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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.67% 6.77% 6.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 22.81% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 13
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
48 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 32.00% 29.69% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 72
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Legal
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) C
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) GIAC
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Spanish Language
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
1 4 (19.05%) Spanish Language
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Information Specialist
1 4 (19.05%) Security Specialist
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
3 2 (9.52%) STL
3 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 2 (9.52%) VC++
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) VeriFone
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) ESRI
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
Uxbridge
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago