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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.17% 7.28% 12.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.40% 21.53% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 31
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
101 144 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.12% 33.80% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 121 54
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 76 (66.09%) Java
2 60 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 55 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 55 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (46.96%) C#
4 54 (46.96%) Telecoms
5 53 (46.09%) C++
6 51 (44.35%) C
7 48 (41.74%) Windows
7 48 (41.74%) Security Cleared
8 44 (38.26%) Firewall
9 39 (33.91%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (33.04%) Python
10 38 (33.04%) Penetration Testing
10 38 (33.04%) Reverse Engineering
10 38 (33.04%) Big Data
11 37 (32.17%) Ethical Hacking
11 37 (32.17%) Ruby
11 37 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (32.17%) CCNA
11 37 (32.17%) MCSE
12 36 (31.30%) Hadoop
13 33 (28.70%) Apache Hive
13 33 (28.70%) Apple iOS
13 33 (28.70%) Apache Pig
13 33 (28.70%) Mobile Development
13 33 (28.70%) SANS
13 33 (28.70%) STL
13 33 (28.70%) Linux+ Certification
13 33 (28.70%) GIAC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (28.70%) Apache Pig
2 14 (12.17%) JBoss
3 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.43%) Apache
4 12 (10.43%) Mule
4 12 (10.43%) Mule ESB
5 8 (6.96%) IIS
6 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
7 5 (4.35%) Confluence
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.87%) SAS
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.43%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (10.43%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 44 (38.26%) Firewall
3 16 (13.91%) DNS
4 13 (11.30%) DHCP
4 13 (11.30%) SMTP
5 9 (7.83%) SAN
6 8 (6.96%) SSL
7 7 (6.09%) Internet
8 5 (4.35%) HTTP
9 3 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.61%) Network Security
9 3 (2.61%) VPN
10 2 (1.74%) BGP
10 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.74%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.74%) HSRP
10 2 (1.74%) MPLS
10 2 (1.74%) OSPF
10 2 (1.74%) VoIP
10 2 (1.74%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) Big Data
2 36 (31.30%) Hadoop
3 33 (28.70%) Apache Hive
4 16 (13.91%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
5 14 (12.17%) NoSQL
6 13 (11.30%) MySQL
7 12 (10.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.74%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.74%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.78%) JIRA
2 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.43%) IntelliJ
3 12 (10.43%) JUnit
3 12 (10.43%) Selenium
4 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.74%) RSpec
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.87%) Hudson
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (46.96%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 13 (11.30%) Retail
4 12 (10.43%) Electronics
4 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
4 12 (10.43%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Software Engineer
2 28 (24.35%) Developer
3 20 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.65%) Principal Engineer
5 17 (14.78%) Principal Software Engineer
6 14 (12.17%) Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.96%) C++ Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Administrator
10 7 (6.09%) C Developer
10 7 (6.09%) C/C++ Developer
10 7 (6.09%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 7 (6.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (6.09%) C++/Java Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.09%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) Java EE
1 33 (28.70%) STL
2 21 (18.26%) REST
3 16 (13.91%) SOAP
4 14 (12.17%) Web Services
4 14 (12.17%) XML
5 12 (10.43%) Apache Camel
5 12 (10.43%) Hibernate
5 12 (10.43%) JPA
5 12 (10.43%) JSON
5 12 (10.43%) Spring
5 12 (10.43%) Spring Integration
5 12 (10.43%) Spring MVC
6 10 (8.70%) HTML
7 9 (7.83%) HTML5
8 7 (6.09%) jQuery
8 7 (6.09%) LAMP
9 5 (4.35%) OpenCL
10 3 (2.61%) CSS
11 2 (1.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Cybercrime
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.83%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.35%) VHDL
6 4 (3.48%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.61%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.74%) AS400
8 2 (1.74%) iSeries
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.74%) Windows
2 33 (28.70%) Android
2 33 (28.70%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.70%) Unix
6 9 (7.83%) Mac OS X
7 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.35%) AIX
10 3 (2.61%) CentOS
10 3 (2.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.87%) Debian
11 1 (0.87%) FreeNAS
11 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 55 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (33.04%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (33.04%) Reverse Engineering
4 37 (32.17%) Ethical Hacking
5 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.70%) Mobile Development
5 33 (28.70%) Multithreading
6 19 (16.52%) Coaching
6 19 (16.52%) ITIL
7 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.91%) BDD
8 16 (13.91%) TDD
9 15 (13.04%) OO
9 15 (13.04%) Scrum
10 14 (12.17%) Kanban
10 14 (12.17%) OOP
11 13 (11.30%) Integration Testing
11 13 (11.30%) MVC
12 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.09%) Java
2 54 (46.96%) C#
3 53 (46.09%) C++
4 51 (44.35%) C
5 38 (33.04%) Python
6 37 (32.17%) Ruby
7 33 (28.70%) Objective-C
8 15 (13.04%) Perl
8 15 (13.04%) SQL
9 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.83%) PHP
10 7 (6.09%) Assembly Language
11 5 (4.35%) Scala
12 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.48%) VBScript
13 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.74%) VB
15 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 48 (41.74%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.91%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (32.17%) CCNA
3 37 (32.17%) MCSE
3 37 (32.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (28.70%) CISSP
4 33 (28.70%) GIAC
4 33 (28.70%) Linux+ Certification
4 33 (28.70%) SANS
4 33 (28.70%) SSCP
5 30 (26.09%) DV Cleared
6 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
7 16 (13.91%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (6.09%) ISEB
9 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.48%) MCITP
10 4 (3.48%) MCSA
11 3 (2.61%) CEH
12 2 (1.74%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.48%) XenApp
4 3 (2.61%) Postfix
5 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
1 7 (6.09%) SCOM
2 5 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.48%) WSUS
4 3 (2.61%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) VMware
2 13 (11.30%) Apple
3 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.43%) SAP
4 8 (6.96%) Oracle
5 7 (6.09%) Cisco
6 5 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.35%) Citrix
6 5 (4.35%) IBM
6 5 (4.35%) NetApp
6 5 (4.35%) Symantec
7 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.48%) Sophos
8 3 (2.61%) Brocade
8 3 (2.61%) NetWitness
8 3 (2.61%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.87%) Dell
10 1 (0.87%) HP
10 1 (0.87%) i2
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