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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 30 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.55% 17.03% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.79% 50.81% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 56 42
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £31,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
56 124 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.97% 33.51% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 113 88
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (44.90%) C++
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
4 18 (36.73%) UNIX
5 16 (32.65%) Windows
6 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 13 (26.53%) Degree
7 12 (24.49%) OO
8 11 (22.45%) OOP
8 11 (22.45%) Electronics
9 10 (20.41%) UML
10 9 (18.37%) OOD
10 9 (18.37%) Military
10 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
10 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (18.37%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) VMware
11 8 (16.33%) MATLAB
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.24%) Network Security
13 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.24%) C
13 6 (12.24%) Web Services
13 6 (12.24%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) Site Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) DVB
4 4 (8.16%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) VLAN
5 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) DNS
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) SNMP
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Firebug
3 1 (2.04%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (22.45%) Electronics
2 9 (18.37%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.16%) OpenCL
3 4 (8.16%) DirectCompute
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) WSDL
5 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) CSS3
6 1 (2.04%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.20%) Physics
3 5 (10.20%) DTV
3 5 (10.20%) Interactive TV
4 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
4 4 (8.16%) CUDA
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) Handset
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.04%) CESG
7 1 (2.04%) IPTV
7 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
3 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) HPUX
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.49%) OO
3 11 (22.45%) OOP
4 10 (20.41%) UML
5 9 (18.37%) OOD
5 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
5 9 (18.37%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.20%) Logistics
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
8 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) Information Security
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C++
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) MATLAB
4 6 (12.24%) C
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCSD
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) RHEV
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Perforce
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) Apple
6 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Brocade
7 1 (2.04%) Zend
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 days ago