The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 13.88% 11.07% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.39% 35.44% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 20
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -43.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Operating Systems Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.74% 31.23% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 68 54
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Linux
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the High Wycombe region.

Linux Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Linux
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 35 (53.85%) UNIX
4 23 (35.38%) MySQL
5 15 (23.08%) SLA
5 15 (23.08%) Project Management
6 13 (20.00%) Finance
6 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.46%) ITIL
8 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.38%) C++
9 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.85%) Clustering
11 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco
11 8 (12.31%) Degree
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle
12 7 (10.77%) C
12 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
12 7 (10.77%) VMware
13 6 (9.23%) Replication
13 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
14 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (4.62%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) SNMP
5 2 (3.08%) GSM
5 2 (3.08%) ISDN
5 2 (3.08%) X.25
5 2 (3.08%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) MySQL
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Toad
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Team Leader
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Technical Support Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Service Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.15%) DBA
8 4 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) STL
1 5 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) J2EE
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 1 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.08%) DTV
7 2 (3.08%) PKI
7 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.08%) Physics
8 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Fedora
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.54%) OS/400
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 12 (18.46%) ITIL
3 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) Release Management
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 5 (7.69%) Server Building
7 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Open Source
8 3 (4.62%) OpenUP
9 2 (3.08%) Database Tuning
9 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) C++
3 7 (10.77%) C
4 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.62%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
2 5 (7.69%) MCSE
2 5 (7.69%) MCSA
2 5 (7.69%) CCNA
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) HND
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.54%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) Brocade
4 4 (6.15%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) Sybase
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Perforce
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Wind River
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) NetScout
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
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