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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.52% 10.89% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.27% 32.35% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £82,500 £63,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +45.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
41 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.28% 33.66% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Finance
3 35 (77.78%) SQL
4 33 (73.33%) Oracle
5 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
6 19 (42.22%) IIS
6 19 (42.22%) SAN
7 17 (37.78%) Middleware
7 17 (37.78%) MKS
7 17 (37.78%) .NET
7 17 (37.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (37.78%) JBoss
7 17 (37.78%) VMware
7 17 (37.78%) Subversion
7 17 (37.78%) Logistics
7 17 (37.78%) AWD
7 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (37.78%) System Testing
7 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (37.78%) Software Delivery
8 16 (35.56%) IBM
8 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
9 15 (33.33%) Citrix
10 13 (28.89%) UNIX
10 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
11 11 (24.44%) AS400
11 11 (24.44%) iSeries
11 11 (24.44%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (24.44%) AIX
11 11 (24.44%) Tivoli

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (42.22%) IIS
2 17 (37.78%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (37.78%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) VoIP
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) NAS
4 4 (8.89%) SNMP
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) MS Access
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (37.78%) Subversion
General
1 38 (84.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
1 17 (37.78%) Middleware
2 8 (17.78%) Flash
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) AS400
1 11 (24.44%) iSeries
2 5 (11.11%) IVR
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) Data ONTAP
3 11 (24.44%) AIX
4 8 (17.78%) Solaris
5 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) HPUX
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Logistics
1 17 (37.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (37.78%) System Testing
1 17 (37.78%) Software Delivery
2 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.33%) Change Control
3 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) VMware ESX
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Tivoli
1 11 (24.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Oracle
2 17 (37.78%) MKS
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 16 (35.56%) IBM
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Citrix
5 11 (24.44%) BMC
5 11 (24.44%) NetApp
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) Sophos
7 4 (8.89%) WatchGuard
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat