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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.94% 13.09% 12.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.16% 55.56% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 34
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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
95 45 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.30% 23.56% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 108
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) C
3 20 (40.00%) C++
4 18 (36.00%) VMware
5 17 (34.00%) Firewall
5 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (34.00%) Java
5 17 (34.00%) Python
6 16 (32.00%) C#
6 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) jQuery
8 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
8 14 (28.00%) MVC
9 13 (26.00%) Degree
9 13 (26.00%) HTML
9 13 (26.00%) HTML5
10 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (24.00%) Ruby
10 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
11 10 (20.00%) Digital Media
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
12 9 (18.00%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (18.00%) UNIX
13 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) VPN
3 8 (16.00%) Internet
4 6 (12.00%) DNS
5 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (4.00%) MPLS
8 2 (4.00%) BGP
8 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.00%) SMTP
8 2 (4.00%) DHCP
8 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (2.00%) SAN
9 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) WinDbg
1 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.00%) GDB
1 2 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (4.00%) PVCS
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Graduate
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Project Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacker
6 3 (6.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) jQuery
2 13 (26.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) HTML5
3 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) MooTools
6 1 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.00%) CakePHP
6 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) EPoS
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
4 2 (4.00%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) UML
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C
2 20 (40.00%) C++
3 17 (34.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) C#
5 12 (24.00%) Ruby
6 8 (16.00%) PHP
7 6 (12.00%) Assembly Language
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) SQL
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (8.00%) CCNA
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.00%) CEH
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.00%) MCTS
7 2 (4.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) LPIC
8 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Meraki
5 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.00%) Aruba
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Zend
6 1 (2.00%) Sencha
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