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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 3.23% 13.04% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 30.61% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
9 49 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 14.52% 42.61% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 9
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £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 23 January 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 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Perl
4 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
5 9 (39.13%) Veritas
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
5 9 (39.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (34.78%) SSL
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) EMC
6 8 (34.78%) RHCE
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
8 6 (26.09%) Puppet
8 6 (26.09%) Games
8 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 5 (21.74%) Project Management
9 5 (21.74%) LAMP
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
9 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) NetBackup

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SSL
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
2 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.70%) STL
4 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
1 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
6 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) SIEM
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) RHCE
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) BS7799
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
3 4 (17.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Veritas
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) EMC
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) hybris
6 2 (8.70%) Nimsoft
6 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Meraki
7 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.35%) Google