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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 2 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.26% 27.33% 10.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.58% 65.28% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 18
Average salary £49,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.43% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,800 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
147 72 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 48.84% 41.86% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 123 69 44
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.38%) VMware
3 62 (44.93%) Windows
4 50 (36.23%) Python
5 48 (34.78%) Ruby
6 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 36 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 35 (25.36%) ITIL
8 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
8 35 (25.36%) vCloud
9 31 (22.46%) vSphere
10 28 (20.29%) Scrum
11 27 (19.57%) TDD
12 26 (18.84%) Selenium
13 25 (18.12%) BDD
13 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (18.12%) Data Centre
14 24 (17.39%) DNS
14 24 (17.39%) CCNA
14 24 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (16.67%) SAN
15 23 (16.67%) Unix
15 23 (16.67%) Java
15 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 23 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 22 (15.94%) HTML
17 21 (15.22%) Perl
17 21 (15.22%) VPN
17 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (12.32%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (11.59%) OpenStack
3 15 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.35%) Confluence
7 4 (2.90%) Apache
8 3 (2.17%) JBoss
8 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.45%) GemFire
10 1 (0.72%) IIS
10 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) GNU Octave
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.32%) PaaS
1 17 (12.32%) SaaS
2 16 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.42%) IaaS
4 10 (7.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (7.25%) Heroku
5 4 (2.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 24 (17.39%) DNS
3 23 (16.67%) SAN
4 21 (15.22%) VPN
5 15 (10.87%) Firewall
5 15 (10.87%) NAS
6 12 (8.70%) IPsec
7 11 (7.97%) DHCP
7 11 (7.97%) SSL
8 8 (5.80%) Internet
9 7 (5.07%) VLAN
10 6 (4.35%) FTP
11 3 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.17%) Network Security
12 2 (1.45%) AMQP
13 1 (0.72%) 2G
13 1 (0.72%) 3G
13 1 (0.72%) 4G
13 1 (0.72%) HTTP
13 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) MySQL
2 13 (9.42%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.70%) Big Data
3 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.45%) HBase
5 2 (1.45%) OLTP
6 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Redis
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.84%) Selenium
3 21 (15.22%) Cucumber
4 14 (10.14%) FitNesse
5 13 (9.42%) JUnit
6 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.52%) PHPUnit
8 6 (4.35%) JIRA
9 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.90%) Gradle
9 4 (2.90%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 17 (12.32%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Developer
2 20 (14.49%) Technical Leader
3 17 (12.32%) Test Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.42%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Automation Test Lead
9 9 (6.52%) C Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.80%) C/C++ Developer
10 8 (5.80%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 8 (5.80%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (5.80%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) HTML
2 13 (9.42%) LAMP
3 12 (8.70%) Spring
3 12 (8.70%) Spring Integration
4 11 (7.97%) REST
5 10 (7.25%) CSS
6 9 (6.52%) Symfony
7 8 (5.80%) Ajax
7 8 (5.80%) Apache Camel
7 8 (5.80%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.80%) Java EE
7 8 (5.80%) Java SE
7 8 (5.80%) JMS
7 8 (5.80%) JPA
7 8 (5.80%) JSF
7 8 (5.80%) JSP
7 8 (5.80%) PrimeFaces
7 8 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (5.07%) Laravel
9 5 (3.62%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) VCE vBlock
3 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.62%) VHDL
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
6 2 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Physics
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.93%) Windows
2 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (16.67%) Unix
4 20 (14.49%) CentOS
5 12 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.80%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.90%) SUSE
8 2 (1.45%) Android
8 2 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.36%) ITIL
3 28 (20.29%) Scrum
4 27 (19.57%) TDD
5 25 (18.12%) BDD
6 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.32%) Automation Testing
7 17 (12.32%) Open Source
8 16 (11.59%) DevOps
8 16 (11.59%) Test Strategy
9 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.14%) Web Testing
11 13 (9.42%) Automated Testing
11 13 (9.42%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.70%) Capacity Management
12 12 (8.70%) System Testing
12 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.97%) High Availability
14 10 (7.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.23%) Python
2 48 (34.78%) Ruby
3 23 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 23 (16.67%) Java
4 21 (15.22%) Perl
5 19 (13.77%) PHP
6 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.42%) SQL
8 12 (8.70%) C
8 12 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.97%) C++
10 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
11 9 (6.52%) PHP 5
12 5 (3.62%) Bourne shell
12 5 (3.62%) Scala
13 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.45%) Erlang
15 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.39%) CCNA
2 24 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (15.22%) Degree
5 10 (7.25%) EMC Certification
6 9 (6.52%) ISEB
6 9 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.52%) MySQL Certification
7 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.80%) MCSE
7 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.07%) MCP
8 7 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.35%) CCNP
10 5 (3.62%) CCENT
10 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
11 4 (2.90%) EMCSA
11 4 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (2.90%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.22%) QA
2 8 (5.80%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.17%) COBIT
3 3 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (25.36%) vCloud
3 31 (22.46%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.62%) Xen
6 2 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (8.70%) Puppet
2 6 (4.35%) cPanel
3 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (46.38%) VMware
2 16 (11.59%) EMC
3 15 (10.87%) Cisco
3 15 (10.87%) Oracle
4 12 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.52%) Zend
6 8 (5.80%) BT
7 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.62%) Juniper
8 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 2 (1.45%) Twitter
10 1 (0.72%) Facebook
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