The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Twickenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 8.11% 17.86% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 31.91% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Twickenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Twickenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 47 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 18.92% 55.95% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 7
Average salary £46,250 £36,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.47% -28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Twickenham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Twickenham

Linux
Salary Trend in Twickenham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Twickenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Twickenham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Twickenham 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) PhD
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 4 (57.14%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (57.14%) Java SE
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Physics
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Twickenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Twickenham 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) PhD
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
1 2 (28.57%) Veeam
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat