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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.42% 3.66% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 17.86% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 8
Average salary £40,500 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £23,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
60 56 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 31.58% 20.51% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 60
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,500 £57,500
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 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 26 (50.98%) Unix
4 19 (37.25%) MySQL
5 16 (31.37%) Replication
6 14 (27.45%) SLA
6 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
7 12 (23.53%) Clustering
8 11 (21.57%) VMware
9 10 (19.61%) Project Management
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.61%) ITIL
10 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 9 (17.65%) Finance
10 9 (17.65%) High Availability
11 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
12 7 (13.73%) Degree
12 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.73%) Perl
12 7 (13.73%) Apache
12 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
13 6 (11.76%) J2EE
13 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
13 6 (11.76%) Middleware
13 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (11.76%) Data Management
14 5 (9.80%) Change Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (13.73%) Apache
1 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.80%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Resin
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DMZ
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) SMTP
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Applications Support
3 7 (13.73%) Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) IT Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Support Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) J2EE
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) LAMP
4 3 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Replication
2 12 (23.53%) Clustering
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) e-Health
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.96%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Unix
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Debian
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
1 10 (19.61%) Project Management
2 9 (17.65%) High Availability
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.76%) Data Management
6 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) ITSM
8 3 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.92%) Server Hardening
9 2 (3.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) CCSA
4 2 (3.92%) CEH
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
4 2 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.92%) GIAC
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Linux-HA
1 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) VMware
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) F5
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.96%) Brocade
7 1 (1.96%) CA
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Xilinx
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