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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.89% 3.37% 8.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 13.64% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Average salary £23,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.30% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
35 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.23% 24.72% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 36
Average salary £20,800 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Exeter

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) LAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
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 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Sphinx
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) 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 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos