The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 25.56% 8.26% 9.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.65% 23.68% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 21
Average salary £29,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Linux
Devon

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

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 76 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 42.86% 34.86% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 67
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -37.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Linux
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Linux Salary Trend in Exeter

Linux
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) MySQL
4 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
5 22 (36.67%) HTML
6 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
7 18 (30.00%) Windows
7 18 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 17 (28.33%) Python
8 17 (28.33%) Java
8 17 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (26.67%) PHP
9 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 16 (26.67%) CSS
10 15 (25.00%) C++
11 14 (23.33%) Degree
11 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
12 13 (21.67%) Open Source
12 13 (21.67%) MVC
13 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (18.33%) VMware
14 11 (18.33%) LAMP
14 11 (18.33%) Oracle
14 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
14 11 (18.33%) RESTful
15 10 (16.67%) Android
15 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
15 10 (16.67%) XML
15 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Summit
2 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (13.33%) Wireshark
1 8 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (1.67%) Broadband
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) MySQL
2 21 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (13.33%) CouchDB
6 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.00%) MariaDB
10 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.67%) Electronics
2 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Administrator
3 14 (23.33%) PHP Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Server Administrator
5 8 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 8 (13.33%) LAMP Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) DBA
8 4 (6.67%) Server Support
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.33%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
2 16 (26.67%) CSS
3 11 (18.33%) LAMP
3 11 (18.33%) RESTful
4 10 (16.67%) XML
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
7 7 (11.67%) jQuery
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
9 5 (8.33%) Spring
9 5 (8.33%) .NET
10 4 (6.67%) MFC
10 4 (6.67%) Qt
10 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.00%) CSS3
11 3 (5.00%) Ajax
12 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (3.33%) JPA
12 2 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 13 (21.67%) Open Source
4 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.00%) Physics
6 4 (6.67%) Device Driver
6 4 (6.67%) Statistics
7 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 10 (16.67%) Android
4 8 (13.33%) CentOS
4 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) HPUX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) MVC
3 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) OO
5 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.00%) Validation
6 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
9 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) TDD
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.00%) Product Management
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Line Management
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.33%) Python
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) PHP
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) C++
5 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.33%) Lua
5 8 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.33%) C
8 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) AWK
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) RHCSA
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) VCAP
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SCSA
5 1 (1.67%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
1 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago