The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 260 426 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.06% 23.72% 15.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.47% 67.19% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 193 385 243
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £37,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 423 634 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.64% 35.30% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 322 552 485
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Linux
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Linux in Reading

Linux
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Linux.

1 207 (38.62%) Java
2 201 (37.50%) Unix
2 201 (37.50%) Python
3 162 (30.22%) Windows
4 159 (29.66%) Bash Shell
5 139 (25.93%) Perl
6 131 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
7 128 (23.88%) Puppet
8 123 (22.95%) DevOps
9 115 (21.46%) TCP/IP
10 108 (20.15%) Firewall
11 104 (19.40%) Ansible
12 102 (19.03%) Cisco
13 100 (18.66%) SQL
14 95 (17.72%) MySQL
15 94 (17.54%) SaaS
16 92 (17.16%) Software Engineering
17 90 (16.79%) HTML
17 90 (16.79%) Red Hat
17 90 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
18 89 (16.60%) VMware
19 88 (16.42%) C++
20 87 (16.23%) JavaScript
21 86 (16.04%) Git (software)
22 84 (15.67%) Oracle
23 79 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
24 74 (13.81%) CentOS
25 70 (13.06%) CSS
26 69 (12.87%) Degree
27 68 (12.69%) Solaris

Linux
Co-occurring 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 49 (9.14%) Apache
2 31 (5.78%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (4.48%) IIS
5 19 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.17%) nginx
7 14 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (2.43%) OpenStack
9 11 (2.05%) Apache Solr
9 11 (2.05%) Drupal
9 11 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.68%) JBoss
11 8 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.49%) CMS
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.75%) SAS
14 3 (0.56%) Eucalyptus
14 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.75%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 131 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (17.54%) SaaS
3 18 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (2.61%) GitHub
7 11 (2.05%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.68%) IaaS
8 9 (1.68%) PaaS
9 8 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (1.31%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.75%) Responsys
13 4 (0.75%) Taleo
14 3 (0.56%) Akamai
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.56%) Office 365
15 2 (0.37%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.46%) TCP/IP
2 108 (20.15%) Firewall
3 57 (10.63%) DNS
4 41 (7.65%) SSL
5 35 (6.53%) HTTP
6 26 (4.85%) DHCP
6 26 (4.85%) VPN
7 19 (3.54%) Internet
8 17 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.99%) Wireshark
10 14 (2.61%) DOCSIS
10 14 (2.61%) DVB
10 14 (2.61%) HbbTV
11 13 (2.43%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (2.43%) SAN
11 13 (2.43%) WAN
12 12 (2.24%) IPsec
12 12 (2.24%) LAN
13 10 (1.87%) Network Security
14 9 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.72%) MySQL
2 53 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 49 (9.14%) MongoDB
4 42 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 41 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.80%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.80%) Redis
10 12 (2.24%) Big Data
10 12 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.05%) DB2
12 9 (1.68%) Informix
12 9 (1.68%) SQLite
13 8 (1.49%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.49%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 86 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.07%) Maven
3 43 (8.02%) Ant
4 41 (7.65%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.85%) Subversion
6 25 (4.66%) Eclipse
7 24 (4.48%) Apache Ivy
7 24 (4.48%) Gradle
8 15 (2.80%) JIRA
9 10 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.68%) JMeter
10 9 (1.68%) JUnit
11 8 (1.49%) IDA Disassembler
11 8 (1.49%) OllyDbg
11 8 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (1.49%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.49%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.93%) Selenium
13 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.75%) GitLab
General
1 62 (11.57%) Finance
2 56 (10.45%) Digital Economy
3 34 (6.34%) Banking
3 34 (6.34%) German Language
4 24 (4.48%) French Language
4 24 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.99%) Marketing
6 7 (1.31%) Legal
7 4 (0.75%) Automotive
8 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (16.60%) Linux Engineer
2 86 (16.04%) Developer
3 69 (12.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 48 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 48 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 39 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
7 36 (6.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 34 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
9 32 (5.97%) Juniper Engineer
9 32 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 31 (5.78%) Java Engineer
10 31 (5.78%) Senior Security Engineer
11 30 (5.60%) Technical Support
12 29 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
13 28 (5.22%) Administrator
13 28 (5.22%) Release Engineer
14 27 (5.04%) Java Software Engineer
15 26 (4.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.79%) HTML
2 70 (13.06%) CSS
3 49 (9.14%) Web Services
4 46 (8.58%) Spring
5 42 (7.84%) Ajax
6 23 (4.29%) Node.js
7 22 (4.10%) AngularJS
8 21 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
8 21 (3.92%) LAMP
8 21 (3.92%) REST
9 20 (3.73%) JSON
9 20 (3.73%) Middleware
10 19 (3.54%) HTML5
11 17 (3.17%) D3.js
11 17 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (2.99%) .NET
13 13 (2.43%) Java EE
13 13 (2.43%) XML
14 11 (2.05%) SOAP
15 9 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.58%) Data Centre
3 44 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.92%) Fintech
5 20 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.99%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.80%) Cyber Attack
9 14 (2.61%) IPTV
9 14 (2.61%) STB
10 12 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.24%) Public Cloud
11 11 (2.05%) iPad
12 10 (1.87%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.68%) MPEG
13 9 (1.68%) Over-the-Top Content
14 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.31%) Blog
15 7 (1.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 6 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 201 (37.50%) Unix
2 162 (30.22%) Windows
3 74 (13.81%) CentOS
4 68 (12.69%) Solaris
5 66 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (6.53%) Ubuntu
9 31 (5.78%) Windows 2000
10 26 (4.85%) Debian
11 21 (3.92%) Windows Server
12 16 (2.99%) Android
12 16 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (2.05%) AIX
13 11 (2.05%) HPUX
14 5 (0.93%) SUSE
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.95%) DevOps
2 92 (17.16%) Software Engineering
3 79 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (11.75%) Mentoring
5 61 (11.38%) Scrum
6 58 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (10.45%) ITIL
7 56 (10.45%) Risk Management
8 53 (9.89%) Open Source
8 53 (9.89%) SDLC
9 47 (8.77%) OO
9 47 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 37 (6.90%) TDD
11 35 (6.53%) OOP
12 33 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (5.97%) Build Automation
14 31 (5.78%) Configuration Management
15 30 (5.60%) High Availability
16 26 (4.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 207 (38.62%) Java
2 201 (37.50%) Python
3 159 (29.66%) Bash Shell
4 139 (25.93%) Perl
5 100 (18.66%) SQL
6 88 (16.42%) C++
7 87 (16.23%) JavaScript
8 45 (8.40%) PHP
9 38 (7.09%) Ruby
10 33 (6.16%) PowerShell
11 32 (5.97%) C
12 26 (4.85%) C#
13 17 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.43%) Tcl
15 12 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.49%) Jython
17 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.75%) ES6
18 4 (0.75%) Korn
19 3 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (12.87%) Degree
2 34 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.61%) CISSP
6 11 (2.05%) CCNA
6 11 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.68%) CISM
7 9 (1.68%) MBA
8 8 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.31%) CCNP
9 7 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.75%) CWNA
10 4 (0.75%) MCSE
10 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.56%) GIAC
11 3 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.60%) SLA
2 15 (2.80%) QA
3 10 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.75%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.75%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 53 (9.89%) Docker
2 44 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.99%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.87%) KVM
6 10 (1.87%) VirtualBox
7 9 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (1.49%) vSphere
9 7 (1.31%) Varnish
10 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.12%) XenServer
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.75%) Firmware
12 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.56%) NFS
13 3 (0.56%) Samba
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 128 (23.88%) Puppet
2 104 (19.40%) Ansible
3 90 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (7.46%) Salt
5 19 (3.54%) ZABBIX
6 16 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (2.43%) vCenter Server
8 12 (2.24%) logstash
9 11 (2.05%) Kubernetes
10 9 (1.68%) Nagios
11 8 (1.49%) Kibana
12 7 (1.31%) HAProxy
13 6 (1.12%) Nmap
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.93%) Grafana
14 5 (0.93%) Graphite
14 5 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.93%) Icinga
14 5 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 102 (19.03%) Cisco
2 90 (16.79%) Red Hat
3 89 (16.60%) VMware
4 84 (15.67%) Oracle
5 68 (12.69%) Juniper
6 61 (11.38%) F5
7 56 (10.45%) Blue Coat
7 56 (10.45%) CheckPoint
7 56 (10.45%) Palo Alto
8 46 (8.58%) Microsoft
9 31 (5.78%) Crossbeam
9 31 (5.78%) Sourcefire
10 26 (4.85%) Sun
11 19 (3.54%) HP
12 16 (2.99%) Google
13 15 (2.80%) Splunk
14 14 (2.61%) NetApp
15 13 (2.43%) Dell
15 13 (2.43%) New Relic
16 12 (2.24%) EMC
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