The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 47 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.44% 27.33% 40.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.56% 72.31% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 68
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 65 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 34.50% 37.79% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 81
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% -15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Linux
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region.

Linux Salary Trend in Gloucester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 46 (44.66%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.78%) Bash Shell
3 40 (38.83%) Windows
4 35 (33.98%) Java
5 33 (32.04%) Cisco
6 30 (29.13%) DV Cleared
7 28 (27.18%) Firewall
8 27 (26.21%) Perl
8 27 (26.21%) UNIX
9 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
10 25 (24.27%) SQL
11 24 (23.30%) VMware
12 23 (22.33%) Python
13 21 (20.39%) Open Source
14 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (18.45%) DNS
14 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
14 19 (18.45%) Oracle
14 19 (18.45%) ITIL
15 18 (17.48%) MS Exchange
15 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
16 16 (15.53%) MPLS
16 16 (15.53%) Red Hat
16 16 (15.53%) HTTP
16 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.53%) Juniper
16 16 (15.53%) HTML
16 16 (15.53%) Incident Management
17 15 (14.56%) Cyber Security
17 15 (14.56%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 18 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Apache
3 9 (8.74%) JBoss
4 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.85%) IIS
7 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) Mule
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) Firewall
2 19 (18.45%) DNS
3 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
4 16 (15.53%) HTTP
4 16 (15.53%) MPLS
5 15 (14.56%) VPN
6 12 (11.65%) Internet
7 10 (9.71%) SMTP
8 9 (8.74%) SNMP
9 8 (7.77%) SAN
9 8 (7.77%) LDAP
10 7 (6.80%) Ethernet
10 7 (6.80%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.91%) Network Security
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.91%) Telnet
12 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.97%) LTE
12 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Maven
2 6 (5.83%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.94%) JMeter
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Electronics
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.83%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Software Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Support Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Tester
9 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Hardware Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) HTML
2 14 (13.59%) CSS
3 10 (9.71%) J2EE
3 10 (9.71%) STL
4 7 (6.80%) Web Services
4 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.80%) Spring
5 6 (5.83%) .NET
5 6 (5.83%) jQuery
5 6 (5.83%) Spring Integration
6 4 (3.88%) Lucene
7 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.91%) JPA
7 3 (2.91%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.94%) WCF
8 2 (1.94%) WPF
8 2 (1.94%) REST
8 2 (1.94%) XML
8 2 (1.94%) JSON
8 2 (1.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Open Source
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.91%) VHDL
4 3 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.91%) Physics
5 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
5 2 (1.94%) DTV
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.83%) Windows
2 27 (26.21%) UNIX
3 7 (6.80%) AIX
3 7 (6.80%) Solaris
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Incident Management
3 15 (14.56%) Cyber Security
4 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.65%) TDD
6 12 (11.65%) Time Management
7 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Software Deployment
9 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.83%) Change Management
11 5 (4.85%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.91%) User Stories
13 3 (2.91%) BDD
13 3 (2.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Bash Shell
2 35 (33.98%) Java
3 27 (26.21%) Perl
4 25 (24.27%) SQL
5 23 (22.33%) Python
6 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
7 15 (14.56%) C++
8 13 (12.62%) Ruby
9 11 (10.68%) PHP
10 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.80%) Bourne shell
11 5 (4.85%) C
11 5 (4.85%) C#
12 3 (2.91%) Korn
13 1 (0.97%) Lua
13 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (44.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.13%) DV Cleared
3 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.56%) CCNA
4 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (12.62%) Degree
6 10 (9.71%) ISTQB
7 9 (8.74%) ISEB
8 3 (2.91%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.80%) qmail
4 3 (2.91%) Firmware
5 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Postfix
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Puppet
1 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.80%) Nagios
2 7 (6.80%) Zenoss
2 7 (6.80%) yum
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Cisco
2 24 (23.30%) VMware
3 19 (18.45%) Oracle
4 16 (15.53%) Juniper
4 16 (15.53%) Red Hat
4 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.88%) BT
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) Apple
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Dell
7 1 (0.97%) EMC
7 1 (0.97%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec
7 1 (0.97%) Saba
7 1 (0.97%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.97%) Zend
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