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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.59% 6.74% 8.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.52% 52.17% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 20
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £87,500 £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
58 23 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.90% 12.92% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 21 87
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (28.36%) Java
4 19 (28.36%) PL/SQL
4 19 (28.36%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) NetApp
5 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database
6 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
7 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (20.90%) Perl
8 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
8 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.40%) DevOps
9 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (17.91%) PHP
10 11 (16.42%) Python
10 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
10 11 (16.42%) Publishing
10 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
11 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
11 10 (14.93%) VxWorks
11 10 (14.93%) JBoss
12 9 (13.43%) MySQL
12 9 (13.43%) Degree
12 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
12 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.94%) vSphere

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 10 (14.93%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) LAN
1 7 (10.45%) VoIP
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) FTP
5 1 (1.49%) IMAP
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.49%) POP3
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database
2 15 (22.39%) Relational Database
3 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
4 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.43%) MySQL
6 5 (7.46%) Big Data
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) NetBeans
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.42%) Publishing
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) DBA
4 10 (14.93%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (14.93%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Administrator
6 8 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Server Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Linux Specialist
9 5 (7.46%) SQL DBA
10 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Java Programmer
10 4 (5.97%) Programmer
10 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) ODBC
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) Ajax
3 4 (5.97%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) Java EE
3 4 (5.97%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) Swing
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
5 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.49%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) CUDA
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.93%) VxWorks
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.94%) Unix
5 6 (8.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) DevOps
1 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) SDLC
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) Network Management
5 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.46%) Open Source
7 4 (5.97%) Analytics
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.97%) MVC
7 4 (5.97%) OO
7 4 (5.97%) OOP
7 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Java
1 19 (28.36%) PL/SQL
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Perl
3 12 (17.91%) PHP
4 11 (16.42%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) C
5 8 (11.94%) Embedded C
6 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (2.99%) CCNP
2 2 (2.99%) CCSA
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) vSphere
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) NetApp
4 10 (14.93%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.96%) Intel
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco
7 4 (5.97%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) Acronis
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Draytek
9 1 (1.49%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.49%) Sage
9 1 (1.49%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.49%) Veeam
9 1 (1.49%) ZyXEL