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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 8.05% 19.75% 14.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 43.24% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
13 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 14.94% 45.68% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 26 February 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) STL
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
3 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Wyse
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Xen
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) DTV

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) C++ Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) STL
2 5 (41.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (16.67%) SAP