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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.81% 11.02% 9.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 25.74% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
30 101 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.54% 42.80% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 93 37
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Law
2 12 (40.00%) Legal
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) UNIX
4 8 (26.67%) MySQL
4 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
5 7 (23.33%) SCOM
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.67%) Games
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) i2
6 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) Apple
6 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Symbian
6 5 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (16.67%) E-Discovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) TKPROF
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) PROIV
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (40.00%) Law
1 12 (40.00%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Forensic Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Operations
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Network Operations
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) JSP
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) JTA
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) JPA
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
3 1 (3.33%) Servlets
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ODBC
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Android
3 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) Fedora
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (16.67%) E-Discovery
5 4 (13.33%) People Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) Logistics
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) RHCE
3 1 (3.33%) HNC
3 1 (3.33%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCOM
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) i2
3 5 (16.67%) NetApp
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 5 (16.67%) Symbian
4 4 (13.33%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Tableau
7 1 (3.33%) Websense
7 1 (3.33%) Intel
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Novell
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Posted: 3 days ago
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