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 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 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 24.92% 14.45% 23.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.59% 41.76% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 79 35 36
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
157 91 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 48.31% 34.60% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 153 86 52
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (65.43%) VMware
2 96 (59.26%) Windows
3 69 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (33.95%) Cisco
5 53 (32.72%) ITIL
5 53 (32.72%) vSphere
6 49 (30.25%) vCloud
7 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
8 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
9 35 (21.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (18.52%) CCNA
11 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
11 28 (17.28%) Firewall
11 28 (17.28%) DevOps
12 27 (16.67%) SAN
13 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (15.43%) MCSE
13 25 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (14.81%) IPsec
14 24 (14.81%) Python
15 23 (14.20%) MCP
15 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
15 23 (14.20%) VPN
15 23 (14.20%) Git (software)
15 23 (14.20%) Degree
15 23 (14.20%) SaaS
16 22 (13.58%) MCSA
17 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
18 18 (11.11%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.47%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.47%) Confluence
2 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.47%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.85%) Node.js
4 2 (1.23%) nginx
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) SaaS
2 18 (11.11%) IaaS
3 17 (10.49%) PaaS
4 16 (9.88%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.62%) Heroku
6 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
1 28 (17.28%) Firewall
2 27 (16.67%) SAN
3 24 (14.81%) IPsec
4 23 (14.20%) VPN
5 18 (11.11%) NAS
6 17 (10.49%) DNS
7 9 (5.56%) SSL
7 9 (5.56%) DHCP
7 9 (5.56%) Internet
8 6 (3.70%) FTP
8 6 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.09%) HSRP
9 5 (3.09%) MPLS
9 5 (3.09%) OSPF
9 5 (3.09%) BGP
9 5 (3.09%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.09%) VRRP
9 5 (3.09%) VLAN
10 3 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.79%) MySQL
4 9 (5.56%) Big Data
5 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.41%) JIRA
3 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.47%) Artifactory
4 4 (2.47%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.47%) Maven
5 3 (1.85%) Subversion
5 3 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) QUnit
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Front Office
2 4 (2.47%) Banking
3 3 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (15.43%) Analyst
2 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) Technical Leader
4 18 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.64%) Architect
6 13 (8.02%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.41%) Developer
8 10 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Build and Release Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.32%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Release Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) HTML
2 7 (4.32%) Web Services
2 7 (4.32%) REST
3 5 (3.09%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) J2EE
4 4 (2.47%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.47%) Spring
4 4 (2.47%) JPA
4 4 (2.47%) PureMVC
4 4 (2.47%) BlazeDS
5 3 (1.85%) HTML5
5 3 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.85%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.23%) JSON
6 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.23%) RESTful
6 2 (1.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.62%) Ajax
7 1 (0.62%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.01%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.47%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.85%) Social Media
4 3 (1.85%) Statistics
4 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.85%) Physics
5 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (59.26%) Windows
2 18 (11.11%) CentOS
3 17 (10.49%) Ubuntu
3 17 (10.49%) UNIX
4 15 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.32%) SUSE
5 7 (4.32%) Solaris
6 6 (3.70%) Debian
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) ITIL
2 28 (17.28%) DevOps
3 25 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.49%) Open Source
5 11 (6.79%) Software Engineering
5 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.17%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (4.32%) Scrum
8 6 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.70%) OO
9 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.09%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.09%) Information Security
9 5 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.09%) Cyber Security
9 5 (3.09%) Product Management
10 4 (2.47%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (2.47%) Change Control
10 4 (2.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.81%) Python
2 16 (9.88%) Ruby
2 16 (9.88%) Java
3 12 (7.41%) SQL
4 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.94%) Perl
5 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.32%) PHP
7 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.47%) PHP5
8 4 (2.47%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 35 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (21.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (18.52%) CCNA
4 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (15.43%) MCSE
5 23 (14.20%) MCP
5 23 (14.20%) Degree
6 22 (13.58%) MCSA
7 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.17%) CCNP
9 5 (3.09%) HND
9 5 (3.09%) VCDX
9 5 (3.09%) VCAP
10 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.47%) RHCE
10 4 (2.47%) ISEB
10 4 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (2.47%) RHCA
11 3 (1.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (32.72%) vSphere
3 49 (30.25%) vCloud
4 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.62%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.62%) Postfix
7 1 (0.62%) XenServer
7 1 (0.62%) pfSense
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) Puppet
2 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.09%) cPanel
4 4 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.47%) Ansible
5 3 (1.85%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.23%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.62%) SELinux
Vendors
1 106 (65.43%) VMware
2 55 (33.95%) Cisco
3 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.64%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.41%) Oracle
6 10 (6.17%) HP
6 10 (6.17%) EMC
7 7 (4.32%) Juniper
8 6 (3.70%) Sourcefire
8 6 (3.70%) F5
9 5 (3.09%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.09%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.09%) Crossbeam
10 4 (2.47%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.85%) Facebook
11 3 (1.85%) Twitter
12 2 (1.23%) Dell
13 1 (0.62%) NetApp
13 1 (0.62%) Citrix
13 1 (0.62%) Zend
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago