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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 9.14% 13.04% 8.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.03% 30.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.07%
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
39 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.29% 43.48% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 7
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -20.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,150 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £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 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (32.14%) JBoss
7 9 (32.14%) IIS
7 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (28.57%) Migration
9 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco
9 7 (25.00%) IBM
9 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (25.00%) NAS
9 7 (25.00%) Logistics
9 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.00%) System Testing
10 6 (21.43%) AWD
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
10 6 (21.43%) VoIP
10 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (21.43%) Middleware
10 6 (21.43%) Project Management
10 6 (21.43%) MKS
10 6 (21.43%) IVR

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
1 9 (32.14%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) AWD
2 3 (10.71%) Magento
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
1 7 (25.00%) NAS
2 6 (21.43%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) VisualVM
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Logistics
3 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) System Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) People Management
8 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) AWK
3 3 (10.71%) Korn
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.57%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) MKS
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
6 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk