Period
to 25 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 3 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 +28 -24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 118 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.33% 17.28% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.03% 54.88% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 114 83
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +43.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%

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 142 215 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.15% 31.48% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125 203 203
Slough median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £75,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (37.04%) Python
2 19 (35.19%) DevOps
3 18 (33.33%) Firewall
4 17 (31.48%) MySQL
4 17 (31.48%) Puppet
5 15 (27.78%) PHP
5 15 (27.78%) LAMP
6 14 (25.93%) Java
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Windows
6 14 (25.93%) Apache
7 13 (24.07%) Oracle
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.37%) HTML
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
8 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
8 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (18.52%) Unix
9 10 (18.52%) VPN
10 9 (16.67%) Cisco
10 9 (16.67%) Web Services
10 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.67%) Ruby
10 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 8 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (14.81%) Route 53

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 14 (25.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon S3
2 8 (14.81%) Route 53
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) VPN
3 8 (14.81%) FTP
3 8 (14.81%) SNMP
3 8 (14.81%) SSL
3 8 (14.81%) Wireless
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) IMAP
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (14.81%) DB2
3 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.70%) ArangoDB
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.85%) GIS
9 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Ant
2 8 (14.81%) Maven
2 8 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (14.81%) Toad
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Cassandra Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Java Software Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Software Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Network Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) LAMP
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (7.41%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) RESTful
5 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.70%) Akka
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.70%) EDI
6 2 (3.70%) JSON
6 2 (3.70%) Node.js
7 1 (1.85%) JAXP
7 1 (1.85%) JMX
7 1 (1.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Unix
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.70%) Debian
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) HPUX
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) DevOps
2 8 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (7.41%) Data Management
4 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.41%) Product Management
4 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security
5 3 (5.56%) OpenUP
5 3 (5.56%) Security Management
5 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) OO
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Python
2 15 (27.78%) PHP
3 14 (25.93%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
6 9 (16.67%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) C#
7 4 (7.41%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) C
8 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.70%) COBOL
9 2 (3.70%) Go
10 1 (1.85%) ABAP
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CEH
2 2 (3.70%) CISA
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) SSCP
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) VCP6
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.70%) Postfix
2 2 (3.70%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
3 1 (1.85%) vCloud
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.11%) Ansible
4 4 (7.41%) HAProxy
5 3 (5.56%) Nagios
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.85%) cPanel
7 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.85%) Plesk
7 1 (1.85%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.85%) Rancher
7 1 (1.85%) SCCM
7 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (14.81%) Brocade
3 8 (14.81%) Dell
3 8 (14.81%) Juniper
4 4 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) Qualys
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Concur
7 1 (1.85%) Draytek
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam