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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 26 13
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 33 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.87% 6.51% 13.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.91% 32.04% 62.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 60
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £26,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £58,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 110 103 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.99% 20.32% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 94 103
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £67,500
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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (40.50%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) CentOS
3 42 (34.71%) Puppet
3 42 (34.71%) Apache
3 42 (34.71%) MySQL
3 42 (34.71%) DevOps
4 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
4 39 (32.23%) Firewall
5 38 (31.40%) Red Hat
5 38 (31.40%) Bash Shell
6 35 (28.93%) VMware
7 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 33 (27.27%) Python
8 31 (25.62%) nginx
9 30 (24.79%) TCP/IP
10 29 (23.97%) DNS
11 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
11 28 (23.14%) SQL
12 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
12 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
12 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (21.49%) Open Source
13 26 (21.49%) Perl
13 26 (21.49%) Windows Server
14 25 (20.66%) KVM
14 25 (20.66%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (20.66%) DHCP
14 25 (20.66%) Amazon AWS

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 42 (34.71%) Apache
2 31 (25.62%) nginx
3 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
4 15 (12.40%) Tomcat
5 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.31%) IIS
7 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.26%) GitHub
4 5 (4.13%) Office 365
5 4 (3.31%) PaaS
6 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.23%) Firewall
2 30 (24.79%) TCP/IP
3 29 (23.97%) DNS
4 25 (20.66%) DHCP
5 18 (14.88%) VPN
6 17 (14.05%) Internet
7 14 (11.57%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (11.57%) LAN
7 14 (11.57%) WAN
8 13 (10.74%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (10.74%) MPLS
8 13 (10.74%) Network Security
8 13 (10.74%) VLAN
9 12 (9.92%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (9.09%) 3G
10 11 (9.09%) 4G
10 11 (9.09%) LTE
10 11 (9.09%) NAS
10 11 (9.09%) SAN
10 11 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) MySQL
2 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.79%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.31%) Redis
10 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) WinDbg
2 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (19.01%) Back Office
1 23 (19.01%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 12 (9.92%) Electronics
3 12 (9.92%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Billing
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Administrator
1 26 (21.49%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (20.66%) Linux Administrator
2 25 (20.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 22 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (16.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) Linux Support
6 17 (14.05%) Analyst
6 17 (14.05%) Support Analyst
7 16 (13.22%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (11.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (11.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 13 (10.74%) Developer
9 13 (10.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 13 (10.74%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (9.92%) Senior Linux Support
10 12 (9.92%) Senior Support Analyst
10 12 (9.92%) Systems Support Analyst
11 10 (8.26%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.40%) LAMP
2 13 (10.74%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (5.79%) Middleware
4 6 (4.96%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.31%) .NET
7 3 (2.48%) Memcached
7 3 (2.48%) Web Services
8 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.83%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.83%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) iPad
2 4 (3.31%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.50%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) CentOS
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (21.49%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.74%) Debian
6 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.48%) Unix
11 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.71%) DevOps
2 26 (21.49%) Open Source
3 22 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 17 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.92%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (9.92%) Programme Management
6 11 (9.09%) High Availability
6 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.79%) Server Building
7 7 (5.79%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.13%) B2B
8 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.13%) ITIL
8 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.13%) Scrum
8 5 (4.13%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.65%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.40%) Bash Shell
2 33 (27.27%) Python
3 28 (23.14%) SQL
4 26 (21.49%) Perl
5 16 (13.22%) C
5 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.09%) Java
6 11 (9.09%) VBScript
7 10 (8.26%) C++
7 10 (8.26%) Ruby
8 7 (5.79%) PHP
9 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.74%) CCNA
2 13 (10.74%) CCNP
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.09%) CCVP
4 11 (9.09%) MCSE
5 5 (4.13%) CCSP
6 3 (2.48%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) CCIP
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
3 25 (20.66%) KVM
4 24 (19.83%) Docker
5 17 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (10.74%) Varnish
6 13 (10.74%) Xen
7 12 (9.92%) Terminal Services
7 12 (9.92%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (9.92%) XenApp
7 12 (9.92%) XenServer
8 11 (9.09%) ISA Server
9 5 (4.13%) vSphere
10 3 (2.48%) Postfix
10 3 (2.48%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.83%) iptables
12 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (34.71%) Puppet
2 23 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (16.53%) Ansible
4 19 (15.70%) Kubernetes
5 15 (12.40%) Nagios
6 12 (9.92%) WSUS
6 12 (9.92%) ZABBIX
7 9 (7.44%) Cobbler
7 9 (7.44%) cPanel
8 5 (4.13%) Salt
9 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.31%) Plesk
10 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.65%) SCOM
12 1 (0.83%) Cacti
12 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.83%) logstash
12 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Red Hat
2 35 (28.93%) VMware
3 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.88%) Cisco
5 13 (10.74%) HP
6 12 (9.92%) Citrix
6 12 (9.92%) F5
6 12 (9.92%) McAfee
6 12 (9.92%) SAP
7 11 (9.09%) Dell
8 9 (7.44%) Juniper
8 9 (7.44%) Oracle
9 4 (3.31%) Google
9 4 (3.31%) Teradata
10 2 (1.65%) Cognos
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) Paxata
10 2 (1.65%) Splunk
10 2 (1.65%) Tableau
11 1 (0.83%) Percona
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