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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 3.54% 6.48% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 18.42% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
13 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 11.50% 35.19% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,185 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Internet
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) NFS
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) JNCIE
6 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Multicast
6 5 (27.78%) Junos
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Equities
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) DWDM
6 5 (27.78%) MPLS
6 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 5 (27.78%) BGP
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) SDH
6 5 (27.78%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Internet
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 5 (27.78%) Multicast
2 5 (27.78%) Junos
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) DWDM
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) SDH
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) SNMP
3 4 (22.22%) SSH
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Equities
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) System Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
1 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
2 4 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) People Management
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) JNCIE
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) NFS
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) IPFX
5 4 (22.22%) Polycom
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Sun