Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 449 781 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.52% 22.47% 16.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.19% 67.56% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 356 702 635
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.73% +11.88%
10th Percentile £30,625 £32,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 722 1156 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.39% 33.27% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 581 938 1108
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +11.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 163 (36.30%) Java
2 162 (36.08%) Windows
3 158 (35.19%) Python
4 133 (29.62%) Unix
4 133 (29.62%) Amazon AWS
5 130 (28.95%) DevOps
6 116 (25.84%) Puppet
7 114 (25.39%) Perl
8 109 (24.28%) Bash Shell
9 102 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (22.05%) Ansible
11 96 (21.38%) TCP/IP
11 96 (21.38%) Red Hat
12 90 (20.04%) Degree
13 89 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
14 87 (19.38%) Firewall
15 83 (18.49%) Git (software)
16 80 (17.82%) CentOS
17 77 (17.15%) VMware
18 74 (16.48%) SaaS
19 72 (16.04%) Cisco
19 72 (16.04%) JavaScript
20 71 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (15.37%) SQL
22 67 (14.92%) ITIL
23 62 (13.81%) HTML
24 61 (13.59%) Docker
25 60 (13.36%) Digital Economy
25 60 (13.36%) Juniper
25 60 (13.36%) Risk Management

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 (6.68%) Apache
2 25 (5.57%) OpenStack
3 18 (4.01%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.56%) IIS
5 14 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.90%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.78%) nginx
9 7 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.34%) Confluence
11 5 (1.11%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.89%) JBoss
12 4 (0.89%) SAS
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.45%) Drupal
14 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 133 (29.62%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (16.48%) SaaS
3 36 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.90%) IaaS
5 9 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.00%) GitHub
6 7 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Akamai
7 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.45%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.38%) TCP/IP
2 87 (19.38%) Firewall
3 47 (10.47%) DNS
4 42 (9.35%) Internet
5 29 (6.46%) DHCP
6 27 (6.01%) SSL
7 25 (5.57%) VPN
8 22 (4.90%) IPsec
9 21 (4.68%) HTTP
10 14 (3.12%) BGP
11 12 (2.67%) SAN
12 11 (2.45%) LAN
12 11 (2.45%) OSPF
12 11 (2.45%) WAN
13 10 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (2.00%) DMVPN
14 9 (2.00%) FWSM
14 9 (2.00%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 41 (9.13%) MySQL
3 28 (6.24%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.57%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.68%) Redis
6 19 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.56%) HBase
9 13 (2.90%) Big Data
9 13 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.78%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.78%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 83 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.69%) JIRA
3 30 (6.68%) Jenkins
4 27 (6.01%) JMeter
5 26 (5.79%) WebDriver
6 17 (3.79%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.67%) Maven
8 11 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.23%) Ant
10 8 (1.78%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.78%) GitLab
10 8 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (1.56%) Gradle
12 5 (1.11%) Subversion
12 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.89%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (0.67%) Redmine
General
1 60 (13.36%) Digital Economy
2 53 (11.80%) Finance
3 30 (6.68%) German Language
4 27 (6.01%) Banking
5 21 (4.68%) French Language
5 21 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.00%) Legal
6 9 (2.00%) Marketing
7 8 (1.78%) Retail
8 7 (1.56%) Automotive
9 6 (1.34%) Advertising
9 6 (1.34%) Billing
10 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.89%) Back Office
11 4 (0.89%) Electronics
12 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (15.81%) Developer
2 65 (14.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (11.80%) Linux Engineer
4 41 (9.13%) Support Engineer
5 37 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.35%) Analyst
6 33 (7.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 32 (7.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 28 (6.24%) Junior
8 28 (6.24%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.79%) AWS DevOps
9 26 (5.79%) AWS Engineer
10 25 (5.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.57%) Security Engineer
10 25 (5.57%) Tester
11 24 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 24 (5.35%) Software Tester
12 23 (5.12%) Security Analyst
13 22 (4.90%) Administrator
13 22 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.81%) HTML
2 39 (8.69%) CSS
3 31 (6.90%) Node.js
4 30 (6.68%) Web Services
5 28 (6.24%) REST
6 26 (5.79%) JSON
7 25 (5.57%) Spring
8 24 (5.35%) AngularJS
9 15 (3.34%) XML
10 13 (2.90%) SOAP
11 12 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (2.67%) Apache Camel
11 12 (2.67%) HTML5
11 12 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (2.45%) .NET
12 11 (2.45%) D3.js
12 11 (2.45%) Middleware
13 10 (2.23%) Django
13 10 (2.23%) Java EE
13 10 (2.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.14%) Computer Science
2 43 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.24%) Fintech
4 34 (7.57%) Data Centre
5 27 (6.01%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.56%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.45%) iPad
8 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.00%) Replication
8 9 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.56%) PKI
10 7 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.56%) User Experience
11 5 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) DataPower
12 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 162 (36.08%) Windows
2 133 (29.62%) Unix
3 80 (17.82%) CentOS
4 53 (11.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (10.47%) Ubuntu
6 42 (9.35%) Solaris
7 36 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (6.68%) Debian
10 25 (5.57%) Windows 2000
11 17 (3.79%) Windows Server
12 11 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.89%) Android
14 3 (0.67%) AIX
14 3 (0.67%) HPUX
14 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (28.95%) DevOps
2 102 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (14.92%) ITIL
5 60 (13.36%) Risk Management
6 55 (12.25%) Open Source
7 47 (10.47%) Test Automation
8 32 (7.13%) Software Engineering
9 28 (6.24%) Test Strategy
10 27 (6.01%) Migration
10 27 (6.01%) Scrum
11 26 (5.79%) TDD
11 26 (5.79%) Test Scripting
12 25 (5.57%) OO
12 25 (5.57%) User Stories
13 24 (5.35%) Release Management
14 23 (5.12%) Information Security
14 23 (5.12%) Issue Tracking
14 23 (5.12%) Test Management
15 22 (4.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (36.30%) Java
2 158 (35.19%) Python
3 114 (25.39%) Perl
4 109 (24.28%) Bash Shell
5 72 (16.04%) JavaScript
6 69 (15.37%) SQL
7 55 (12.25%) C++
8 45 (10.02%) C#
9 44 (9.80%) Shell Script
10 32 (7.13%) PowerShell
10 32 (7.13%) Ruby
11 25 (5.57%) PHP
12 21 (4.68%) Tcl
13 17 (3.79%) C
14 13 (2.90%) R
15 9 (2.00%) Jython
15 9 (2.00%) Scala
16 6 (1.34%) ES6
17 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (20.04%) Degree
2 42 (9.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (5.12%) ISTQB
4 22 (4.90%) AWS Certification
5 19 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.56%) CISSP
7 12 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.45%) CISM
9 9 (2.00%) CCNA
9 9 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.11%) CCNP
13 5 (1.11%) MCSE
14 4 (0.89%) CWNA
15 3 (0.67%) GIAC
15 3 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
15 3 (0.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.01%) SLA
2 14 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.78%) QA
4 4 (0.89%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.89%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.22%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 61 (13.59%) Docker
2 31 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.24%) Active Directory
4 24 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.68%) HDFS
6 12 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.67%) vSphere
7 10 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.11%) Firmware
8 5 (1.11%) KVM
8 5 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.67%) NFS
9 3 (0.67%) Samba
9 3 (0.67%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 116 (25.84%) Puppet
2 99 (22.05%) Ansible
3 89 (19.82%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (6.01%) Terraform
5 24 (5.35%) Kubernetes
6 18 (4.01%) ZABBIX
7 16 (3.56%) Nagios
8 14 (3.12%) Salt
9 10 (2.23%) Nessus
9 10 (2.23%) Nmap
10 8 (1.78%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (1.78%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.34%) logstash
12 5 (1.11%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.89%) Icinga
13 4 (0.89%) WSUS
14 3 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.67%) Grafana
14 3 (0.67%) vMotion
14 3 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (21.38%) Red Hat
2 77 (17.15%) VMware
3 72 (16.04%) Cisco
4 60 (13.36%) Juniper
5 45 (10.02%) F5
6 42 (9.35%) Microsoft
7 37 (8.24%) CheckPoint
7 37 (8.24%) Palo Alto
8 36 (8.02%) Blue Coat
8 36 (8.02%) Oracle
9 29 (6.46%) Crossbeam
10 25 (5.57%) Sourcefire
11 19 (4.23%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.45%) Splunk
13 10 (2.23%) HP
13 10 (2.23%) IBM
13 10 (2.23%) Qualys
13 10 (2.23%) Sun
14 9 (2.00%) NetApp
14 9 (2.00%) NetWitness