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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 0.97% 15.66% 9.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 54.17% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 6
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
18 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 17.48% 28.92% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 17
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) KVM
3 2 (28.57%) cPanel
3 2 (28.57%) Webmin
3 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 2 (28.57%) Plesk
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) cPanel
1 2 (28.57%) Webmin
1 2 (28.57%) Plesk
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC