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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 25 26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon - 2.08% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.69% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
8 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 10.67% 27.08% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 22
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Business One
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) Polycom
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) IPFX
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) SDH
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) DWDM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) DWDM
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) Junos
1 3 (37.50%) SDH
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) JNCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Polycom
2 4 (50.00%) IPFX
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix