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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 17.32% 7.94% 10.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.78% 50.00% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 24
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,050 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £76,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
37 30 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 20.67% 15.87% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 87
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,050 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 29 (42.03%) Oracle
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 26 (37.68%) PL/SQL
4 24 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
6 20 (28.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 18 (26.09%) Degree
8 17 (24.64%) SDLC
9 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
10 15 (21.74%) Java
10 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
10 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (20.29%) C
11 14 (20.29%) Embedded C
11 14 (20.29%) NetApp
11 14 (20.29%) VMware
11 14 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (18.84%) Windows
12 13 (18.84%) Open Source
13 12 (17.39%) Unix
13 12 (17.39%) VxWorks
14 11 (15.94%) Python
14 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
15 10 (14.49%) ODBC
15 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
15 10 (14.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (13.04%) NetBeans

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) LAN
2 6 (8.70%) VoIP
2 6 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (5.80%) Skype
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 18 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (11.59%) MySQL
7 4 (5.80%) Big Data
8 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) NetBeans
2 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) DBA
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (18.84%) Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Administrator
4 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
10 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.80%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (5.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (5.80%) Software Manager
11 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) ODBC
2 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) Ajax
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) Java EE
3 3 (4.35%) OpenCL
3 3 (4.35%) OpenGL
3 3 (4.35%) REST
3 3 (4.35%) Swing
4 2 (2.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.35%) CUDA
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Windows
3 12 (17.39%) Unix
3 12 (17.39%) VxWorks
4 10 (14.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.64%) SDLC
3 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (20.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (18.84%) Open Source
6 10 (14.49%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.14%) DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Benchmarking
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 6 (8.70%) Network Management
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.80%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.35%) Analytics
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.35%) MVC
11 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) PL/SQL
3 15 (21.74%) Java
4 14 (20.29%) C
4 14 (20.29%) Embedded C
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 8 (11.59%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) CCNP
2 2 (2.90%) CCSA
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) NetApp
2 14 (20.29%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.70%) Intel
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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