The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 9.30% 9.38% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.60% 35.29% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +111.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £29,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cornwall region.

Operating Systems Category
Cornwall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 50.00% 26.56% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 8
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Linux
Salary Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cornwall region.

Linux Salary Trend in Cornwall

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cornwall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cornwall

Linux
Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Ives - 3 £55,500 -
Newquay - 2 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cornwall 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Apex Code

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cornwall 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Principle Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Validation
1 3 (25.00%) Use Case
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle