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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 15.97% 30.51% 31.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.53% 48.65% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 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
38 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 26.39% 62.71% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 46
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Harrow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (66.67%) UNIX
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) MySQL
4 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) DNS
5 9 (27.27%) PHP
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 8 (24.24%) Marketing
7 7 (21.21%) Direct Marketing
7 7 (21.21%) Data Extraction
7 7 (21.21%) Market Research
7 7 (21.21%) Statistics
7 7 (21.21%) SAS
7 7 (21.21%) C++
7 7 (21.21%) MS Office
7 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.21%) SPSS
7 7 (21.21%) Data Management
7 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
8 6 (18.18%) Games
8 6 (18.18%) EMC
8 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (21.21%) SAS
2 3 (9.09%) GroupWise
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) SPSS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) SSL
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) FTP
4 3 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) FindBugs
2 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) FishEye
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) STL
2 5 (15.15%) LAMP
2 5 (15.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.21%) Data Extraction
2 7 (21.21%) Statistics
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) UNIX
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) NetWare
3 3 (9.09%) SUSE
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Direct Marketing
1 7 (21.21%) Market Research
1 7 (21.21%) Data Management
1 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) PHP
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) RHCE
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Novell eDirectory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) ZENworks
2 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 5 (15.15%) TIBCO
5 5 (15.15%) Veritas
5 5 (15.15%) Nimsoft
6 4 (12.12%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) Novell
8 2 (6.06%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
9 1 (3.03%) Sun
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
9 1 (3.03%) Google
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