The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Canterbury region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 17.65% 11.11% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £25,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -62.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 23.53% 11.11% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
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Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Canterbury

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

Linux Salary Trend in Canterbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Debian
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Varnish
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) KVM
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Squid
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) FreeBSD
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Debian
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) FreeBSD
2 3 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Squid
1 3 (50.00%) Varnish
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
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