The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 9.52% 3.86% 6.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.51% 14.67% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 13
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Derbyshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 22.94% 26.32% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 70 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £16,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Linux
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Linux Salary Trend in Derby

Linux
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Derby region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) C++
3 30 (60.00%) C
3 30 (60.00%) C#
4 29 (58.00%) Software Engineering
5 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.00%) .NET
7 17 (34.00%) Python
7 17 (34.00%) Embedded C
7 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
8 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (30.00%) Bash Shell
9 14 (28.00%) Visualisation
9 14 (28.00%) Direct3D
9 14 (28.00%) Firmware
9 14 (28.00%) OpenGL
9 14 (28.00%) HTML
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) Embedded Linux
9 14 (28.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (28.00%) Device Driver
9 14 (28.00%) 3D Graphics
9 14 (28.00%) Streaming Video
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (24.00%) XML
12 11 (22.00%) Network Security
12 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) Android
13 10 (20.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 5 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) TargetLink
3 2 (4.00%) Simulink
4 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Network Security
2 5 (10.00%) SSH
3 4 (8.00%) VoIP
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) IPv6
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) ISDN
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) WinDbg
2 5 (10.00%) Aptana Studio
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Mockito
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleTools
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (30.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) OpenGL
2 14 (28.00%) Direct3D
3 12 (24.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 8 (16.00%) RESTful
5 7 (14.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) WinForms
5 7 (14.00%) Ajax
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Remoting
5 7 (14.00%) XSD
5 7 (14.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) WCF
5 7 (14.00%) WPF
5 7 (14.00%) WF
5 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (10.00%) CakePHP
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Device Driver
1 14 (28.00%) 3D Graphics
1 14 (28.00%) Streaming Video
1 14 (28.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 14 (28.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (16.00%) MPEG
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Android
4 9 (18.00%) Mac OS
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.00%) UNIX
7 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (14.00%) OO
4 7 (14.00%) Workflow
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) UML
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.00%) Test Management
7 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) OOD
7 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.00%) Android Development
7 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C++
2 30 (60.00%) C
2 30 (60.00%) C#
3 17 (34.00%) Python
3 17 (34.00%) Embedded C
4 15 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) Groovy
7 9 (18.00%) Perl
7 9 (18.00%) Embedded C++
7 9 (18.00%) Ruby
8 8 (16.00%) Assembly Language
9 7 (14.00%) XPath
9 7 (14.00%) PHP
9 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.00%) PHP5
11 4 (8.00%) Delphi
12 2 (4.00%) VB
12 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) OCP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Firmware
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Intel
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Borland
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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