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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 19.15% 10.53% 32.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 40.00% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 14
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
24 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 51.06% 26.32% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 23
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,750 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Falmouth - 5 £32,500 -
Helston - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) C++
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) Qt
3 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (35.71%) Signal Processing
4 5 (35.71%) Android Development
4 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C++ Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Support
4 4 (28.57%) Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Magento Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
5 3 (21.43%) Administrator
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) Qt
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Zend Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (35.71%) Signal Processing
2 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) SEO
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
1 3 (21.43%) Zend