The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.57% 14.56% 16.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.31% 47.42% 59.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 36
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 97 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.06% 30.70% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 128 89 59
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 65 (73.86%) Windows
2 32 (36.36%) C++
2 32 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 30 (34.09%) VMware
4 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
5 28 (31.82%) Firewall
5 28 (31.82%) SQL
6 26 (29.55%) Cisco
7 25 (28.41%) DNS
8 24 (27.27%) Python
9 23 (26.14%) DHCP
10 22 (25.00%) OO
11 21 (23.86%) LDAP
11 21 (23.86%) FTP
11 21 (23.86%) SSL
11 21 (23.86%) Telnet
12 20 (22.73%) OOD
12 20 (22.73%) Juniper
12 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
12 20 (22.73%) C#
12 20 (22.73%) Perl
12 20 (22.73%) Qt
13 18 (20.45%) Subversion
13 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
13 18 (20.45%) Java
13 18 (20.45%) C
13 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 18 (20.45%) Information Security
14 17 (19.32%) Signal Processing
14 17 (19.32%) Cyber Security

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 28 (31.82%) Firewall
3 25 (28.41%) DNS
4 23 (26.14%) DHCP
5 21 (23.86%) FTP
5 21 (23.86%) LDAP
5 21 (23.86%) SSL
5 21 (23.86%) Telnet
6 13 (14.77%) HTTP
7 12 (13.64%) SMTP
8 8 (9.09%) Network Security
9 7 (7.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (7.95%) Internet
9 7 (7.95%) VPN
10 5 (5.68%) SAN
10 5 (5.68%) LAN
10 5 (5.68%) tcpdump
10 5 (5.68%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Subversion
2 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (1.14%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.14%) GDB
6 1 (1.14%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Military
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 26 (29.55%) Software Developer
4 17 (19.32%) Network Engineer
5 16 (18.18%) Lead Network Engineer
6 13 (14.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (14.77%) Software Programmer
6 13 (14.77%) Programmer
7 12 (13.64%) Analyst
8 9 (10.23%) C++ Developer
9 8 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) C++ Programmer
10 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Network Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Server Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Consultant
11 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
13 3 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) Qt
2 10 (11.36%) HTML
3 9 (10.23%) HTML5
4 8 (9.09%) REST
4 8 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (4.55%) Laravel
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) STL
7 1 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (1.14%) Middleware
7 1 (1.14%) LAMP
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.27%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.27%) Physics
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.14%) SCADA
3 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (73.86%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) UNIX
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) Debian
5 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
2 22 (25.00%) OO
3 20 (22.73%) OOD
4 18 (20.45%) Information Security
5 17 (19.32%) Signal Processing
5 17 (19.32%) Cyber Security
6 16 (18.18%) Digital Signal Processing
7 14 (15.91%) Network Architecture
8 9 (10.23%) Computer Forensics
9 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.82%) SIEM
10 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (5.68%) Analytics
11 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.55%) Project Management
12 4 (4.55%) Change Management
12 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (3.41%) Service Management
13 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) C++
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) Python
4 20 (22.73%) C#
4 20 (22.73%) Perl
5 18 (20.45%) Java
5 18 (20.45%) C
6 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
7 10 (11.36%) Ruby
8 9 (10.23%) Assembly Language
8 9 (10.23%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) Delphi
10 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.14%) AWK
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) R
10 1 (1.14%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) Degree
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) GCIA
5 5 (5.68%) GCIH
6 4 (4.55%) MCITP
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.55%) MCSA
7 3 (3.41%) CCNP
7 3 (3.41%) MCSE
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) MCTS
9 1 (1.14%) MCP
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) Snort
4 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) WSUS
2 2 (2.27%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) SCOM
2 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) VMware
2 26 (29.55%) Cisco
3 20 (22.73%) Juniper
3 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.77%) Oracle
4 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.68%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.41%) Nokia
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) Symantec
7 2 (2.27%) McAfee
7 2 (2.27%) Sophos
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) Apple
8 1 (1.14%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.14%) F5
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