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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 5.68% 4.00% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 14.81% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 11
Average salary £29,500 £37,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.27% -10.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
34 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 19.32% 27.00% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 33
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,315 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,650 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) MFC
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
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