The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 17.15% 16.57% 20.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.47% 59.18% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 33
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +72.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.13% 28.00% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 94 48 67
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Farnborough region.

Linux Salary Trend in Farnborough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 57 (85.07%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Security Cleared
3 33 (49.25%) VMware
4 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (34.33%) ITIL
6 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
6 21 (31.34%) vSphere
7 19 (28.36%) UNIX
8 18 (26.87%) PaaS
9 17 (25.37%) SaaS
9 17 (25.37%) Degree
10 16 (23.88%) IaaS
11 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.90%) Java
12 14 (20.90%) Firewall
13 13 (19.40%) Perl
13 13 (19.40%) Python
13 13 (19.40%) vCloud
14 12 (17.91%) Ruby
14 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
14 12 (17.91%) Cisco
14 12 (17.91%) SAN
15 11 (16.42%) McAfee
16 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
16 10 (14.93%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (13.43%) VPN
17 9 (13.43%) IPsec
18 8 (11.94%) Validation

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (2.99%) Apache
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) PaaS
2 17 (25.37%) SaaS
3 16 (23.88%) IaaS
4 10 (14.93%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 12 (17.91%) SAN
2 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.43%) VPN
3 9 (13.43%) IPsec
4 8 (11.94%) Internet
4 8 (11.94%) HTTPS
4 8 (11.94%) HTTP
4 8 (11.94%) NAS
5 6 (8.96%) WAN
6 3 (4.48%) HSRP
6 3 (4.48%) SSL
6 3 (4.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.48%) OSPF
6 3 (4.48%) BGP
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.99%) LDAP
7 2 (2.99%) LAN
7 2 (2.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) QUnit
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.99%) Billing
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Support
4 8 (11.94%) Web Designer
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Security Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Web Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Security Designer
4 8 (11.94%) Designer
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) jQuery
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) Struts
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.99%) Spring
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (2.99%) Java EE
2 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 1 (1.49%) WCF
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Open Source
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.49%) CESG
5 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (85.07%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) UNIX
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Solaris
6 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.46%) CentOS
8 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.97%) AIX
9 1 (1.49%) SUSE
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.94%) DevOps
3 8 (11.94%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (11.94%) Validation
4 6 (8.96%) Change Management
5 5 (7.46%) TDD
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) OOP
7 3 (4.48%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) OOD
8 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
8 2 (2.99%) MVC
8 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.99%) BDD
8 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.49%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) Java
2 13 (19.40%) Perl
2 13 (19.40%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) Ruby
4 7 (10.45%) C
4 7 (10.45%) C++
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.34%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) Degree
4 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.97%) HND
7 4 (5.97%) CCNP
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.49%) MCSE
9 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (31.34%) vSphere
3 13 (19.40%) vCloud
4 8 (11.94%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Nagios
1 2 (2.99%) AppManager
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) VMware
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco
3 11 (16.42%) McAfee
4 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.96%) Apple
5 6 (8.96%) Novell
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Remedy
8 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.99%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.99%) JBoss
9 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.49%) Facebook
10 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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