The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 11.02% 13.89% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 35.71% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,200 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.47% 38.89% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Automotive
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Xen
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Automotive
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Web Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Release Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
1 6 (27.27%) C
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
2 2 (9.09%) OCA
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Xen
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Brocade
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft