The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 18.75% - 36.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Median salary £67,500 - £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Operating Systems Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 37.50% 13.33% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Linux
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the M4 Corridor region.

Linux Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
1 3 (100.00%) REST

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM