The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 5 1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 34.85% 36.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 95.83% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 23
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 17.50% 36.36% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 24
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) OCP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Q1 Labs
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) OCP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (50.00%) Q1 Labs
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle