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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 11.76% 4.08% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 15.12% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 6
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -10.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
68 86 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 28.57% 26.96% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 66
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) C++
3 25 (51.02%) C
3 25 (51.02%) C#
4 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.65%) Multithreading
6 16 (32.65%) .NET
7 15 (30.61%) HTML
7 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.61%) Python
8 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 13 (26.53%) Bash Shell
9 13 (26.53%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) Embedded C
11 11 (22.45%) Android
11 11 (22.45%) SQL
12 10 (20.41%) OpenGL
12 10 (20.41%) Direct3D
12 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (20.41%) Device Driver
12 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (20.41%) Streaming Video
12 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (20.41%) Visualisation
12 10 (20.41%) Firmware
13 9 (18.37%) Web Services
13 9 (18.37%) RESTful
13 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) nginx
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
1 5 (10.20%) Fireworks
1 5 (10.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.12%) TargetLink
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Simulink
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 5 (10.20%) SSH
3 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) IPv6
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) ISDN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Aptana Studio
1 5 (10.20%) WinDbg
2 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Mockito
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) PeopleTools
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Software Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C++ Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) XML
4 10 (20.41%) OpenGL
4 10 (20.41%) Direct3D
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
5 9 (18.37%) RESTful
6 8 (16.33%) WinForms
6 8 (16.33%) .NET Remoting
6 8 (16.33%) REST
6 8 (16.33%) XSD
6 8 (16.33%) WCF
6 8 (16.33%) WPF
6 8 (16.33%) WF
6 8 (16.33%) Silverlight
7 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 7 (14.29%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) JSON
8 5 (10.20%) Classic ASP
8 5 (10.20%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Device Driver
1 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
1 10 (20.41%) Streaming Video
1 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (20.41%) Visualisation
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) MPEG
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Android
3 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Multithreading
4 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Workflow
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 7 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) UML
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
9 2 (4.08%) Test Management
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
9 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
9 2 (4.08%) Android Development
9 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.04%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C++
2 25 (51.02%) C
2 25 (51.02%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 13 (26.53%) Bash Shell
5 12 (24.49%) Embedded C
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
7 8 (16.33%) XPath
8 7 (14.29%) Groovy
8 7 (14.29%) Ruby
8 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 7 (14.29%) Perl
8 7 (14.29%) PHP
9 5 (10.20%) Assembly Language
9 5 (10.20%) PHP5
10 4 (8.16%) Delphi
11 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
11 3 (6.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.08%) HND
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) OCP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Intel
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Websense
5 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Borland
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
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