The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 17.89% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 46.32% 23.81% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 21
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Linux
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Linux Salary Trend in Basildon

Linux
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) JBoss
1 17 (100.00%) Apache
1 17 (100.00%) LDAP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 17 (100.00%) Project Management
1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 17 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) SaaS
1 17 (100.00%) PaaS
1 17 (100.00%) IaaS
1 17 (100.00%) RHCSA
1 17 (100.00%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basildon 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (100.00%) Apache
1 17 (100.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) IaaS
1 17 (100.00%) PaaS
1 17 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Designer
1 12 (70.59%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) Project Management
1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 17 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) RHCSA
1 17 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat