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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 9.91% 3.89% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 14.67% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
57 75 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 26.89% 26.50% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) C
3 17 (41.46%) C#
3 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
4 15 (36.59%) HTML
4 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
5 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (31.71%) XML
6 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
7 12 (29.27%) Python
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
10 9 (21.95%) Android
11 8 (19.51%) RESTful
11 8 (19.51%) REST
11 8 (19.51%) Workflow
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) WinForms
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.51%) WCF
11 8 (19.51%) WPF
11 8 (19.51%) WF
11 8 (19.51%) Silverlight
11 8 (19.51%) .NET Remoting

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (12.20%) IIS
1 5 (12.20%) nginx
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
1 5 (12.20%) Fireworks
1 5 (12.20%) Simulink
1 5 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (12.20%) TargetLink
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Network Security
2 5 (12.20%) SSH
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 4 (9.76%) IPv6
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) VoIP
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Aptana Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.32%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.44%) PeopleTools
General
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.32%) Automotive
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) XML
3 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 8 (19.51%) RESTful
4 8 (19.51%) REST
4 8 (19.51%) WinForms
4 8 (19.51%) WCF
4 8 (19.51%) WPF
4 8 (19.51%) WF
4 8 (19.51%) Silverlight
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Remoting
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 8 (19.51%) XSD
5 7 (17.07%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 5 (12.20%) Classic ASP
6 5 (12.20%) CakePHP
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (9.76%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.76%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (9.76%) Streaming Video
3 3 (7.32%) MPEG
4 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) iPhone
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Android
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
4 5 (12.20%) Mac OS
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
4 8 (19.51%) Workflow
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
5 6 (14.63%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) OOP
5 6 (14.63%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Android Development
7 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.88%) Test Management
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) C
2 17 (41.46%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) Python
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
7 8 (19.51%) XPath
7 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
7 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.07%) PHP
9 5 (12.20%) Perl
9 5 (12.20%) VB
9 5 (12.20%) Embedded C++
9 5 (12.20%) MATLAB
9 5 (12.20%) Ruby
9 5 (12.20%) PHP5
9 5 (12.20%) Groovy
10 4 (9.76%) Delphi
11 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) OCP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Intel
5 2 (4.88%) Websense
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.44%) Borland
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