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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.56% 8.29% 10.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.91% 17.39% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 19
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
22 92 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 18.49% 47.67% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 83 62
Average salary £30,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Law
3 8 (30.77%) Legal
4 7 (26.92%) MySQL
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 5 (19.23%) Android
6 5 (19.23%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) Games
6 5 (19.23%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) Apple
6 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 5 (19.23%) Symbian
6 5 (19.23%) i2
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
6 5 (19.23%) E-Discovery
6 5 (19.23%) Final Cut Pro
6 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
7 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 4 (15.38%) Office 365
7 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 4 (15.38%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PROIV
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (30.77%) Law
1 8 (30.77%) Legal
2 5 (19.23%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) Military
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Forensic Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Network Operations
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) JTA
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) JPA
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
2 5 (19.23%) Cybercrime
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) CUDA
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SUSE
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (19.23%) E-Discovery
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) XAML
4 1 (3.85%) C-shell
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Apple
3 5 (19.23%) Symbian
3 5 (19.23%) i2
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Tableau
7 1 (3.85%) Sage
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) Novell
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat