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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 11.21% 16.30% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.14% 35.71% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £77,500 £52,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.61% -7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,650 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £56,900
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 Brentwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.17% 45.65% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 11
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £57,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 32 (86.49%) Finance
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle
4 19 (51.35%) .NET
5 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
6 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
6 17 (45.95%) SQL
7 15 (40.54%) Service Delivery
7 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (37.84%) SAN
8 14 (37.84%) Java
9 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
9 13 (35.14%) Migration
10 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (32.43%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (32.43%) JD Edwards
10 12 (32.43%) CRM
10 12 (32.43%) PHP
10 12 (32.43%) OO
10 12 (32.43%) SAP
10 12 (32.43%) Magento
10 12 (32.43%) NAS
10 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
10 12 (32.43%) Marketing
10 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (29.73%) Firewall
12 10 (27.03%) AWK
12 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
12 10 (27.03%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle CRM
1 12 (32.43%) Magento
2 4 (10.81%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) NAS
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) VisualVM
General
1 32 (86.49%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
1 12 (32.43%) Administrator
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (27.03%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) IVR
2 1 (2.70%) iSeries
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Service Delivery
2 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
2 13 (35.14%) Migration
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) CRM
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.51%) Logistics
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.51%) System Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) People Management
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
4 10 (27.03%) Perl
4 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
4 10 (27.03%) AWK
4 10 (27.03%) Korn
4 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Satellite
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (8.11%) Opsview
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) JD Edwards
4 12 (32.43%) SAP
5 9 (24.32%) JBoss
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) MKS
8 3 (8.11%) Splunk
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 20 days ago