Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 365 553 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.44% 21.74% 17.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.98% 64.23% 57.60%
Number of salaries quoted 316 405 676
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 652 861 1,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.80% 33.84% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 562 639 1,077
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,150 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%

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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 158 (43.29%) Python
2 134 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (33.42%) Windows
4 120 (32.88%) Java
5 95 (26.03%) DevOps
6 81 (22.19%) Ansible
7 75 (20.55%) C
8 74 (20.27%) SQL
9 73 (20.00%) Unix
10 71 (19.45%) Software Engineering
11 68 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (16.99%) Degree
12 62 (16.99%) Bash Shell
13 58 (15.89%) Git (software)
14 52 (14.25%) NoSQL
15 49 (13.42%) Spring
16 47 (12.88%) Oracle
17 46 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (12.60%) Node.js
17 46 (12.60%) Jenkins
18 45 (12.33%) Ubuntu
18 45 (12.33%) C++
19 44 (12.05%) Puppet
19 44 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
19 44 (12.05%) Docker
19 44 (12.05%) Relational Database
20 43 (11.78%) JavaScript
20 43 (11.78%) SQL Server
21 42 (11.51%) RDBMS
22 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP

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 32 (8.77%) Apache
1 32 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 27 (7.40%) OpenStack
3 23 (6.30%) nginx
4 21 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (4.38%) JBoss
6 15 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.01%) IIS
8 10 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.19%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (1.37%) Confluence
12 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 134 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.49%) SaaS
3 30 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (5.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 17 (4.66%) Amazon S3
6 15 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (3.84%) Amazon Glacier
8 11 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.74%) IaaS
10 9 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.10%) Datadog
12 4 (1.10%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.55%) Office 365
14 2 (0.55%) PaaS
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.27%) Cloudflare
15 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 35 (9.59%) Firewall
3 33 (9.04%) Internet
4 16 (4.38%) HTTP
5 14 (3.84%) Network Security
6 12 (3.29%) DNS
6 12 (3.29%) SAN
7 10 (2.74%) SSH
8 9 (2.47%) NAS
8 9 (2.47%) VPN
9 8 (2.19%) SSL
10 7 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.92%) IPsec
11 6 (1.64%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.64%) VoIP
12 5 (1.37%) LAN
12 5 (1.37%) WAN
12 5 (1.37%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.10%) DHCP
14 3 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.25%) NoSQL
2 44 (12.05%) Relational Database
3 43 (11.78%) SQL Server
4 42 (11.51%) RDBMS
5 34 (9.32%) MySQL
6 29 (7.95%) HBase
7 27 (7.40%) MongoDB
8 24 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (5.48%) Big Data
11 19 (5.21%) Hadoop
12 17 (4.66%) Redis
13 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.37%) Impala
13 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.10%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.60%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.38%) WiX
4 15 (4.11%) Subversion
5 10 (2.74%) JIRA
6 9 (2.47%) Selenium
7 8 (2.19%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.92%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.64%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.37%) JMeter
11 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.82%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.55%) JUnit
13 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.74%) Finance
2 10 (2.74%) French Language
3 7 (1.92%) Billing
3 7 (1.92%) German Language
3 7 (1.92%) Retail
4 5 (1.37%) Automotive
5 4 (1.10%) Digital Economy
5 4 (1.10%) Games
5 4 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 112 (30.68%) Developer
2 64 (17.53%) Java Developer
3 51 (13.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (12.05%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (10.14%) Software Engineer
6 33 (9.04%) Analyst
6 33 (9.04%) Support Engineer
7 30 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (7.40%) Python Developer
9 25 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (6.30%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 21 (5.75%) AWS Developer
13 20 (5.48%) Senior Developer
14 19 (5.21%) Junior
14 19 (5.21%) Linux Developer
15 18 (4.93%) Security Analyst
16 17 (4.66%) Architect
16 17 (4.66%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.42%) Spring
2 46 (12.60%) Node.js
3 30 (8.22%) HTML
4 29 (7.95%) JSON
4 29 (7.95%) Web Services
5 26 (7.12%) CSS
6 21 (5.75%) J2SE
7 20 (5.48%) REST
8 19 (5.21%) Apache Flex
9 17 (4.66%) JMS
10 16 (4.38%) Celery
10 16 (4.38%) Middleware
10 16 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (4.38%) SQLAlchemy
10 16 (4.38%) Twisted
11 15 (4.11%) LDAP
12 14 (3.84%) LAMP
12 14 (3.84%) wxWidgets
13 12 (3.29%) XML
14 9 (2.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.48%) Fintech
5 16 (4.38%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (2.74%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.64%) Blog
10 6 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.37%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.82%) PKI
14 2 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 122 (33.42%) Windows
2 73 (20.00%) Unix
3 45 (12.33%) Ubuntu
4 37 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.93%) CentOS
5 18 (4.93%) Debian
6 12 (3.29%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (3.29%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.47%) Solaris
9 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.37%) AIX
12 5 (1.37%) VyOS
13 3 (0.82%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.82%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.82%) HPUX
13 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (26.03%) DevOps
2 71 (19.45%) Software Engineering
3 68 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (10.96%) Open Source
7 33 (9.04%) OO
8 22 (6.03%) Configuration Management
9 21 (5.75%) Multithreading
9 21 (5.75%) SOA
10 18 (4.93%) Migration
11 16 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (4.38%) SDLC
11 16 (4.38%) Test Automation
12 15 (4.11%) High Availability
12 15 (4.11%) Test Scripting
13 14 (3.84%) Information Security
13 14 (3.84%) Scrum
13 14 (3.84%) Task Automation
14 13 (3.56%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 158 (43.29%) Python
2 120 (32.88%) Java
3 75 (20.55%) C
4 74 (20.27%) SQL
5 62 (16.99%) Bash Shell
6 45 (12.33%) C++
7 43 (11.78%) JavaScript
8 32 (8.77%) Perl
9 30 (8.22%) C#
9 30 (8.22%) PowerShell
10 29 (7.95%) Ruby
11 24 (6.58%) Java 8
12 19 (5.21%) PHP
13 18 (4.93%) R
13 18 (4.93%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.01%) Tcl
15 5 (1.37%) Scala
16 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.82%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 62 (16.99%) Degree
2 19 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.56%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.64%) PhD
8 5 (1.37%) CCIE
9 4 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (1.10%) CISSP
9 4 (1.10%) GIAC
9 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.10%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.10%) SANS
10 3 (0.82%) CCSA
10 3 (0.82%) CISA
10 3 (0.82%) CISM
10 3 (0.82%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) GDPR
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.82%) PMO
4 3 (0.82%) PSD2
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (12.05%) Docker
2 26 (7.12%) HDFS
3 23 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 21 (5.75%) vSphere
5 18 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (3.56%) Hyper-V
7 12 (3.29%) Firmware
8 10 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.37%) Apache Flume
11 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.82%) iptables
12 3 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.55%) KVM
13 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.27%) Postfix
14 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (22.19%) Ansible
2 44 (12.05%) Puppet
3 18 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.38%) HAProxy
4 16 (4.38%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.56%) Terraform
6 10 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.64%) Kibana
8 5 (1.37%) Nagios
9 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.82%) Juniper STRM
9 3 (0.82%) Marathon
9 3 (0.82%) Mesos
9 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.82%) Packer
9 3 (0.82%) QRadar
9 3 (0.82%) RSA enVision
9 3 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 47 (12.88%) Oracle
2 39 (10.68%) Red Hat
3 37 (10.14%) VMware
4 34 (9.32%) Cisco
5 15 (4.11%) Juniper
6 13 (3.56%) Capita
7 11 (3.01%) Atmel
7 11 (3.01%) Google
7 11 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.01%) Palo Alto
8 10 (2.74%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.74%) Splunk
9 8 (2.19%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.19%) F5
10 7 (1.92%) LogRhythm
10 7 (1.92%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.64%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.64%) Crossbeam
12 5 (1.37%) HP
13 4 (1.10%) Dell