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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 27.91% 6.54% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.17% 58.33% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 17
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
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
82 12 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 38.14% 11.21% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 12 44
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Windsor

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (50.00%) UNIX
2 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.14%) ITIL
2 26 (35.14%) Cisco
2 26 (35.14%) VMware
3 25 (33.78%) SUSE
4 24 (32.43%) Migration
4 24 (32.43%) Service Management
4 24 (32.43%) SAN
4 24 (32.43%) Remedy
4 24 (32.43%) QA
4 24 (32.43%) Data Migration
4 24 (32.43%) Performance Analysis
5 23 (31.08%) Puppet
5 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
5 23 (31.08%) Mainframe
5 23 (31.08%) EMC
5 23 (31.08%) SLA
5 23 (31.08%) InterSystems
5 23 (31.08%) Nagios
6 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.46%) Perl
7 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 7 (9.46%) Java
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps
8 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
8 6 (8.11%) MySQL
9 5 (6.76%) Apache
10 4 (5.41%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) LTE
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) 2G
2 2 (2.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Administrator
2 15 (20.27%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (18.92%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
4 10 (13.51%) Network Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Developer
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Account Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Data Centre Manager
9 2 (2.70%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Account Manager
10 1 (1.35%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) JMS
2 3 (4.05%) EJB
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) J2EE
2 3 (4.05%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) DOM
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) Zend Framework
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) Sphinx
4 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.35%) Blog
3 1 (1.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) UNIX
2 25 (33.78%) SUSE
3 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) ITIL
2 24 (32.43%) Migration
2 24 (32.43%) Service Management
2 24 (32.43%) Data Migration
2 24 (32.43%) Performance Analysis
3 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps
5 3 (4.05%) Analytics
6 2 (2.70%) Product Management
6 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (1.35%) MVC
7 1 (1.35%) TDD
7 1 (1.35%) ETL
7 1 (1.35%) OO
7 1 (1.35%) Web Development
7 1 (1.35%) BDD
7 1 (1.35%) Kanban
7 1 (1.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.46%) Perl
2 7 (9.46%) PHP
2 7 (9.46%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.70%) Ruby
4 2 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
2 23 (31.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) Puppet
1 23 (31.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco
1 26 (35.14%) VMware
2 24 (32.43%) Remedy
3 23 (31.08%) EMC
3 23 (31.08%) InterSystems
4 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) Percona