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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 0.81% 6.10% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 38.46% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
16 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 12.90% 15.85% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 38
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £65,000
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 26 March 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 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) EMC
4 8 (30.77%) SAN
5 7 (26.92%) Nagios
5 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 7 (26.92%) SUSE
5 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
6 6 (23.08%) SLA
6 6 (23.08%) Remedy
6 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) InterSystems
6 6 (23.08%) QA
6 6 (23.08%) Puppet
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) EJB
7 4 (15.38%) Apache
7 4 (15.38%) JMS
7 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) MySQL
8 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.54%) nginx

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Support
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
1 4 (15.38%) EJB
1 4 (15.38%) JMS
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) DOM
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 7 (26.92%) SUSE
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) cPanel
3 2 (7.69%) Webmin
3 2 (7.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) EMC
3 6 (23.08%) Remedy
3 6 (23.08%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Percona