The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 18 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 33 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.59% 9.88% 18.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 32.35% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 69
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 102 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.19% 30.54% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 89 117
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) UNIX
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (40.00%) RHCE
5 13 (37.14%) Solaris
6 12 (34.29%) AIX
6 12 (34.29%) Firewall
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Clustering
7 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
7 11 (31.43%) Degree
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) IBM AIX Certification
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) Perl
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (17.14%) Puppet
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
11 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (34.29%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) Network Security
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) DVB
6 1 (2.86%) POP3
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) CDMA
6 1 (2.86%) GPRS
6 1 (2.86%) GSM
6 1 (2.86%) SGSN
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) IMAP
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
1 3 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) French Language
2 2 (5.71%) German Language
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Team Leader
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX Team Leader
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX Support
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) ODBC
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) MAPI
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) YAML
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) GIS
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.86%) IPTV
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) UNIX
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (37.14%) Solaris
5 12 (34.29%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) CMMI
8 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Perl
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) RHCE
2 11 (31.43%) IBM AIX Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (8.57%) RHCSA
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) NFS
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
Middlesex
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Dependent upon experience
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