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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 17.57% 34.69% 30.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.00% 51.52% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 31
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
40 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 27.03% 67.35% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 47
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -54.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Harrow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) UNIX
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) MySQL
4 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) PHP
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) Veritas
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Games
9 8 (23.53%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
10 7 (20.59%) Data Management
10 7 (20.59%) Data Analysis
10 7 (20.59%) Statistics
10 7 (20.59%) Marketing
10 7 (20.59%) Direct Marketing
10 7 (20.59%) SAS
10 7 (20.59%) MS Office
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.59%) SPSS
10 7 (20.59%) EMC
10 7 (20.59%) RHCE
10 7 (20.59%) Data Extraction
10 7 (20.59%) Market Research

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (20.59%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) GroupWise
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) SPSS
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) SSL
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) SMTP
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) IPsec
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) FindBugs
3 1 (2.94%) FishEye
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Games
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
1 6 (17.65%) XML
1 6 (17.65%) XML Schema
2 5 (14.71%) LAMP
3 4 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (11.76%) STL
4 2 (5.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.59%) Statistics
2 7 (20.59%) Data Extraction
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Firmware
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) UNIX
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) NetWare
4 2 (5.88%) SUSE
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
1 7 (20.59%) Data Management
1 7 (20.59%) Data Analysis
1 7 (20.59%) Direct Marketing
1 7 (20.59%) Market Research
1 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.76%) Release Management
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) PHP
3 6 (17.65%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) RHCE
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.88%) Novell eDirectory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Veritas
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 5 (14.71%) TIBCO
5 5 (14.71%) Nimsoft
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) Tripwire
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Novell
7 2 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki
8 1 (2.94%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) NetScout
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