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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.74% 12.61% 20.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 29.17% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 6
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
70 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.29% 43.24% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 37
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £85,000
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 30 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 62 (87.32%) Windows
2 53 (74.65%) SQL
3 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
4 43 (60.56%) Citrix
5 39 (54.93%) Oracle
6 38 (53.52%) Finance
7 37 (52.11%) SAN
8 28 (39.44%) IBM
9 27 (38.03%) VMware
9 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (35.21%) NetApp
10 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
11 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
11 23 (32.39%) VMware ESX
12 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
12 21 (29.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 21 (29.58%) Solaris
12 21 (29.58%) ITIL
12 21 (29.58%) iSeries
13 20 (28.17%) AIX
13 20 (28.17%) UNIX
13 20 (28.17%) BMC
13 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
13 20 (28.17%) AS400
14 19 (26.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (25.35%) Flash
16 16 (22.54%) IIS
16 16 (22.54%) Change Management
17 15 (21.13%) MS Office
17 15 (21.13%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (22.54%) IIS
2 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
3 13 (18.31%) JBoss
4 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.86%) Lync
6 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.41%) Apache
9 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (21.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) SAN
2 12 (16.90%) DNS
3 8 (11.27%) VoIP
3 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) SNMP
4 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) MS Access
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (14.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Server Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Storage Specialist
4 8 (11.27%) Capacity Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Service Operations Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
9 1 (1.41%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) Flash
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
3 10 (14.08%) Middleware
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) OAuth
5 1 (1.41%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) iSeries
2 20 (28.17%) AS400
3 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.86%) Clustering
5 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.04%) Statistics
7 4 (5.63%) IVR
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (87.32%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Solaris
3 20 (28.17%) AIX
3 20 (28.17%) UNIX
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.63%) Debian
7 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.82%) HPUX
8 2 (2.82%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (22.54%) Change Management
4 13 (18.31%) Problem Management
5 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
6 11 (15.49%) Logistics
6 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (15.49%) System Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Software Delivery
8 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
10 6 (8.45%) Change Control
11 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.04%) Operations Management
11 5 (7.04%) BCP
11 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.63%) Project Management
12 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Perl
2 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) XAML
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) Tcl
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) Delphi
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) MCSE
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (32.39%) VMware ESX
3 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.86%) XenApp
5 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) Tivoli
1 21 (29.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 43 (60.56%) Citrix
3 39 (54.93%) Oracle
4 28 (39.44%) IBM
5 27 (38.03%) VMware
6 25 (35.21%) NetApp
7 20 (28.17%) BMC
8 15 (21.13%) Cisco
9 12 (16.90%) HP
10 10 (14.08%) MKS
11 9 (12.68%) Symantec
12 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
13 7 (9.86%) 3PAR
14 5 (7.04%) Brocade
14 5 (7.04%) Sun
15 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
15 4 (5.63%) Sophos
16 2 (2.82%) SAP
17 1 (1.41%) Sybase
17 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
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