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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 2 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 280 315 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.49% 16.20% 11.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.88% 52.50% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 196 294 218
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 425 600 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 34.14% 30.85% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 323 548 466
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 244 (41.36%) Unix
2 224 (37.97%) Windows
3 200 (33.90%) Python
4 172 (29.15%) Java
5 161 (27.29%) Bash Shell
6 144 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
7 135 (22.88%) TCP/IP
8 127 (21.53%) VMware
9 120 (20.34%) SQL
10 113 (19.15%) DevOps
11 107 (18.14%) Perl
12 106 (17.97%) Red Hat
13 105 (17.80%) Firewall
14 102 (17.29%) Puppet
15 101 (17.12%) SaaS
15 101 (17.12%) Cisco
16 98 (16.61%) MySQL
17 97 (16.44%) Oracle
18 89 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 87 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
20 83 (14.07%) Solaris
21 81 (13.73%) Finance
21 81 (13.73%) Git (software)
22 78 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
23 75 (12.71%) HTML
24 73 (12.37%) Apache
24 73 (12.37%) Degree
25 72 (12.20%) CheckPoint
25 72 (12.20%) F5
26 71 (12.03%) Blue Coat

Linux
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 73 (12.37%) Apache
2 37 (6.27%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.92%) IIS
4 25 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 20 (3.39%) nginx
7 19 (3.22%) MS Exchange
8 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.71%) JBoss
10 13 (2.20%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.69%) Drupal
12 7 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.85%) CMS
15 4 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.02%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 144 (24.41%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (17.12%) SaaS
3 19 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.36%) PaaS
7 7 (1.19%) IaaS
8 6 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.02%) Office 365
8 6 (1.02%) Responsys
8 6 (1.02%) Taleo
9 5 (0.85%) GitHub
9 5 (0.85%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle CX
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (22.88%) TCP/IP
2 105 (17.80%) Firewall
3 54 (9.15%) SSL
4 53 (8.98%) HTTP
5 45 (7.63%) DNS
6 33 (5.59%) VPN
7 30 (5.08%) Internet
8 20 (3.39%) SAN
9 19 (3.22%) DOCSIS
9 19 (3.22%) DVB
9 19 (3.22%) HbbTV
9 19 (3.22%) SMTP
10 17 (2.88%) DHCP
11 16 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (2.37%) DLNA
13 13 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (1.86%) LDAP
15 10 (1.69%) SSH
15 10 (1.69%) Wireless
16 8 (1.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.61%) MySQL
2 56 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 40 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.24%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.56%) Big Data
8 21 (3.56%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.22%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.86%) HBase
11 9 (1.53%) DB2
11 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.36%) Riak
13 7 (1.19%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.19%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.19%) Redis
14 6 (1.02%) Informix
Development Applications
1 81 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.81%) Maven
3 50 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.27%) Ant
5 34 (5.76%) Subversion
6 23 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 20 (3.39%) JIRA
8 14 (2.37%) JUnit
9 13 (2.20%) Apache Ivy
9 13 (2.20%) Gradle
10 10 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.19%) Selenium
12 7 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.85%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.68%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.68%) Trac
14 4 (0.68%) WinDbg
General
1 81 (13.73%) Finance
2 43 (7.29%) Banking
3 33 (5.59%) German Language
4 30 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.41%) French Language
5 26 (4.41%) Marketing
6 12 (2.03%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (0.85%) Retail
8 5 (0.85%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.68%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (21.36%) Linux Engineer
2 90 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 89 (15.08%) Developer
4 72 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 64 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (9.66%) Administrator
7 55 (9.32%) Security Engineer
8 49 (8.31%) Technical Support
9 45 (7.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 45 (7.63%) Technical Engineer
10 42 (7.12%) Technical Support Engineer
11 41 (6.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 40 (6.78%) Consultant
12 40 (6.78%) Juniper Engineer
13 37 (6.27%) Java Developer
14 36 (6.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 35 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
15 35 (5.93%) Software Engineer
15 35 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
16 31 (5.25%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.71%) HTML
2 56 (9.49%) Web Services
3 54 (9.15%) CSS
4 42 (7.12%) LAMP
5 39 (6.61%) Middleware
6 36 (6.10%) Ajax
7 35 (5.93%) Spring
8 30 (5.08%) Node.js
9 27 (4.58%) AngularJS
10 22 (3.73%) JSON
10 22 (3.73%) REST
11 20 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (3.22%) D3.js
12 19 (3.22%) HTML5
13 18 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
14 16 (2.71%) .NET
14 16 (2.71%) WebSockets
15 14 (2.37%) HEVC
15 14 (2.37%) PlayReady
16 11 (1.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.85%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.90%) Fintech
5 19 (3.22%) IPTV
5 19 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (3.22%) STB
6 14 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.37%) MPEG
6 14 (2.37%) Over-the-Top Content
7 13 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.03%) Clustering
8 12 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.36%) Replication
12 7 (1.19%) Blog
12 7 (1.19%) PKI
13 6 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 244 (41.36%) Unix
2 224 (37.97%) Windows
3 89 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 83 (14.07%) Solaris
5 69 (11.69%) CentOS
6 55 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (8.47%) Windows Server
8 49 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (7.12%) Windows 2000
10 30 (5.08%) Ubuntu
11 26 (4.41%) Debian
12 21 (3.56%) Android
13 16 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.53%) AIX
14 9 (1.53%) HPUX
15 8 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.85%) SUSE
17 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (19.15%) DevOps
2 87 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (11.86%) Software Engineering
4 65 (11.02%) Mentoring
5 62 (10.51%) Scrum
6 61 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (10.17%) Risk Management
8 51 (8.64%) Open Source
9 48 (8.14%) High Availability
10 41 (6.95%) ITIL
11 39 (6.61%) SDLC
11 39 (6.61%) TDD
12 38 (6.44%) Configuration Management
13 36 (6.10%) OO
14 35 (5.93%) Data Protection
15 34 (5.76%) OOP
16 33 (5.59%) Information Security
17 32 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
18 31 (5.25%) Build Automation
19 30 (5.08%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (33.90%) Python
2 172 (29.15%) Java
3 161 (27.29%) Bash Shell
4 120 (20.34%) SQL
5 107 (18.14%) Perl
6 64 (10.85%) JavaScript
7 48 (8.14%) C++
8 45 (7.63%) PHP
9 40 (6.78%) Shell Script
10 28 (4.75%) C
11 25 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.39%) Ruby
13 16 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.69%) C#
16 8 (1.36%) Groovy
17 7 (1.19%) Jython
18 6 (1.02%) R
19 4 (0.68%) Tcl
20 2 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 73 (12.37%) Degree
2 33 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.54%) CCNA
4 15 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.37%) MBA
6 11 (1.86%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.69%) CCNP
8 9 (1.53%) CCIE
8 9 (1.53%) CCIP
8 9 (1.53%) CCSA
8 9 (1.53%) CCSP
9 6 (1.02%) MCSE
9 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.85%) MCITP
11 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.76%) QA
2 18 (3.05%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 54 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.92%) Docker
3 28 (4.75%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 24 (4.07%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (2.54%) XenServer
7 14 (2.37%) HDFS
8 13 (2.20%) KVM
8 13 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.86%) vSphere
10 10 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.53%) Varnish
11 9 (1.53%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.68%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.51%) vCloud
14 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (17.29%) Puppet
2 78 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (9.15%) Ansible
4 30 (5.08%) Salt
5 21 (3.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.53%) Kibana
7 9 (1.53%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.36%) Graphite
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.19%) Nagios
10 6 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.02%) logstash
11 5 (0.85%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.68%) Cacti
12 4 (0.68%) Ganglia
12 4 (0.68%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 127 (21.53%) VMware
2 106 (17.97%) Red Hat
3 101 (17.12%) Cisco
4 97 (16.44%) Oracle
5 72 (12.20%) CheckPoint
5 72 (12.20%) F5
6 71 (12.03%) Blue Coat
7 63 (10.68%) Palo Alto
8 58 (9.83%) Microsoft
9 57 (9.66%) Juniper
10 43 (7.29%) Crossbeam
10 43 (7.29%) Sourcefire
11 40 (6.78%) Sun
12 21 (3.56%) HP
13 18 (3.05%) Google
14 16 (2.71%) Apple
15 14 (2.37%) Nagra
15 14 (2.37%) Roku
15 14 (2.37%) Verimatrix
16 13 (2.20%) Splunk
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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