The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 25.00% - 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £33,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Barnsley region.

Operating Systems Category
Barnsley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Barnsley 60.71% 30.00% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 4
Average salary £25,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 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 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
1 6 (75.00%) Automotive
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) JTAG
1 6 (75.00%) Qt
1 6 (75.00%) Modbus
1 6 (75.00%) Profibus
1 6 (75.00%) Freescale
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Modbus
1 6 (75.00%) Profibus
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Freescale
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Websense
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya