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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 6.19% 4.29% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 15.00% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
25 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 22.12% 28.57% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 45
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Windsor

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (50.00%) UNIX
2 24 (40.00%) VMware
3 23 (38.33%) Performance Analysis
4 22 (36.67%) SUSE
4 22 (36.67%) Cisco
4 22 (36.67%) EMC
4 22 (36.67%) SAN
4 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (35.00%) ITIL
5 21 (35.00%) Nagios
5 21 (35.00%) Migration
5 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 21 (35.00%) QA
5 21 (35.00%) Data Migration
6 20 (33.33%) Puppet
6 20 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 20 (33.33%) Service Management
6 20 (33.33%) InterSystems
6 20 (33.33%) SLA
6 20 (33.33%) Remedy
7 7 (11.67%) Java
8 5 (8.33%) Apache
9 4 (6.67%) JMS
9 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.67%) EJB
9 4 (6.67%) J2EE
9 4 (6.67%) MySQL
9 4 (6.67%) Spring
9 4 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) LTE
2 2 (3.33%) 2G
2 2 (3.33%) 3G
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Administrator
2 13 (21.67%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (18.33%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 10 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Linux Support
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Account Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) JMS
1 4 (6.67%) EJB
1 4 (6.67%) J2EE
1 4 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) DOM
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) UNIX
2 22 (36.67%) SUSE
3 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Performance Analysis
2 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 21 (35.00%) Migration
2 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 21 (35.00%) Data Migration
3 20 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Product Management
5 2 (3.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (1.67%) OO
6 1 (1.67%) Scrum
6 1 (1.67%) MVC
6 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.67%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (3.33%) C++
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) PHP5
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) QA
2 20 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (35.00%) Nagios
2 20 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) Plesk
3 2 (3.33%) cPanel
3 2 (3.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) VMware
2 22 (36.67%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) EMC
3 20 (33.33%) InterSystems
3 20 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Percona
5 1 (1.67%) Zend