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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.70% 9.21% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 38.18% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 18
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
63 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 21.14% 24.12% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 49
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) MySQL
3 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 10 (43.48%) SLA
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE
6 6 (26.09%) MCSA
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) MCP
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) SCCM
7 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) CCNA
10 2 (8.70%) DNS
10 2 (8.70%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) X.25
3 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) GCC
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Operations Team Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Operations Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Line Management
2 1 (4.35%) UML
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.35%) Scrum
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) MCSA
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Brocade
4 1 (4.35%) Wind River
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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