The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.23% 21.82% 20.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.39% 38.71% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.84% 56.36% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 23
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Linux Salary Trend in Brentwood

Linux
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 60 (96.77%) Windows
2 46 (74.19%) SQL
3 41 (66.13%) Finance
4 39 (62.90%) Oracle
4 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
5 34 (54.84%) Citrix
6 31 (50.00%) SAN
7 27 (43.55%) IBM
7 27 (43.55%) VMware
7 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
9 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
10 22 (35.48%) VMware ESX
11 20 (32.26%) AS400
11 20 (32.26%) iSeries
11 20 (32.26%) AIX
11 20 (32.26%) UNIX
11 20 (32.26%) BMC
11 20 (32.26%) NetApp
11 20 (32.26%) Tivoli
11 20 (32.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (27.42%) Flash
12 17 (27.42%) Cisco
12 17 (27.42%) MS Office
12 17 (27.42%) MS Access
12 17 (27.42%) Solaris
12 17 (27.42%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (24.19%) Service Delivery
14 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (22.58%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 14 (22.58%) IIS
2 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.74%) JBoss
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.06%) Lync
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Office
2 17 (27.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) SAN
2 10 (16.13%) VoIP
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 4 (6.45%) SNMP
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
6 2 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.42%) MS Access
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Subversion
1 11 (17.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
General
1 41 (66.13%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Storage Specialist
2 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Operations Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Capacity Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) Flash
2 11 (17.74%) Middleware
2 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) AS400
1 20 (32.26%) iSeries
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) IVR
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (96.77%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) AIX
2 20 (32.26%) UNIX
3 17 (27.42%) Solaris
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Debian
7 3 (4.84%) HPUX
8 2 (3.23%) CentOS
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Service Delivery
2 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (17.74%) System Testing
4 11 (17.74%) Change Management
4 11 (17.74%) Logistics
4 11 (17.74%) Software Delivery
5 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.29%) Change Control
7 6 (9.68%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE
7 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.06%) Operations Management
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.23%) Migration
10 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.45%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (35.48%) VMware ESX
3 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.06%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Tivoli
1 20 (32.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Oracle
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) Citrix
3 27 (43.55%) IBM
3 27 (43.55%) VMware
4 20 (32.26%) BMC
4 20 (32.26%) NetApp
5 17 (27.42%) Cisco
6 11 (17.74%) MKS
7 5 (8.06%) Brocade
7 5 (8.06%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 4 (6.45%) Sophos
8 4 (6.45%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.23%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Sybase
10 1 (1.61%) Business Objects