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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.59% 7.62% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 17.00% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
24 100 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.19% 44.84% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 87 60
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Law
3 9 (33.33%) Legal
4 8 (29.63%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
6 5 (18.52%) Apple
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Symbian
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) i2
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (18.52%) Games
6 5 (18.52%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (18.52%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (18.52%) E-Discovery
6 5 (18.52%) Final Cut Pro
6 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
6 5 (18.52%) Cybercrime
6 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) PROIV
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Law
1 9 (33.33%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Forensic Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Network Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Servlets
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) JTA
3 1 (3.70%) Velocity
3 1 (3.70%) JPA
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
1 5 (18.52%) Cybercrime
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (18.52%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (18.52%) E-Discovery
3 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) C-shell
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Symbian
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) i2
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) Tableau
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Sage
7 1 (3.70%) Intel
7 1 (3.70%) Novell
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 2 days ago