The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Barnsley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Barnsley region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 1 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 2.78% 90.00% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 90.00% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £43,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% +72.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 16.67% 100.00% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 31
Average salary £23,000 £43,000 £28,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.51% +48.78%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South Yorkshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Barnsley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Barnsley

Linux
Salary Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Barnsley region.

Linux Salary Trend in Barnsley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (33.33%) Line 500
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Barnsley 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Sage