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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 28.39% 6.75% 11.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.97% 25.40% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 25
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £40,100 £43,091
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
71 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 45.81% 26.58% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 54
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -37.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £19,400 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,600 £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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 19 (36.54%) MySQL
3 19 (36.54%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 15 (28.85%) Windows
6 15 (28.85%) Degree
7 14 (26.92%) CSS
7 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
7 14 (26.92%) PHP
7 14 (26.92%) Java
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) Python
7 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
8 13 (25.00%) C++
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.15%) Oracle
9 11 (21.15%) MVC
9 11 (21.15%) RESTful
10 10 (19.23%) Open Source
10 10 (19.23%) XML
11 9 (17.31%) LAMP
11 9 (17.31%) Web Services
11 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (15.38%) JSON
12 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 7 (13.46%) jQuery
13 7 (13.46%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
1 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
1 5 (9.62%) tcpdump
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 16 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.62%) CouchDB
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Navigator
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.77%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) PHP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (9.62%) IT Administrator
7 5 (9.62%) Server Administrator
8 4 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (7.69%) DBA
8 4 (7.69%) Server Support
8 4 (7.69%) Senior DBA
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Junior
10 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) RESTful
4 10 (19.23%) XML
5 9 (17.31%) LAMP
5 9 (17.31%) Web Services
6 8 (15.38%) JSON
7 7 (13.46%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) Qt
8 4 (7.69%) MFC
8 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.77%) CSS3
9 3 (5.77%) HTML5
9 3 (5.77%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) JPA
10 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.85%) Spring
10 2 (3.85%) JSP
10 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
3 10 (19.23%) Open Source
4 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.54%) Physics
5 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 4 (7.69%) Statistics
6 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
3 7 (13.46%) Android
4 5 (9.62%) CentOS
4 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.46%) Validation
3 7 (13.46%) OO
3 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) OOP
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
7 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.85%) Android Development
7 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.85%) UML
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) PHP
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) Python
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) C
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
5 5 (9.62%) Lua
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) AWK
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) RHCSA
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) VCAP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) RHCE
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago