The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.34% 15.97% 6.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.13% 37.10% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 8
Average salary £75,000 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
32 62 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.54% 43.06% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 17
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) SCOM
3 8 (36.36%) Law
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Legal
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) TKPROF
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) SCCM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) FCoE
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) TKPROF
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 8 (36.36%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Programmer
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) ODBC
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Fedora
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Websense
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