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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 52 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 14.25% 4.62% 12.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.52% 17.07% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 35
Average salary £37,750 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.83% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,700 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
105 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 28.77% 27.06% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 78 72 81
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -22.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £37,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Exeter +5 22 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Plymouth +6 6 £60,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Degree
3 28 (30.11%) Mathematics
4 27 (29.03%) VMware
5 25 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (25.81%) ITIL
7 22 (23.66%) Red Hat
7 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
7 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
8 20 (21.51%) UNIX
8 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
9 19 (20.43%) MySQL
9 19 (20.43%) Puppet
9 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 18 (19.35%) Cisco
10 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 18 (19.35%) Citrix
11 16 (17.20%) Python
11 16 (17.20%) PHP
12 15 (16.13%) HTML
12 15 (16.13%) IBM
12 15 (16.13%) Games
12 15 (16.13%) Google
12 15 (16.13%) XenApp
13 13 (13.98%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.98%) DNS
13 13 (13.98%) C++
13 13 (13.98%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (11.83%) IIS
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
3 5 (5.38%) nginx
4 2 (2.15%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
4 2 (2.15%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Summit
2 2 (2.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) DNS
2 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Firewall
4 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.30%) Wireless
4 4 (4.30%) tcpdump
4 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.15%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.15%) Broadband
5 2 (2.15%) SMS
5 2 (2.15%) SAN
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) MySQL
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.23%) Redis
7 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) GCC
4 1 (1.08%) GDB
4 1 (1.08%) Phing
4 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.13%) Games
2 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.60%) Electronics
3 8 (8.60%) Legal
3 8 (8.60%) Military
4 5 (5.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Finance
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Administrator
2 20 (21.51%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (16.13%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Data Centre Technician
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) PHP Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Technical Leader
8 7 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (5.38%) Software Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) HTML
2 13 (13.98%) CSS
3 8 (8.60%) .NET
3 8 (8.60%) HTML5
4 6 (6.45%) Laravel
5 5 (5.38%) Software Packaging
5 5 (5.38%) JSON
5 5 (5.38%) Spring
5 5 (5.38%) REST
5 5 (5.38%) jQuery
5 5 (5.38%) RESTful
5 5 (5.38%) LAMP
6 4 (4.30%) MFC
6 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 3 (3.23%) Qt
7 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.15%) SOAP
8 2 (2.15%) XML
8 2 (2.15%) COM
8 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Mathematics
2 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.83%) Open Source
5 8 (8.60%) Mainframe
6 5 (5.38%) NHS
7 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.30%) BYOD
7 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.23%) RMADS
8 3 (3.23%) Physics
8 3 (3.23%) CESG
8 3 (3.23%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (2.15%) W3C
9 2 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.08%) Statistics
10 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 25 (26.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (21.51%) UNIX
4 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.45%) Android
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.30%) SUSE
6 4 (4.30%) CentOS
7 3 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.15%) HPUX
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
3 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.98%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.68%) Scrum
6 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.60%) MVC
7 8 (8.60%) TDD
8 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.53%) Product Management
8 7 (7.53%) OOP
8 7 (7.53%) OO
8 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.38%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (5.38%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.20%) Python
2 16 (17.20%) PHP
3 13 (13.98%) C++
4 8 (8.60%) C
5 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.53%) Java
6 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) Lua
9 3 (3.23%) SQL
9 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.23%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.15%) AWK
10 2 (2.15%) Perl
10 2 (2.15%) C#
11 1 (1.08%) PHP5
11 1 (1.08%) PHP4
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.15%) CCNP
5 2 (2.15%) RHCA
5 2 (2.15%) SCSA
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) VCAP
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 7 (7.53%) ISO 14001
2 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.13%) XenApp
3 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) Firmware
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Puppet
2 9 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.60%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.30%) Capistrano
6 3 (3.23%) Nagios
7 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.08%) SCCM
8 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) VMware
2 22 (23.66%) Red Hat
3 18 (19.35%) Cisco
3 18 (19.35%) Citrix
4 15 (16.13%) IBM
4 15 (16.13%) Google
5 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.30%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle
8 2 (2.15%) Symantec
8 2 (2.15%) Sun
9 1 (1.08%) Zend
9 1 (1.08%) Dell
9 1 (1.08%) Juniper
9 1 (1.08%) Genesys
9 1 (1.08%) New Relic
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnstaple
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 27 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 27 days ago