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

Linux
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 274 328 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.01% 16.77% 11.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 53.68% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 192 307 226
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 417 611 642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.49% 31.24% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 318 558 477
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 242 (41.16%) Unix
2 222 (37.76%) Windows
3 203 (34.52%) Python
4 175 (29.76%) Java
5 162 (27.55%) Bash Shell
6 144 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
7 135 (22.96%) TCP/IP
8 125 (21.26%) VMware
9 120 (20.41%) SQL
10 113 (19.22%) DevOps
11 107 (18.20%) Perl
12 106 (18.03%) Firewall
12 106 (18.03%) Red Hat
13 102 (17.35%) Cisco
13 102 (17.35%) Puppet
14 101 (17.18%) SaaS
15 99 (16.84%) MySQL
16 96 (16.33%) Oracle
17 90 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 88 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
19 83 (14.12%) Git (software)
20 82 (13.95%) Solaris
21 80 (13.61%) Finance
22 78 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
23 75 (12.76%) HTML
24 73 (12.41%) Apache
24 73 (12.41%) Degree
25 72 (12.24%) Software Engineering
25 72 (12.24%) CheckPoint
25 72 (12.24%) F5

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 73 (12.41%) Apache
2 36 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.10%) IIS
4 26 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.57%) nginx
6 20 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 18 (3.06%) MS Exchange
8 17 (2.89%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.55%) JBoss
10 13 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (2.04%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.70%) Drupal
13 7 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.85%) CMS
16 4 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
17 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.02%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 144 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (17.18%) SaaS
3 20 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.36%) PaaS
7 7 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.19%) IaaS
8 6 (1.02%) Google App Engine
8 6 (1.02%) Office 365
8 6 (1.02%) Responsys
8 6 (1.02%) Taleo
9 5 (0.85%) GitHub
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle CX
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (22.96%) TCP/IP
2 106 (18.03%) Firewall
3 53 (9.01%) SSL
4 52 (8.84%) HTTP
5 47 (7.99%) DNS
6 33 (5.61%) VPN
7 30 (5.10%) Internet
8 20 (3.40%) SAN
9 19 (3.23%) DOCSIS
9 19 (3.23%) DVB
9 19 (3.23%) HbbTV
10 18 (3.06%) SMTP
11 17 (2.89%) DHCP
12 16 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.38%) DLNA
14 12 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (1.70%) LDAP
15 10 (1.70%) SSH
15 10 (1.70%) Wireless
16 9 (1.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.84%) MySQL
2 57 (9.69%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 32 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 24 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 24 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.57%) Big Data
9 20 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.06%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.87%) HBase
12 9 (1.53%) DB2
12 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.36%) Riak
14 7 (1.19%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.19%) Pentaho
14 7 (1.19%) Redis
15 6 (1.02%) Informix
Development Applications
1 83 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.01%) Maven
3 52 (8.84%) Jenkins
4 38 (6.46%) Ant
5 35 (5.95%) Subversion
6 23 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 20 (3.40%) JIRA
8 14 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (2.38%) Gradle
8 14 (2.38%) JUnit
9 10 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.19%) Selenium
11 7 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.85%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.85%) WinDbg
13 4 (0.68%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.68%) Trac
General
1 80 (13.61%) Finance
2 43 (7.31%) Banking
3 33 (5.61%) German Language
4 30 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.42%) French Language
5 26 (4.42%) Marketing
6 12 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (0.85%) Retail
9 4 (0.68%) Electronics
9 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (21.26%) Linux Engineer
2 90 (15.31%) Developer
3 86 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 70 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 65 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (9.69%) Administrator
7 56 (9.52%) Security Engineer
8 47 (7.99%) Technical Support
9 46 (7.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 43 (7.31%) Technical Engineer
11 42 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 41 (6.97%) Juniper Engineer
13 40 (6.80%) Technical Support Engineer
14 38 (6.46%) Java Developer
15 37 (6.29%) Consultant
15 37 (6.29%) Software Engineer
16 36 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 35 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
17 35 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
18 32 (5.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.76%) HTML
2 56 (9.52%) Web Services
3 54 (9.18%) CSS
4 41 (6.97%) LAMP
5 36 (6.12%) Ajax
5 36 (6.12%) Middleware
5 36 (6.12%) Spring
6 30 (5.10%) Node.js
7 27 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 22 (3.74%) JSON
8 22 (3.74%) REST
9 21 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (3.23%) D3.js
10 19 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (3.23%) HTML5
11 16 (2.72%) .NET
11 16 (2.72%) WebSockets
12 14 (2.38%) HEVC
12 14 (2.38%) PlayReady
13 11 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 36 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.91%) Fintech
5 19 (3.23%) IPTV
5 19 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (3.23%) STB
6 14 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.38%) MPEG
6 14 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
7 12 (2.04%) Clustering
7 12 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.70%) Cyber Attack
9 10 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.36%) Replication
11 7 (1.19%) Blog
11 7 (1.19%) PKI
11 7 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 242 (41.16%) Unix
2 222 (37.76%) Windows
3 90 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 82 (13.95%) Solaris
5 70 (11.90%) CentOS
6 56 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (8.16%) Windows Server
9 42 (7.14%) Windows 2000
10 30 (5.10%) Ubuntu
11 26 (4.42%) Debian
12 21 (3.57%) Android
13 17 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.53%) AIX
14 9 (1.53%) HPUX
15 8 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.85%) SUSE
17 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (19.22%) DevOps
2 88 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 67 (11.39%) Mentoring
5 63 (10.71%) Scrum
6 60 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (10.03%) Risk Management
8 53 (9.01%) Open Source
9 49 (8.33%) High Availability
10 42 (7.14%) ITIL
11 40 (6.80%) SDLC
12 39 (6.63%) Configuration Management
12 39 (6.63%) TDD
13 38 (6.46%) OO
14 34 (5.78%) Data Protection
14 34 (5.78%) OOP
15 32 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
16 31 (5.27%) Build Automation
16 31 (5.27%) Identity Management
16 31 (5.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 203 (34.52%) Python
2 175 (29.76%) Java
3 162 (27.55%) Bash Shell
4 120 (20.41%) SQL
5 107 (18.20%) Perl
6 64 (10.88%) JavaScript
7 49 (8.33%) C++
8 46 (7.82%) PHP
9 39 (6.63%) Shell Script
10 30 (5.10%) C
11 25 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 21 (3.57%) Ruby
13 15 (2.55%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.70%) C#
16 8 (1.36%) Groovy
17 7 (1.19%) Jython
18 6 (1.02%) R
19 4 (0.68%) Tcl
20 2 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 73 (12.41%) Degree
2 33 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.55%) CCNA
4 15 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.38%) MBA
6 10 (1.70%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.70%) CCNP
7 9 (1.53%) CCIE
7 9 (1.53%) CCIP
7 9 (1.53%) CCSA
7 9 (1.53%) CCSP
8 6 (1.02%) MCSE
8 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.85%) MCITP
10 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.78%) QA
2 19 (3.23%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 52 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.10%) Docker
3 29 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.25%) Active Directory
5 23 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (2.55%) XenServer
7 14 (2.38%) HDFS
8 13 (2.21%) KVM
8 13 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.87%) vSphere
10 10 (1.70%) Varnish
11 9 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.53%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.68%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.51%) vCloud
14 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (17.35%) Puppet
2 78 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (9.35%) Ansible
4 31 (5.27%) Salt
5 21 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (1.70%) Kibana
7 10 (1.70%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.36%) Graphite
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.19%) logstash
9 7 (1.19%) Nagios
10 6 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.02%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.68%) OpenView
11 4 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (21.26%) VMware
2 106 (18.03%) Red Hat
3 102 (17.35%) Cisco
4 96 (16.33%) Oracle
5 72 (12.24%) CheckPoint
5 72 (12.24%) F5
6 71 (12.07%) Blue Coat
7 63 (10.71%) Palo Alto
8 58 (9.86%) Juniper
9 57 (9.69%) Microsoft
10 43 (7.31%) Crossbeam
10 43 (7.31%) Sourcefire
11 39 (6.63%) Sun
12 21 (3.57%) HP
13 18 (3.06%) Google
14 16 (2.72%) Apple
15 14 (2.38%) Nagra
15 14 (2.38%) Roku
15 14 (2.38%) Verimatrix
16 13 (2.21%) Splunk
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Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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