Dell leads the Linux workstation market

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| So about 15% of the workstation market is comprised of Linux machines -- far
| more than the barely traceable number of Linux desktop computers. Oddly, all
| workstation manufacturers seem to have grown in chorus. "No one workstation
| vendor seems to have benefited dramatically more or less with the growth of
| Linux, though (anecdotally) white boxes would presumably have a much higher
| penetration of Linux.
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http://www.thejemreport.com/mambo/content/view/362/

The real measure of Linux adoption.

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| # Read the Jobs section.
| # Count how many advertisements require Linux experience.
|
| [...]
|
| This is real life. Real world figures. These are not manipulated statistics
| that are bent to show this or that. These are actual businesses that are
| using Linux in one form or another. This is how you know how much Linux has
| been accepted in your area of residence.
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http://blogs.ittoolbox.com/linux/loc...adoption-18996


Recent:

Linux Job Market Trends: Galloping Forward

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| If you’re a Linux specialist looking for the best paying area of the country,
| your best bet is – no surprise – Silicon Valley, where Linux pros make
| $96,578 (but a cup of coffee costs $11.25). Other top-paying Linux areas are
| Washington, D.C. ($86,882), Los Angeles ($86,618), and New York ($86,305). *
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http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/car...le.php/3697896


Related:

2007: Where the Tech Jobs Are

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| ...open source and Linux skills are very hot. "Linux is one of the fastest
| growing, if not required, then recommended skills that most of the
| sysadmins and operations people have," Melland says. "If you're a systems
| administrator and you don?t have Linux experience, you might want to seek
| that out."
|
| [...]
|
| All this migration to Linux and open source means that job openings are
| zooming. Based on Dice statistics, Linux as a recommended skill is up 51%
| this year, and roughly 150% in the last two years.
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http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/car...le.php/3649436


Linux and Open Source: How They Affect HR Professionals
http://www.redorbit.com/news/technol...e=r_technology


Linux jobs abound, tech job service says
http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS3892050451.html


City of Munich is looking for additional Linux specialists
http://www.marsmenschen.com/index.ph...m-integration/


Spending on open source support services in Canada to soar

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| The market for open source support services is going to boom over
| the next five years, according to a recent Gartner survey.
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http://www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/e...id=42488&cid=6