The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.41% 6.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 13.79% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Linux
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Home Counties region.

Linux Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Linux
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat