The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 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 Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 35 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.05% 14.03% 10.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.30% 54.39% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 22
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 57 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.98% 25.79% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83 56 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £16,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Gloucestershire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Linux
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) C++
2 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 26 (39.39%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) C
4 25 (37.88%) C#
4 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
5 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 21 (31.82%) VMware
6 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 21 (31.82%) Degree
7 19 (28.79%) HTML
8 17 (25.76%) Python
8 17 (25.76%) MVC
8 17 (25.76%) Ruby
8 17 (25.76%) jQuery
8 17 (25.76%) HTML5
9 15 (22.73%) Digital Media
9 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 15 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.21%) Firewall
11 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.70%) UNIX
12 12 (18.18%) SQL
12 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 12 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
13 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.67%) VPN
13 11 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) uWSGI
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.21%) Firewall
3 11 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (9.09%) DHCP
5 5 (7.58%) Internet
6 4 (6.06%) DNS
6 4 (6.06%) SAN
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) Network Security
8 2 (3.03%) VLAN
8 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.52%) WAN
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.52%) MPLS
9 1 (1.52%) BGP
9 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) PVCS
1 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Aerospace
3 8 (12.12%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Junior
4 6 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Support
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Graduate
6 4 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Trainee
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) HTML
2 17 (25.76%) jQuery
2 17 (25.76%) HTML5
3 5 (7.58%) XML
3 5 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) MFC
6 1 (1.52%) COM
6 1 (1.52%) LAMP
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) Django
6 1 (1.52%) STL
6 1 (1.52%) D-Bus
6 1 (1.52%) Qt
6 1 (1.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.52%) Pylons
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.73%) Digital Media
3 7 (10.61%) Clustering
4 4 (6.06%) PKI
5 3 (4.55%) Firmware
6 2 (3.03%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.03%) Open Source
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) UNIX
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (15.15%) Solaris
5 9 (13.64%) HPUX
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Debian
7 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.76%) MVC
3 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 12 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
4 11 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
7 5 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Time Management
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (3.03%) UML
10 2 (3.03%) Project Management
10 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.03%) TDD
10 2 (3.03%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) C++
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 25 (37.88%) C
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 17 (25.76%) Python
4 17 (25.76%) Ruby
5 12 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (12.12%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.52%) PHP5
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) Degree
3 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.06%) CEH
6 4 (6.06%) MCSE
7 3 (4.55%) MCTS
8 2 (3.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.52%) MCITP
9 1 (1.52%) MCSA
9 1 (1.52%) CCNA
9 1 (1.52%) ISEB
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) TickIT
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.03%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) VMware
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) HP
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.06%) Symantec
5 4 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) Veritas
6 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Brocade
6 2 (3.03%) Meraki
7 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.52%) Nokia
7 1 (1.52%) Juniper
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