The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.84% 4.62% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.49% 20.75% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 26
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -19.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £23,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 106 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.80% 22.27% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66 90 109
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,150 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Linux
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +6 20 £39,500 +0.63% 4
Matlock - 1 £34,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) C++
3 30 (53.57%) C
3 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
4 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
5 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.71%) .NET
7 17 (30.36%) Embedded C
7 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
8 15 (26.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 15 (26.79%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (26.79%) Direct3D
8 15 (26.79%) Device Driver
8 15 (26.79%) 3D Graphics
8 15 (26.79%) Streaming Video
8 15 (26.79%) Firmware
8 15 (26.79%) OpenGL
9 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 13 (23.21%) Python
11 12 (21.43%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.64%) SQL
12 11 (19.64%) VMware
12 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
12 11 (19.64%) Android
13 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 10 (17.86%) Network Security
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (8.93%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.93%) Lync
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.57%) Moodle
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Network Security
2 8 (14.29%) VoIP
3 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 7 (12.50%) Wireless
3 7 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) Broadband
5 4 (7.14%) IPv6
5 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) ISDN
7 1 (1.79%) DNS
7 1 (1.79%) IPv4
7 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.79%) SSH
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) WinDbg
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.57%) PeopleTools
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.36%) Automotive
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) OpenGL
2 15 (26.79%) Direct3D
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 8 (14.29%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) XML
4 8 (14.29%) RESTful
5 7 (12.50%) WCF
5 7 (12.50%) WPF
5 7 (12.50%) WF
5 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 7 (12.50%) REST
5 7 (12.50%) XSD
5 7 (12.50%) Middleware
5 7 (12.50%) WinForms
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Remoting
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Device Driver
1 15 (26.79%) 3D Graphics
1 15 (26.79%) Streaming Video
1 15 (26.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 10 (17.86%) MPEG
4 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) DataPower
5 2 (3.57%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.79%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Android
4 9 (16.07%) Mac OS
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) AIX
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.57%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) Workflow
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.36%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.57%) Change Control
10 2 (3.57%) Android Development
10 2 (3.57%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) C++
2 30 (53.57%) C
3 17 (30.36%) Embedded C
4 13 (23.21%) Python
5 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (19.64%) SQL
6 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
7 9 (16.07%) Groovy
7 9 (16.07%) Ruby
7 9 (16.07%) Embedded C++
7 9 (16.07%) Perl
8 8 (14.29%) Assembly Language
9 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (12.50%) XPath
10 5 (8.93%) PHP
11 4 (7.14%) Delphi
12 3 (5.36%) PHP5
13 2 (3.57%) Java
13 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.57%) OCP
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.79%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Firmware
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.79%) Brocade
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Nokia
5 1 (1.79%) Borland
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