The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.49% 16.28% 12.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.28% 46.67% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 23
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £34,050 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £70,000 £85,000
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 Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 27.56% 34.88% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 52
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,450 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Salary Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
5 8 (24.24%) MS Office
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.15%) Publishing
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) User Stories
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Web Development
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
8 4 (12.12%) Selenium

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Broadband
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Trainer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Trainer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) CSS
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
1 5 (15.15%) XML
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
1 5 (15.15%) JSON
1 5 (15.15%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
2 4 (12.12%) LESS
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
3 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.06%) Memcached
4 1 (3.03%) XHTML
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.06%) PDA
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) User Stories
1 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (15.15%) Web Development
1 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
1 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) SOA
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) System Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) PHP
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCDST
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) IBM Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCSA
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
1 2 (6.06%) Postfix
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) logstash
1 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) DataCore
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) VMware