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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 3.13% 4.35% 24.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 14.29% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Average salary £38,500 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.91% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
40 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cornwall 41.67% 30.43% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 9
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Qt
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Broadband
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Broadband
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Qt
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Zend Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Zend