The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow 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 16 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 7.53% 13.87% 23.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 55.88% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 18
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% -4.06%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 30.11% 24.82% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Linux
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Harrow region.

Linux Salary Trend in Harrow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Cobbler
4 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
4 7 (38.89%) Veritas
4 7 (38.89%) RHCE
4 7 (38.89%) Games
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (33.33%) OCP
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (33.33%) Data Guard

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
3 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
1 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) DBA
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) JDBC
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Grails
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) VLE
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
2 7 (38.89%) Validation
3 6 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 6 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) Database Security
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) RHCE
2 6 (33.33%) OCP
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vCloud
2 2 (11.11%) KVM
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (38.89%) Cobbler
3 6 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 2 (11.11%) Zenoss
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Veritas
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft