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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 8.89% 12.98% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.92% 45.12% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 22
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £43,000
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
130 82 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 24.07% 28.77% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 102 76 58
Average salary £27,250 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,800 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
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 23 October 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 23 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
Exeter +10 25 £31,250 -20.88% 4
Plymouth -15 13 £23,500 -2.08%
Paignton +1 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (44.93%) Degree
2 29 (42.03%) HTML
3 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
4 26 (37.68%) MySQL
5 24 (34.78%) Windows
5 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 22 (31.88%) CSS
6 22 (31.88%) PHP
7 21 (30.43%) OO
8 19 (27.54%) Web Development
9 17 (24.64%) C++
10 15 (21.74%) Oracle
10 15 (21.74%) Python
10 15 (21.74%) XHTML
10 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 15 (21.74%) Marketing
10 15 (21.74%) PHP5
10 15 (21.74%) Online Marketing
10 15 (21.74%) OO PHP
11 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
12 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (17.39%) C
13 12 (17.39%) Java
13 12 (17.39%) Apache
14 11 (15.94%) VMware
14 11 (15.94%) JSON
15 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.49%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Wireless
2 4 (5.80%) tcpdump
2 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.45%) Broadband
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) MySQL
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.80%) CouchDB
4 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Navigator
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Subversion
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (21.74%) Marketing
2 6 (8.70%) Electronics
3 5 (7.25%) French Language
3 5 (7.25%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Web Developer
3 17 (24.64%) PHP Developer
4 15 (21.74%) MySQL Developer
4 15 (21.74%) PHP Web Developer
4 15 (21.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Server Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) IT Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) XHTML
4 11 (15.94%) JSON
5 7 (10.14%) LAMP
5 7 (10.14%) RESTful
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
6 6 (8.70%) Ajax
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 5 (7.25%) XML
7 5 (7.25%) CSS3
7 5 (7.25%) Backbone.js
7 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) .NET
9 3 (4.35%) MFC
10 2 (2.90%) Qt
10 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.90%) JPA
10 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Open Source
3 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Statistics
5 3 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Android
3 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.70%) UNIX
5 4 (5.80%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) VxWorks
5 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) OO
2 19 (27.54%) Web Development
3 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.74%) Online Marketing
3 15 (21.74%) OO PHP
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.59%) UML
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Validation
9 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.80%) TDD
11 2 (2.90%) MVC
12 1 (1.45%) Project Management
12 1 (1.45%) Workflow
12 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
12 1 (1.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) PHP
3 17 (24.64%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) PHP5
5 12 (17.39%) C
5 12 (17.39%) Java
6 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Lua
7 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.35%) Perl
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.70%) CCNA
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) VCP5
4 2 (2.90%) HND
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) VCAP
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Firmware
4 4 (5.80%) XenApp
4 4 (5.80%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) Citrix
6 5 (7.25%) Dell
6 5 (7.25%) Facebook
7 2 (2.90%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.90%) Genesys
8 1 (1.45%) HP
Devon
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Just now
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Devon
Met Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988-£30,194 per annum for exceptional candidates + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago