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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.90% 8.22% 15.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.08% 26.55% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 32
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
133 113 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.24% 30.96% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 108 104 45
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 28 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (61.11%) Windows
2 23 (31.94%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
3 22 (30.56%) Firewall
4 21 (29.17%) C++
4 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 21 (29.17%) Python
5 20 (27.78%) Cisco
5 20 (27.78%) VMware
6 19 (26.39%) SQL
6 19 (26.39%) Java
6 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
7 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.61%) C
9 16 (22.22%) DNS
10 15 (20.83%) MySQL
10 15 (20.83%) Ruby
11 14 (19.44%) HTML
11 14 (19.44%) PHP
12 13 (18.06%) HTML5
13 12 (16.67%) Cyber Security
13 12 (16.67%) OO
13 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (15.28%) Juniper
14 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
14 11 (15.28%) CCNA
14 11 (15.28%) UNIX
15 10 (13.89%) OOD
15 10 (13.89%) DHCP
15 10 (13.89%) Assembly Language

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
2 22 (30.56%) Firewall
3 16 (22.22%) DNS
4 10 (13.89%) DHCP
5 8 (11.11%) SMTP
5 8 (11.11%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) Internet
6 7 (9.72%) SSL
7 6 (8.33%) LDAP
7 6 (8.33%) FTP
7 6 (8.33%) HTTP
7 6 (8.33%) MPLS
7 6 (8.33%) BGP
7 6 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 6 (8.33%) Telnet
7 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (6.94%) SAN
9 3 (4.17%) WAN
10 2 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.78%) Hudson
6 1 (1.39%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Software Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Software Programmer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Programmer
6 8 (11.11%) Administrator
7 7 (9.72%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) HTML
2 13 (18.06%) HTML5
3 10 (13.89%) Qt
3 10 (13.89%) jQuery
4 9 (12.50%) REST
5 5 (6.94%) Laravel
5 5 (6.94%) CSS
6 4 (5.56%) .NET
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.78%) LAMP
9 1 (1.39%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.39%) Symfony
9 1 (1.39%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.39%) Sass
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.39%) STL
9 1 (1.39%) XML
9 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Debian
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 12 (16.67%) OO
3 10 (13.89%) OOD
3 10 (13.89%) Computer Forensics
4 9 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 9 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 8 (11.11%) Change Management
5 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) C#
2 21 (29.17%) C++
2 21 (29.17%) Python
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
3 19 (26.39%) Java
4 17 (23.61%) C
5 15 (20.83%) Ruby
6 14 (19.44%) PHP
7 10 (13.89%) Assembly Language
8 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 9 (12.50%) Perl
9 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.56%) VBScript
11 2 (2.78%) Delphi
11 2 (2.78%) R
12 1 (1.39%) sed
12 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNA
3 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.50%) Degree
4 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) MCITP
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.72%) MCSA
6 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.94%) MCSE
8 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.39%) MCTS
10 1 (1.39%) GCIA
10 1 (1.39%) GCIH
10 1 (1.39%) PhD
10 1 (1.39%) MCP
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) vSphere
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Snort
5 1 (1.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.56%) WSUS
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.17%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Cisco
1 20 (27.78%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Juniper
3 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) Nokia
5 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.56%) NetApp
5 4 (5.56%) Sophos
5 4 (5.56%) Symantec
6 3 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Zoho
8 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
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