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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 24.14% 2.82% 8.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 11.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
15 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 51.72% 23.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 4
Average salary £40,250 £33,300 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.87% -58.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Street

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Street region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Street

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) PABX
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
2 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) SilkTest
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) LAMP
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) XBRL
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Memcached
4 1 (9.09%) Kafka
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Handset
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) PHP5
5 1 (9.09%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) VMware