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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.37% 3.47% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 17.65% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -30.30%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
48 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.96% 19.65% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 21
Average salary £28,000 £20,800 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,400 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) VMware
3 18 (58.06%) ITIL
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) IBM
3 18 (58.06%) Games
3 18 (58.06%) Google
4 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (48.39%) XenApp
4 15 (48.39%) IIS
4 15 (48.39%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
5 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
5 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Puppet
7 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
7 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
8 9 (29.03%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (48.39%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.90%) JBoss
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) SSH
3 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Phing
General
1 18 (58.06%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Administrator
1 15 (48.39%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) Software Packaging
2 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
3 4 (12.90%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) EDI
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Symfony
6 1 (3.23%) Laravel
6 1 (3.23%) FuelPHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Product Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OWASP
6 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) Fortran
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCSA
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) XenApp
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Google
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) IBM
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) New Relic
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