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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.77% 3.31% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 23.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,750 £34,572
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +46.79%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
31 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 19.87% 14.05% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 9
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,750 £34,572
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Struts
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Product Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) MSTest
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Struts
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) VMS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Product Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (15.38%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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