Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 456 595 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.53% 20.50% 16.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.46% 63.91% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 383 472 677
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%

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 742 931 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.53% 32.08% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 629 714 1,189
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £70,000 £64,200
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 175 (38.38%) Windows
2 167 (36.62%) Python
3 157 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
4 119 (26.10%) Java
5 117 (25.66%) DevOps
6 112 (24.56%) Unix
7 111 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (23.46%) Degree
9 91 (19.96%) Ansible
10 82 (17.98%) TCP/IP
11 80 (17.54%) SQL
12 74 (16.23%) Bash Shell
13 72 (15.79%) Open Source
13 72 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 71 (15.57%) Firewall
14 71 (15.57%) Puppet
15 66 (14.47%) Red Hat
16 64 (14.04%) JavaScript
17 63 (13.82%) Git (software)
18 62 (13.60%) Perl
18 62 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (13.38%) Computer Science Degree
20 58 (12.72%) HTML
21 57 (12.50%) C++
21 57 (12.50%) Cisco
21 57 (12.50%) Software Engineering
22 56 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (12.28%) VMware
23 55 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 55 (12.06%) Docker

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 (7.68%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.70%) OpenStack
3 25 (5.48%) Apache
4 17 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.51%) nginx
5 16 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.07%) JBoss
7 13 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.19%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.97%) IIS
9 9 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.88%) Confluence
10 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 157 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.62%) SaaS
3 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.29%) IaaS
5 11 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.97%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (0.88%) GitHub
9 4 (0.88%) PaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) Datadog
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) Office 365
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 71 (15.57%) Firewall
3 52 (11.40%) Internet
4 24 (5.26%) HTTP
5 23 (5.04%) VPN
6 21 (4.61%) DNS
6 21 (4.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (3.95%) IPsec
8 17 (3.73%) SSL
9 14 (3.07%) DHCP
10 13 (2.85%) SAN
11 8 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.75%) LAN
11 8 (1.75%) VLAN
12 7 (1.54%) BGP
12 7 (1.54%) MPLS
12 7 (1.54%) OSPF
12 7 (1.54%) SSH
12 7 (1.54%) WAN
12 7 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.99%) MySQL
2 39 (8.55%) NoSQL
3 38 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.02%) RDBMS
4 32 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.82%) HBase
7 20 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (4.17%) Big Data
9 16 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.29%) Redis
11 12 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.10%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 63 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 49 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.36%) JIRA
4 18 (3.95%) JMeter
4 18 (3.95%) Subversion
4 18 (3.95%) WebDriver
5 16 (3.51%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.19%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.97%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.75%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.75%) WiX
9 6 (1.32%) Selenium
10 5 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (1.10%) Maven
11 4 (0.88%) Ant
11 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.88%) GitLab
12 3 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (4.82%) Digital Economy
2 20 (4.39%) French Language
2 20 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.17%) German Language
4 17 (3.73%) Finance
5 13 (2.85%) Banking
6 12 (2.63%) Billing
7 9 (1.97%) Advertising
8 6 (1.32%) Automotive
8 6 (1.32%) Legal
9 4 (0.88%) Electronics
9 4 (0.88%) Retail
10 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.66%) Marketing
11 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (25.22%) Developer
2 64 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (11.84%) Analyst
4 53 (11.62%) Java Developer
5 46 (10.09%) Security Analyst
6 44 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
7 37 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 32 (7.02%) Administrator
9 31 (6.80%) Architect
9 31 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.58%) AWS Engineer
10 30 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (6.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 30 (6.58%) Python Developer
11 27 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
14 23 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 23 (5.04%) Junior
14 23 (5.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.72%) HTML
2 45 (9.87%) Web Services
3 42 (9.21%) CSS
4 41 (8.99%) Node.js
5 40 (8.77%) REST
6 37 (8.11%) JSON
7 32 (7.02%) AngularJS
8 28 (6.14%) SOAP
8 28 (6.14%) Spring
9 21 (4.61%) XML
10 20 (4.39%) jQuery
11 17 (3.73%) LDAP
12 16 (3.51%) Java EE
12 16 (3.51%) Laravel
12 16 (3.51%) Symfony
13 15 (3.29%) Middleware
14 14 (3.07%) Apache Camel
15 12 (2.63%) Celery
16 11 (2.41%) LAMP
17 10 (2.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 62 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (5.70%) Fintech
5 25 (5.48%) Client/Server
6 21 (4.61%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.85%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.41%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.19%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.32%) Blog
11 6 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.32%) PKI
12 5 (1.10%) User Experience
13 4 (0.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (0.88%) DataPower
13 4 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 175 (38.38%) Windows
2 112 (24.56%) Unix
3 55 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (10.09%) Ubuntu
5 45 (9.87%) CentOS
6 22 (4.82%) Solaris
6 22 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (4.39%) Debian
9 18 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 15 (3.29%) Windows Server
11 9 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.88%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.88%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.66%) AIX
14 3 (0.66%) HPUX
14 3 (0.66%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.66%) DevOps
2 111 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (15.79%) Open Source
4 57 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 56 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (8.99%) OO
6 41 (8.99%) Test Automation
7 36 (7.89%) High Availability
8 35 (7.68%) Information Security
9 30 (6.58%) Migration
10 29 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (6.14%) Security Operations
12 25 (5.48%) OOP
12 25 (5.48%) Test Scripting
13 24 (5.26%) Microservices
13 24 (5.26%) Network Packet Capture
13 24 (5.26%) Scrum
13 24 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
14 23 (5.04%) Malware Analysis
14 23 (5.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 167 (36.62%) Python
2 119 (26.10%) Java
3 80 (17.54%) SQL
4 74 (16.23%) Bash Shell
5 64 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 62 (13.60%) Perl
7 57 (12.50%) C++
8 53 (11.62%) C
9 41 (8.99%) PowerShell
10 36 (7.89%) Shell Script
11 35 (7.68%) C#
12 34 (7.46%) PHP
13 22 (4.82%) Ruby
14 18 (3.95%) R
15 12 (2.63%) Tcl
16 11 (2.41%) Scala
17 5 (1.10%) Jython
18 4 (0.88%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 107 (23.46%) Degree
2 61 (13.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.36%) AWS Certification
4 16 (3.51%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 10 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.97%) CISM
7 9 (1.97%) CISSP
8 8 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.10%) CCIE
9 5 (1.10%) CCNA
9 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.88%) CCSA
10 4 (0.88%) CISA
10 4 (0.88%) GIAC
10 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.88%) SANS
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.63%) QA
2 8 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.32%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) GDPR
4 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.66%) PMO
5 3 (0.66%) PSD2
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 55 (12.06%) Docker
2 42 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 29 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (5.92%) HDFS
5 22 (4.82%) Hyper-V
6 21 (4.61%) vSphere
7 11 (2.41%) Firmware
8 8 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.88%) KVM
10 4 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.44%) NFS
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.22%) Postfix
12 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 91 (19.96%) Ansible
2 71 (15.57%) Puppet
3 50 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (5.92%) Kubernetes
5 26 (5.70%) Terraform
6 10 (2.19%) Nagios
7 8 (1.75%) HAProxy
7 8 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (1.54%) Nessus
8 7 (1.54%) Nmap
9 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.88%) Juniper STRM
9 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.88%) QRadar
9 4 (0.88%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
9 4 (0.88%) Salt
10 3 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 66 (14.47%) Red Hat
2 57 (12.50%) Cisco
3 56 (12.28%) VMware
4 48 (10.53%) Oracle
5 44 (9.65%) Juniper
6 34 (7.46%) Palo Alto
7 30 (6.58%) F5
8 26 (5.70%) CheckPoint
9 22 (4.82%) Blue Coat
9 22 (4.82%) Crossbeam
10 19 (4.17%) Microsoft
11 18 (3.95%) Sourcefire
12 13 (2.85%) HP
12 13 (2.85%) Splunk
13 11 (2.41%) Citrix
13 11 (2.41%) Dell
13 11 (2.41%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.19%) Sun
14 10 (2.19%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.97%) Google