The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.48% 18.52% 19.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 83.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 8
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 9.57% 22.22% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 15
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Linux
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

Linux Salary Trend in Hounslow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) STL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) DTV
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (10.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) STL
2 4 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Velocity
4 1 (10.00%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Groovy
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) GigaSpaces