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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 13 11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 2.86% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 20.00% 14.29% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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