The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - - 5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 19.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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 Thames Valley region.

Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 5.56% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Average salary - £85,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Linux
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Linux Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Linux
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion