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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.82% 16.78% 13.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.00% 48.04% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 47
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
75 102 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.59% 34.93% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59 80 98
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (46.48%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) Windows
3 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
4 25 (35.21%) C++
5 24 (33.80%) OO
6 21 (29.58%) UML
7 20 (28.17%) Multithreading
8 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
8 19 (26.76%) Military
8 19 (26.76%) OOP
8 19 (26.76%) Rational Rhapsody
9 17 (23.94%) UNIX
9 17 (23.94%) VMware
10 16 (22.54%) OOD
10 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
11 15 (21.13%) VPN
11 15 (21.13%) WAN
12 14 (19.72%) Apache
12 14 (19.72%) Cisco
12 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
13 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.31%) MySQL
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle
15 11 (15.49%) LAN
15 11 (15.49%) SAN
15 11 (15.49%) JBoss
15 11 (15.49%) Solaris
16 10 (14.08%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (19.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) SAS
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.63%) eRoom
5 2 (2.82%) Lync
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Site Server
6 1 (1.41%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
2 15 (21.13%) VPN
2 15 (21.13%) WAN
3 11 (15.49%) SAN
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
4 10 (14.08%) Firewall
5 8 (11.27%) VLAN
6 3 (4.23%) Frame Relay
6 3 (4.23%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.23%) Network Security
6 3 (4.23%) OSPF
6 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.41%) SNMP
8 1 (1.41%) DNS
8 1 (1.41%) DMZ
8 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.23%) Big Data
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.82%) Xcode
3 1 (1.41%) Firebug
3 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.41%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 19 (26.76%) Military
2 6 (8.45%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) French Language
4 2 (2.82%) German Language
4 2 (2.82%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Software Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Operations Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) STL
1 7 (9.86%) Middleware
1 7 (9.86%) Threading Building Blocks
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
2 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) XML
3 5 (7.04%) XSLT
3 5 (7.04%) WSDL
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) SOAP
3 5 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (7.04%) Ajax
4 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.23%) JSON
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) MFC
5 2 (2.82%) EJB
5 2 (2.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Online Games
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Handset
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) CUDA
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
5 1 (1.41%) CESG
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) UNIX
3 11 (15.49%) Solaris
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.23%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
2 24 (33.80%) OO
3 21 (29.58%) UML
4 20 (28.17%) Multithreading
5 19 (26.76%) OOP
6 16 (22.54%) OOD
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL
7 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.86%) Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.04%) Web Development
8 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.04%) Logistics
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.63%) Change Management
9 4 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) Signal Processing
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Java
2 25 (35.21%) C++
3 8 (11.27%) MATLAB
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) PHP
5 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.04%) Perl
6 5 (7.04%) C
7 4 (5.63%) SQL
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) VC++
9 2 (2.82%) C#
9 2 (2.82%) C-shell
9 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) PHP5
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) CCNP
4 4 (5.63%) CCNA
5 3 (4.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) CCSP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSD
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) RHEV
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) VMware
2 14 (19.72%) Cisco
3 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle
5 11 (15.49%) JBoss
6 9 (12.68%) Juniper
6 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.86%) EMC
8 5 (7.04%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.23%) Apple
10 3 (4.23%) Nokia
11 2 (2.82%) Citrix
11 2 (2.82%) SAP
11 2 (2.82%) Sun
11 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.41%) Talend
12 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
Middlesex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago