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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.47% 7.65% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 32.89% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,900 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
64 76 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 20.71% 23.24% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 54
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £32,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) UML
2 16 (43.24%) C++
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) VB
4 13 (35.14%) MATLAB
4 13 (35.14%) Simulink
4 13 (35.14%) Manufacturing
4 13 (35.14%) TargetLink
5 11 (29.73%) C
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Automotive
6 8 (21.62%) Electronics
7 7 (18.92%) UNIX
7 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) IIS
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 5 (13.51%) SAN
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
10 4 (10.81%) IBM
10 4 (10.81%) VPN
10 4 (10.81%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.51%) IIS
1 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Simulink
1 13 (35.14%) TargetLink
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.70%) PBX
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Softswitch
5 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) WinDbg
1 3 (8.11%) GDB
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (35.14%) Manufacturing
2 8 (21.62%) Electronics
2 8 (21.62%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Direct3D
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.11%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) JSP
4 1 (2.70%) Java SE
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
1 3 (8.11%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (8.11%) Streaming Video
1 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
1 3 (8.11%) EPoS
1 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) RMADS
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) UML
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 3 (8.11%) V-Model
4 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (8.11%) RUP
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C++
2 14 (37.84%) VB
3 13 (35.14%) MATLAB
4 11 (29.73%) C
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) C#
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.11%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) VB6
10 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CISM
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
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