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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.54% 9.75% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 41.07% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 18
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,450 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
93 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 29.43% 23.73% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 52
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (65.71%) SQL
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
3 15 (42.86%) MySQL
4 12 (34.29%) SLA
5 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) MCSE
8 6 (17.14%) MCSA
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (14.29%) Clustering
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) MCP
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
9 5 (14.29%) SCCM
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 5 (14.29%) Server Building
10 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) GSM
3 2 (5.71%) ISDN
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Frame Relay
3 2 (5.71%) X.25
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Toad
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Operations Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.43%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Fedora
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 5 (14.29%) Server Building
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) OpenUP
5 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C
2 4 (11.43%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) MCSE
1 6 (17.14%) MCSA
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) HND
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) Linux-HA
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Wind River
4 2 (5.71%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
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