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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.98% 11.88% 13.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 35.19% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 24
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
45 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 34.88% 33.75% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 55
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
1 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) ODBC
3 8 (30.77%) Client/Server
4 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (11.54%) SCOM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) TKPROF
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DBA
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) ODBC
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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