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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.95% 14.58% 16.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.39% 45.87% 60.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 38
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
171 109 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.54% 31.78% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 101 61
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) C++
3 27 (32.93%) VMware
3 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
4 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
5 25 (30.49%) Cisco
5 25 (30.49%) Firewall
6 23 (28.05%) Python
7 22 (26.83%) C#
8 21 (25.61%) OO
9 20 (24.39%) Perl
9 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.17%) DNS
10 19 (23.17%) OOD
10 19 (23.17%) Qt
11 18 (21.95%) DHCP
11 18 (21.95%) Juniper
11 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
11 18 (21.95%) Java
12 17 (20.73%) C
12 17 (20.73%) Subversion
13 16 (19.51%) Signal Processing
13 16 (19.51%) MySQL
13 16 (19.51%) LDAP
13 16 (19.51%) FTP
13 16 (19.51%) SSL
13 16 (19.51%) Telnet
14 15 (18.29%) Information Security
14 15 (18.29%) Digital Signal Processing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
2 25 (30.49%) Firewall
3 19 (23.17%) DNS
4 18 (21.95%) DHCP
5 16 (19.51%) FTP
5 16 (19.51%) LDAP
5 16 (19.51%) SSL
5 16 (19.51%) Telnet
6 7 (8.54%) SMTP
6 7 (8.54%) Internet
6 7 (8.54%) HTTP
6 7 (8.54%) Network Security
7 6 (7.32%) VPN
8 5 (6.10%) SAN
8 5 (6.10%) LAN
9 3 (3.66%) MPLS
9 3 (3.66%) BGP
9 3 (3.66%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Subversion
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.88%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.22%) GDB
6 1 (1.22%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Military
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Developer
2 28 (34.15%) Software Developer
3 27 (32.93%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Network Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Lead Network Engineer
6 13 (15.85%) Software Programmer
6 13 (15.85%) Programmer
7 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) C++ Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (7.32%) C++ Programmer
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Network Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Principal Consultant
12 3 (3.66%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) Qt
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 12 (14.63%) HTML5
4 8 (9.76%) REST
4 8 (9.76%) jQuery
5 5 (6.10%) CSS
6 4 (4.88%) .NET
6 4 (4.88%) CSS3
6 4 (4.88%) Laravel
7 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.22%) STL
8 1 (1.22%) XML
8 1 (1.22%) Middleware
8 1 (1.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.44%) Physics
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.44%) Debian
6 2 (2.44%) CentOS
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.61%) OO
3 19 (23.17%) OOD
4 16 (19.51%) Signal Processing
5 15 (18.29%) Information Security
5 15 (18.29%) Digital Signal Processing
6 14 (17.07%) Cyber Security
7 12 (14.63%) Network Architecture
8 9 (10.98%) Computer Forensics
9 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (4.88%) Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) Change Management
12 3 (3.66%) Service Management
12 3 (3.66%) ITIL
12 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.66%) SIEM
12 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) C++
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 23 (28.05%) Python
4 22 (26.83%) C#
5 20 (24.39%) Perl
6 18 (21.95%) Java
7 17 (20.73%) C
8 14 (17.07%) PowerShell
9 12 (14.63%) Ruby
10 10 (12.20%) Bash Shell
11 9 (10.98%) Assembly Language
12 8 (9.76%) PHP
13 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
14 2 (2.44%) Delphi
14 2 (2.44%) R
15 1 (1.22%) sed
15 1 (1.22%) AWK
15 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) Degree
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.76%) CCNA
6 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.88%) MCSA
7 4 (4.88%) MCITP
8 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.66%) MCSE
9 2 (2.44%) GCIA
9 2 (2.44%) GCIH
9 2 (2.44%) CCNP
9 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) MCTS
10 1 (1.22%) MCP
10 1 (1.22%) PhD
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) Snort
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
2 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) VMware
2 25 (30.49%) Cisco
3 18 (21.95%) Juniper
3 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle
4 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.66%) Nokia
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Symantec
6 2 (2.44%) McAfee
6 2 (2.44%) Sophos
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) NetApp
6 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.22%) F5
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago