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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 8.57% 8.42% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 22.22% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £51,250 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
12 36 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 17.14% 37.89% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 5
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £52,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 22 (70.97%) MySQL
2 20 (64.52%) UNIX
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco
6 12 (38.71%) Veritas
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle
6 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) DNS
7 11 (35.48%) SSL
7 11 (35.48%) RHCE
7 11 (35.48%) EMC
8 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
9 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
10 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (25.81%) Games
11 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
11 7 (22.58%) Puppet
11 7 (22.58%) Open Source
11 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
11 7 (22.58%) LAMP
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (19.35%) Degree
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
12 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) DNS
1 11 (35.48%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.81%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) LAMP
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
3 3 (9.68%) STL
3 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 7 (22.58%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) UNIX
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.45%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Perl
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.13%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) RHCE
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9000
1 2 (6.45%) BS7799
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Veritas
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle
3 11 (35.48%) EMC
4 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Nimsoft
7 4 (12.90%) F5
8 3 (9.68%) Tripwire
8 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.45%) hybris
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Google
10 1 (3.23%) Brocade
10 1 (3.23%) NetScout
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (3.23%) HP