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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 14.62% 24.26% 16.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.70% 71.93% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 34
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
89 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 34.23% 33.73% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 83 55 72
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 44 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 32 (47.06%) VMware
4 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (35.29%) PaaS
5 22 (32.35%) Python
6 21 (30.88%) ITIL
7 20 (29.41%) vSphere
7 20 (29.41%) SaaS
8 19 (27.94%) Ruby
8 19 (27.94%) IaaS
9 18 (26.47%) UNIX
9 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 17 (25.00%) Perl
11 15 (22.06%) Java
11 15 (22.06%) Degree
11 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (17.65%) vCloud
12 12 (17.65%) DevOps
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco
14 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.71%) SAN
14 10 (14.71%) Firewall
14 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
15 9 (13.24%) VPN
15 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
15 9 (13.24%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 8 (11.76%) McAfee

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (10.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) PaaS
2 20 (29.41%) SaaS
3 19 (27.94%) IaaS
4 9 (13.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.94%) Heroku
5 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
1 10 (14.71%) SAN
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) VPN
3 7 (10.29%) HTTPS
3 7 (10.29%) HTTP
3 7 (10.29%) IPsec
3 7 (10.29%) Internet
4 6 (8.82%) NAS
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.41%) SSL
7 2 (2.94%) LDAP
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.47%) HSRP
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) SNMP
8 1 (1.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) QUnit
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.35%) Billing
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Architect
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Technical Support
3 7 (10.29%) Web Designer
3 7 (10.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Security Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Web Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Security Designer
3 7 (10.29%) Designer
4 6 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (8.82%) jQuery
3 5 (7.35%) RESTful
3 5 (7.35%) REST
3 5 (7.35%) Ajax
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) SOAP
4 4 (5.88%) WCF
5 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) Struts
6 2 (2.94%) Java EE
6 2 (2.94%) CSS3
6 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.47%) .NET
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 5 (7.35%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) SCADA
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) UNIX
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.29%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.29%) Solaris
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) CentOS
7 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.88%) AIX
8 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (17.65%) DevOps
3 8 (11.76%) TDD
4 7 (10.29%) Validation
4 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.82%) OOP
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) MVC
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) OO
8 3 (4.41%) OOD
9 2 (2.94%) Service Management
9 2 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Python
2 19 (27.94%) Ruby
3 17 (25.00%) Perl
4 15 (22.06%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) C
6 7 (10.29%) C++
7 6 (8.82%) PHP
7 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Degree
4 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.41%) HND
7 2 (2.94%) CCNP
7 2 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (1.47%) MCSE
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) vSphere
3 12 (17.65%) vCloud
4 7 (10.29%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Nagios
1 4 (5.88%) AppManager
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
1 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) VMware
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco
3 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.76%) McAfee
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle
6 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.88%) NetIQ
7 3 (4.41%) Remedy
7 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.41%) Apple
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.41%) EMC
7 3 (4.41%) Novell
8 2 (2.94%) JBoss
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) IronPort
9 1 (1.47%) Facebook
9 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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