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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 14.77% 14.16% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.52% 45.71% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 9
Average salary £47,500 £39,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.49% -16.31%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
23 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 26.14% 30.97% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 31
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (50.00%) Change Management
4 8 (50.00%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (43.75%) OCP
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
5 7 (43.75%) Database Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (43.75%) Data Governance
5 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
5 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Database Security
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (31.25%) Puppet
7 5 (31.25%) RHCE
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (25.00%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Exadata
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Data Governance
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Database Security
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Database Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) OCP
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (31.25%) RHCE
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Data Guard
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC