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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 16.67% - 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 - £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 33.33% 3.17% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £51,000 £48,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Thames Valley region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) EJB
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) JDBC
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) RIA
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) EJB
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) JDBC
1 3 (37.50%) JMS
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) RIA
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware