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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 55 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.57% 8.06% 13.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.78% 23.66% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 25
Average salary £41,250 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.24% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
92 93 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.71% 34.07% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 45
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,150 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (46.32%) C#
2 41 (43.16%) Java
3 39 (41.05%) TCP/IP
4 34 (35.79%) Python
4 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
4 34 (35.79%) Ruby
5 33 (34.74%) Windows
6 31 (32.63%) Firewall
7 30 (31.58%) C++
8 29 (30.53%) Cyber Security
9 28 (29.47%) C
10 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
11 26 (27.37%) REST
12 24 (25.26%) CCNA
12 24 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (22.11%) HTML
13 21 (22.11%) HTML5
14 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (18.95%) jQuery
16 18 (18.95%) Assembly Language
16 18 (18.95%) UNIX
17 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (17.89%) Computer Forensics
17 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
18 16 (16.84%) BDD
18 16 (16.84%) MCSE
19 15 (15.79%) Finance
19 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
19 15 (15.79%) Penetration Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (10.53%) Apache Pig
2 7 (7.37%) Mule ESB
2 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.37%) JBoss
2 7 (7.37%) Mule
3 6 (6.32%) Apache
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) Node.js
5 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
5 1 (1.05%) WordPress
5 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) SaaS
3 7 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) TCP/IP
2 31 (32.63%) Firewall
3 12 (12.63%) LAN
4 11 (11.58%) DNS
5 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (10.53%) MPLS
5 10 (10.53%) BGP
5 10 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 9 (9.47%) SMTP
7 8 (8.42%) SAN
8 6 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (6.32%) HTTP
9 5 (5.26%) Internet
10 4 (4.21%) DHCP
11 3 (3.16%) WAN
12 2 (2.11%) SSL
13 1 (1.05%) LDAP
13 1 (1.05%) FTP
13 1 (1.05%) Telnet
13 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) Apache Hive
2 10 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.53%) Big Data
3 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.42%) MySQL
5 7 (7.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) JIRA
3 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
3 7 (7.37%) JUnit
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Selenium
5 3 (3.16%) Hudson
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
7 1 (1.05%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.79%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Retail
4 8 (8.42%) Marketing
5 6 (6.32%) Electronics
5 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) Software Engineer
2 22 (23.16%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Network Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Network Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Administrator
7 7 (7.37%) Tester
8 6 (6.32%) Manual Tester
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Server Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) REST
2 21 (22.11%) HTML
2 21 (22.11%) HTML5
3 18 (18.95%) jQuery
4 11 (11.58%) STL
5 10 (10.53%) Java EE
5 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 10 (10.53%) SOAP
6 9 (9.47%) .NET
7 8 (8.42%) XML
8 7 (7.37%) Apache Camel
8 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.37%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.37%) JSON
8 7 (7.37%) Spring
8 7 (7.37%) JPA
8 7 (7.37%) Spring Integration
9 4 (4.21%) CSS3
9 4 (4.21%) CSS
10 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.47%) Cybercrime
3 6 (6.32%) DTV
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.05%) AS400
6 1 (1.05%) SCADA
6 1 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) UNIX
3 10 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 10 (10.53%) Android
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.37%) CentOS
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.26%) Solaris
7 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.16%) Debian
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) AIX
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
2 29 (30.53%) Cyber Security
3 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.89%) Computer Forensics
5 16 (16.84%) BDD
6 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 15 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (14.74%) TDD
8 13 (13.68%) Change Management
9 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (10.53%) Coaching
9 10 (10.53%) Mobile Development
10 9 (9.47%) ITIL
11 8 (8.42%) Kanban
11 8 (8.42%) Scrum
12 7 (7.37%) OO
12 7 (7.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) C#
2 41 (43.16%) Java
3 34 (35.79%) Python
3 34 (35.79%) Ruby
4 30 (31.58%) C++
5 28 (29.47%) C
6 18 (18.95%) Assembly Language
7 13 (13.68%) SQL
8 11 (11.58%) PHP
9 10 (10.53%) Objective-C
10 7 (7.37%) VBScript
11 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
12 5 (5.26%) Perl
12 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.11%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) CCNA
1 24 (25.26%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) MCSE
4 10 (10.53%) Linux+ Certification
4 10 (10.53%) GIAC
4 10 (10.53%) SSCP
4 10 (10.53%) CISSP
5 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.37%) MCSA
7 7 (7.37%) Degree
7 7 (7.37%) MCITP
8 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.32%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.05%) PhD
10 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.05%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
2 9 (9.47%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) vSphere
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.11%) XenServer
4 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.05%) Snort
5 1 (1.05%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) SCCM
1 6 (6.32%) SCOM
1 6 (6.32%) WSUS
1 6 (6.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (6.32%) NetBackup
1 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.26%) Zenoss
2 5 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) VMware
2 13 (13.68%) Cisco
3 10 (10.53%) Nokia
3 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.53%) Juniper
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 7 (7.37%) Apple
7 6 (6.32%) Symantec
7 6 (6.32%) Sophos
7 6 (6.32%) SAP
7 6 (6.32%) NetApp
8 2 (2.11%) Brocade
8 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.05%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.05%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) McAfee
9 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per hour
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