Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 8 24
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 121 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.63% 17.87% 7.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.64% 57.89% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 113 82
Slough median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £20,500 £33,750 £21,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 144 209 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 29.51% 30.87% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 128 196 202
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,525 £26,250 £22,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Slough

Linux
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Slough.

Salary trend for Linux in Slough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Slough over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (29.79%) Unix
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
3 11 (23.40%) Firewall
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (19.15%) Finance
5 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) MySQL
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 8 (17.02%) C++
6 8 (17.02%) LAN
6 8 (17.02%) WAN
6 8 (17.02%) Symantec
6 8 (17.02%) Forcepoint
6 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco
6 8 (17.02%) Polycom
6 8 (17.02%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (17.02%) LTE
6 8 (17.02%) Puppet
6 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (17.02%) LAN
3 8 (17.02%) LTE
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) WAN
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) SNMP
4 6 (12.77%) UMTS
4 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (12.77%) WiMAX
5 5 (10.64%) VLAN
6 3 (6.38%) BGP
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.38%) H.323
6 3 (6.38%) OSPF
6 3 (6.38%) Telepresence
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) ArangoDB
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 5 (10.64%) Back Office
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) DBA
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Development Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.38%) CSS
2 3 (6.38%) LAMP
2 3 (6.38%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.13%) Akka.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.13%) EDI
4 1 (2.13%) JDBC
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Unix
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Debian
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.51%) CentOS
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (12.77%) OO
3 6 (12.77%) OOD
3 6 (12.77%) OpenUP
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.64%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Network Design
6 3 (6.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Security Management
6 3 (6.38%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.02%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) C
3 7 (14.89%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) ABAP
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) Java 8
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.38%) CCNP
3 3 (6.38%) CEH
3 3 (6.38%) CISA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CISSP
3 3 (6.38%) SSCP
4 1 (2.13%) OCP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) VCP6
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Docker
6 1 (2.13%) Postfix
6 1 (2.13%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (2.13%) Varnish
6 1 (2.13%) vCloud
6 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Ansible
3 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
5 3 (6.38%) HAProxy
5 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.38%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.13%) cPanel
6 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.13%) Plesk
6 1 (2.13%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.13%) Rancher
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) Forcepoint
3 8 (17.02%) Polycom
3 8 (17.02%) Symantec
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) Apple
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) AlienVault
6 3 (6.38%) Canon
6 3 (6.38%) MobileIron
6 3 (6.38%) Qualys
6 3 (6.38%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam