The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Exeter region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.88% 9.09% 8.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 45.45% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 12
Average salary £33,750 £33,000 £39,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £43,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 21.95% 20.00% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 28
Average salary £20,800 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.53% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Devon

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 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) UML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Sphinx
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
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