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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.68% 13.36% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.00% 47.69% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 30
Average salary £25,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,800 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
75 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 24.27% 28.02% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 69
Average salary £26,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.35% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C++
2 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 17 (31.48%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 15 (27.78%) C
5 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
6 13 (24.07%) HTML
6 13 (24.07%) Java
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.37%) Embedded C
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) Electronics
10 9 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (16.67%) ISEB
10 9 (16.67%) JSP
10 9 (16.67%) XML
10 9 (16.67%) UML
10 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
11 8 (14.81%) SLA
11 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Banking
12 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (12.96%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) JBoss
1 5 (9.26%) WildFly
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
2 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) LDAP
5 3 (5.56%) HTTP
5 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) RTP
6 2 (3.70%) RTSP
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) Frame Relay
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) MPLS
7 1 (1.85%) OSPF
7 1 (1.85%) BGP
7 1 (1.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.85%) IPv6
7 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.26%) NetBeans
3 5 (9.26%) Maven
3 5 (9.26%) JUnit
3 5 (9.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (7.41%) FishEye
5 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) GCC
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Electronics
3 8 (14.81%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (11.11%) Web Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Operations Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Design Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Cisco Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Server Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) JSP
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) JAX-RS
4 5 (9.26%) JAX-WS
4 5 (9.26%) JPA
4 5 (9.26%) JSF
4 5 (9.26%) Java EE
4 5 (9.26%) EJB
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) Qt
6 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.85%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Fedora
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) uClinux
5 1 (1.85%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.85%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.67%) UML
3 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.26%) Time Management
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) TDD
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) OO
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Android Development
8 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.85%) Network Design
8 1 (1.85%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.85%) Change Management
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C++
3 15 (27.78%) C
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) Java
6 11 (20.37%) Embedded C
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++
7 4 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISEB
1 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Perforce
2 5 (9.26%) Talend
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Wind River
4 3 (5.56%) Altera
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) QNX
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Intel
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) F5
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