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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 9.38% 6.67% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 13.95% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
33 43 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 34.38% 47.78% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 11
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £51,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 23 (71.88%) Oracle
3 19 (59.38%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
4 18 (56.25%) .NET
5 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (46.88%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
7 14 (43.75%) Magento
7 14 (43.75%) Marketing
7 14 (43.75%) PHP
7 14 (43.75%) OO
7 14 (43.75%) SAP
7 14 (43.75%) CRM
7 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
7 14 (43.75%) JD Edwards
7 14 (43.75%) Oracle CRM
8 13 (40.63%) VMware
8 13 (40.63%) Firewall
8 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
9 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 12 (37.50%) Korn
9 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
9 12 (37.50%) AWK
9 12 (37.50%) Perl
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle CRM
1 14 (43.75%) Magento
2 3 (9.38%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) NAS
4 5 (15.63%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) VisualVM
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Administrator
2 12 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Architect
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Release Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (43.75%) OO
2 14 (43.75%) CRM
2 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
6 3 (9.38%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) PHP
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
4 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 12 (37.50%) AWK
4 12 (37.50%) Korn
4 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (12.50%) Opsview
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (43.75%) JD Edwards
3 14 (43.75%) SAP
4 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) JBoss
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) IBM
7 4 (12.50%) Splunk
8 3 (9.38%) MKS
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Citrix
10 1 (3.13%) NetApp