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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.03% 10.00% 12.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.80% 54.29% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 38
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
97 35 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.68% 18.42% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 83 35 106
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) C++
3 19 (38.78%) C
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 18 (36.73%) Python
5 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
5 16 (32.65%) Firewall
6 14 (28.57%) MVC
6 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 14 (28.57%) Java
6 14 (28.57%) jQuery
7 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
7 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (26.53%) C#
8 12 (24.49%) HTML
8 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
8 12 (24.49%) HTML5
9 11 (22.45%) Degree
9 11 (22.45%) Ruby
9 11 (22.45%) PHP
9 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
10 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
11 9 (18.37%) Cisco
11 9 (18.37%) Internet
12 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.33%) UNIX
12 8 (16.33%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) Internet
3 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.29%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) BGP
6 2 (4.08%) SMTP
6 2 (4.08%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP
6 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) GDB
1 3 (6.12%) WinDbg
2 2 (4.08%) PVCS
2 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.20%) Military
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Finance
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Graduate
5 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Project Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) jQuery
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) MooTools
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.04%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) EPoS
4 2 (4.08%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) MVC
1 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Computer Forensics
4 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.24%) Information Security
6 5 (10.20%) Time Management
7 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.08%) UML
9 2 (4.08%) SysML
9 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) C++
2 19 (38.78%) C
3 18 (36.73%) Python
4 14 (28.57%) Java
5 13 (26.53%) C#
6 11 (22.45%) Ruby
6 11 (22.45%) PHP
7 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.08%) SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.20%) CCNA
5 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) CEH
6 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.08%) MCP
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.04%) LPIC
8 1 (2.04%) MCTS
8 1 (2.04%) MCITP
8 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) TickIT
2 2 (4.08%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.08%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Meraki
4 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Nokia
5 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) Aruba
6 1 (2.04%) Sencha
6 1 (2.04%) Zend
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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