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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 7.28% 3.27% 10.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.88% 13.46% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 26
Average salary £39,000 £34,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.23% -30.50%
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
69 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 22.85% 24.30% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 84
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -37.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) C#
3 24 (64.86%) C
3 24 (64.86%) Software Engineering
4 20 (54.05%) C++
5 17 (45.95%) Embedded C
5 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Device Driver
6 14 (37.84%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (37.84%) Streaming Video
6 14 (37.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (37.84%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (37.84%) OpenGL
6 14 (37.84%) Firmware
6 14 (37.84%) Visualisation
6 14 (37.84%) Direct3D
7 13 (35.14%) .NET
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Python
9 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
9 11 (29.73%) Android
10 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
10 10 (27.03%) Network Security
11 9 (24.32%) Ruby
11 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
11 9 (24.32%) Perl
11 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
11 9 (24.32%) Groovy
11 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
11 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) Moodle
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) IPv6
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.70%) IPv4
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) WinDbg
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) PeopleTools
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) OpenGL
1 14 (37.84%) Direct3D
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Qt
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) Akka
7 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.70%) WinForms
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Device Driver
1 14 (37.84%) 3D Graphics
1 14 (37.84%) Streaming Video
1 14 (37.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 14 (37.84%) Firmware
1 14 (37.84%) Visualisation
2 8 (21.62%) MPEG
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Android
4 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) OOD
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Android Development
5 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) C
3 20 (54.05%) C++
4 17 (45.95%) Embedded C
5 12 (32.43%) Python
6 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
7 9 (24.32%) Ruby
7 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
7 9 (24.32%) Perl
7 9 (24.32%) Groovy
8 8 (21.62%) Assembly Language
9 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
11 4 (10.81%) PHP
12 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
13 2 (5.41%) PHP5
14 1 (2.70%) Scala
14 1 (2.70%) Haskell
14 1 (2.70%) XPath
14 1 (2.70%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) OCP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Nokia
4 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle