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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.91% 4.52% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.03% 22.31% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 10
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
93 121 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.79% 20.27% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 77
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +14 21 £40,000 +48.14% 7
Chesterfield +21 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) C++
3 21 (42.00%) C#
4 20 (40.00%) C
5 19 (38.00%) HTML
5 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.00%) XML
7 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
8 16 (32.00%) .NET
8 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) SQL
10 12 (24.00%) Workflow
10 12 (24.00%) WinForms
10 12 (24.00%) Scrum
10 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (24.00%) XSD
10 12 (24.00%) Web Services
10 12 (24.00%) Python
10 12 (24.00%) RESTful
10 12 (24.00%) .NET Remoting
10 12 (24.00%) XPath
10 12 (24.00%) WCF
10 12 (24.00%) WPF
10 12 (24.00%) WF
10 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
10 12 (24.00%) REST
11 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.00%) Fireworks
1 5 (10.00%) Simulink
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (10.00%) TargetLink
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
1 7 (14.00%) Network Security
2 5 (10.00%) SSH
3 4 (8.00%) IPv6
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
3 4 (8.00%) VoIP
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) ISDN
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Aptana Studio
2 4 (8.00%) MSBuild
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) WinDbg
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.00%) Automotive
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) XML
3 16 (32.00%) .NET
4 12 (24.00%) XSD
4 12 (24.00%) WinForms
4 12 (24.00%) .NET Remoting
4 12 (24.00%) Web Services
4 12 (24.00%) WCF
4 12 (24.00%) WPF
4 12 (24.00%) WF
4 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
4 12 (24.00%) RESTful
4 12 (24.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) Ajax
5 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5
7 5 (10.00%) CakePHP
7 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (10.00%) OAuth
7 5 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) MPEG
3 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (8.00%) Streaming Video
3 4 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Android
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (24.00%) Workflow
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) UML
6 7 (14.00%) OO
7 6 (12.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Code Coverage
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.00%) Test Management
10 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Information Security
10 2 (4.00%) Information Security Management
10 2 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) C++
2 21 (42.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) C
4 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (24.00%) Python
6 12 (24.00%) XPath
7 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (16.00%) Embedded C
9 7 (14.00%) PHP
10 5 (10.00%) Perl
10 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
10 5 (10.00%) VB
10 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
10 5 (10.00%) Ruby
10 5 (10.00%) PHP5
10 5 (10.00%) Groovy
11 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
11 4 (8.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) OCP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) JTAG
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe
4 4 (8.00%) AccuRev
5 3 (6.00%) Intel
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Websense
7 1 (2.00%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.00%) Borland
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