JavaJava is the No. 1 most-referenced skill area for employers looking for Linux expertise, according to Linux.com.
AndroidAndroid is the second most-referenced skill area cited in ads for jobs in Linux shops, according to Linux.com.
C++Coming in third on Linux.com’s list of most-referenced skill areas is C++.
J2EEJava 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) is the fourth most-referenced skill area cited in ads for jobs in Linux shops, according to Linux.com.
MySQLThe fifth most-referenced skill area in ads is MySQL, the Linux Foundation’s Linux.com site says.
DeveloperLinux developers represent the most popular Linux job type sought in want ads, with 53 percent of job ads targeting them, according to Linux.com.
Sys AdminThe second most popular Linux job type is system administrators, with 47 percent of employers targeting them, according to Linux.com’s numbers.
U.S. Most PopularThe United States is the most popular place for Linux jobs, with 70 percent of the Linux jobs available from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 being in the country, according to Linux.com.
AustraliaThe second most popular country for Linux jobs is half a world away, in Australia, with 14 percent of the Linux jobs available, Linux.com says.
GermanyGermany is a close third, and 13 percent of the Linux jobs are there, according to Linux.com.
U.K. in FourthThe No. 4 slot belongs to the United Kingdom, where 2 percent of Linux jobs are available.
CanadaCanada was tied for fifth place, with 0.5 percent of the available Linux jobs.
The NetherlandsRight there at 0.5 percent was the Netherlands, according to Linux.com.
Top StatesThe most popular states for Linux jobs are California, Texas, Georgia, Illinois and New York, the Linux Foundation says on its Linux.com site.
More StatesThe next set of most popular states for Linux jobs include Washington, Ohio, North Carolina, Colorado, Kansas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Florida.
Even More StatesThe next most popular set of states for Linux jobs includes Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Minnesota, Missouri, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Washington, D.C., also is included on that list.