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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.19% 15.92% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 50.65% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 5
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
27 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.86% 31.43% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 33
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £40,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Subversion
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) VB
7 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (21.05%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) JBoss
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) MKS
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Firebase
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) Bower
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Flash
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) iSeries
3 2 (10.53%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) OO
1 4 (21.05%) OOP
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) System Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) MKS
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) BMC
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) Software AG