The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 44 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.85% 13.99% 12.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.89% 47.00% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 30
Average salary £33,125 £27,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% -27.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
West 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 Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 100 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 24.21% 29.76% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 72 75
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Linux
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bradford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 22 (45.83%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) UNIX
2 21 (43.75%) Middleware
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 15 (31.25%) Oracle
5 14 (29.17%) C++
5 14 (29.17%) SOA
5 14 (29.17%) DTV
5 14 (29.17%) STB
6 13 (27.08%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) DNS
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 10 (20.83%) C
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (18.75%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (18.75%) Hyperion
11 8 (16.67%) DVB
11 8 (16.67%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 8 (16.67%) Data Integration
11 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
11 8 (16.67%) Embedded C++
11 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.58%) WAN
12 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
12 7 (14.58%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.33%) Tuxedo
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Firewall
2 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) DVB
5 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) DHCP
8 4 (8.33%) NAS
8 4 (8.33%) SAN
8 4 (8.33%) Internet
9 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (6.25%) Network Security
10 1 (2.08%) LDAP
10 1 (2.08%) FTP
10 1 (2.08%) HTTP
10 1 (2.08%) VoIP
10 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Essbase
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.33%) SQLPlus
3 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) TKPROF
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Developer
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Middleware Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (12.50%) WebCenter
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) DTV
1 14 (29.17%) STB
2 8 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) UNIX
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 6 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (12.50%) HPUX
4 5 (10.42%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) SOA
2 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Operations Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.25%) Coaching
9 3 (6.25%) Database Security
9 3 (6.25%) SIEM
10 2 (4.17%) Information Security
10 2 (4.17%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) C++
3 10 (20.83%) C
4 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 8 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) sed
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) AWK
6 4 (8.33%) Korn
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) OCP
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
1 5 (10.42%) QA
1 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 9 (18.75%) Hyperion
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) F5
6 5 (10.42%) Juniper
6 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
6 5 (10.42%) Qualys
6 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.42%) Symantec
7 4 (8.33%) Siebel
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) BT