Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 341 490 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.20% 19.22% 20.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.27% 62.10% 64.65%
Number of salaries quoted 301 404 512
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £26,775
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +10.53%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 606 789 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.56% 30.94% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 535 658 748
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,600 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,900 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.76% +5.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Linux.

1 166 (48.68%) Java
2 163 (47.80%) Python
3 142 (41.64%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (31.09%) Software Engineering
5 98 (28.74%) Unix
6 96 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (27.86%) Ansible
8 93 (27.27%) DevOps
9 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
10 85 (24.93%) Git (software)
10 85 (24.93%) Docker
11 80 (23.46%) Degree
12 77 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (21.11%) Windows
14 71 (20.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 69 (20.23%) Google
16 64 (18.77%) Relational Database
17 62 (18.18%) VMware
18 58 (17.01%) Puppet
18 58 (17.01%) NoSQL
19 55 (16.13%) Computer Science
20 54 (15.84%) Bash Shell
20 54 (15.84%) C
21 53 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 52 (15.25%) Spring
23 51 (14.96%) Jenkins
24 50 (14.66%) MySQL
24 50 (14.66%) Scrum
25 49 (14.37%) Red Hat
26 48 (14.08%) SQL

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 31 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (5.87%) Apache
2 20 (5.87%) Apache Spark
3 19 (5.57%) nginx
4 11 (3.23%) IIS
5 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.76%) Confluence
6 6 (1.76%) JBoss
7 5 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.17%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.88%) CMS
9 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.29%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.17%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 142 (41.64%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (20.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (13.20%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (10.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (10.56%) SaaS
6 28 (8.21%) GitHub
7 25 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (6.16%) Amazon S3
8 21 (6.16%) IBM Cloud
9 20 (5.87%) npm
10 11 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (2.64%) Office 365
13 8 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (2.35%) CloudFront
13 8 (2.35%) Route 53
13 8 (2.35%) Serverless
14 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 22 (6.45%) Firewall
3 21 (6.16%) DNS
4 18 (5.28%) H.323
5 17 (4.99%) HTTP
6 13 (3.81%) Skype
6 13 (3.81%) SSH
7 11 (3.23%) DHCP
8 10 (2.93%) VPN
9 6 (1.76%) SAN
9 6 (1.76%) SNMP
9 6 (1.76%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.47%) FCoE
11 4 (1.17%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (1.17%) LAN
11 4 (1.17%) NAS
11 4 (1.17%) Network Security
11 4 (1.17%) SS7
11 4 (1.17%) WAN
12 3 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.77%) Relational Database
2 58 (17.01%) NoSQL
3 50 (14.66%) MySQL
4 45 (13.20%) RDBMS
4 45 (13.20%) SQL Server
5 31 (9.09%) Big Data
6 30 (8.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (8.50%) MongoDB
7 29 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (5.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 20 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (5.28%) CouchDB
10 16 (4.69%) Hadoop
11 13 (3.81%) Redis
12 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.64%) HBase
14 8 (2.35%) MariaDB
14 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.76%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 85 (24.93%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.87%) gulp
3 20 (5.87%) Maven
3 20 (5.87%) webpack
4 19 (5.57%) JIRA
5 18 (5.28%) Babel
6 15 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.40%) Subversion
7 14 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (3.81%) Selenium
9 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (2.35%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.76%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.76%) Gradle
13 5 (1.47%) WiX
14 4 (1.17%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.17%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (9.97%) Finance
2 30 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 29 (8.50%) Retail
4 24 (7.04%) Electronics
4 24 (7.04%) Marketing
5 21 (6.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.17%) Back Office
7 3 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (29.33%) Developer
2 59 (17.30%) Software Engineer
3 54 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (13.78%) Java Developer
5 37 (10.85%) Linux Developer
6 35 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (9.97%) Senior Developer
8 29 (8.50%) Python Developer
9 27 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (7.04%) NoSQL Developer
11 20 (5.87%) Java Engineer
11 20 (5.87%) Senior Python Developer
12 18 (5.28%) AWS Developer
13 17 (4.99%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.40%) Graduate
14 15 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (4.40%) Senior Java Engineer
15 14 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
15 14 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.25%) Spring
2 39 (11.44%) Web Services
3 36 (10.56%) AngularJS
4 34 (9.97%) RESTful
5 33 (9.68%) Kafka
6 32 (9.38%) .NET
7 27 (7.92%) HTML
8 26 (7.62%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (6.16%) Twisted
9 21 (6.16%) XML
10 20 (5.87%) HTML5
10 20 (5.87%) Node.js
11 19 (5.57%) Django
11 19 (5.57%) Spring Boot
12 18 (5.28%) WebRTC
13 16 (4.69%) Java SE
14 14 (4.11%) JSON
14 14 (4.11%) REST
15 13 (3.81%) jQuery
15 13 (3.81%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.44%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.28%) User Experience
3 18 (5.28%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (4.40%) Algorithms
5 14 (4.11%) Device Driver
5 14 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.81%) BBC
6 13 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.23%) Fintech
8 10 (2.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.47%) Replication
10 5 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.17%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.88%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (28.74%) Unix
2 72 (21.11%) Windows
3 46 (13.49%) CentOS
4 37 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 21 (6.16%) Android
6 21 (6.16%) Windows Server
7 18 (5.28%) Apple iOS
8 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.05%) Debian
11 6 (1.76%) AIX
12 5 (1.47%) Solaris
12 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.17%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.88%) HPUX
14 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.88%) VMS
14 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (31.09%) Software Engineering
2 96 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (27.27%) DevOps
4 77 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (16.13%) Computer Science
6 50 (14.66%) Scrum
7 45 (13.20%) Mathematics
8 41 (12.02%) Configuration Management
9 40 (11.73%) Test Automation
10 35 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (9.97%) OO
12 33 (9.68%) High Availability
12 33 (9.68%) Open Source
13 32 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (8.50%) OOP
15 26 (7.62%) SDLC
16 24 (7.04%) Analytics
17 21 (6.16%) Machine Learning
17 21 (6.16%) Migration
17 21 (6.16%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (48.68%) Java
2 163 (47.80%) Python
3 87 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.84%) Bash Shell
4 54 (15.84%) C
5 48 (14.08%) SQL
6 47 (13.78%) Go
7 44 (12.90%) C#
8 42 (12.32%) Ruby
9 37 (10.85%) C++
10 36 (10.56%) Objective-C
11 33 (9.68%) Java 8
12 24 (7.04%) Shell Script
13 21 (6.16%) Perl
14 19 (5.57%) TypeScript
15 17 (4.99%) PowerShell
16 14 (4.11%) Assembly Language
16 14 (4.11%) Cython
17 6 (1.76%) PHP
18 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (23.46%) Degree
2 29 (8.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.11%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.76%) CCNA
7 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.88%) MCSE
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.59%) CISSP
9 2 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.59%) GIAC
9 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.59%) SANS
9 2 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.16%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (24.93%) Docker
2 53 (15.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.74%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.57%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.40%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.35%) HDFS
6 8 (2.35%) vSphere
7 7 (2.05%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.76%) Apache Flume
9 5 (1.47%) KVM
9 5 (1.47%) Samba
9 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.17%) NFS
10 4 (1.17%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.17%) Xen
11 3 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.88%) iptables
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.59%) vCloud
12 2 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 95 (27.86%) Ansible
2 58 (17.01%) Puppet
3 39 (11.44%) Terraform
4 38 (11.14%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (9.97%) Kubernetes
6 22 (6.45%) Kibana
7 18 (5.28%) ZABBIX
8 14 (4.11%) Nagios
9 8 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (2.35%) Rundeck
10 5 (1.47%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.47%) SCCM
11 4 (1.17%) Mesos
11 4 (1.17%) Oozie
11 4 (1.17%) Rancher
11 4 (1.17%) Salt
12 3 (0.88%) Grafana
12 3 (0.88%) Graphite
12 3 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 69 (20.23%) Google
2 62 (18.18%) VMware
3 49 (14.37%) Red Hat
4 46 (13.49%) Microsoft
4 46 (13.49%) Oracle
5 23 (6.74%) IBM
6 21 (6.16%) SAP
7 10 (2.93%) Cloudera
8 9 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.35%) Tableau
10 7 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.05%) Citrix
10 7 (2.05%) Splunk
11 6 (1.76%) EMC
12 5 (1.47%) Cisco
13 4 (1.17%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.88%) Centreon
14 3 (0.88%) Centrify
14 3 (0.88%) Meraki
14 3 (0.88%) New Relic