The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.41% 5.04% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% 17.95% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Linux
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 33.05% 28.06% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 35
Median salary £46,250 £31,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.82% -23.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £50,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Colchester region.

Linux Salary Trend in Colchester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) NetApp
5 20 (34.48%) JBoss
6 18 (31.03%) Perl
7 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.31%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
8 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (22.41%) Office 365
9 12 (20.69%) vSphere
9 12 (20.69%) DevOps
9 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.97%) Electronics
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 11 (18.97%) Python
11 10 (17.24%) PHP
11 10 (17.24%) VxWorks
11 10 (17.24%) Embedded C
11 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.24%) Publishing
11 10 (17.24%) CUDA
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
12 8 (13.79%) Device Driver
12 8 (13.79%) Middleware
12 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
12 8 (13.79%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (34.48%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) NAS
2 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) Big Data
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (18.97%) Electronics
2 10 (17.24%) Publishing
3 6 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Server Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) Java Programmer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) Java EE
4 5 (8.62%) Ajax
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) REST
4 5 (8.62%) Swing
5 3 (5.17%) EJB
5 3 (5.17%) JMS
5 3 (5.17%) JSP
5 3 (5.17%) Servlets
5 3 (5.17%) Spring
5 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.45%) OpenCL
6 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) ODBC
7 1 (1.72%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) CUDA
2 8 (13.79%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (17.24%) VxWorks
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 2 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.72%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.69%) DevOps
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Analytics
5 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.17%) OO
5 3 (5.17%) OOP
5 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Network Management
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) Perl
3 11 (18.97%) Python
4 10 (17.24%) Embedded C
4 10 (17.24%) PHP
5 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.34%) C
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.90%) C++
8 4 (6.90%) SQL
9 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Virtual Machines
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.69%) vSphere
3 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.17%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) VMware
2 21 (36.21%) NetApp
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.97%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) Intel
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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