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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.03% 9.95% 9.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 52.38% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 19
Average salary £30,000 £39,861 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
54 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 32.73% 19.00% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 67
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 4 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Legal
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) GIAC
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) IPv4
2 3 (18.75%) FCoE
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
1 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Broadcast Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Dell
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Isilon
4 2 (12.50%) VeriFone
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR