Period
to 18 August 2017

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

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 510 824 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.92% 22.86% 15.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.20% 67.21% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 374 789 556
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -0.58%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 820 1226 1230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.63% 34.02% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1053 948
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.15% +11.88%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 213 (41.76%) Java
2 180 (35.29%) Python
3 170 (33.33%) Windows
4 168 (32.94%) Unix
5 144 (28.24%) Bash Shell
6 137 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
7 135 (26.47%) Perl
8 134 (26.27%) DevOps
9 130 (25.49%) Puppet
10 113 (22.16%) TCP/IP
11 109 (21.37%) Ansible
12 107 (20.98%) Firewall
13 99 (19.41%) Cisco
14 91 (17.84%) JavaScript
15 90 (17.65%) SQL
16 88 (17.25%) Red Hat
16 88 (17.25%) VMware
16 88 (17.25%) Opscode Chef
17 87 (17.06%) HTML
17 87 (17.06%) Git (software)
18 85 (16.67%) C++
19 83 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
20 81 (15.88%) Software Engineering
20 81 (15.88%) SaaS
21 76 (14.90%) Juniper
22 75 (14.71%) MySQL
23 74 (14.51%) CentOS
24 72 (14.12%) Degree
25 69 (13.53%) ITIL
26 66 (12.94%) Continuous Integration

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 52 (10.20%) Apache
2 33 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (4.90%) IIS
5 20 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.73%) OpenStack
7 18 (3.53%) nginx
8 13 (2.55%) Apache Solr
8 13 (2.55%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.96%) Drupal
10 10 (1.96%) JBoss
10 10 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.37%) CMS
12 5 (0.98%) Confluence
12 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.78%) SAS
14 3 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
15 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 137 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (15.88%) SaaS
3 25 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.75%) GitHub
5 14 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.16%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.16%) IaaS
7 8 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.57%) PaaS
8 7 (1.37%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.59%) Akamai
11 2 (0.39%) Office 365
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.20%) Responsys
12 1 (0.20%) Route 53
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (22.16%) TCP/IP
2 107 (20.98%) Firewall
3 54 (10.59%) DNS
4 30 (5.88%) Internet
4 30 (5.88%) SSL
5 29 (5.69%) HTTP
6 26 (5.10%) VPN
7 24 (4.71%) DHCP
8 16 (3.14%) IPsec
8 16 (3.14%) SAN
9 14 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (2.55%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (2.55%) WAN
11 12 (2.35%) LAN
11 12 (2.35%) Wireshark
12 11 (2.16%) BGP
13 9 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.76%) Network Security
14 8 (1.57%) HbbTV
14 8 (1.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.71%) MySQL
2 58 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 48 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 37 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (5.49%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.53%) Redis
8 16 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.76%) Big Data
12 8 (1.57%) HBase
13 7 (1.37%) DB2
13 7 (1.37%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.37%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.37%) SQLite
14 6 (1.18%) Informix
14 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.06%) Maven
4 26 (5.10%) Ant
5 22 (4.31%) JIRA
6 20 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 18 (3.53%) Apache Ivy
7 18 (3.53%) Gradle
8 17 (3.33%) JMeter
9 16 (3.14%) Subversion
9 16 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.76%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.57%) JUnit
11 8 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.18%) GitLab
14 5 (0.98%) IDA Disassembler
14 5 (0.98%) OllyDbg
14 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.98%) WinDbg
General
1 65 (12.75%) Digital Economy
2 59 (11.57%) Finance
3 44 (8.63%) German Language
4 34 (6.67%) Banking
5 29 (5.69%) French Language
6 26 (5.10%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.16%) Marketing
8 7 (1.37%) Automotive
9 5 (0.98%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.78%) Retail
11 3 (0.59%) Billing
11 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 3 (0.59%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 78 (15.29%) Developer
2 76 (14.90%) Linux Engineer
3 65 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 47 (9.22%) Software Engineer
6 46 (9.02%) Support Engineer
7 41 (8.04%) Security Engineer
8 34 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 34 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 32 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (5.49%) Analyst
10 28 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 26 (5.10%) Java Engineer
12 25 (4.90%) Juniper Engineer
13 24 (4.71%) Administrator
13 24 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
14 23 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
15 21 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
15 21 (4.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (17.06%) HTML
2 65 (12.75%) CSS
3 38 (7.45%) Spring
3 38 (7.45%) Web Services
4 33 (6.47%) Ajax
5 31 (6.08%) Node.js
6 25 (4.90%) REST
7 23 (4.51%) AngularJS
7 23 (4.51%) JSON
8 20 (3.92%) Middleware
8 20 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (3.53%) LAMP
10 16 (3.14%) D3.js
10 16 (3.14%) XML
11 15 (2.94%) .NET
11 15 (2.94%) Java EE
12 14 (2.75%) HTML5
13 13 (2.55%) SOAP
14 11 (2.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.04%) Data Centre
4 26 (5.10%) Fintech
5 19 (3.73%) Private Cloud
6 14 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.55%) iPad
8 11 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
8 11 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.57%) IPTV
9 8 (1.57%) Replication
9 8 (1.57%) STB
10 6 (1.18%) Blog
10 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.98%) Clustering
11 5 (0.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 170 (33.33%) Windows
2 168 (32.94%) Unix
3 74 (14.51%) CentOS
4 62 (12.16%) Solaris
5 53 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (7.06%) Windows 2000
9 35 (6.86%) Ubuntu
10 29 (5.69%) Debian
11 23 (4.51%) Windows Server
12 17 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.76%) Android
14 7 (1.37%) AIX
14 7 (1.37%) HPUX
15 3 (0.59%) SUSE
16 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.20%) Fedora
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (26.27%) DevOps
2 83 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (15.88%) Software Engineering
4 69 (13.53%) ITIL
5 66 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (12.75%) Risk Management
7 48 (9.41%) OO
7 48 (9.41%) Open Source
7 48 (9.41%) Test Automation
8 47 (9.22%) SDLC
9 46 (9.02%) Scrum
10 45 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.67%) TDD
12 31 (6.08%) OOP
13 26 (5.10%) Microservices
14 25 (4.90%) Configuration Management
15 24 (4.71%) High Availability
16 23 (4.51%) Identity Management
16 23 (4.51%) SOA
17 21 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 213 (41.76%) Java
2 180 (35.29%) Python
3 144 (28.24%) Bash Shell
4 135 (26.47%) Perl
5 91 (17.84%) JavaScript
6 90 (17.65%) SQL
7 85 (16.67%) C++
8 39 (7.65%) PHP
8 39 (7.65%) Ruby
9 35 (6.86%) C#
10 30 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 29 (5.69%) PowerShell
12 27 (5.29%) C
13 20 (3.92%) Tcl
14 11 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.37%) Jython
16 6 (1.18%) ES6
16 6 (1.18%) R
17 4 (0.78%) Korn
17 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (14.12%) Degree
2 36 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.75%) CISSP
4 14 (2.75%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.16%) CCNA
5 11 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.76%) CISM
8 8 (1.57%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (1.37%) CCNP
10 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.98%) MBA
11 5 (0.98%) MCSE
12 4 (0.78%) CWNA
13 3 (0.59%) GIAC
13 3 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.45%) SLA
2 13 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.35%) QA
4 10 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.78%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.78%) SAS 70
5 4 (0.78%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 66 (12.94%) Docker
2 32 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.96%) vSphere
7 8 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (1.57%) HDFS
8 7 (1.37%) KVM
8 7 (1.37%) Varnish
9 6 (1.18%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.78%) Firmware
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.59%) NFS
11 3 (0.59%) Samba
11 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 130 (25.49%) Puppet
2 109 (21.37%) Ansible
3 88 (17.25%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (6.08%) Salt
5 25 (4.90%) ZABBIX
6 16 (3.14%) Kubernetes
7 14 (2.75%) logstash
7 14 (2.75%) Nagios
8 12 (2.35%) Terraform
9 10 (1.96%) vCenter Server
10 8 (1.57%) Kibana
11 7 (1.37%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.98%) Grafana
13 5 (0.98%) Icinga
13 5 (0.98%) Nessus
13 5 (0.98%) Nmap
14 4 (0.78%) CloudForms
14 4 (0.78%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (19.41%) Cisco
2 88 (17.25%) Red Hat
2 88 (17.25%) VMware
3 76 (14.90%) Juniper
4 64 (12.55%) Oracle
5 60 (11.76%) F5
6 56 (10.98%) CheckPoint
7 55 (10.78%) Blue Coat
8 54 (10.59%) Palo Alto
9 47 (9.22%) Microsoft
10 36 (7.06%) Crossbeam
10 36 (7.06%) Sourcefire
11 19 (3.73%) HP
12 14 (2.75%) Sun
13 13 (2.55%) Google
14 12 (2.35%) Splunk
15 11 (2.16%) Dell
15 11 (2.16%) IBM
15 11 (2.16%) NetApp
15 11 (2.16%) New Relic