The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 98 127 116
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.73% 0.98% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.04% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 31
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1198 1823 2224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.32% 93.68% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1473 1524
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Reading

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in Reading.

Salary trend for Linux Support in Reading

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in Reading

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (52.00%) MySQL
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) Perl
4 12 (48.00%) Apache
4 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 9 (36.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (32.00%) Solaris
8 8 (32.00%) DNS
8 8 (32.00%) LAMP
9 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (28.00%) Middleware
9 7 (28.00%) SSL
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (24.00%) Puppet
10 6 (24.00%) Unix
11 5 (20.00%) AIX
11 5 (20.00%) HPUX
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.00%) Python

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
1 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) SSL
5 4 (16.00%) CTI
5 4 (16.00%) HTTP
5 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 4 (16.00%) NAS
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) Informix
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) LAMP
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 5 (20.00%) CentOS
6 5 (20.00%) HPUX
7 2 (8.00%) Debian
7 2 (8.00%) SUSE
7 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.00%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Web Operations
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 2 (8.00%) Information Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) OpenAM
3 3 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) CommVault
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
4 4 (16.00%) Sybase
4 4 (16.00%) Veeam
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) arcserve
6 2 (8.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.00%) IBM