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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 88 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.04% 19.91% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 61.97% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 45
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 £30,500 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 142 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.24% 32.13% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 83 86 105
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 £28,500 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (46.25%) Windows
2 31 (38.75%) Java
3 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.50%) C++
4 22 (27.50%) OO
5 20 (25.00%) VPN
5 20 (25.00%) UNIX
5 20 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 19 (23.75%) WAN
6 19 (23.75%) UML
7 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 18 (22.50%) LAN
7 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 17 (21.25%) Apache
8 17 (21.25%) MySQL
8 17 (21.25%) OOP
8 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
8 17 (21.25%) VMware
8 17 (21.25%) Military
8 17 (21.25%) Rational Rhapsody
9 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (20.00%) Cisco
10 15 (18.75%) SAN
10 15 (18.75%) Oracle
10 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.50%) OOD
11 14 (17.50%) Firewall
12 13 (16.25%) JBoss
13 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.50%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (21.25%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) IIS
3 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.75%) SAS
5 4 (5.00%) eRoom
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.50%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.25%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) VPN
2 19 (23.75%) WAN
3 18 (22.50%) LAN
4 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.75%) SAN
6 14 (17.50%) Firewall
7 8 (10.00%) VLAN
7 8 (10.00%) HTTP
8 5 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 4 (5.00%) Network Security
9 4 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (3.75%) DNS
10 3 (3.75%) OSPF
10 3 (3.75%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.75%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.75%) Wireless
10 3 (3.75%) Frame Relay
11 2 (2.50%) FTP
11 2 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Big Data
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.50%) Xcode
2 2 (2.50%) JMeter
2 2 (2.50%) Firebug
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.50%) JUnit
2 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.50%) Sublime Text
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 17 (21.25%) Military
2 9 (11.25%) Games
3 5 (6.25%) German Language
3 5 (6.25%) Electronics
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) French Language
5 2 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Software Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) DBA
5 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (7.50%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.00%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Operations Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Middleware
2 8 (10.00%) STL
2 8 (10.00%) Threading Building Blocks
3 7 (8.75%) CSS
4 6 (7.50%) Ajax
4 6 (7.50%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) HTML
5 5 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (6.25%) SOAP
5 5 (6.25%) Web Services
5 5 (6.25%) XSLT
5 5 (6.25%) WSDL
5 5 (6.25%) JSON
6 4 (5.00%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) Flash
8 2 (2.50%) JSTL
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.50%) JavaBeans
8 2 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Open Source
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
2 6 (7.50%) Online Games
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) Handset
5 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
5 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) UNIX
3 8 (10.00%) Solaris
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.75%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.50%) NetWare
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.50%) OO
3 20 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 19 (23.75%) UML
5 17 (21.25%) OOP
6 14 (17.50%) OOD
7 9 (11.25%) ITIL
8 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.75%) Analytics
9 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.25%) Logistics
10 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.25%) Web Development
11 4 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Change Management
11 4 (5.00%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.00%) Signal Processing
11 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) C++
3 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) Perl
4 7 (8.75%) PHP
4 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.25%) Python
5 5 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.00%) C
6 4 (5.00%) SQL
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) PHP5
7 2 (2.50%) VC++
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) C-shell
8 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) CCNP
4 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) MCP
5 3 (3.75%) RHCE
5 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.75%) CCIE
6 2 (2.50%) MCITP
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) MCSD
7 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (3.75%) XenApp
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.50%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) ZENworks
1 2 (2.50%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.50%) Zenoss
1 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) Oracle
5 13 (16.25%) JBoss
6 10 (12.50%) Juniper
7 9 (11.25%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.75%) Riverbed
8 7 (8.75%) EMC
8 7 (8.75%) HP
9 5 (6.25%) F5
9 5 (6.25%) Citrix
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.75%) Apple
11 3 (3.75%) Nokia
12 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.50%) Zend
12 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.50%) NetApp
12 2 (2.50%) IBM
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago