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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 101 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.87% 20.00% 9.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 63.92% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 35
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 158 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.21% 31.29% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 91 99 106
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £59,850 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (48.68%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) Software Engineering
4 22 (28.95%) UNIX
5 20 (26.32%) VPN
5 20 (26.32%) Multithreading
6 19 (25.00%) C++
6 19 (25.00%) OO
6 19 (25.00%) WAN
7 18 (23.68%) LAN
7 18 (23.68%) MySQL
8 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.05%) UML
9 16 (21.05%) Apache
10 15 (19.74%) OOP
10 15 (19.74%) Oracle
10 15 (19.74%) Cisco
10 15 (19.74%) SAN
10 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
10 15 (19.74%) VMware
10 15 (19.74%) Military
10 15 (19.74%) Rational Rhapsody
11 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
12 13 (17.11%) JBoss
12 13 (17.11%) Firewall
13 11 (14.47%) OOD
14 10 (13.16%) Juniper
14 10 (13.16%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (21.05%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.21%) SAS
5 4 (5.26%) eRoom
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) VPN
2 19 (25.00%) WAN
3 18 (23.68%) LAN
4 15 (19.74%) SAN
5 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (17.11%) Firewall
7 9 (11.84%) HTTP
8 8 (10.53%) VLAN
9 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.95%) Wireless
10 3 (3.95%) Frame Relay
10 3 (3.95%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.95%) DNS
10 3 (3.95%) Internet
10 3 (3.95%) OSPF
10 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.95%) Network Security
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.63%) FTP
11 2 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) MySQL
2 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.32%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.26%) JMeter
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Firebug
3 2 (2.63%) Xcode
3 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.63%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (19.74%) Military
2 9 (11.84%) Games
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) German Language
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) French Language
5 2 (2.63%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) DBA
5 6 (7.89%) SQL DBA
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Operations Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Principal Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Middleware
2 8 (10.53%) Threading Building Blocks
2 8 (10.53%) STL
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) HTML
3 7 (9.21%) Ajax
4 6 (7.89%) JSON
4 6 (7.89%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) SOAP
5 5 (6.58%) Web Services
5 5 (6.58%) XSLT
5 5 (6.58%) jQuery
5 5 (6.58%) WSDL
6 3 (3.95%) REST
6 3 (3.95%) Flash
7 2 (2.63%) XHTML
7 2 (2.63%) ActiveX
7 2 (2.63%) .NET
7 2 (2.63%) J2EE
7 2 (2.63%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Open Source
2 6 (7.89%) Online Games
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Firmware
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) CESG
6 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Solaris
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.95%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) NetWare
7 2 (2.63%) SUSE
7 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 19 (25.00%) OO
4 16 (21.05%) UML
5 15 (19.74%) OOP
6 11 (14.47%) OOD
7 8 (10.53%) ITIL
7 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.21%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) TDD
9 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
10 4 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.58%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) C
7 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) PHP5
8 2 (2.63%) C-shell
8 2 (2.63%) C#
8 2 (2.63%) VC++
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) CCNP
5 3 (3.95%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) MCP
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
5 3 (3.95%) RHCE
5 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (11.84%) vSphere
2 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.63%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.63%) ZENworks
1 2 (2.63%) Zenoss
1 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 15 (19.74%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) JBoss
4 10 (13.16%) Juniper
5 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.21%) Riverbed
6 7 (9.21%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) HP
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
8 5 (6.58%) F5
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.95%) Apple
9 3 (3.95%) Nokia
10 2 (2.63%) Novell
10 2 (2.63%) Dell
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.63%) Zend
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Fuel Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
John Guest LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago