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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.89% 13.51% 18.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.17% 37.50% 70.45%
Number of salaries quoted 85 27 31
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
153 80 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 46.22% 36.04% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 145 76 44
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,600 £60,000
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 3 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 84 (60.43%) VMware
2 68 (48.92%) Windows
3 54 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (37.41%) Cisco
5 44 (31.65%) vSphere
6 40 (28.78%) Data Centre
7 31 (22.30%) vCloud
7 31 (22.30%) ITIL
8 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
9 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (18.71%) Ruby
11 24 (17.27%) Degree
11 24 (17.27%) MySQL
11 24 (17.27%) DevOps
12 22 (15.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (14.39%) MCP
15 19 (13.67%) MCSE
15 19 (13.67%) MCSA
15 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
15 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
16 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
17 17 (12.23%) Firewall
17 17 (12.23%) UNIX
18 16 (11.51%) Java
18 16 (11.51%) Ubuntu
19 15 (10.79%) SQL
19 15 (10.79%) Python
19 15 (10.79%) Games

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (2.88%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.16%) Apache
2 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.44%) nginx
3 2 (1.44%) Confluence
3 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) SaaS
2 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.04%) IaaS
3 7 (5.04%) PaaS
3 7 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.23%) Firewall
3 12 (8.63%) IPsec
4 11 (7.91%) SAN
5 10 (7.19%) VPN
5 10 (7.19%) DNS
6 9 (6.47%) DHCP
7 8 (5.76%) MPLS
7 8 (5.76%) OSPF
7 8 (5.76%) BGP
7 8 (5.76%) EIGRP
7 8 (5.76%) VRRP
7 8 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (5.76%) HSRP
8 7 (5.04%) Internet
8 7 (5.04%) NAS
9 3 (2.16%) SSL
9 3 (2.16%) HTTP
9 3 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) MySQL
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.16%) Subversion
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) QUnit
4 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (10.79%) Games
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Front Office
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (20.14%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.39%) Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) 1st Line Support
3 18 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.79%) Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Linux Support
7 8 (5.76%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) IT Support
9 6 (4.32%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (3.60%) CSS
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 5 (3.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) RESTful
3 2 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.44%) Ajax
3 2 (1.44%) jQuery
3 2 (1.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.72%) LAMP
4 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.72%) STL
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) Spring
4 1 (0.72%) REST
4 1 (0.72%) BlazeDS
4 1 (0.72%) JPA
4 1 (0.72%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.60%) EPoS
2 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (48.92%) Windows
2 17 (12.23%) UNIX
3 16 (11.51%) Ubuntu
4 9 (6.47%) CentOS
5 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.04%) SUSE
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.30%) ITIL
2 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.27%) DevOps
4 13 (9.35%) Open Source
5 8 (5.76%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.32%) Product Management
7 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.32%) Project Management
8 4 (2.88%) Performance Testing
8 4 (2.88%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (2.88%) Scrum
8 4 (2.88%) ITSM
8 4 (2.88%) Change Control
9 3 (2.16%) Line Management
9 3 (2.16%) Cyber Security
9 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.16%) Web Design
9 3 (2.16%) Information Security
9 3 (2.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.71%) Ruby
2 16 (11.51%) Java
3 15 (10.79%) SQL
3 15 (10.79%) Python
4 11 (7.91%) Go
5 10 (7.19%) Perl
6 7 (5.04%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.16%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) VBScript
10 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) Degree
3 22 (15.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (14.39%) MCP
6 19 (13.67%) MCSE
6 19 (13.67%) MCSA
6 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
8 13 (9.35%) CCNA
9 9 (6.47%) CCNP
10 4 (2.88%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (2.88%) ISEB
10 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.44%) CCENT
11 2 (1.44%) MCDST
12 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) RHCE
12 1 (0.72%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (31.65%) vSphere
3 31 (22.30%) vCloud
4 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) iptables
6 1 (0.72%) Docker
6 1 (0.72%) NFS
6 1 (0.72%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.16%) Nagios
5 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) SELinux
6 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.72%) AppManager
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (60.43%) VMware
2 52 (37.41%) Cisco
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.19%) Oracle
5 9 (6.47%) HP
6 8 (5.76%) Juniper
7 7 (5.04%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.04%) F5
8 6 (4.32%) Blue Coat
8 6 (4.32%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.44%) NetApp
10 1 (0.72%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.72%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.72%) Symantec
10 1 (0.72%) Sun
10 1 (0.72%) Dell
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Sourcefire
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