The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Street region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 11.76% - 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £38,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 32.35% 27.27% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 16
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,750 £35,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
Somerset

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Street region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Linux
Salary Trend in Street

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Street region.

Linux Salary Trend in Street

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Street 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 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) nginx
5 5 (41.67%) PHP5
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) OOP
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) XHTML
6 4 (33.33%) OOD
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) JAXB
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Street 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 4 (33.33%) JAXB
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (25.00%) GPGPU
1 3 (25.00%) CUDA
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PHP5
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Zenoss
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle