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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.05% 10.28% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.69% 45.45% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 47
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £40,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
49 88 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.44% 22.62% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 77 108
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 2 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (64.52%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Electronics
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Solaris
6 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
6 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) DevOps
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (19.35%) RHCE
7 6 (19.35%) AIX
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) Perl
8 5 (16.13%) DTV
8 5 (16.13%) DVB
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
8 5 (16.13%) Physics
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) Perforce
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) Interactive TV
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) DVB
2 5 (16.13%) Network Security
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) IMAP
4 1 (3.23%) SGSN
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) CDMA
4 1 (3.23%) GPRS
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) POP3
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.68%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX Support
3 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Senior UNIX Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) OpenCL
2 4 (12.90%) DirectCompute
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) MAPI
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Interactive TV
2 5 (16.13%) DTV
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Physics
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) CUDA
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
3 4 (12.90%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (9.68%) GIS
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) IPTV
5 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) UNIX
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Solaris
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) HPUX
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) C
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) RHCE
3 3 (9.68%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (9.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) NFS
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) RHEV
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) CFEngine
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) Perforce
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Brocade
5 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago