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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 5.08% 14.66% 20.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 37.78% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 9
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -33.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
8 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 13.56% 38.79% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 43 20
Average salary £34,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Hounslow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) STL
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Xen
6 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Wyse
7 2 (15.38%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) C++ Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) STL
2 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Wyse
3 2 (15.38%) SAP