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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.56% 4.79% 9.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 22.22% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
50 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.75% 21.56% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 22
Average salary £25,500 £20,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.59% -44.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) ITIL
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 18 (51.43%) IBM
4 18 (51.43%) Games
4 18 (51.43%) Google
5 16 (45.71%) Degree
5 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (42.86%) XenApp
6 15 (42.86%) Citrix
7 14 (40.00%) IIS
7 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
9 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
9 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
10 11 (31.43%) Puppet
11 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 10 (28.57%) DNS
12 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
13 8 (22.86%) Python
13 8 (22.86%) Java
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (17.14%) Apache
15 6 (17.14%) .NET
15 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.86%) SMS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Phing
General
1 18 (51.43%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Administrator
1 15 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Software Asset Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) Software Packaging
3 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) EDI
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Symfony
6 1 (2.86%) Laravel
6 1 (2.86%) FuelPHP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) SDLC
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Product Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) OWASP
7 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) Fortran
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) C
4 3 (8.57%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCSA
4 1 (2.86%) SCSA
4 1 (2.86%) RHCA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) XenApp
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Google
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) IBM
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter
Met Office
Salary: £21,264 - £23,790 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago