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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.67% 5.49% 12.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.07% 22.55% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 29
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
103 102 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 24.70% 24.34% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 86 68
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £18,000 £20,960
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Plymouth +1 19 £25,000 -24.24% 1
Exeter -9 10 £35,000 +52.17% 5
Paignton - 1 £37,150 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (48.05%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Degree
3 20 (25.97%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
5 18 (23.38%) Python
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco
5 18 (23.38%) IBM
5 18 (23.38%) HTML
5 18 (23.38%) .NET
5 18 (23.38%) ITIL
5 18 (23.38%) Games
5 18 (23.38%) Google
5 18 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
6 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.78%) IIS
7 15 (19.48%) Citrix
7 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
7 15 (19.48%) XenApp
8 14 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 14 (18.18%) Puppet
9 13 (16.88%) UNIX
9 13 (16.88%) CSS
10 12 (15.58%) C#
10 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
10 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.29%) MySQL
11 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (20.78%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) Umbraco
3 8 (10.39%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 5 (6.49%) nginx
4 5 (6.49%) Confluence
5 4 (5.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) SSH
4 3 (3.90%) HTTP
5 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.60%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Subversion
3 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.49%) Bugzilla
4 5 (6.49%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.30%) GCC
6 1 (1.30%) GDB
6 1 (1.30%) Phing
General
1 18 (23.38%) Games
2 8 (10.39%) Marketing
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
3 6 (7.79%) Advertising
3 6 (7.79%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Finance
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (19.48%) Administrator
3 12 (15.58%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Data Centre Technician
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Programmer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) HTML
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) CSS
3 8 (10.39%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) Flash
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.79%) Ajax
4 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.49%) Software Packaging
5 5 (6.49%) Silverlight
5 5 (6.49%) LINQ
5 5 (6.49%) Ext JS
5 5 (6.49%) CSS3
5 5 (6.49%) HTML5
5 5 (6.49%) WebGL
6 4 (5.19%) REST
6 4 (5.19%) Laravel
6 4 (5.19%) Middleware
6 4 (5.19%) XML
7 3 (3.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
3 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.39%) Mainframe
6 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.49%) Wiki
8 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.90%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (2.60%) Statistics
11 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.30%) CESG
11 1 (1.30%) RMADS
11 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (16.88%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.60%) SUSE
7 1 (1.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
2 18 (23.38%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.99%) Content Management
5 9 (11.69%) OOP
5 9 (11.69%) OO
6 8 (10.39%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) Campaign Management
8 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.49%) Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) Web Analytics
10 4 (5.19%) UML
10 4 (5.19%) SDLC
11 3 (3.90%) DevOps
11 3 (3.90%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.90%) Validation
11 3 (3.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.38%) Python
3 12 (15.58%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.69%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) C++
8 6 (7.79%) C
8 6 (7.79%) PHP
9 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.49%) VB
10 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 3 (3.90%) Fortran
11 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.60%) R
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) CCNA
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) CCSA
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.60%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) XenApp
2 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Puppet
2 8 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.90%) Capistrano
4 3 (3.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) VMware
2 18 (23.38%) Google
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco
2 18 (23.38%) IBM
3 15 (19.48%) Citrix
3 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Borland
8 1 (1.30%) New Relic
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