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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 11.92% 11.69% 8.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.75% 44.26% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 27
Average salary £25,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £42,500
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
80 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 30.77% 26.41% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 63
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,850 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) Windows
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) UNIX
5 15 (25.42%) C++
5 15 (25.42%) XML
5 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
6 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
7 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.34%) Finance
8 12 (20.34%) C
9 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
10 9 (15.25%) ISEB
10 9 (15.25%) JSP
10 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
10 9 (15.25%) UML
10 9 (15.25%) Electronics
10 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
10 9 (15.25%) Degree
10 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.56%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.56%) Banking
12 7 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (11.86%) JSON
12 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
13 6 (10.17%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
2 7 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (8.47%) LDAP
3 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) VPN
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) HTTP
5 3 (5.08%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) IPsec
6 2 (3.39%) RTSP
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) MPLS
6 2 (3.39%) OSPF
6 2 (3.39%) BGP
6 2 (3.39%) RTP
6 2 (3.39%) TACACS
6 2 (3.39%) ATM
6 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.47%) NetBeans
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (5.08%) FishEye
6 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Electronics
4 8 (13.56%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (20.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Tester
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Web Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Operations Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Server Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 15 (25.42%) XML
3 9 (15.25%) JSP
4 7 (11.86%) JSON
5 5 (8.47%) EJB
5 5 (8.47%) JAX-WS
5 5 (8.47%) JPA
5 5 (8.47%) JSF
5 5 (8.47%) Java EE
5 5 (8.47%) JAX-RS
6 4 (6.78%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.08%) CSS
8 2 (3.39%) Qt
9 1 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.69%) jQuery
9 1 (1.69%) J2EE
9 1 (1.69%) MFC
9 1 (1.69%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.78%) Open Source
3 4 (6.78%) Firmware
4 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) UNIX
3 8 (13.56%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) uClinux
6 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.69%) pSOS
6 1 (1.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
1 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (15.25%) UML
3 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Online Security
7 2 (3.39%) OO
8 1 (1.69%) Change Management
8 1 (1.69%) Information Security
8 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
8 1 (1.69%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) C++
4 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.34%) C
6 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.78%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) ISEB
1 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) JBoss
1 5 (8.47%) VMware
2 4 (6.78%) Talend
3 3 (5.08%) Altera
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco
3 3 (5.08%) QNX
3 3 (5.08%) Perforce
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Intel
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) Wind River
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