Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 88 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.50% 13.31% 11.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.51% 43.78% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 91
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.74% +36.90%
10th Percentile £28,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,375 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +7.53%

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 134 201 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.65% 30.41% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 114 184 182
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,650 £27,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,125 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.83% -8.95% +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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 30 (46.15%) Python
2 29 (44.62%) Windows
3 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
5 19 (29.23%) PHP
5 19 (29.23%) DNS
6 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
7 16 (24.62%) C++
7 16 (24.62%) Wireless
8 15 (23.08%) Unix
8 15 (23.08%) Degree
8 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (23.08%) DevOps
9 14 (21.54%) Apache
9 14 (21.54%) LAN
9 14 (21.54%) WAN
9 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 14 (21.54%) Firewall
10 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.00%) Office 365
11 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (18.46%) VMware
12 11 (16.92%) Electronics
12 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.92%) C
12 11 (16.92%) C#
12 11 (16.92%) OO
12 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.92%) OOD
12 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (21.54%) Apache
2 10 (15.38%) Confluence
3 7 (10.77%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.00%) Office 365
3 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.23%) DNS
3 16 (24.62%) Wireless
4 14 (21.54%) Firewall
4 14 (21.54%) LAN
4 14 (21.54%) WAN
5 10 (15.38%) DHCP
6 9 (13.85%) 3G
6 9 (13.85%) LTE
6 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (9.23%) 2G
7 6 (9.23%) 802.15
7 6 (9.23%) Bluetooth
7 6 (9.23%) ICMP
7 6 (9.23%) ZigBee
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.15%) SNMP
8 4 (6.15%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (4.62%) 4G
9 3 (4.62%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.92%) Electronics
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) IT Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) IT Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Development Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) 802.1X
3 5 (7.69%) Qt
4 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.08%) Django
6 1 (1.54%) LAMP
6 1 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.15%) Life Science
4 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Unix
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.85%) CentOS
5 7 (10.77%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) Fedora
9 1 (1.54%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) VMS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) DevOps
2 11 (16.92%) OO
2 11 (16.92%) OOD
3 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
4 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.77%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (10.77%) Information Security
5 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.23%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.23%) Test Management
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL
7 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (6.15%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
3 19 (29.23%) PHP
4 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
5 16 (24.62%) C++
6 14 (21.54%) SQL
7 11 (16.92%) C
7 11 (16.92%) C#
7 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.31%) Java
9 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
10 4 (6.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) CCNA
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.15%) CEH
6 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) KVM
3 4 (6.15%) vSphere
3 4 (6.15%) Xen
3 4 (6.15%) XenServer
4 2 (3.08%) Postfix
4 2 (3.08%) Snort
4 2 (3.08%) Squid
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) iptables
5 1 (1.54%) Varnish
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Ansible
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
3 7 (10.77%) Terraform
4 6 (9.23%) HP ALM
5 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) cPanel
6 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) Plesk
6 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) Atlassian
5 6 (9.23%) HP
5 6 (9.23%) Remedy
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.15%) Apple
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.08%) Polycom
10 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro