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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 30.77% - 36.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 21
Average salary £57,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 46.15% 2.94% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 21
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 4 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (28.57%) E-business
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE
5 4 (28.57%) Samba
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) nginx
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) OSPF
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 4 (28.57%) E-business
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Samba
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (28.57%) Postfix
2 4 (28.57%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) F5