The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wimbledon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wimbledon 14.60% 3.51% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.17% 28.57% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 3
Average salary £63,750 £29,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+117.94% -41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £26,650 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £31,850 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Wimbledon region.

Operating Systems Category
Wimbledon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wimbledon 51.82% 12.28% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 7 13
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

Linux
Salary Trend in Wimbledon

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wimbledon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wimbledon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wimbledon region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wimbledon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wimbledon 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 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) Perl
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
5 8 (38.10%) UNIX
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
6 7 (33.33%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (28.57%) Open Source
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (28.57%) Data Guard
8 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (23.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (23.81%) Solaris
8 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wimbledon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wimbledon 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (38.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (38.10%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (28.57%) DBA
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) Perl
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) LXC
4 1 (4.76%) Snort
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) collectd
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) HP