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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.43% 11.36% 16.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.33% 50.85% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 34
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,525 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
150 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.26% 22.35% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 133 54 61
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (78.48%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
2 29 (36.71%) VMware
3 27 (34.18%) Firewall
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) C++
6 24 (30.38%) DNS
7 23 (29.11%) Cisco
8 22 (27.85%) Information Security
9 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
9 21 (26.58%) SSL
9 21 (26.58%) DHCP
9 21 (26.58%) FTP
9 21 (26.58%) Telnet
9 21 (26.58%) LDAP
10 19 (24.05%) Python
10 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (21.52%) Juniper
11 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
11 17 (21.52%) OO
11 17 (21.52%) Perl
12 16 (20.25%) OOD
12 16 (20.25%) Qt
13 14 (17.72%) Network Architecture
13 14 (17.72%) Cyber Security
13 14 (17.72%) MySQL
13 14 (17.72%) Subversion
14 13 (16.46%) PHP
14 13 (16.46%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.53%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
2 27 (34.18%) Firewall
3 24 (30.38%) DNS
4 21 (26.58%) SSL
4 21 (26.58%) DHCP
4 21 (26.58%) FTP
4 21 (26.58%) Telnet
4 21 (26.58%) LDAP
5 13 (16.46%) HTTP
6 12 (15.19%) SMTP
7 11 (13.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (10.13%) Network Security
9 7 (8.86%) Internet
10 5 (6.33%) VPN
10 5 (6.33%) tcpdump
10 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
11 4 (5.06%) Wireless
12 3 (3.80%) SAN
12 3 (3.80%) NAS
13 2 (2.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Subversion
2 4 (5.06%) WinDbg
2 4 (5.06%) GDB
3 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Hudson
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
2 4 (5.06%) Military
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Software Engineer
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Network Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Lead Network Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Software Developer
5 13 (16.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Programmer
7 9 (11.39%) C++ Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Software Programmer
8 8 (10.13%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Principal Consultant
12 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Qt
2 7 (8.86%) jQuery
3 5 (6.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) HTML5
4 4 (5.06%) REST
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
5 3 (3.80%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) MooTools
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.27%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) EPoS
2 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.53%) Physics
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (78.48%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.06%) Solaris
2 4 (5.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Debian
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Information Security
2 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
3 17 (21.52%) OO
4 16 (20.25%) OOD
5 14 (17.72%) Network Architecture
5 14 (17.72%) Cyber Security
6 13 (16.46%) Signal Processing
7 12 (15.19%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (7.59%) SIEM
8 6 (7.59%) Analytics
8 6 (7.59%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.33%) MVC
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 25 (31.65%) C++
3 19 (24.05%) Python
4 17 (21.52%) Perl
5 13 (16.46%) PHP
6 12 (15.19%) C
7 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
8 9 (11.39%) C#
8 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
9 8 (10.13%) Java
10 4 (5.06%) Ruby
11 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.53%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.27%) AWK
13 1 (1.27%) Delphi
13 1 (1.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
5 7 (8.86%) CCNA
6 5 (6.33%) GCIA
6 5 (6.33%) GCIH
7 3 (3.80%) CCNP
8 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.27%) MCP
9 1 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (1.27%) MCSA
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) Snort
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) VMware
2 23 (29.11%) Cisco
3 17 (21.52%) Juniper
3 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) LogRhythm
6 4 (5.06%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.53%) Aruba
7 2 (2.53%) McAfee
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Sencha
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.27%) Meraki
8 1 (1.27%) Zend
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