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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.41% 7.69% 11.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 24.44% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £51,300 £43,500 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.93% -13.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
22 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 25.00% 31.47% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 25
Average salary £51,300 £43,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.93% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 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 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) STL
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Validation
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) RHCT
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) C++ Software Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) STL
1 5 (55.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) RHCT
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Brocade