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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 17.95% 7.69% 27.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 14
Average salary £56,750 £31,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.60% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £24,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,250 £52,800
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
30 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 25.64% 19.23% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 22
Average salary £54,000 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £47,500
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 31 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Harrow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (70.00%) UNIX
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) MySQL
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
5 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco
7 12 (30.00%) Veritas
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (27.50%) Perl
8 11 (27.50%) EMC
8 11 (27.50%) RHCE
8 11 (27.50%) DNS
8 11 (27.50%) SSL
8 11 (27.50%) Games
9 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (22.50%) VMware
10 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
10 9 (22.50%) PHP
11 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
12 7 (17.50%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (17.50%) Puppet
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (17.50%) Direct Marketing
12 7 (17.50%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (17.50%) SAS
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) SPSS
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) DNS
1 11 (27.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) FindBugs
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 11 (27.50%) Games
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Support
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) LAMP
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (7.50%) STL
3 3 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (5.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Statistics
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Data Extraction
2 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) UNIX
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
1 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (17.50%) Market Research
4 7 (17.50%) Direct Marketing
4 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
4 7 (17.50%) Release Management
4 7 (17.50%) Data Management
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 2 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Perl
3 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (22.50%) PHP
5 5 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) RHCE
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (5.00%) BS7799
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) Veritas
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) EMC
4 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (12.50%) Nimsoft
8 4 (10.00%) F5
9 3 (7.50%) Tripwire
10 2 (5.00%) hybris
10 2 (5.00%) McAfee
11 1 (2.50%) Sun
11 1 (2.50%) HP
11 1 (2.50%) Juniper
11 1 (2.50%) Google
11 1 (2.50%) Brocade
11 1 (2.50%) NetScout
11 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds