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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.34% 15.07% 11.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.78% 32.35% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £43,750 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £57,750 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
49 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 31.82% 46.58% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 35
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 45 (76.27%) SQL
3 44 (74.58%) Finance
4 39 (66.10%) Oracle
5 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
6 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
7 27 (45.76%) SAN
8 26 (44.07%) Citrix
9 24 (40.68%) VMware
9 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (35.59%) IBM
11 20 (33.90%) IIS
12 18 (30.51%) UNIX
12 18 (30.51%) VMware ESX
13 17 (28.81%) MKS
13 17 (28.81%) Subversion
13 17 (28.81%) Logistics
13 17 (28.81%) AWD
13 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (28.81%) System Testing
13 17 (28.81%) .NET
13 17 (28.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
13 17 (28.81%) JBoss
13 17 (28.81%) Middleware
13 17 (28.81%) Software Delivery
14 16 (27.12%) Data ONTAP
14 16 (27.12%) Tivoli
14 16 (27.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 16 (27.12%) BMC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (33.90%) IIS
2 17 (28.81%) JBoss
3 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.08%) Lync
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (28.81%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.76%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) VoIP
3 7 (11.86%) DNS
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) NAS
4 4 (6.78%) SNMP
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) MS Access
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (28.81%) Subversion
General
1 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Storage Specialist
2 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Server Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
1 17 (28.81%) Middleware
2 13 (22.03%) Flash
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) AS400
1 16 (27.12%) iSeries
2 5 (8.47%) IVR
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) UNIX
3 16 (27.12%) Data ONTAP
3 16 (27.12%) AIX
4 13 (22.03%) Solaris
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.78%) Debian
6 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) HPUX
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Logistics
1 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (28.81%) System Testing
1 17 (28.81%) Software Delivery
2 13 (22.03%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.56%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.17%) Change Control
7 6 (10.17%) Capacity Management
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.47%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.78%) Migration
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.08%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Tcl
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) MCSE
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.78%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.51%) VMware ESX
3 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.08%) XenApp
6 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Tivoli
1 16 (27.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Oracle
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.07%) Citrix
4 24 (40.68%) VMware
5 21 (35.59%) IBM
6 17 (28.81%) MKS
7 16 (27.12%) BMC
7 16 (27.12%) NetApp
8 13 (22.03%) Cisco
9 4 (6.78%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.78%) Symantec
9 4 (6.78%) Sophos
10 3 (5.08%) HP
10 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.08%) Brocade
11 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.69%) SAP