocha
11 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.30%) JBehave
12 1 (0.30%) Robot Framework
General
1 20 (5.97%) Finance
2 19 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.99%) Automotive
3 10 (2.99%) Norwegian Language
4 7 (2.09%) Military
5 6 (1.79%) Retail
6 5 (1.49%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.90%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (19.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (14.93%) Developer
3 37 (11.04%) Software Engineer
4 31 (9.25%) Architect
5 21 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (6.27%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.97%) Graduate
6 20 (5.97%) IT Engineer
6 20 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (5.67%) Java Engineer
8 14 (4.18%) Consultant
9 13 (3.88%) Test Engineer
10 12 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (3.28%) Python Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.99%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Network Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.46%) REST
2 24 (7.16%) HTML
2 24 (7.16%) Node.js
2 24 (7.16%) WebRTC
3 19 (5.67%) Web Services
4 17 (5.07%) .NET
4 17 (5.07%) CSS
4 17 (5.07%) Middleware
5 15 (4.48%) SOAP
6 14 (4.18%) HTML5
7 13 (3.88%) JSON
8 12 (3.58%) Ajax
9 11 (3.28%) jQuery
9 11 (3.28%) Spring
10 10 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (2.99%) XML
11 9 (2.69%) LAMP
12 8 (2.39%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.09%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (6.57%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.58%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.28%) iPad
8 10 (2.99%) User Experience
9 9 (2.69%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.69%) Tandem
10 8 (2.39%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (2.09%) PKI
11 7 (2.09%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.79%) Cyberattack
12 6 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (29.85%) Windows
2 39 (11.64%) Unix
3 38 (11.34%) Windows Server
4 29 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.27%) Debian
6 18 (5.37%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.58%) Android
7 12 (3.58%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.99%) CentOS
8 10 (2.99%) Solaris
9 8 (2.39%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.79%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.19%) VMS
13 3 (0.90%) SUSE
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.54%) DevOps
2 71 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (14.33%) Software Engineering
5 45 (13.43%) Computer Science
6 44 (13.13%) Test Automation
7 39 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (9.55%) High Availability
9 31 (9.25%) Configuration Management
10 30 (8.96%) OO
11 28 (8.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 27 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (7.46%) Web Development
15 24 (7.16%) Fintech
15 24 (7.16%) Mathematics
15 24 (7.16%) Multithreading
15 24 (7.16%) OOP
15 24 (7.16%) TDD
16 22 (6.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 124 (37.01%) Python
2 95 (28.36%) Java
3 62 (18.51%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.72%) SQL
5 37 (11.04%) Bash Shell
6 31 (9.25%) C++
7 29 (8.66%) C
8 22 (6.57%) PHP
8 22 (6.57%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.97%) C#
10 11 (3.28%) Perl
10 11 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.39%) Groovy
12 7 (2.09%) Ruby
13 6 (1.79%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.49%) Go
15 4 (1.19%) Scala
16 2 (0.60%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.60%) R
16 2 (0.60%) Rust
Qualifications
1 48 (14.33%) Degree
2 31 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (6.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.49%) CCIE
6 5 (1.49%) CISSP
7 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.60%) CEH
8 2 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) GSEC
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.16%) QA
2 16 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.99%) GDPR
4 9 (2.69%) NIST
5 5 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) HL7
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (18.81%) Docker
2 46 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.36%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.99%) vSphere
5 7 (2.09%) KVM
6 5 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (1.19%) Firmware
7 4 (1.19%) iptables
8 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.60%) LXC
9 2 (0.60%) vCloud
9 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.30%) Gluster
10 1 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 61 (18.21%) Kubernetes
2 53 (15.82%) Ansible
3 36 (10.75%) Terraform
4 26 (7.76%) Puppet
5 20 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.39%) SCCM
7 7 (2.09%) Packer
7 7 (2.09%) Salt
8 6 (1.79%) Galera Cluster
8 6 (1.79%) HP ALM
8 6 (1.79%) OpenNebula
9 4 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.19%) Kibana
9 4 (1.19%) logstash
9 4 (1.19%) SCOM
10 3 (0.90%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.90%) vRealize
10 3 (0.90%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.60%) Grafana
11 2 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 71 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.51%) VMware
3 36 (10.75%) Google
4 31 (9.25%) Cisco
5 29 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.18%) Oracle
7 12 (3.58%) HP
8 9 (2.69%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.69%) Palo Alto
9 8 (2.39%) IBM
9 8 (2.39%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.09%) Ericsson
10 7 (2.09%) Juniper
11 6 (1.79%) F5
11 6 (1.79%) Meraki
12 5 (1.49%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.49%) Citrix
12 5 (1.49%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (1.49%) Synology
12 5 (1.49%) Veeam