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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 11.49% 5.60% 13.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 14.58% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 17
Average salary £29,250 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
45 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 25.86% 38.40% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 45
Average salary £23,750 £23,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -30.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 3 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (56.52%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 19 (41.30%) ITIL
4 19 (41.30%) Degree
5 17 (36.96%) Cisco
5 17 (36.96%) Management Information System
6 16 (34.78%) Citrix
6 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
7 15 (32.61%) Google
7 15 (32.61%) XenApp
7 15 (32.61%) Games
7 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (32.61%) IBM
7 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (32.61%) Puppet
8 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
9 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 11 (23.91%) DNS
10 11 (23.91%) MySQL
11 10 (21.74%) IIS
11 10 (21.74%) Python
12 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.57%) HTML
12 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
13 8 (17.39%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 10 (21.74%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Summit
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Sage Pay
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.17%) SSH
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.91%) MySQL
4 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Phing
General
1 15 (32.61%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Administrator
2 20 (43.48%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) PHP Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
6 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
6 6 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (10.87%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (8.70%) IT Administrator
8 4 (8.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) HTML5
4 5 (10.87%) Software Packaging
4 5 (10.87%) Spring
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) LAMP
6 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) FuelPHP
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
7 1 (2.17%) Laravel
7 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Management Information System
2 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.70%) BYOD
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) CentOS
4 4 (8.70%) Android
4 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) HPUX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.39%) Open Source
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.22%) Product Management
6 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Line Management
7 5 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.22%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.70%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.70%) Lua
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C
8 1 (2.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) SCSA
3 2 (4.35%) RHCA
4 1 (2.17%) VCAP
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO 14001
1 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) XenApp
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) Citrix
5 15 (32.61%) Google
5 15 (32.61%) IBM
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) New Relic
Exeter, Devon
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