Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 10 19
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 117 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.05% 17.38% 8.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.83% 55.19% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 110 83
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,125 £77,250
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 212 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.91% 31.50% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 149 199 184
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,600 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,800 £68,750 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (36.17%) DNS
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) DHCP
3 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) PHP
4 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (25.53%) LAN
5 12 (25.53%) WAN
5 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco
6 11 (23.40%) JIRA
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
7 10 (21.28%) Confluence
8 9 (19.15%) 802.1X
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
8 9 (19.15%) C++
8 9 (19.15%) Firewall
9 8 (17.02%) Wireless
9 8 (17.02%) Java
9 8 (17.02%) C
9 8 (17.02%) Apple
9 8 (17.02%) DevOps

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 10 (21.28%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) DHCP
4 12 (25.53%) LAN
4 12 (25.53%) WAN
4 12 (25.53%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (19.15%) Firewall
7 8 (17.02%) LTE
7 8 (17.02%) Wireless
8 7 (14.89%) 3G
9 6 (12.77%) 2G
9 6 (12.77%) 802.15
9 6 (12.77%) Bluetooth
9 6 (12.77%) ICMP
9 6 (12.77%) SNMP
9 6 (12.77%) UMTS
9 6 (12.77%) WiMAX
9 6 (12.77%) ZigBee
10 5 (10.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Electronics
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Back Office
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Development Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Development Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 9 (19.15%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.26%) Django
3 2 (4.26%) LAMP
3 2 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) JDBC
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
1 8 (17.02%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Debian
5 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.38%) CentOS
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) OpenVMS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) DevOps
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) OO
3 6 (12.77%) OOD
3 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
3 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Test Management
3 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.64%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (8.51%) Open Source
5 4 (8.51%) SIEM
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Network Design
6 3 (6.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) PHP
2 13 (27.66%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) C
5 8 (17.02%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) C#
6 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) ABAP
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CEH
5 1 (2.13%) CISA
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) OCP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.13%) RHCE
5 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.51%) KVM
5 4 (8.51%) Xen
5 4 (8.51%) XenServer
6 3 (6.38%) vSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Varnish
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) HP ALM
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) OSSEC
4 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.26%) cPanel
5 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.26%) Plesk
6 1 (2.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) VMware
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) Apple
3 8 (17.02%) Polycom
4 7 (14.89%) Forcepoint
5 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
5 6 (12.77%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) Remedy
5 6 (12.77%) Symantec
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.38%) AlienVault
7 3 (6.38%) Canon
7 3 (6.38%) MobileIron
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.38%) Sophos
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm