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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 0.98% 2.61% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 7.14% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -9.83%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
23 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 22.55% 36.52% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 14
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++