The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 0.78% 10.59% 7.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 52.94% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 15.50% 20.00% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 31
Average salary £33,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.64% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Linux
Salary Trend in Windsor

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

Linux Salary Trend in Windsor

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Plesk
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) cPanel
3 2 (25.00%) Webmin
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Replication

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) SUSE
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Plesk
1 2 (25.00%) cPanel
1 2 (25.00%) Webmin
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Percona