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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 23.33% 9.29% 20.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.15% 32.08% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 43
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
71 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 39.44% 28.96% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 50 68
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (76.40%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) VMware
3 40 (44.94%) Security Cleared
4 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (29.21%) Firewall
6 22 (24.72%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (23.60%) ITIL
8 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
9 19 (21.35%) McAfee
10 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
10 18 (20.22%) Cisco
11 17 (19.10%) SaaS
12 16 (17.98%) SQL
12 16 (17.98%) vSphere
12 16 (17.98%) PaaS
12 16 (17.98%) vCloud
12 16 (17.98%) IaaS
13 15 (16.85%) WAN
14 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (14.61%) MySQL
15 13 (14.61%) CCNP
15 13 (14.61%) CCNA
15 13 (14.61%) SAN
16 12 (13.48%) UNIX
16 12 (13.48%) VPN
16 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
16 12 (13.48%) MPLS
16 12 (13.48%) OSPF
16 12 (13.48%) BGP
16 12 (13.48%) IPsec

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.72%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (19.10%) SaaS
3 16 (17.98%) PaaS
3 16 (17.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) Firewall
2 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.85%) WAN
4 13 (14.61%) SAN
5 12 (13.48%) MPLS
5 12 (13.48%) OSPF
5 12 (13.48%) BGP
5 12 (13.48%) VPN
5 12 (13.48%) IPsec
5 12 (13.48%) HSRP
6 9 (10.11%) NAS
7 8 (8.99%) Internet
8 7 (7.87%) HTTPS
8 7 (7.87%) HTTP
9 4 (4.49%) SSL
9 4 (4.49%) Network Security
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.37%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (2.25%) tcpdump
11 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Selenium
1 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) QUnit
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.48%) Games
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Support Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Web Designer
8 7 (7.87%) Web Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Security Designer
8 7 (7.87%) Designer
9 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.62%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.62%) Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.12%) WCF
2 1 (1.12%) jQuery
2 1 (1.12%) Pthreads
2 1 (1.12%) HTML5
2 1 (1.12%) REST
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) STL
2 1 (1.12%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.37%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.37%) EPoS
3 3 (3.37%) SCADA
4 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.25%) CESG
4 2 (2.25%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (76.40%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) UNIX
3 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.87%) Solaris
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.62%) CentOS
7 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.49%) AIX
8 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.12%) SUSE
10 1 (1.12%) Debian
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 10 (11.24%) Change Management
3 7 (7.87%) Validation
3 7 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (6.74%) DevOps
5 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security
5 5 (5.62%) Information Assurance
5 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.49%) OO
6 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.49%) Line Management
7 3 (3.37%) Network Management
7 3 (3.37%) OOD
7 3 (3.37%) Service Management
7 3 (3.37%) TDD
7 3 (3.37%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Scrum
8 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) Perl
3 6 (6.74%) Ruby
4 5 (5.62%) Python
4 5 (5.62%) Java
4 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.49%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) Golang
6 3 (3.37%) C
7 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (14.61%) CCNP
4 13 (14.61%) CCNA
5 12 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (13.48%) Degree
6 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) HND
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.25%) MCP
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.12%) MCSE
10 1 (1.12%) MCSA
10 1 (1.12%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.98%) vSphere
2 16 (17.98%) vCloud
3 7 (7.87%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.37%) Firmware
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 2 (2.25%) AppManager
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (51.69%) VMware
2 19 (21.35%) McAfee
3 18 (20.22%) Cisco
4 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.99%) EMC
6 6 (6.74%) Novell
6 6 (6.74%) Apple
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle
8 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.25%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.12%) Remedy
10 1 (1.12%) Facebook
10 1 (1.12%) Twitter
Farnborough, Hampshire
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