The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 2.86% 21.74% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 30.30% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Linux
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Street region.

Operating Systems Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 17.14% 71.74% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 2
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) NEC
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Mitel
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 3 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 3 (100.00%) Infor
1 3 (100.00%) Android

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) NEC
1 3 (100.00%) Mitel
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 3 (100.00%) Infor
1 3 (100.00%) Kerio