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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.71% 9.09% 22.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 55.56% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 18
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,610 £33,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
38 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 33.93% 16.36% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 37
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.22%
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
Salary Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Hounslow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (66.67%) Degree
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (57.14%) Unix
6 11 (52.38%) Xen
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (42.86%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) C
9 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
9 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
9 8 (38.10%) Open Source
9 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
9 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (38.10%) Statistics
9 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
9 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (33.33%) Presales
10 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 7 (33.33%) SunGard
11 6 (28.57%) HP
11 6 (28.57%) Dell
11 6 (28.57%) EMC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
1 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Telepresence
3 3 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Trainee
3 4 (19.05%) Trainee Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Product Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Cloud
2 8 (38.10%) Statistics
3 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
2 8 (38.10%) Open Source
3 7 (33.33%) Presales
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Xen
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) SunGard
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Dell
4 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Mercator