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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.55% 6.08% 14.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 18.00% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 30
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
80 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.59% 33.78% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 53
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) C#
3 32 (38.55%) Python
4 31 (37.35%) Java
5 29 (34.94%) Ruby
6 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
7 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
8 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (26.51%) C++
9 22 (26.51%) REST
10 21 (25.30%) C
10 21 (25.30%) Firewall
11 20 (24.10%) HTML
11 20 (24.10%) HTML5
12 18 (21.69%) Cyber Security
12 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.48%) Assembly Language
13 17 (20.48%) Computer Forensics
13 17 (20.48%) jQuery
14 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (19.28%) UNIX
14 16 (19.28%) Cisco
15 15 (18.07%) VMware
16 14 (16.87%) SQL
16 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (16.87%) CCNA
17 13 (15.66%) DNS
17 13 (15.66%) PHP
17 13 (15.66%) Finance
18 12 (14.46%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (9.64%) Apache
1 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Mule
2 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) JBoss
2 5 (6.02%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 2 (2.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) WordPress
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) SaaS
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
2 21 (25.30%) Firewall
3 13 (15.66%) DNS
4 12 (14.46%) LAN
5 10 (12.05%) MPLS
5 10 (12.05%) BGP
5 10 (12.05%) EIGRP
5 10 (12.05%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (10.84%) SMTP
7 6 (7.23%) DHCP
7 6 (7.23%) HTTP
7 6 (7.23%) SAN
7 6 (7.23%) Internet
7 6 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.61%) WAN
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) SSL
10 1 (1.20%) Telnet
10 1 (1.20%) LDAP
10 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) JUnit
3 5 (6.02%) IntelliJ
4 4 (4.82%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.82%) Electronics
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Software Developer
3 22 (26.51%) Analyst
4 20 (24.10%) Software Engineer
5 14 (16.87%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Network Analyst
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Network Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Administrator
9 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.02%) Tester
11 4 (4.82%) Programmer
11 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Manual Tester
11 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Server Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Software Programmer
12 3 (3.61%) Incident Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Senior Incident Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
12 3 (3.61%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) REST
2 20 (24.10%) HTML5
2 20 (24.10%) HTML
3 17 (20.48%) jQuery
4 8 (9.64%) .NET
4 8 (9.64%) Web Services
5 6 (7.23%) SOAP
6 5 (6.02%) XML
6 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.02%) Spring
6 5 (6.02%) JPA
6 5 (6.02%) JSON
6 5 (6.02%) Spring MVC
6 5 (6.02%) Spring Integration
6 5 (6.02%) Apache Camel
7 4 (4.82%) CSS
7 4 (4.82%) CSS3
7 4 (4.82%) Qt
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) DTV
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.20%) SCADA
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) UNIX
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) CentOS
5 5 (6.02%) Solaris
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
2 18 (21.69%) Cyber Security
3 17 (20.48%) Computer Forensics
4 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.46%) BDD
5 12 (14.46%) Change Management
6 11 (13.25%) TDD
7 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (10.84%) OO
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (6.02%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) MVC
11 5 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Kanban
12 4 (4.82%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) C#
2 32 (38.55%) Python
3 31 (37.35%) Java
4 29 (34.94%) Ruby
5 22 (26.51%) C++
6 21 (25.30%) C
7 17 (20.48%) Assembly Language
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) PHP
10 7 (8.43%) VBScript
10 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
12 5 (6.02%) Perl
13 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.41%) R
14 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) CCNA
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) MCITP
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.64%) MCSA
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.23%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.20%) GCIA
9 1 (1.20%) GCIH
9 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 8 (9.64%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) vSphere
2 5 (6.02%) XenApp
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) XenServer
5 1 (1.20%) Postfix
5 1 (1.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.23%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.23%) WSUS
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
1 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 5 (6.02%) Zenoss
2 5 (6.02%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Cisco
3 15 (18.07%) VMware
4 10 (12.05%) Nokia
4 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.05%) Juniper
5 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix
7 6 (7.23%) NetApp
7 6 (7.23%) Apple
7 6 (7.23%) Symantec
7 6 (7.23%) Sophos
8 4 (4.82%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle
9 2 (2.41%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) Zoho
10 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
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Posted: 3 days ago
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