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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.83% 14.74% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 52.63% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 32
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
54 114 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.62% 28.01% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 95
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 28 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
4 10 (30.30%) Electronics
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (24.24%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Solaris
8 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
9 5 (15.15%) Puppet
9 5 (15.15%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (15.15%) Perforce
9 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (15.15%) Physics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DVB
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 10 (30.30%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) OpenCL
2 4 (12.12%) DirectCompute
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.15%) Physics
3 5 (15.15%) DTV
3 5 (15.15%) Interactive TV
4 4 (12.12%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
4 4 (12.12%) CUDA
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.09%) GIS
5 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.06%) Clustering
7 1 (3.03%) Handset
7 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
7 1 (3.03%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) AIX
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
6 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 9 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) UML
4 4 (12.12%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) OOD
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C++
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) RHCE
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
5 2 (6.06%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) NFS
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) RHEV
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) CFEngine
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Perforce
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.12%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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