The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.06% 14.85% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.48% 56.60% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 28
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 53 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.68% 26.24% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 90 53 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £16,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Linux
Gloucestershire

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 30 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) C++
3 27 (40.30%) Java
3 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
4 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
4 26 (38.81%) C
4 26 (38.81%) C#
5 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
6 22 (32.84%) Python
7 21 (31.34%) VMware
7 21 (31.34%) Degree
7 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
8 19 (28.36%) HTML
9 18 (26.87%) Ruby
9 18 (26.87%) jQuery
9 18 (26.87%) HTML5
10 17 (25.37%) UNIX
10 17 (25.37%) Firewall
10 17 (25.37%) MVC
11 16 (23.88%) DV Cleared
12 15 (22.39%) Digital Media
12 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
14 13 (19.40%) Computer Forensics
15 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
15 12 (17.91%) Solaris
15 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
15 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) uWSGI
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 11 (16.42%) VPN
4 10 (14.93%) Internet
5 7 (10.45%) DNS
6 5 (7.46%) SAN
6 5 (7.46%) DHCP
7 4 (5.97%) LAN
7 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.99%) HTTP
8 2 (2.99%) SMTP
8 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 2 (2.99%) BGP
8 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) PVCS
1 2 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.39%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Software Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Graduate
4 6 (8.96%) Junior
4 6 (8.96%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Ethical Hacker
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) jQuery
2 18 (26.87%) HTML5
3 6 (8.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (7.46%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) J2EE
7 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.49%) Pylons
7 1 (1.49%) D-Bus
7 1 (1.49%) Qt
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) Django
7 1 (1.49%) COM
7 1 (1.49%) MFC
7 1 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.39%) Digital Media
3 7 (10.45%) Clustering
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Firmware
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) CCTV
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 12 (17.91%) Solaris
3 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.93%) HPUX
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.99%) Debian
7 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.37%) MVC
3 13 (19.40%) Computer Forensics
4 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (16.42%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.97%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.97%) Information Security
9 4 (5.97%) Time Management
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.48%) ITIL
11 2 (2.99%) UML
11 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.99%) TDD
11 2 (2.99%) Project Management
11 2 (2.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C++
2 27 (40.30%) Java
3 26 (38.81%) C
3 26 (38.81%) C#
4 22 (32.84%) Python
5 18 (26.87%) Ruby
6 9 (13.43%) Assembly Language
7 7 (10.45%) SQL
8 5 (7.46%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.48%) Perl
10 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.34%) Degree
3 16 (23.88%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.46%) MCSE
7 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.97%) CEH
8 3 (4.48%) MCTS
9 2 (2.99%) MCP
9 2 (2.99%) CCNA
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.49%) LPIC
10 1 (1.49%) MCITP
10 1 (1.49%) ISEB
10 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
1 2 (2.99%) TickIT
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) IEC 61508
1 2 (2.99%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) VMware
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) NetApp
5 4 (5.97%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) Apple
6 2 (2.99%) Nokia
6 2 (2.99%) Veritas
6 2 (2.99%) Juniper
6 2 (2.99%) Brocade
6 2 (2.99%) Meraki
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
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