The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 5.74% 12.45% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 45.21% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 27
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,650 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £33,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 73 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.84% 27.55% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 91 67 73
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Linux
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Linux Salary Trend in Devon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Devon

Linux
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Plymouth 0 16 £42,500 +77.08%
Exeter -14 7 £23,000 -30.30% 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 20 (52.63%) PHP
2 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 16 (42.11%) Web Development
2 16 (42.11%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) OO
3 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) XHTML
7 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 10 (26.32%) PHP5
7 10 (26.32%) Marketing
7 10 (26.32%) Online Marketing
7 10 (26.32%) OO PHP
8 9 (23.68%) C
8 9 (23.68%) C++
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) Python
9 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) UML
11 5 (13.16%) ITIL
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 5 (13.16%) Firmware
11 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
11 5 (13.16%) Wireless

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Wireless
2 4 (10.53%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Web Developer
3 10 (26.32%) MySQL Developer
3 10 (26.32%) PHP Web Developer
3 10 (26.32%) PHP Developer
3 10 (26.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) XHTML
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Zend Framework
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) JSP
6 1 (2.63%) MFC
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.63%) Sphinx
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) JPA
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Firmware
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.89%) Statistics
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.53%) VxWorks
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Web Development
2 14 (36.84%) OO
2 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 10 (26.32%) Online Marketing
3 10 (26.32%) OO PHP
4 7 (18.42%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Entry
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
9 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PHP
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) PHP5
4 9 (23.68%) C
4 9 (23.68%) C++
5 8 (21.05%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.63%) AWK
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Sophos
5 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
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