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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 28.13% 6.67% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 83.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 21
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
65 6 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 40.63% 8.00% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 43
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Windsor

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (45.76%) UNIX
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Cisco
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) SUSE
4 16 (27.12%) Migration
4 16 (27.12%) Service Management
4 16 (27.12%) QA
4 16 (27.12%) Data Migration
4 16 (27.12%) Nagios
4 16 (27.12%) Remedy
4 16 (27.12%) SAN
4 16 (27.12%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (25.42%) Puppet
5 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
5 15 (25.42%) Mainframe
5 15 (25.42%) EMC
5 15 (25.42%) SLA
5 15 (25.42%) InterSystems
6 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (15.25%) MySQL
7 8 (13.56%) DevOps
8 7 (11.86%) Perl
9 6 (10.17%) PHP
9 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
9 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (8.47%) SQL
10 5 (8.47%) Oracle
10 5 (8.47%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Administrator
2 11 (18.64%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Network Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) LAMP
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) UNIX
2 17 (28.81%) SUSE
3 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.47%) Windows
5 3 (5.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Service Management
2 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 16 (27.12%) Data Migration
2 16 (27.12%) Performance Analysis
3 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) DevOps
5 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.39%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) Functional Programming
6 2 (3.39%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.69%) BDD
7 1 (1.69%) TDD
7 1 (1.69%) Web Development
7 1 (1.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.86%) Perl
3 6 (10.17%) PHP
3 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) QA
2 15 (25.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Nagios
2 15 (25.42%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco
1 18 (30.51%) VMware
2 16 (27.12%) Remedy
3 15 (25.42%) InterSystems
3 15 (25.42%) EMC
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Percona