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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 12.96% 21.21% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.73% 35.59% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,750 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
44 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 27.16% 59.60% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 43 36
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £20,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 2 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 63 (96.92%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) SQL
3 44 (67.69%) Finance
4 41 (63.08%) Oracle
5 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
6 32 (49.23%) Citrix
7 30 (46.15%) SAN
8 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
8 28 (43.08%) VMware
8 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (38.46%) IBM
10 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
11 20 (30.77%) VMware ESX
12 19 (29.23%) UNIX
13 18 (27.69%) IIS
13 18 (27.69%) AIX
13 18 (27.69%) BMC
13 18 (27.69%) NetApp
13 18 (27.69%) Tivoli
13 18 (27.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 18 (27.69%) AS400
13 18 (27.69%) iSeries
13 18 (27.69%) Data ONTAP
14 17 (26.15%) Cisco
15 16 (24.62%) Service Delivery
16 15 (23.08%) MKS
16 15 (23.08%) Subversion
16 15 (23.08%) Logistics
16 15 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (23.08%) AWD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (27.69%) IIS
2 15 (23.08%) JBoss
3 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.69%) Lync
6 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (23.08%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) VoIP
3 7 (10.77%) DNS
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) SNMP
4 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) DHCP
5 3 (4.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) MS Access
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (23.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (67.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Operations Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Capacity Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Service Operations Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Storage Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
1 15 (23.08%) Flash
1 15 (23.08%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) AS400
1 18 (27.69%) iSeries
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) IVR
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (96.92%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) UNIX
3 18 (27.69%) Data ONTAP
3 18 (27.69%) AIX
4 15 (23.08%) Solaris
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.15%) Debian
7 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.62%) HPUX
9 2 (3.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Service Delivery
2 15 (23.08%) Logistics
2 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (23.08%) System Testing
2 15 (23.08%) Software Delivery
3 14 (21.54%) ITIL
4 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
4 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (16.92%) Change Management
6 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.77%) Change Control
8 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
8 6 (9.23%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) Operations Management
10 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.62%) Migration
11 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.77%) MCSE
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.15%) MCSA
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.69%) XenApp
5 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) Tivoli
1 18 (27.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (12.31%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Oracle
2 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 32 (49.23%) Citrix
4 28 (43.08%) VMware
5 25 (38.46%) IBM
6 18 (27.69%) BMC
6 18 (27.69%) NetApp
7 17 (26.15%) Cisco
8 15 (23.08%) MKS
9 5 (7.69%) Brocade
9 5 (7.69%) HP
9 5 (7.69%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 4 (6.15%) Sophos
10 4 (6.15%) WatchGuard
11 2 (3.08%) SAP
11 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.54%) Sybase
12 1 (1.54%) Business Objects