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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.06% 12.75% 10.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 59.38% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
30 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 16.85% 21.48% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 29
Average salary £46,174 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) C
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 8 (57.14%) Automotive
3 6 (42.86%) Firmware
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SQLite
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) CMMI
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQLite
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) jMock
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 8 (57.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Struts
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 8 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade