Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 350 451 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.62% 19.56% 22.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.55% 61.87% 67.90%
Number of salaries quoted 299 354 718
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,375
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 679 729 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.30% 31.61% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 596 584 948
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.73%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +5.56%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 188 (53.71%) Java
2 177 (50.57%) Python
3 111 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (30.00%) Windows
5 94 (26.86%) Git (software)
6 85 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (24.00%) DevOps
8 83 (23.71%) Unix
8 83 (23.71%) NoSQL
9 82 (23.43%) Degree
10 78 (22.29%) SQL
11 74 (21.14%) Spring
12 69 (19.71%) Ansible
13 67 (19.14%) Puppet
14 65 (18.57%) C
14 65 (18.57%) Software Engineering
15 64 (18.29%) Bash Shell
15 64 (18.29%) Relational Database
16 61 (17.43%) JavaScript
17 55 (15.71%) Web Services
17 55 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 54 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (14.86%) Configuration Management
20 50 (14.29%) Jenkins
21 49 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (13.71%) SQL Server
23 47 (13.43%) Oracle
24 46 (13.14%) Hadoop
25 45 (12.86%) VMware
26 44 (12.57%) RDBMS

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 35 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (9.71%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.14%) nginx
4 17 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 16 (4.57%) Apache
6 12 (3.43%) Confluence
6 12 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.86%) JBoss
8 7 (2.00%) IIS
8 7 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.57%) CMS
12 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.14%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 111 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.43%) GitHub
4 19 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.57%) Amazon S3
6 15 (4.29%) SaaS
7 13 (3.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (3.14%) PaaS
9 10 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (2.57%) Amazon Glacier
10 9 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.29%) Office 365
12 7 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.71%) IaaS
14 5 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (1.43%) OpenShift
15 4 (1.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 24 (6.86%) DNS
2 24 (6.86%) Firewall
3 14 (4.00%) DHCP
3 14 (4.00%) SSH
4 12 (3.43%) SAN
5 10 (2.86%) LAN
5 10 (2.86%) WAN
6 9 (2.57%) NAS
6 9 (2.57%) VPN
7 7 (2.00%) FCoE
7 7 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (2.00%) HTTP
7 7 (2.00%) Internet
7 7 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.14%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (1.14%) SNMP
9 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.71%) NoSQL
2 64 (18.29%) Relational Database
3 48 (13.71%) SQL Server
4 46 (13.14%) Hadoop
5 44 (12.57%) RDBMS
6 43 (12.29%) Big Data
7 41 (11.71%) MySQL
8 35 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (9.14%) MongoDB
9 32 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (7.14%) HBase
11 24 (6.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (5.14%) Apache Hive
13 14 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (3.71%) Impala
14 13 (3.71%) Redis
15 7 (2.00%) CouchDB
15 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
15 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (1.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 94 (26.86%) Git (software)
2 50 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.00%) Maven
4 19 (5.43%) JIRA
5 16 (4.57%) Bitbucket
5 16 (4.57%) Subversion
6 13 (3.71%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.43%) WiX
8 11 (3.14%) Selenium
9 9 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.00%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.43%) GitLab
12 4 (1.14%) Gradle
12 4 (1.14%) gulp
12 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.14%) webpack
13 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (10.29%) Finance
2 27 (7.71%) Retail
3 16 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.71%) Electronics
5 11 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.14%) Marketing
6 7 (2.00%) Banking
7 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.14%) Back Office
8 4 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (33.71%) Developer
2 67 (19.14%) Java Developer
3 48 (13.71%) Linux Developer
4 44 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (7.71%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (7.71%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.43%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 25 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 23 (6.57%) AWS Developer
8 23 (6.57%) Python Developer
8 23 (6.57%) Software Developer
9 22 (6.29%) Senior Developer
9 22 (6.29%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.29%) Technical Support
13 14 (4.00%) Analyst
13 14 (4.00%) NoSQL Developer
14 12 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.14%) Spring
2 55 (15.71%) Web Services
3 38 (10.86%) Node.js
4 28 (8.00%) JMS
5 27 (7.71%) Elastic Stack
6 24 (6.86%) Kafka
7 22 (6.29%) Spring Boot
8 20 (5.71%) XML
9 17 (4.86%) HTML
9 17 (4.86%) JSON
10 14 (4.00%) .NET
10 14 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 14 (4.00%) REST
11 13 (3.71%) CSS
11 13 (3.71%) Twisted
12 12 (3.43%) jQuery
12 12 (3.43%) RESTful
12 12 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (3.43%) SQLAlchemy
12 12 (3.43%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (12.57%) Computer Science
3 36 (10.29%) Linux Command Line
4 31 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (7.43%) Fintech
6 17 (4.86%) Data Centre
7 16 (4.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.71%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.86%) Replication
11 8 (2.29%) BBC
12 7 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 7 (2.00%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.43%) Digital Currency
14 4 (1.14%) Clustering
14 4 (1.14%) User Experience
15 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 105 (30.00%) Windows
2 83 (23.71%) Unix
3 43 (12.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (11.43%) Ubuntu
5 35 (10.00%) CentOS
6 24 (6.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.14%) Debian
8 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.00%) AIX
11 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.71%) Solaris
11 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.14%) Android
12 4 (1.14%) HPUX
13 3 (0.86%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.00%) DevOps
3 65 (18.57%) Software Engineering
4 52 (14.86%) Configuration Management
5 49 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (9.43%) Scrum
8 31 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (8.57%) Multithreading
10 29 (8.29%) Test Automation
11 27 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 27 (7.71%) Task Automation
12 26 (7.43%) Open Source
13 25 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (6.86%) Mathematics
15 21 (6.00%) OO
16 20 (5.71%) CRM
16 20 (5.71%) SDLC
17 19 (5.43%) Migration
18 18 (5.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 188 (53.71%) Java
2 177 (50.57%) Python
3 78 (22.29%) SQL
4 65 (18.57%) C
5 64 (18.29%) Bash Shell
6 61 (17.43%) JavaScript
7 42 (12.00%) Java 8
8 37 (10.57%) Ruby
9 33 (9.43%) C#
10 29 (8.29%) Shell Script
11 26 (7.43%) PowerShell
12 25 (7.14%) C++
13 24 (6.86%) Go
14 23 (6.57%) Perl
15 7 (2.00%) Cython
15 7 (2.00%) R
16 6 (1.71%) PHP
17 5 (1.43%) Erlang
17 5 (1.43%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (23.43%) Degree
2 40 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.71%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.14%) PhD
8 3 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.86%) MCSA
8 3 (0.86%) MCSE
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.86%) RHCE
9 2 (0.57%) CCNA
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.57%) MCITP
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.29%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) COBIT
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) ECSS
System Software
1 41 (11.71%) Docker
2 37 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.14%) HDFS
4 22 (6.29%) Active Directory
5 21 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 18 (5.14%) Apache Flume
8 16 (4.57%) vSphere
9 7 (2.00%) KVM
9 7 (2.00%) Samba
10 5 (1.43%) iptables
10 5 (1.43%) oVirt
11 4 (1.14%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.86%) vCloud
12 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.57%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 69 (19.71%) Ansible
2 67 (19.14%) Puppet
3 33 (9.43%) Terraform
4 29 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (7.43%) Kibana
6 17 (4.86%) Kubernetes
7 16 (4.57%) ZABBIX
8 13 (3.71%) HAProxy
9 12 (3.43%) Nagios
10 8 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.00%) Rundeck
11 7 (2.00%) SCCM
11 7 (2.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 5 (1.43%) rkt
12 5 (1.43%) Salt
13 4 (1.14%) Grafana
13 4 (1.14%) Mesos
13 4 (1.14%) SCOM
14 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (13.43%) Oracle
2 45 (12.86%) VMware
3 39 (11.14%) Red Hat
4 30 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 24 (6.86%) Atlassian
6 19 (5.43%) Google
7 15 (4.29%) Cloudera
8 12 (3.43%) Cisco
9 9 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.57%) SAP
10 8 (2.29%) Citrix
10 8 (2.29%) Splunk
11 7 (2.00%) Centrify
11 7 (2.00%) EMC
11 7 (2.00%) IBM
11 7 (2.00%) Tableau
12 6 (1.71%) SaltStack
13 5 (1.43%) HP
14 4 (1.14%) Juniper
14 4 (1.14%) Rackspace