The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Home Counties region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.56% 3.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 3.45% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £76,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South East

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Replication

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Mitel Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Professional Services Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade