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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 29.89% 13.97% 28.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.80% 36.78% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 30 44
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
214 87 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 56.61% 37.99% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 207 82 59
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 30 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 108 (65.85%) VMware
2 91 (55.49%) Windows
3 67 (40.85%) Cisco
3 67 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (34.76%) vSphere
5 55 (33.54%) ITIL
6 50 (30.49%) Data Centre
7 47 (28.66%) vCloud
8 39 (23.78%) Security Cleared
9 36 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (21.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (18.29%) Firewall
12 29 (17.68%) Degree
13 28 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (17.07%) CCNA
14 26 (15.85%) DevOps
15 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
15 24 (14.63%) MCSE
15 24 (14.63%) SAN
16 23 (14.02%) MCP
16 23 (14.02%) Active Directory
17 22 (13.41%) MCSA
17 22 (13.41%) Python
17 22 (13.41%) IPsec
17 22 (13.41%) SaaS
18 21 (12.80%) Git (software)
18 21 (12.80%) VPN
19 20 (12.20%) UNIX
19 20 (12.20%) SC Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.05%) Confluence
2 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.44%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.22%) nginx
3 2 (1.22%) Apache
3 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.61%) Node.js
4 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) SaaS
2 18 (10.98%) IaaS
3 17 (10.37%) PaaS
4 16 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) Firewall
2 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.63%) SAN
3 22 (13.41%) IPsec
4 21 (12.80%) VPN
5 16 (9.76%) NAS
6 12 (7.32%) DNS
7 8 (4.88%) MPLS
7 8 (4.88%) OSPF
7 8 (4.88%) BGP
7 8 (4.88%) EIGRP
7 8 (4.88%) VRRP
7 8 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (4.88%) HSRP
8 7 (4.27%) DHCP
8 7 (4.27%) SSL
9 6 (3.66%) Internet
10 5 (3.05%) VLAN
11 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (6.71%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.71%) MySQL
4 8 (4.88%) Big Data
5 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.32%) JIRA
3 9 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.44%) Artifactory
4 4 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.44%) Maven
5 3 (1.83%) Subversion
5 3 (1.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.61%) QUnit
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Banking
2 4 (2.44%) Front Office
3 2 (1.22%) Retail
3 2 (1.22%) Law
3 2 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.63%) Analyst
3 23 (14.02%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.15%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) Technical Leader
6 13 (7.93%) Architect
7 12 (7.32%) Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Network Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.66%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.66%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Web Services
2 6 (3.66%) HTML
3 5 (3.05%) CSS
3 5 (3.05%) REST
4 4 (2.44%) J2EE
4 4 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.44%) Spring
4 4 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.44%) JPA
4 4 (2.44%) PureMVC
4 4 (2.44%) BlazeDS
5 2 (1.22%) RESTful
5 2 (1.22%) JSON
5 2 (1.22%) LAMP
5 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.61%) Laravel
6 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.61%) Ajax
6 1 (0.61%) STL
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.44%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.22%) Statistics
5 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.22%) EPoS
5 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Physics
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 91 (55.49%) Windows
2 20 (12.20%) UNIX
3 14 (8.54%) Ubuntu
3 14 (8.54%) CentOS
4 11 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.27%) SUSE
6 6 (3.66%) Solaris
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.83%) Debian
9 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) ITIL
2 28 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.85%) DevOps
4 15 (9.15%) Open Source
5 11 (6.71%) Capacity Management
5 11 (6.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.49%) Product Management
8 7 (4.27%) Scrum
9 6 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.66%) OO
9 6 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (3.05%) Project Management
11 4 (2.44%) Information Security
11 4 (2.44%) ITSM
11 4 (2.44%) Identity Management
11 4 (2.44%) MVC
11 4 (2.44%) Performance Testing
11 4 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.41%) Python
2 17 (10.37%) Ruby
2 17 (10.37%) Java
3 12 (7.32%) SQL
4 8 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.88%) Perl
5 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.05%) PHP
8 4 (2.44%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.22%) Go
9 2 (1.22%) PHP5
10 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (21.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (17.68%) Degree
5 28 (17.07%) CCNA
6 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (14.63%) MCSE
7 23 (14.02%) MCP
8 22 (13.41%) MCSA
9 20 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 13 (7.93%) CCNP
11 5 (3.05%) VCDX
11 5 (3.05%) VCAP
12 4 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (2.44%) ISEB
12 4 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (2.44%) RHCA
13 3 (1.83%) HND
13 3 (1.83%) RHCE
14 2 (1.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (34.76%) vSphere
3 47 (28.66%) vCloud
4 23 (14.02%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.61%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.61%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
7 1 (0.61%) pfSense
7 1 (0.61%) Docker
7 1 (0.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) Puppet
2 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.44%) Ansible
3 4 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.83%) Nagios
5 2 (1.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.22%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.22%) cPanel
6 1 (0.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 108 (65.85%) VMware
2 67 (40.85%) Cisco
3 18 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.93%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.32%) Oracle
6 11 (6.71%) HP
6 11 (6.71%) EMC
7 10 (6.10%) Juniper
8 9 (5.49%) F5
9 8 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.88%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.05%) Sourcefire
10 5 (3.05%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.44%) Crossbeam
11 4 (2.44%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.22%) NetApp
12 2 (1.22%) Dell
13 1 (0.61%) Sun
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix
13 1 (0.61%) Zend
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 37000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 17 days ago