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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.51% 10.98% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.58% 38.36% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 36
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £51,250
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
69 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 20.97% 28.63% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 78
Average salary £26,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) UNIX
3 18 (31.58%) Windows
4 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.32%) MySQL
5 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.56%) C
6 14 (24.56%) C++
6 14 (24.56%) XML
6 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
7 13 (22.81%) HTML
7 13 (22.81%) Java
8 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
10 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.54%) SLA
11 9 (15.79%) ISEB
11 9 (15.79%) JSP
11 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
11 9 (15.79%) Finance
11 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
12 8 (14.04%) Perforce
12 8 (14.04%) Degree
12 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (14.04%) UML
12 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.04%) Embedded C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (8.77%) JBoss
1 5 (8.77%) WildFly
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (8.77%) LDAP
4 4 (7.02%) Frame Relay
5 3 (5.26%) X.25
5 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) RTP
6 2 (3.51%) RTSP
6 2 (3.51%) HTTP
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) VoIP
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
2 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.77%) NetBeans
2 5 (8.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.02%) FishEye
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) GCC
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Support Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Web Tester
7 5 (8.77%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.77%) DBA
8 4 (7.02%) Operations Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
11 1 (1.75%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) XML
2 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) JSP
4 7 (12.28%) JSON
5 5 (8.77%) JAX-WS
5 5 (8.77%) JPA
5 5 (8.77%) JAX-RS
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) EJB
5 5 (8.77%) LAMP
5 5 (8.77%) JSF
5 5 (8.77%) Java EE
6 4 (7.02%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) .NET
7 2 (3.51%) Qt
8 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.75%) jQuery
8 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.77%) Replication
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) UNIX
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Fedora
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) uClinux
6 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.75%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.04%) UML
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) Time Management
5 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.77%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 1 (1.75%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.75%) Information Security
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) C
2 14 (24.56%) C++
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.77%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISEB
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Perforce
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) Wind River
3 5 (8.77%) Talend
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Juniper
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Intel
5 1 (1.75%) Altera
5 1 (1.75%) F5
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