The table below looks at the statistics for Gentoo skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gentoo 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
Gentoo Linux
Rank 873 892 870
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Gentoo 5 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.017% 0.004% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Average salary £31,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 - £42,500

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29033 28189 30240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.48% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24362 23214 25899
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Gentoo
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gentoo within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Gentoo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gentoo
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gentoo within the UK.

Gentoo Salary Trend in the UK

Gentoo
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gentoo within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 4 £30,500 -
England -1 4 £30,500 -
City of London - 3 £30,000 -

Gentoo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Gentoo 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 Gentoo.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Fedora
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Xserve
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 1 (16.67%) LDAP
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

Gentoo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Gentoo 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 Gentoo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) PC Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) Fedora
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) VMware