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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 3.33% 21.31% 29.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 56.52% 68.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 28
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
25 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 41.67% 37.70% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 40
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 Related IT Skills in Twickenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) People Management
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Twickenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft