The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.48% 9.60% 7.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 22.08% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 48.34% 43.50% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 90 63 47
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Essex

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 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
4 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
4 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
5 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Citrix
7 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco
7 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
7 8 (19.05%) ODBC
7 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (16.67%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) Infoblox
8 7 (16.67%) Imperva
8 7 (16.67%) F5
8 7 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 7 (16.67%) CCSE
8 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (16.67%) Firewall
8 7 (16.67%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) OSPF
1 7 (16.67%) BGP
1 7 (16.67%) NetScreen
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
1 7 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (16.67%) Network Security
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (16.67%) DMVPN
1 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (16.67%) DHCP
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
1 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Automotive
2 3 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) DBA
1 11 (26.19%) Administrator
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 7 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 7 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) ODBC
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Thin Client
1 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 8 (19.05%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) VHDL
3 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Debian
5 3 (7.14%) Fedora
5 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 3 (7.14%) HPUX
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.38%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) CCNP
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (16.67%) CCSE
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) RHCE
3 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) vSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 7 (16.67%) Imperva
6 7 (16.67%) F5
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) JBoss
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 2 days ago