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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 18.75% - 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £67,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
16 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 50.00% 13.46% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £33,300 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £76,250
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) PHPUnit
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) LAMP
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (25.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 4 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) LAMP
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) XBRL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Handset
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya