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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 21.32% 7.03% 7.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.18% 17.11% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
49 76 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 36.03% 41.08% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 61
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 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £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 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 24 (36.36%) MySQL
4 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
5 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
6 19 (28.79%) Java
6 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
7 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (25.76%) Degree
8 17 (25.76%) Python
9 16 (24.24%) PHP
9 16 (24.24%) SQL
9 16 (24.24%) CSS
10 15 (22.73%) Open Source
11 13 (19.70%) MVC
11 13 (19.70%) C++
12 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (18.18%) VMware
12 12 (18.18%) NoSQL
13 11 (16.67%) RESTful
13 11 (16.67%) LAMP
13 11 (16.67%) Oracle
13 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 10 (15.15%) XML
14 10 (15.15%) Android
14 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
15 9 (13.64%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Summit
2 2 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (12.12%) Wireshark
1 8 (12.12%) tcpdump
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (3.03%) SMS
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) MySQL
2 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.12%) CouchDB
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
6 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Navigator
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.55%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Administrator
3 14 (21.21%) PHP Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) IT Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Server Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Technical Leader
5 8 (12.12%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.58%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (7.58%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.06%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) DBA
8 4 (6.06%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) HTML
2 16 (24.24%) CSS
3 11 (16.67%) LAMP
3 11 (16.67%) RESTful
4 10 (15.15%) XML
5 9 (13.64%) Web Services
6 8 (12.12%) HTML5
6 8 (12.12%) JSON
7 7 (10.61%) Spring
7 7 (10.61%) jQuery
7 7 (10.61%) .NET
8 4 (6.06%) MFC
8 4 (6.06%) Qt
8 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.03%) JPA
10 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
3 15 (22.73%) Open Source
4 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.09%) Physics
7 4 (6.06%) Device Driver
7 4 (6.06%) Statistics
8 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
9 2 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 10 (15.15%) Android
4 8 (12.12%) CentOS
4 8 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.61%) UNIX
6 2 (3.03%) SUSE
6 2 (3.03%) HPUX
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) MVC
3 9 (13.64%) OO
3 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.12%) Line Management
5 7 (10.61%) Scrum
6 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.58%) Product Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 4 (6.06%) Validation
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.79%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) Python
4 16 (24.24%) PHP
4 16 (24.24%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) C++
6 8 (12.12%) Objective-C
6 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.12%) Lua
7 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.55%) C
10 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) AWK
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) VCAP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) RHCE
4 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SCSA
4 2 (3.03%) RHCA
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO 9001
1 5 (7.58%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Greenplum
5 2 (3.03%) Symantec
5 2 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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