The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 13 14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 2.63% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 4.65% 13.16% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
South East

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