The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 95 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.62% 20.30% 11.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.08% 62.91% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 41
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 151 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.57% 32.26% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 107
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,400 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Linux
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Linux Salary Trend in Middlesex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 37 (48.05%) Windows
2 30 (38.96%) Java
3 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.27%) UNIX
5 20 (25.97%) OO
5 20 (25.97%) C++
5 20 (25.97%) VPN
5 20 (25.97%) Multithreading
6 19 (24.68%) WAN
7 18 (23.38%) LAN
8 17 (22.08%) MySQL
8 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.08%) UML
8 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.78%) OOP
9 16 (20.78%) Apache
9 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
9 16 (20.78%) VMware
9 16 (20.78%) Military
9 16 (20.78%) Rational Rhapsody
10 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
10 15 (19.48%) Cisco
10 15 (19.48%) SAN
11 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 14 (18.18%) Oracle
11 14 (18.18%) Firewall
12 13 (16.88%) JBoss
13 12 (15.58%) OOD
14 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.99%) Juniper

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 16 (20.78%) Apache
2 9 (11.69%) IIS
3 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.09%) SAS
5 4 (5.19%) eRoom
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.60%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) iPlanet
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) VPN
2 19 (24.68%) WAN
3 18 (23.38%) LAN
4 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 15 (19.48%) SAN
5 14 (18.18%) Firewall
6 8 (10.39%) HTTP
6 8 (10.39%) VLAN
7 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.90%) Internet
9 3 (3.90%) OSPF
9 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.90%) Wireless
9 3 (3.90%) Frame Relay
9 3 (3.90%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.90%) DNS
10 2 (2.60%) FTP
10 2 (2.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) MySQL
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.90%) JUnit
2 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.90%) JMeter
2 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Firebug
3 2 (2.60%) Xcode
3 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (20.78%) Military
2 9 (11.69%) Games
3 5 (6.49%) German Language
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Finance
4 4 (5.19%) Electronics
5 3 (3.90%) Back Office
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) French Language
6 2 (2.60%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Software Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) DBA
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Principal Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Operations Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Middleware
2 8 (10.39%) Threading Building Blocks
2 8 (10.39%) STL
3 7 (9.09%) CSS
4 6 (7.79%) HTML
4 6 (7.79%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) Ajax
5 5 (6.49%) WSDL
5 5 (6.49%) JSON
5 5 (6.49%) SOAP
5 5 (6.49%) XSLT
6 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 4 (5.19%) jQuery
6 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.90%) Flash
8 2 (2.60%) XHTML
8 2 (2.60%) ActiveX
8 2 (2.60%) .NET
8 2 (2.60%) MFC
8 2 (2.60%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Open Source
2 6 (7.79%) Online Games
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) Firmware
4 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) W3C
5 1 (1.30%) CESG
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) UNIX
3 7 (9.09%) Solaris
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.60%) NetWare
7 2 (2.60%) SUSE
7 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.97%) Multithreading
2 20 (25.97%) OO
3 17 (22.08%) UML
4 16 (20.78%) OOP
5 12 (15.58%) OOD
6 8 (10.39%) ITIL
6 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.09%) Analytics
8 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (5.19%) Signal Processing
10 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.19%) Logistics
10 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) C++
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.39%) Perl
4 7 (9.09%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) C
9 2 (2.60%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) VC++
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 2 (2.60%) PHP5
9 2 (2.60%) C-shell
10 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) CCNP
5 3 (3.90%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) MCP
5 3 (3.90%) CCIE
5 3 (3.90%) RHCE
5 3 (3.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) MCSA
7 1 (1.30%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (12.99%) vSphere
2 3 (3.90%) XenApp
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.60%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.60%) ZENworks
1 2 (2.60%) Zenoss
1 2 (2.60%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle
5 13 (16.88%) JBoss
6 10 (12.99%) Juniper
7 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 7 (9.09%) EMC
9 6 (7.79%) HP
10 5 (6.49%) Citrix
10 5 (6.49%) F5
11 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.90%) Apple
11 3 (3.90%) Nokia
12 2 (2.60%) Novell
12 2 (2.60%) Dell
12 2 (2.60%) IBM
12 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.60%) Zend
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Fuel Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesex
John Guest LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago