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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 52 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.09% 11.11% 15.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.30% 53.33% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 37
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
161 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.33% 20.83% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 138 53 67
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £39,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) TCP/IP
3 30 (38.46%) Firewall
3 30 (38.46%) VMware
4 28 (35.90%) DNS
5 25 (32.05%) Cisco
6 23 (29.49%) SQL
6 23 (29.49%) C++
7 22 (28.21%) Python
7 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
7 22 (28.21%) Information Security
8 21 (26.92%) DHCP
9 20 (25.64%) FTP
9 20 (25.64%) SSL
9 20 (25.64%) LDAP
9 20 (25.64%) Telnet
10 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
10 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
11 18 (23.08%) Juniper
12 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security
12 15 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (19.23%) HTTP
12 15 (19.23%) Perl
13 14 (17.95%) SMTP
13 14 (17.95%) DV Cleared
14 13 (16.67%) PHP
14 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.67%) Network Architecture
14 13 (16.67%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) TCP/IP
2 30 (38.46%) Firewall
3 28 (35.90%) DNS
4 21 (26.92%) DHCP
5 20 (25.64%) FTP
5 20 (25.64%) LDAP
5 20 (25.64%) SSL
5 20 (25.64%) Telnet
6 15 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (19.23%) HTTP
7 14 (17.95%) SMTP
8 11 (14.10%) Internet
9 8 (10.26%) Network Security
10 6 (7.69%) LAN
11 5 (6.41%) VPN
11 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
11 5 (6.41%) tcpdump
12 4 (5.13%) SAN
12 4 (5.13%) Wireless
13 3 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) WinDbg
2 4 (5.13%) GDB
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Military
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Software Engineer
1 16 (20.51%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Lead Network Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) C++ Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Programmer
8 6 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (7.69%) Software Programmer
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Graduate
10 4 (5.13%) Principal Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Qt
2 8 (10.26%) jQuery
3 5 (6.41%) HTML5
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) REST
5 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) MooTools
7 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.28%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.28%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) EPoS
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.56%) Physics
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 65 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Solaris
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Information Security
2 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security
4 13 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 12 (15.38%) OO
5 12 (15.38%) OOD
6 10 (12.82%) Signal Processing
6 10 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (11.54%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (7.69%) SIEM
8 6 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.56%) Project Management
11 2 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) C++
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) Perl
4 13 (16.67%) PHP
5 10 (12.82%) C
6 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.69%) C#
8 5 (6.41%) Java
8 5 (6.41%) Ruby
9 3 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.82%) Degree
6 9 (11.54%) CCNA
7 5 (6.41%) GCIA
7 5 (6.41%) GCIH
8 3 (3.85%) CCNP
9 2 (2.56%) MCP
9 2 (2.56%) MCSE
9 2 (2.56%) MCITP
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) RHCE
10 1 (1.28%) MCSA
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.28%) LPIC
10 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) Snort
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
1 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) VMware
2 25 (32.05%) Cisco
3 18 (23.08%) Juniper
3 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) LogRhythm
7 4 (5.13%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.56%) Aruba
8 2 (2.56%) McAfee
8 2 (2.56%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) Nokia
8 2 (2.56%) Meraki
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Apple
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) Zend
9 1 (1.28%) Sencha
9 1 (1.28%) F5
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