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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 5.71% 19.44% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 40.38% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £47,500 £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.01% -15.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
11 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 15.71% 48.15% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 18
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 3 March 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Perl
2 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) RHCE
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Puppet
7 5 (31.25%) Veritas
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Games
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (25.00%) EMC
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (25.00%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Database Security
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) RHCE
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) OCP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 1 (6.25%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
4 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Veritas
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.25%) hybris