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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.35% 7.56% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.52% 40.91% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 16
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
66 22 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.73% 18.49% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 59 17 83
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 28 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (46.15%) VMware
2 27 (41.54%) NetApp
3 23 (35.38%) Windows
4 22 (33.85%) Java
5 18 (27.69%) Perl
5 18 (27.69%) Oracle
5 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (24.62%) JBoss
7 16 (24.62%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (21.54%) PL/SQL
9 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
10 13 (20.00%) Office 365
10 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 13 (20.00%) DevOps
11 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
11 12 (18.46%) vSphere
11 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
11 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.92%) Python
12 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) PHP
12 11 (16.92%) Publishing
12 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
13 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
14 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.31%) ITIL

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 16 (24.62%) JBoss
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) NAS
2 5 (7.69%) LAN
2 5 (7.69%) SAN
3 4 (6.15%) VoIP
3 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.23%) MySQL
6 4 (6.15%) Big Data
6 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.92%) Publishing
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (13.85%) DBA
6 8 (12.31%) Administrator
6 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (12.31%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Server Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.69%) SQL DBA
10 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Java Programmer
10 4 (6.15%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (6.15%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) Ajax
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) Java EE
2 4 (6.15%) ODBC
2 4 (6.15%) REST
2 4 (6.15%) Swing
3 2 (3.08%) OpenCL
3 2 (3.08%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.54%) LAMP
4 1 (1.54%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.08%) CUDA
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 5 (7.69%) VxWorks
5 4 (6.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.15%) Unix
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) DevOps
2 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.31%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Analytics
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.15%) MVC
5 4 (6.15%) Network Management
5 4 (6.15%) OO
5 4 (6.15%) OOP
5 4 (6.15%) SDLC
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.08%) Open Source
7 2 (3.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) Perl
3 14 (21.54%) PL/SQL
4 11 (16.92%) PHP
4 11 (16.92%) Python
4 11 (16.92%) SQL
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) C
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) CCNA
2 2 (3.08%) CCNP
2 2 (3.08%) CCSA
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (24.62%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (18.46%) vSphere
4 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) VMware
2 27 (41.54%) NetApp
3 18 (27.69%) Oracle
4 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) Intel
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks