The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 2.56% 10.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 16.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
North 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 Cumbria region.

Operating Systems Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 30.77% 65.96% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 14
Average salary £35,000 £18,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £18,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Linux
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cumbria

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
2 13 (86.67%) Sun
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (66.67%) Data Guard
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (66.67%) IBM
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 8 (53.33%) High Availability
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (46.67%) Change Control
6 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 10 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (20.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DBA
1 12 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 10 (66.67%) Administrator
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Support
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Trainee
4 2 (13.33%) Trainee Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Solaris
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
1 8 (53.33%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) Change Control
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Sun
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) IBM
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) Veritas
4 3 (20.00%) VMware