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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.75% 15.58% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 42.86% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £51,500
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
17 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 18.28% 36.36% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 36
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Automotive
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Xen
6 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.64%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
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
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Web Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Release Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
2 2 (9.09%) OCA
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
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%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) 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
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