Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 333 510 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.32% 20.94% 22.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.45% 62.20% 67.62%
Number of salaries quoted 293 374 792
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 660 820 1,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.37% 33.66% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 578 625 1,050
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +6.15%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (52.55%) Python
2 158 (47.45%) Java
3 119 (35.74%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (33.03%) Windows
5 75 (22.52%) DevOps
6 74 (22.22%) Ansible
6 74 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 71 (21.32%) Spring
8 69 (20.72%) Git (software)
9 67 (20.12%) SQL
10 66 (19.82%) C
11 65 (19.52%) Bash Shell
12 61 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (18.02%) Puppet
14 59 (17.72%) Software Engineering
14 59 (17.72%) Unix
15 55 (16.52%) Relational Database
16 54 (16.22%) Degree
17 52 (15.62%) Cybersecurity
18 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
19 45 (13.51%) Ubuntu
20 44 (13.21%) Node.js
20 44 (13.21%) JavaScript
20 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
20 44 (13.21%) Configuration Management
21 41 (12.31%) RDBMS
21 41 (12.31%) Red Hat
21 41 (12.31%) Ruby
22 40 (12.01%) Java 8
23 39 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 25 (7.51%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (6.61%) Apache
2 22 (6.61%) Apache Spark
2 22 (6.61%) OpenStack
3 21 (6.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (5.41%) nginx
5 13 (3.90%) JBoss
6 10 (3.00%) IIS
7 9 (2.70%) Confluence
7 9 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 119 (35.74%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.61%) Amazon S3
4 20 (6.01%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (6.01%) SaaS
5 18 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (5.11%) Amazon Glacier
7 16 (4.80%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (3.30%) GitHub
8 11 (3.30%) PaaS
9 10 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (2.40%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.80%) IaaS
12 5 (1.50%) Office 365
13 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.90%) Datadog
13 3 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.31%) TCP/IP
2 24 (7.21%) Firewall
3 22 (6.61%) DNS
4 19 (5.71%) SAN
5 16 (4.80%) Internet
5 16 (4.80%) NAS
6 13 (3.90%) DHCP
6 13 (3.90%) Network Security
6 13 (3.90%) SSH
7 11 (3.30%) LAN
7 11 (3.30%) WAN
8 7 (2.10%) FCoE
8 7 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.10%) HTTP
8 7 (2.10%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.50%) VPN
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.90%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 55 (16.52%) Relational Database
3 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
4 41 (12.31%) RDBMS
5 38 (11.41%) Hadoop
6 32 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (9.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (9.01%) HBase
9 29 (8.71%) MongoDB
10 28 (8.41%) Big Data
11 27 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (8.11%) MySQL
12 18 (5.41%) Redis
13 15 (4.50%) Apache Hive
14 13 (3.90%) Impala
15 10 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.60%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 69 (20.72%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.11%) WiX
4 16 (4.80%) Maven
5 12 (3.60%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.30%) Subversion
7 9 (2.70%) JIRA
8 6 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.50%) GitLab
9 5 (1.50%) Selenium
9 5 (1.50%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.20%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.60%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (8.41%) Finance
2 22 (6.61%) Retail
3 9 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.10%) Banking
5 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.20%) Electronics
6 4 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Billing
7 2 (0.60%) French Language
7 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (32.73%) Developer
2 68 (20.42%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (10.51%) Linux Developer
6 32 (9.61%) Support Engineer
7 30 (9.01%) Software Engineer
8 28 (8.41%) Software Developer
9 26 (7.81%) AWS Developer
10 25 (7.51%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 23 (6.91%) Java Engineer
11 23 (6.91%) Python Developer
12 20 (6.01%) Analyst
12 20 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (5.41%) Technical Support
15 16 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 15 (4.50%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.32%) Spring
2 44 (13.21%) Node.js
3 38 (11.41%) Web Services
4 31 (9.31%) JMS
5 21 (6.31%) J2SE
6 19 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (5.11%) Apache Flex
7 17 (5.11%) Celery
7 17 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (5.11%) Spring Boot
7 17 (5.11%) SQLAlchemy
7 17 (5.11%) Twisted
7 17 (5.11%) wxWidgets
8 16 (4.80%) HTML
9 15 (4.50%) CSS
10 13 (3.90%) Kafka
11 12 (3.60%) JSON
12 9 (2.70%) REST
13 8 (2.40%) LAMP
14 7 (2.10%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (8.11%) Fintech
3 24 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (6.31%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.00%) Replication
8 7 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.10%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.50%) Clustering
9 5 (1.50%) Digital Currency
10 4 (1.20%) BBC
10 4 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.90%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.60%) PKI
12 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 110 (33.03%) Windows
2 59 (17.72%) Unix
3 45 (13.51%) Ubuntu
4 39 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.51%) CentOS
6 20 (6.01%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.60%) Debian
8 7 (2.10%) AIX
8 7 (2.10%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.20%) DC/OS
10 4 (1.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.90%) HPUX
11 3 (0.90%) VyOS
12 2 (0.60%) Android
12 2 (0.60%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.52%) DevOps
2 61 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (17.72%) Software Engineering
4 52 (15.62%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (13.21%) Configuration Management
6 36 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (9.91%) Multithreading
8 29 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (8.41%) Task Automation
10 26 (7.81%) OO
11 24 (7.21%) SOA
12 22 (6.61%) Open Source
13 20 (6.01%) Visualisation
14 19 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (5.11%) Migration
16 14 (4.20%) ITIL
16 14 (4.20%) SDLC
17 13 (3.90%) Change Management
17 13 (3.90%) Low Latency
17 13 (3.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (52.55%) Python
2 158 (47.45%) Java
3 67 (20.12%) SQL
4 66 (19.82%) C
5 65 (19.52%) Bash Shell
6 44 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 41 (12.31%) Ruby
8 40 (12.01%) Java 8
9 29 (8.71%) C#
10 28 (8.41%) PowerShell
11 27 (8.11%) Perl
12 21 (6.31%) C++
13 15 (4.50%) Shell Script
14 12 (3.60%) R
15 10 (3.00%) Go
16 6 (1.80%) PHP
16 6 (1.80%) Scala
17 5 (1.50%) Erlang
18 3 (0.90%) Groovy
18 3 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (16.22%) Degree
2 36 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.61%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.80%) PhD
7 4 (1.20%) MCSA
7 4 (1.20%) MCSE
7 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.90%) RHCE
8 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCITP
10 1 (0.30%) CCIE
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) CISA
10 1 (0.30%) GCIH
10 1 (0.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) COBIT
2 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.60%) GDPR
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) ECSS
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (11.41%) Docker
2 28 (8.41%) HDFS
3 25 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.01%) vSphere
5 18 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (4.80%) Active Directory
7 15 (4.50%) Apache Flume
8 7 (2.10%) Samba
9 5 (1.50%) KVM
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.50%) oVirt
10 4 (1.20%) iptables
10 4 (1.20%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.90%) Firmware
12 2 (0.60%) vCloud
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 74 (22.22%) Ansible
2 60 (18.02%) Puppet
3 25 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.31%) Terraform
5 19 (5.71%) Kibana
6 18 (5.41%) HAProxy
7 16 (4.80%) Kubernetes
8 11 (3.30%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.10%) SCCM
9 7 (2.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 6 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.80%) Nagios
11 5 (1.50%) rkt
12 4 (1.20%) Grafana
12 4 (1.20%) SCOM
13 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.90%) Graylog
13 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.90%) Packer
14 2 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (12.31%) Red Hat
2 38 (11.41%) Oracle
3 35 (10.51%) VMware
4 27 (8.11%) Capita
5 20 (6.01%) Atlassian
5 20 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.41%) Cisco
7 14 (4.20%) Google
8 9 (2.70%) Splunk
9 7 (2.10%) Centrify
9 7 (2.10%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.10%) EMC
10 6 (1.80%) Juniper
11 5 (1.50%) HP
11 5 (1.50%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.50%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.20%) Citrix
12 4 (1.20%) NetApp
12 4 (1.20%) OutSystems
13 3 (0.90%) CommVault