Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 484 775 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.28% 22.22% 17.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.94% 68.16% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 393 668 703
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 757 1137 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.71% 32.60% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 616 916 1144
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 181 (37.40%) Windows
2 177 (36.57%) Python
3 149 (30.79%) Java
4 142 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
5 132 (27.27%) Unix
6 131 (27.07%) DevOps
7 118 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (22.73%) Degree
8 110 (22.73%) Bash Shell
9 109 (22.52%) Puppet
10 106 (21.90%) TCP/IP
11 105 (21.69%) Perl
12 102 (21.07%) Ansible
13 96 (19.83%) Red Hat
14 94 (19.42%) Firewall
15 85 (17.56%) SQL
16 84 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
17 82 (16.94%) Cisco
18 79 (16.32%) CentOS
19 77 (15.91%) Git (software)
19 77 (15.91%) JavaScript
20 73 (15.08%) VMware
21 72 (14.88%) SaaS
22 71 (14.67%) Computer Science
23 70 (14.46%) Open Source
24 69 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
25 68 (14.05%) Juniper
26 65 (13.43%) HTML
27 62 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
28 61 (12.60%) 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 30 (6.20%) Apache
2 24 (4.96%) OpenStack
3 22 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.51%) IIS
5 16 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (2.48%) Apache Spark
8 12 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.07%) nginx
10 8 (1.65%) JBoss
11 7 (1.45%) Confluence
11 7 (1.45%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.83%) SAS
13 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (14.88%) SaaS
3 40 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.27%) IaaS
5 9 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.65%) GitHub
7 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.83%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) Office 365
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
9 1 (0.21%) Serverless
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (21.90%) TCP/IP
2 94 (19.42%) Firewall
3 49 (10.12%) Internet
4 41 (8.47%) DNS
5 27 (5.58%) VPN
6 26 (5.37%) DHCP
7 25 (5.17%) SSL
8 23 (4.75%) HTTP
9 22 (4.55%) IPsec
10 15 (3.10%) BGP
10 15 (3.10%) SAN
11 14 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.48%) OSPF
12 12 (2.48%) VLAN
13 10 (2.07%) LAN
14 9 (1.86%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (1.86%) DMVPN
14 9 (1.86%) WAN
14 9 (1.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.68%) MongoDB
2 38 (7.85%) MySQL
3 36 (7.44%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.75%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.34%) HBase
7 20 (4.13%) Redis
8 18 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.51%) Big Data
10 14 (2.89%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.89%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.69%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (1.86%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.86%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.24%) OLTP
16 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.47%) JIRA
3 34 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.99%) JMeter
5 28 (5.79%) WebDriver
6 20 (4.13%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.48%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.86%) GitLab
8 9 (1.86%) Maven
8 9 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.65%) Ant
10 6 (1.24%) Subversion
10 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.24%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.03%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (0.83%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.83%) Selenium
13 3 (0.62%) NetBeans
General
1 56 (11.57%) Digital Economy
2 54 (11.16%) Finance
3 34 (7.02%) German Language
4 32 (6.61%) Banking
5 25 (5.17%) French Language
6 22 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.86%) Advertising
7 9 (1.86%) Legal
8 8 (1.65%) Billing
8 8 (1.65%) Marketing
8 8 (1.65%) Retail
9 7 (1.45%) Automotive
10 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.83%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) Back Office
12 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.41%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Games
14 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 87 (17.98%) Developer
2 70 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
4 53 (10.95%) Analyst
5 47 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 42 (8.68%) Security Analyst
7 39 (8.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 38 (7.85%) Java Developer
9 33 (6.82%) Administrator
10 31 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (6.20%) Junior
12 27 (5.58%) Tester
13 26 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
13 26 (5.37%) Software Tester
14 25 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
15 24 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 24 (4.96%) Senior Developer
16 23 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
17 22 (4.55%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.43%) HTML
2 44 (9.09%) Web Services
3 42 (8.68%) Node.js
4 39 (8.06%) CSS
5 37 (7.64%) AngularJS
6 34 (7.02%) REST
7 28 (5.79%) JSON
8 25 (5.17%) SOAP
9 21 (4.34%) Spring
10 18 (3.72%) jQuery
11 15 (3.10%) Apache Camel
12 14 (2.89%) XML
13 13 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (2.48%) Java EE
14 12 (2.48%) Middleware
15 11 (2.27%) .NET
15 11 (2.27%) Django
15 11 (2.27%) Laravel
15 11 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 62 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.06%) Fintech
4 33 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 32 (6.61%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.89%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (2.07%) Replication
11 6 (1.24%) iPad
11 6 (1.24%) User Experience
12 5 (1.03%) Clustering
12 5 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.03%) PKI
13 4 (0.83%) DataPower
13 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 181 (37.40%) Windows
2 132 (27.27%) Unix
3 79 (16.32%) CentOS
4 60 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (11.36%) Ubuntu
6 44 (9.09%) Solaris
7 40 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (6.40%) Debian
9 30 (6.20%) Windows 2000
10 18 (3.72%) Windows Server
11 11 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.62%) Android
13 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (27.07%) DevOps
2 118 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.46%) Open Source
4 69 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (12.60%) ITIL
6 56 (11.57%) Risk Management
7 49 (10.12%) Test Automation
8 33 (6.82%) OO
9 32 (6.61%) Information Security
10 31 (6.40%) Test Strategy
11 30 (6.20%) Migration
12 29 (5.99%) High Availability
13 28 (5.79%) Test Scripting
14 27 (5.58%) Software Engineering
15 26 (5.37%) TDD
16 25 (5.17%) Microservices
16 25 (5.17%) Release Management
16 25 (5.17%) Scrum
16 25 (5.17%) Test Management
16 25 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 177 (36.57%) Python
2 149 (30.79%) Java
3 110 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 105 (21.69%) Perl
5 85 (17.56%) SQL
6 77 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 47 (9.71%) Shell Script
8 46 (9.50%) C++
9 43 (8.88%) C#
10 40 (8.26%) PowerShell
11 30 (6.20%) PHP
12 28 (5.79%) Ruby
13 24 (4.96%) C
14 17 (3.51%) Tcl
15 16 (3.31%) R
16 12 (2.48%) Scala
17 10 (2.07%) Jython
18 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 5 (1.03%) ES6
20 4 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 110 (22.73%) Degree
2 58 (11.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (5.99%) AWS Certification
4 25 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.69%) CISSP
7 11 (2.27%) CISM
7 11 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.65%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.45%) CCNA
9 7 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.24%) HND
10 6 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.83%) CCNP
13 3 (0.62%) CWNA
13 3 (0.62%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.75%) SLA
2 15 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.48%) QA
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.83%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 61 (12.60%) Docker
2 37 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (5.58%) HDFS
4 27 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.31%) vSphere
6 11 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.24%) Firmware
8 6 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.03%) KVM
10 3 (0.62%) NFS
10 3 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.21%) Samba
12 1 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 109 (22.52%) Puppet
2 102 (21.07%) Ansible
3 84 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (5.79%) Terraform
5 27 (5.58%) Kubernetes
6 16 (3.31%) ZABBIX
7 15 (3.10%) Nagios
8 12 (2.48%) Salt
9 11 (2.27%) Nessus
9 11 (2.27%) Nmap
10 9 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (1.03%) logstash
12 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.83%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.83%) WSUS
13 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.62%) Grafana
13 3 (0.62%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (19.83%) Red Hat
2 82 (16.94%) Cisco
3 73 (15.08%) VMware
4 68 (14.05%) Juniper
5 49 (10.12%) F5
6 45 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 43 (8.88%) Oracle
8 39 (8.06%) CheckPoint
8 39 (8.06%) Microsoft
9 37 (7.64%) Blue Coat
10 34 (7.02%) Crossbeam
11 30 (6.20%) Sourcefire
12 19 (3.93%) ServiceNow
13 17 (3.51%) HP
14 14 (2.89%) Sun
15 12 (2.48%) Splunk
16 11 (2.27%) Citrix
16 11 (2.27%) IBM
16 11 (2.27%) Qualys
17 10 (2.07%) Dell