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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Essex / Colchester
Rank 3 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 44 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.58% 15.33% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.13% 53.01% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 6
Median salary £48,750 £35,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
77 83 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 45.03% 28.92% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 24
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 16 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 50 (58.82%) Oracle
2 44 (51.76%) PL/SQL
3 37 (43.53%) Windows
4 36 (42.35%) SQL
4 36 (42.35%) RDBMS
4 36 (42.35%) Relational Database
5 27 (31.76%) Oracle Database
6 26 (30.59%) ETL
7 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
7 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
8 20 (23.53%) JBoss
8 20 (23.53%) Java
8 20 (23.53%) MySQL
9 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
10 18 (21.18%) MVC
10 18 (21.18%) EJB
10 18 (21.18%) JSP
10 18 (21.18%) Servlets
10 18 (21.18%) T-SQL
10 18 (21.18%) Apache
10 18 (21.18%) Web Services
10 18 (21.18%) JMS
10 18 (21.18%) Tomcat
10 18 (21.18%) Spring
10 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
10 18 (21.18%) Java EE
10 18 (21.18%) Spring MVC
10 18 (21.18%) GlassFish
10 18 (21.18%) Big Data

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 20 (23.53%) JBoss
2 18 (21.18%) Apache
2 18 (21.18%) GlassFish
2 18 (21.18%) Tomcat
2 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.41%) Apache Geronimo
4 6 (7.06%) Documentum
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Kerberos
1 5 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.35%) RDBMS
1 36 (42.35%) Relational Database
2 27 (31.76%) Oracle Database
3 20 (23.53%) MySQL
4 18 (21.18%) Big Data
4 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (12.94%) CouchDB
6 11 (12.94%) MongoDB
6 11 (12.94%) Neo4j
7 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.18%) Mahout
8 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Ant
1 1 (1.18%) Gradle
1 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 14 (16.47%) Electronics
2 9 (10.59%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Military
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Database Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Java Developer
5 16 (18.82%) ETL Developer
5 16 (18.82%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 16 (18.82%) SQL Developer
6 15 (17.65%) Linux Developer
6 15 (17.65%) SQL Database Developer
7 14 (16.47%) Software Engineer
8 11 (12.94%) Lead Developer
8 11 (12.94%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Administrator
9 10 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (9.41%) Server Engineer
11 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) EJB
1 18 (21.18%) Java EE
1 18 (21.18%) JMS
1 18 (21.18%) JSP
1 18 (21.18%) Servlets
1 18 (21.18%) Spring
1 18 (21.18%) Spring MVC
1 18 (21.18%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) Middleware
3 11 (12.94%) Ajax
3 11 (12.94%) CSS
3 11 (12.94%) REST
3 11 (12.94%) SOAP
3 11 (12.94%) Swing
4 9 (10.59%) HTML
5 8 (9.41%) FreeMarker
5 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.41%) JPA
5 8 (9.41%) TopLink
6 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
1 14 (16.47%) Device Driver
2 12 (14.12%) CUDA
3 8 (9.41%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.06%) Fat Client
4 6 (7.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.53%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.29%) VxWorks
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) CentOS
6 2 (2.35%) SUSE
7 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) ETL
2 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
3 18 (21.18%) MVC
4 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.06%) Data Management
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.35%) Content Management
10 2 (2.35%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.35%) ITIL
10 2 (2.35%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (2.35%) PDM
10 2 (2.35%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (2.35%) Web Development
11 1 (1.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) PL/SQL
2 36 (42.35%) SQL
3 20 (23.53%) Java
4 18 (21.18%) T-SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Embedded C
6 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) C
8 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.71%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) vSphere
2 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) SCCM
1 14 (16.47%) SCOM
2 7 (8.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Oracle
2 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.94%) VMware
4 10 (11.76%) Intel
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.06%) Citrix
5 6 (7.06%) Symantec
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.18%) EMC
7 1 (1.18%) OpenText
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau