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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 11.18% 8.60% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 32.20% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 12
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,506 £48,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
99 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 30.75% 26.70% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 58
Average salary £37,846 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £25,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,506 £50,000 £40,000
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 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (35.19%) vSphere
4 19 (35.19%) ITIL
4 19 (35.19%) VMware
5 18 (33.33%) NetApp
5 18 (33.33%) HP
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco
5 18 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
5 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity
7 16 (29.63%) CCNA
7 16 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) C#
9 10 (18.52%) C++
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.67%) UML
10 9 (16.67%) Electronics
10 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.81%) Automotive
11 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
11 8 (14.81%) VB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) concrete5
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Simulink
1 8 (14.81%) TargetLink
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.41%) NAS
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
2 1 (1.85%) MSTest
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.67%) Electronics
2 8 (14.81%) Automotive
2 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Data Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) CSS3
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
4 1 (1.85%) Java SE
4 1 (1.85%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.85%) LAMP
4 1 (1.85%) Laravel
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Tandem
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
3 18 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Business Continuity
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.67%) UML
4 7 (12.96%) ETL
5 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) High Availability
7 3 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) OO
8 2 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C#
2 10 (18.52%) C++
3 8 (14.81%) MATLAB
3 8 (14.81%) VB
4 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.41%) Java
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.85%) ES6
9 1 (1.85%) PeopleCode
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) SQR
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) CCNA
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) OCP
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Red Hat
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Cisco
3 18 (33.33%) HP
3 18 (33.33%) NetApp
3 18 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
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