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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 13.29% 11.03% 10.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 40.37% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 37
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
140 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 29.54% 27.32% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 101 93 96
Average salary £29,250 £28,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,400 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Exeter +25 41 £29,500 -22.87% 1
Plymouth - 4 £21,250 -
Paignton -1 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Newton Abbot -5 2 £26,000 -13.33%
Barnstaple +4 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (46.81%) Degree
2 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 40 (42.55%) MySQL
3 39 (41.49%) HTML
4 35 (37.23%) PHP
4 35 (37.23%) CSS
5 30 (31.91%) Windows
5 30 (31.91%) Computer Science
6 21 (22.34%) OO
7 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.28%) Mathematics
8 18 (19.15%) C++
8 18 (19.15%) Web Development
9 17 (18.09%) Python
9 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
10 16 (17.02%) Java
10 16 (17.02%) SQL
11 15 (15.96%) Apache
11 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
11 15 (15.96%) LAMP
11 15 (15.96%) VMware
11 15 (15.96%) JSON
11 15 (15.96%) jQuery
11 15 (15.96%) Open Source
12 14 (14.89%) XHTML
12 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
12 14 (14.89%) Marketing
13 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (15.96%) Apache
2 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) uWSGI
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
1 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (5.32%) Wireshark
1 5 (5.32%) tcpdump
2 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) DHCP
3 3 (3.19%) Wireless
4 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) Broadband
4 2 (2.13%) SMS
5 1 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.55%) MySQL
2 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) CouchDB
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Navigator
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.19%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (14.89%) Marketing
2 6 (6.38%) French Language
2 6 (6.38%) Spanish Language
2 6 (6.38%) Military
2 6 (6.38%) Electronics
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) PHP Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Web Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Administrator
5 13 (13.83%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (12.77%) MySQL Developer
6 12 (12.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) LAMP Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Solutions Consultant
10 6 (6.38%) Software Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Software Asset Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Server Administrator
11 5 (5.32%) IT Administrator
11 5 (5.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) HTML
2 35 (37.23%) CSS
3 15 (15.96%) LAMP
3 15 (15.96%) JSON
3 15 (15.96%) jQuery
4 14 (14.89%) XHTML
5 12 (12.77%) Ajax
6 11 (11.70%) RESTful
6 11 (11.70%) HTML5
6 11 (11.70%) CSS3
7 10 (10.64%) Web Services
7 10 (10.64%) XML
8 6 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.32%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.26%) Qt
10 4 (4.26%) .NET
10 4 (4.26%) MFC
11 3 (3.19%) POSIX
11 3 (3.19%) SOAP
12 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 20 (21.28%) Mathematics
3 15 (15.96%) Open Source
4 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.38%) NHS
5 6 (6.38%) Physics
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.26%) Device Driver
6 4 (4.26%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) W3C
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Apple iOS
3 12 (12.77%) Android
4 6 (6.38%) UNIX
5 5 (5.32%) CentOS
5 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) OO
2 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) Web Development
4 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.77%) ITIL
5 12 (12.77%) MVC
5 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.77%) Online Marketing
5 12 (12.77%) OO PHP
6 7 (7.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (7.45%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.45%) Validation
7 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.38%) Software Asset Management
7 6 (6.38%) Software Licensing
8 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.26%) UML
9 4 (4.26%) OOP
10 3 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 35 (37.23%) PHP
3 18 (19.15%) C++
4 17 (18.09%) Python
5 16 (17.02%) Java
5 16 (17.02%) SQL
6 12 (12.77%) C
6 12 (12.77%) PHP5
7 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.32%) Lua
9 5 (5.32%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.26%) Perl
10 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.13%) AWK
12 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (46.81%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (8.51%) CCNA
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) VCP5
4 5 (5.32%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) HND
6 2 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.13%) MCSA
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.13%) RHCE
6 2 (2.13%) VCAP
7 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) Firmware
3 4 (4.26%) Docker
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Puppet
1 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) VMware
2 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) Dell
6 5 (5.32%) Facebook
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix
8 3 (3.19%) Genesys
9 2 (2.13%) Zend
9 2 (2.13%) Greenplum
9 2 (2.13%) HP
10 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago