The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Amersham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 2.33% 12.12% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% -5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Amersham region.

Operating Systems Category
Amersham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 6.98% 18.18% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £32,000 £24,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.61% -34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Amersham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

Linux
Salary Trend in Amersham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Amersham region.

Linux Salary Trend in Amersham

Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Products Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple