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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 3.85% 4.84% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 24.00% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £71,250 £56,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
24 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 30.77% 20.16% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) CISA
2 12 (70.59%) CEH
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 11 (64.71%) Information Security
4 7 (41.18%) Network Security
4 7 (41.18%) GSEC
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Puppet
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Nagios
6 2 (11.76%) RHCE
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) IIS
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Unix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) IT Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CEH
1 12 (70.59%) CISA
1 12 (70.59%) CISSP
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) GSEC
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) RHCE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) VMware