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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 6 22 6
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 51 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.72% 8.06% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.00% 41.80% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 87
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £21,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 122 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.96% 19.27% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 108 159
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 52 (47.71%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) CentOS
3 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
4 35 (32.11%) Open Source
5 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
6 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
6 33 (30.28%) Red Hat
6 33 (30.28%) SQL
6 33 (30.28%) Firewall
7 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.85%) Apache
9 25 (22.94%) MySQL
10 24 (22.02%) DevOps
11 23 (21.10%) Puppet
12 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (18.35%) nginx
13 20 (18.35%) VMware
14 19 (17.43%) Hyper-V
15 18 (16.51%) Bash Shell
15 18 (16.51%) Nagios
16 16 (14.68%) Python
16 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (14.68%) Varnish
16 16 (14.68%) Network Security
16 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
16 16 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (13.76%) Hadoop
17 15 (13.76%) Java
17 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Top Related 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 26 (23.85%) Apache
2 20 (18.35%) nginx
3 10 (9.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
5 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.83%) Drupal
7 2 (1.83%) WordPress
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Magento
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BRM
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.34%) PaaS
4 7 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
2 33 (30.28%) Firewall
3 16 (14.68%) Network Security
4 14 (12.84%) DNS
5 9 (8.26%) DHCP
5 9 (8.26%) VoIP
6 8 (7.34%) NAS
6 8 (7.34%) SAN
6 8 (7.34%) SMTP
6 8 (7.34%) SNMP
7 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.59%) VPN
9 4 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.67%) IPsec
9 4 (3.67%) Junos
9 4 (3.67%) OpenVPN
10 2 (1.83%) FTP
10 2 (1.83%) HTTP
10 2 (1.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.94%) MySQL
3 15 (13.76%) Hadoop
4 9 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.59%) Redis
8 3 (2.75%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) WinDbg
2 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.42%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (8.26%) Back Office
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
2 3 (2.75%) French Language
2 3 (2.75%) German Language
3 2 (1.83%) Billing
3 2 (1.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Legal
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Avionics
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Administrator
3 14 (12.84%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.01%) Developer
4 12 (11.01%) IT Manager
4 12 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Systems Manager
5 11 (10.09%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (10.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Middleware
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
3 8 (7.34%) Web Services
4 7 (6.42%) LAMP
5 4 (3.67%) Memcached
6 3 (2.75%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) SOAP
8 1 (0.92%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.92%) CSS
8 1 (0.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.92%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) iPad
2 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.50%) Clustering
6 4 (3.67%) CMDB
7 3 (2.75%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (47.71%) Windows
2 39 (35.78%) CentOS
3 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.93%) Debian
6 12 (11.01%) Ubuntu
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.34%) Unix
8 7 (6.42%) AIX
9 3 (2.75%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.75%) HPUX
10 2 (1.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Open Source
2 24 (22.02%) DevOps
3 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.01%) ITIL
5 12 (11.01%) Server Building
5 12 (11.01%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.34%) High Availability
7 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.34%) Scrum
7 8 (7.34%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.42%) Web Operations
9 6 (5.50%) SDLC
10 5 (4.59%) B2B
10 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) Bash Shell
3 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.68%) Python
4 15 (13.76%) Java
5 11 (10.09%) C
6 8 (7.34%) VBScript
7 7 (6.42%) Perl
7 7 (6.42%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.83%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.83%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.09%) CCNP
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.34%) CCVP
4 8 (7.34%) MCSE
5 4 (3.67%) CISSP
6 3 (2.75%) GCIH
6 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.75%) NCDA
6 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CCSP
8 1 (0.92%) CCNA
8 1 (0.92%) Degree
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.50%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (30.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.43%) Hyper-V
3 16 (14.68%) Varnish
4 14 (12.84%) KVM
5 13 (11.93%) Xen
6 9 (8.26%) Docker
7 8 (7.34%) ISA Server
8 5 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (1.83%) vSphere
11 1 (0.92%) iptables
11 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.92%) XenApp
11 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) Puppet
2 18 (16.51%) Nagios
3 15 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (11.01%) Ansible
5 10 (9.17%) cPanel
6 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
7 8 (7.34%) Cobbler
8 7 (6.42%) Salt
9 5 (4.59%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (4.59%) SCVMM
9 5 (4.59%) WSUS
10 4 (3.67%) Plesk
10 4 (3.67%) SCCM
10 4 (3.67%) SCOM
11 3 (2.75%) Grafana
11 3 (2.75%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.83%) Cacti
13 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.92%) logstash
13 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Red Hat
2 20 (18.35%) VMware
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.93%) HP
4 13 (11.93%) Oracle
5 8 (7.34%) Dell
5 8 (7.34%) Google
5 8 (7.34%) Juniper
5 8 (7.34%) Teradata
6 6 (5.50%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) EMC
7 4 (3.67%) NetApp
8 3 (2.75%) Sun
9 2 (1.83%) Axway
9 2 (1.83%) SAP
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix
10 1 (0.92%) F5
10 1 (0.92%) Intel Security
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