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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 273 370 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.08% 21.13% 13.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.07% 61.98% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 188 345 228
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 447 597 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 34.52% 34.09% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 329 533 463
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 220 (40.22%) Unix
2 203 (37.11%) Python
3 202 (36.93%) Java
4 169 (30.90%) Windows
5 158 (28.88%) Bash Shell
6 133 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
7 122 (22.30%) DevOps
8 119 (21.76%) Puppet
9 115 (21.02%) Perl
9 115 (21.02%) TCP/IP
10 103 (18.83%) Firewall
11 100 (18.28%) SQL
11 100 (18.28%) SaaS
12 97 (17.73%) MySQL
13 95 (17.37%) Cisco
14 91 (16.64%) Oracle
15 90 (16.45%) HTML
16 89 (16.27%) Software Engineering
17 87 (15.90%) Git (software)
18 86 (15.72%) Ansible
19 84 (15.36%) JavaScript
19 84 (15.36%) Red Hat
19 84 (15.36%) VMware
20 83 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
21 79 (14.44%) C++
21 79 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
22 73 (13.35%) Mentoring
23 72 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 70 (12.80%) CSS
25 69 (12.61%) 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 50 (9.14%) Apache
2 29 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.02%) IIS
5 18 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.74%) nginx
6 15 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (2.19%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.01%) Drupal
8 11 (2.01%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.83%) JBoss
10 8 (1.46%) CMS
11 7 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.55%) Eucalyptus
12 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.10%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 133 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (18.28%) SaaS
3 16 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.01%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.01%) GitHub
6 10 (1.83%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 10 (1.83%) PaaS
7 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (1.46%) IaaS
9 7 (1.28%) Google App Engine
10 6 (1.10%) Responsys
10 6 (1.10%) Taleo
11 5 (0.91%) Office 365
11 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.55%) Akamai
13 3 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.02%) TCP/IP
2 103 (18.83%) Firewall
3 49 (8.96%) DNS
4 42 (7.68%) HTTP
5 41 (7.50%) SSL
6 27 (4.94%) VPN
7 20 (3.66%) DOCSIS
7 20 (3.66%) DVB
7 20 (3.66%) HbbTV
8 17 (3.11%) DHCP
9 16 (2.93%) Internet
10 15 (2.74%) SAN
11 14 (2.56%) DLNA
12 13 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.38%) Network Security
13 12 (2.19%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.83%) WAN
15 9 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (1.65%) LAN
15 9 (1.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.73%) MySQL
2 49 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (7.13%) NoSQL
5 37 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 27 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.02%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.93%) Big Data
11 10 (1.83%) DB2
11 10 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.46%) Redis
13 7 (1.28%) Informix
13 7 (1.28%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.28%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 87 (15.90%) Git (software)
2 56 (10.24%) Maven
3 45 (8.23%) Ant
4 41 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.94%) Subversion
6 25 (4.57%) Eclipse
7 21 (3.84%) Apache Ivy
7 21 (3.84%) Gradle
8 14 (2.56%) JIRA
9 10 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.65%) JUnit
11 8 (1.46%) IDA Disassembler
11 8 (1.46%) OllyDbg
11 8 (1.46%) WinDbg
12 7 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.73%) JMeter
13 4 (0.73%) Redmine
13 4 (0.73%) Selenium
13 4 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (12.43%) Finance
2 38 (6.95%) Banking
3 30 (5.48%) German Language
4 29 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.39%) Marketing
6 23 (4.20%) French Language
7 5 (0.91%) Legal
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (19.01%) Linux Engineer
2 98 (17.92%) Developer
3 70 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 52 (9.51%) Security Engineer
6 51 (9.32%) Java Developer
7 49 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 47 (8.59%) Support Engineer
9 44 (8.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 43 (7.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 42 (7.68%) Administrator
12 41 (7.50%) Juniper Engineer
13 36 (6.58%) Senior Security Engineer
14 31 (5.67%) Java Engineer
14 31 (5.67%) Senior Developer
15 30 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
15 30 (5.48%) Technical Support
16 28 (5.12%) Linux Administrator
16 28 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
17 27 (4.94%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.45%) HTML
2 70 (12.80%) CSS
3 52 (9.51%) Web Services
4 46 (8.41%) Spring
5 42 (7.68%) Ajax
6 31 (5.67%) LAMP
7 27 (4.94%) Middleware
8 22 (4.02%) REST
9 21 (3.84%) HTML5
9 21 (3.84%) JSON
10 20 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
11 19 (3.47%) Node.js
11 19 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (3.29%) AngularJS
13 16 (2.93%) D3.js
14 14 (2.56%) .NET
14 14 (2.56%) HEVC
14 14 (2.56%) PlayReady
15 13 (2.38%) Java EE
15 13 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.32%) Computer Science
3 44 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.02%) Fintech
4 22 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (3.66%) IPTV
5 20 (3.66%) STB
6 17 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.93%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.74%) Cyber Attack
9 14 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.56%) MPEG
9 14 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (2.01%) iPad
10 11 (2.01%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.65%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.28%) Blog
12 7 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 220 (40.22%) Unix
2 169 (30.90%) Windows
3 72 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (12.61%) CentOS
4 69 (12.61%) Solaris
5 46 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (6.40%) Windows 2000
8 26 (4.75%) Ubuntu
9 24 (4.39%) Windows Server
10 21 (3.84%) Android
10 21 (3.84%) Debian
11 14 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.83%) AIX
12 10 (1.83%) HPUX
13 7 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.91%) SUSE
15 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (22.30%) DevOps
2 89 (16.27%) Software Engineering
3 79 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (13.35%) Mentoring
5 63 (11.52%) Scrum
6 55 (10.05%) Risk Management
7 53 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (9.51%) Open Source
9 50 (9.14%) SDLC
10 48 (8.78%) ITIL
11 46 (8.41%) OO
12 45 (8.23%) Test Automation
13 39 (7.13%) OOP
14 37 (6.76%) High Availability
15 36 (6.58%) TDD
16 34 (6.22%) Build Automation
17 31 (5.67%) Configuration Management
17 31 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (5.67%) Cybersecurity
17 31 (5.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (37.11%) Python
2 202 (36.93%) Java
3 158 (28.88%) Bash Shell
4 115 (21.02%) Perl
5 100 (18.28%) SQL
6 84 (15.36%) JavaScript
7 79 (14.44%) C++
8 46 (8.41%) PHP
9 33 (6.03%) C
10 27 (4.94%) Ruby
11 26 (4.75%) PowerShell
12 21 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.47%) C#
14 13 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.46%) Tcl
15 8 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.28%) Jython
17 6 (1.10%) Groovy
18 2 (0.37%) Korn
18 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (12.61%) Degree
2 34 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.74%) CCNA
4 15 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.56%) MBA
6 9 (1.65%) CCNP
7 8 (1.46%) CISSP
7 8 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.91%) CCIE
8 5 (0.91%) CCIE Service Provider
8 5 (0.91%) CCIP
8 5 (0.91%) CCSA
8 5 (0.91%) CCSP
8 5 (0.91%) CISM
9 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.37%) GIAC
11 2 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.39%) SLA
2 19 (3.47%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) SSAE 16
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 42 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (7.13%) Docker
3 26 (4.75%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.47%) Active Directory
6 13 (2.38%) XenServer
7 10 (1.83%) KVM
8 9 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.46%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.28%) Varnish
10 7 (1.28%) vSphere
11 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.37%) NFS
13 2 (0.37%) Samba
13 2 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 119 (21.76%) Puppet
2 86 (15.72%) Ansible
3 83 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (6.76%) Salt
5 21 (3.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (2.01%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.83%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.83%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.65%) logstash
9 8 (1.46%) Kibana
9 8 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.28%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.28%) Nagios
11 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 6 (1.10%) Icinga
12 5 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.91%) Grafana
12 5 (0.91%) Graphite
12 5 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.73%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 95 (17.37%) Cisco
2 91 (16.64%) Oracle
3 84 (15.36%) Red Hat
3 84 (15.36%) VMware
4 63 (11.52%) Blue Coat
4 63 (11.52%) F5
5 61 (11.15%) CheckPoint
5 61 (11.15%) Juniper
6 57 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 48 (8.78%) Microsoft
8 35 (6.40%) Crossbeam
8 35 (6.40%) Sourcefire
9 31 (5.67%) Sun
10 22 (4.02%) Google
11 16 (2.93%) Apple
12 14 (2.56%) Nagra
12 14 (2.56%) Roku
12 14 (2.56%) Verimatrix
13 13 (2.38%) New Relic
14 12 (2.19%) Humax
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