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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 17.36% 2.38% 11.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.08% 10.00% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 11
Average salary £57,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
48 20 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 33.33% 23.81% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 55
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 £27,400 £43,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £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 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Windsor

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (50.72%) UNIX
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 26 (37.68%) SUSE
3 26 (37.68%) Performance Analysis
4 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.23%) Cisco
4 25 (36.23%) EMC
4 25 (36.23%) SAN
5 24 (34.78%) ITIL
5 24 (34.78%) Nagios
5 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 24 (34.78%) Migration
5 24 (34.78%) QA
5 24 (34.78%) Data Migration
6 23 (33.33%) SLA
6 23 (33.33%) Remedy
6 23 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 23 (33.33%) Service Management
6 23 (33.33%) InterSystems
6 23 (33.33%) Puppet
7 8 (11.59%) Java
8 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.70%) Apache
10 5 (7.25%) MySQL
11 4 (5.80%) Perl
11 4 (5.80%) J2EE
11 4 (5.80%) EJB
11 4 (5.80%) JMS
11 4 (5.80%) Spring
11 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) SAN
2 2 (2.90%) 3G
2 2 (2.90%) 2G
2 2 (2.90%) LTE
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Administrator
2 15 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (14.49%) Network Administrator
4 10 (14.49%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Linux Support
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Support
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Account Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) J2EE
1 4 (5.80%) EJB
1 4 (5.80%) JMS
1 4 (5.80%) Spring
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) DOM
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) UNIX
2 26 (37.68%) SUSE
3 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Performance Analysis
2 24 (34.78%) Data Migration
2 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
2 24 (34.78%) Migration
3 23 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (5.80%) Analytics
5 3 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (2.90%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.90%) Product Management
6 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.45%) Web Development
7 1 (1.45%) Scrum
7 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.45%) MVC
7 1 (1.45%) OO
7 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.59%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
3 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (2.90%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) PHP5
6 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) QA
2 23 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) Nagios
2 23 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) cPanel
3 2 (2.90%) Webmin
3 2 (2.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) VMware
2 25 (36.23%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) EMC
3 23 (33.33%) Remedy
3 23 (33.33%) InterSystems
4 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Zend
5 1 (1.45%) Percona