The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.33% 11.27% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 23.53% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.55% 47.89% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Essex

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 July 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) Automotive
6 5 (20.83%) NetApp
6 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.83%) C
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Apache
7 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) SLA
7 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Xen
8 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) vSphere
8 3 (12.50%) Office 365
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (12.50%) JIRA
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Struts2
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
1 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.17%) Physics
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) OCP
2 2 (8.33%) OCA
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Xen
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) JBoss
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
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