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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 1 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 55 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 29.89% 11.86% 26.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.07% 45.10% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 17 62
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
82 51 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 44.57% 26.29% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 41 74
Average salary £29,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £62,000
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 2 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 50 (53.19%) Windows
1 50 (53.19%) VMware
2 29 (30.85%) Cisco
2 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (28.72%) Firewall
4 25 (26.60%) MySQL
5 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
6 21 (22.34%) Games
6 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
7 19 (20.21%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (20.21%) vSphere
7 19 (20.21%) ITIL
8 17 (18.09%) SQL
8 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
8 17 (18.09%) Degree
9 16 (17.02%) vCloud
9 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.96%) Ruby
11 14 (14.89%) HSRP
11 14 (14.89%) MPLS
11 14 (14.89%) OSPF
11 14 (14.89%) BGP
11 14 (14.89%) WAN
11 14 (14.89%) CCNP
12 13 (13.83%) CCNA
12 13 (13.83%) IaaS
12 13 (13.83%) SaaS
12 13 (13.83%) PaaS
13 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (1.06%) Apache
1 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.21%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (13.83%) SaaS
2 13 (13.83%) PaaS
2 13 (13.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.72%) Firewall
2 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 14 (14.89%) WAN
3 14 (14.89%) MPLS
3 14 (14.89%) OSPF
3 14 (14.89%) BGP
3 14 (14.89%) HSRP
4 8 (8.51%) IPsec
4 8 (8.51%) VPN
5 6 (6.38%) SAN
6 5 (5.32%) NAS
7 4 (4.26%) Internet
7 4 (4.26%) DNS
7 4 (4.26%) DHCP
8 3 (3.19%) LAN
8 3 (3.19%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.19%) VRRP
8 3 (3.19%) Network Security
8 3 (3.19%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 21 (22.34%) Games
2 3 (3.19%) Electronics
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.89%) Test Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (10.64%) Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Linux Support
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (3.19%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) STL
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) POSIX
4 1 (1.06%) jQuery
4 1 (1.06%) Pthreads
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Open Source
2 5 (5.32%) EPoS
3 3 (3.19%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.13%) SCADA
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Wiki
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
5 1 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.19%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu
3 7 (7.45%) UNIX
4 3 (3.19%) SUSE
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.64%) DevOps
4 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.51%) Change Management
5 6 (6.38%) Project Management
5 6 (6.38%) Product Management
6 4 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
6 4 (4.26%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.19%) Line Management
7 3 (3.19%) Network Management
7 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.19%) OO
8 2 (2.13%) OOD
8 2 (2.13%) ITSM
8 2 (2.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.13%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.06%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) Ruby
3 11 (11.70%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) Golang
5 8 (8.51%) Perl
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.19%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) C
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.09%) Degree
3 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (14.89%) CCNP
5 13 (13.83%) CCNA
6 9 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.38%) VCP4
8 5 (5.32%) MCP
9 2 (2.13%) MCSE
9 2 (2.13%) MCSA
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.06%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) vSphere
3 16 (17.02%) vCloud
4 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.19%) Firmware
6 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.13%) Nagios
2 2 (2.13%) AppManager
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) VMware
2 29 (30.85%) Cisco
3 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
4 11 (11.70%) McAfee
5 7 (7.45%) Blue Coat
5 7 (7.45%) EMC
6 6 (6.38%) Juniper
6 6 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 6 (6.38%) F5
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle
8 2 (2.13%) Novell
8 2 (2.13%) Apple
8 2 (2.13%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.06%) Sun
9 1 (1.06%) HP
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