Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 107 83 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.26% 10.21% 8.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.98% 46.37% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 93 84 157
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +30.95% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,800
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £58,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 223 179 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 31.81% 22.02% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 205 168 238
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,875 £68,125
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 48 (44.86%) Python
2 37 (34.58%) Windows
3 36 (33.64%) Apache
4 35 (32.71%) MySQL
5 33 (30.84%) DevOps
6 31 (28.97%) Bash Shell
7 30 (28.04%) VMware
8 29 (27.10%) Puppet
9 27 (25.23%) Firewall
10 26 (24.30%) LAMP
11 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
11 25 (23.36%) PHP
11 25 (23.36%) Cisco
12 24 (22.43%) Active Directory
13 23 (21.50%) HTML
14 22 (20.56%) Java
14 22 (20.56%) Perl
14 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
14 22 (20.56%) Docker
15 21 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (19.63%) Finance
16 20 (18.69%) SQL
17 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
18 18 (16.82%) CSS
18 18 (16.82%) VPN
18 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
19 16 (14.95%) Wireless

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 36 (33.64%) Apache
2 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.28%) nginx
3 11 (10.28%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.41%) CMS
5 5 (4.67%) IIS
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.35%) Office 365
3 10 (9.35%) SaaS
4 8 (7.48%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (7.48%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (7.48%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.48%) Route 53
5 7 (6.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) Firewall
2 18 (16.82%) VPN
3 16 (14.95%) Wireless
4 15 (14.02%) DNS
5 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.35%) 3G
6 10 (9.35%) 4G
6 10 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (9.35%) DHCP
6 10 (9.35%) LAN
6 10 (9.35%) LTE
6 10 (9.35%) WAN
7 9 (8.41%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (8.41%) Internet
7 9 (8.41%) MPLS
7 9 (8.41%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (8.41%) VLAN
8 8 (7.48%) FTP
8 8 (7.48%) SNMP
8 8 (7.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.71%) MySQL
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.35%) DB2
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (7.48%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.61%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.93%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) JIRA
3 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.41%) PHPUnit
3 9 (8.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (7.48%) Ant
4 8 (7.48%) Maven
4 8 (7.48%) Toad
5 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (20.56%) Telecoms
2 21 (19.63%) Finance
3 9 (8.41%) Back Office
4 8 (7.48%) Electronics
4 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.48%) Marketing
4 8 (7.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.63%) Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Administrator
3 20 (18.69%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (17.76%) Analyst
4 19 (17.76%) Linux Support
4 19 (17.76%) Support Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (16.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (12.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (10.28%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Linux Support
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Support Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.30%) LAMP
2 23 (21.50%) HTML
3 18 (16.82%) CSS
4 9 (8.41%) CSS3
4 9 (8.41%) HTML5
4 9 (8.41%) jQuery
4 9 (8.41%) Laravel
4 9 (8.41%) Silex
4 9 (8.41%) Symfony
4 9 (8.41%) Web Services
5 6 (5.61%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (4.67%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.87%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) RESTful
7 2 (1.87%) XML
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.93%) JDBC
8 1 (0.93%) JSP
8 1 (0.93%) Servlets
8 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) DataPower
4 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) CentOS
2 15 (14.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.67%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.67%) Unix
8 3 (2.80%) Android
8 3 (2.80%) Solaris
9 2 (1.87%) AIX
9 2 (1.87%) HPUX
10 1 (0.93%) Debian
10 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) DevOps
2 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
3 10 (9.35%) OO
3 10 (9.35%) OOP
3 10 (9.35%) Project Management
4 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.41%) OOD
5 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.48%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.54%) Open Source
7 4 (3.74%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (3.74%) Data Management
7 4 (3.74%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.74%) ITIL
7 4 (3.74%) Migration
7 4 (3.74%) Product Management
8 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) Python
2 31 (28.97%) Bash Shell
3 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.36%) PHP
4 22 (20.56%) Java
4 22 (20.56%) Perl
5 20 (18.69%) SQL
6 14 (13.08%) Ruby
7 13 (12.15%) C++
8 12 (11.21%) C
9 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.80%) C#
11 2 (1.87%) COBOL
12 1 (0.93%) ABAP
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.35%) CCNA
3 5 (4.67%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) CCNP
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.87%) MCSA
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCTS
7 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.93%) PhD
System Software
1 24 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.56%) Docker
3 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.28%) KVM
6 10 (9.35%) vSphere
7 9 (8.41%) Terminal Services
7 9 (8.41%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (8.41%) XenApp
7 9 (8.41%) XenServer
8 6 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.74%) Postfix
9 4 (3.74%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (27.10%) Puppet
2 21 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.35%) Ansible
4 9 (8.41%) WSUS
4 9 (8.41%) ZABBIX
5 8 (7.48%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.61%) HAProxy
7 5 (4.67%) Salt
8 4 (3.74%) Nagios
9 2 (1.87%) cPanel
9 2 (1.87%) Plesk
9 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) VMware
2 25 (23.36%) Cisco
3 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.02%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.21%) Oracle
6 11 (10.28%) Dell
7 10 (9.35%) Citrix
7 10 (9.35%) F5
7 10 (9.35%) Juniper
7 10 (9.35%) SAP
8 9 (8.41%) McAfee
9 8 (7.48%) Brocade
10 7 (6.54%) HP
11 4 (3.74%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.74%) Splunk
12 3 (2.80%) Adobe
12 3 (2.80%) IBM
13 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.87%) Cognos