Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > M4 Corridor
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 31.82% 6.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
M4 Corridor median annual salary £37,500 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the M4 Corridor with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
M4 Corridor
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor 31.82% 37.93% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
M4 Corridor median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -57.45%
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the M4 Corridor

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the M4 Corridor

Linux
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in the M4 Corridor.

Salary trend for Linux in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) C
2 12 (85.71%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Blog
2 12 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 12 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) WinDbg
2 12 (85.71%) tcpdump
2 12 (85.71%) Regular Expression
2 12 (85.71%) Technical Analysis
2 12 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
2 12 (85.71%) Burp Suite
2 12 (85.71%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) OllyDbg
2 12 (85.71%) IDA Disassembler
2 12 (85.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 11 (78.57%) Ruby
3 11 (78.57%) OSINT
3 11 (78.57%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (78.57%) Open Source
3 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (78.57%) Time Management
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (78.57%) Forcepoint
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Perl

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) tcpdump
2 12 (85.71%) Wireshark
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 11 (78.57%) HTTP
3 11 (78.57%) SMTP
3 11 (78.57%) SSL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Burp Suite
1 12 (85.71%) IDA Disassembler
1 12 (85.71%) OllyDbg
1 12 (85.71%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Malware Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Malware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Malware Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Regular Expression
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Blog
1 12 (85.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (78.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
1 12 (85.71%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 12 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
1 12 (85.71%) Technical Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Open Source
2 11 (78.57%) OSINT
2 11 (78.57%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) Perl
2 11 (78.57%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (78.57%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) Ruby
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto