The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 29 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 25.13% 16.38% 22.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.54% 49.15% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 66
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 59 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.93% 33.33% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 100
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Gloucestershire

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 28 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 50 (60.24%) Security Cleared
2 44 (53.01%) Java
3 39 (46.99%) DV Cleared
4 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
5 35 (42.17%) Shell Script
6 34 (40.96%) HTML
7 32 (38.55%) UNIX
7 32 (38.55%) Windows
8 31 (37.35%) C++
9 29 (34.94%) Perl
10 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (30.12%) Oracle
11 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
12 23 (27.71%) C#
12 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
13 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
14 18 (21.69%) Apache
15 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
15 17 (20.48%) Degree
16 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
16 16 (19.28%) SQL
17 14 (16.87%) Python
18 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
19 12 (14.46%) Middleware
19 12 (14.46%) Saba
19 12 (14.46%) PKI
19 12 (14.46%) QA
19 12 (14.46%) FreeMarker
19 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (21.69%) Apache
2 9 (10.84%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.05%) Internet
3 9 (10.84%) LAN
3 9 (10.84%) WAN
4 8 (9.64%) SMTP
4 8 (9.64%) LDAP
5 7 (8.43%) DNS
6 6 (7.23%) SNMP
7 5 (6.02%) SAN
8 4 (4.82%) Firewall
9 3 (3.61%) HTTP
9 3 (3.61%) NAS
10 1 (1.20%) Wireless
10 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.20%) SSL
10 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Xdebug
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) C++ Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.66%) C# Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Applications Support
5 12 (14.46%) C++/Java Developer
5 12 (14.46%) C++/C# Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Administrator
6 10 (12.05%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.23%) Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Tester
11 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Deployment Engineer
12 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) Middleware
2 12 (14.46%) FreeMarker
3 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
3 5 (6.02%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) jQuery
4 4 (4.82%) J2EE
4 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 4 (4.82%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) EJB
4 4 (4.82%) JSF
5 3 (3.61%) STL
5 3 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.41%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.41%) CakePHP
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
7 1 (1.20%) LAMP
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) .NET
7 1 (1.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) PKI
2 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) Open Source
4 4 (4.82%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) Derivative
6 1 (1.20%) iPhone
6 1 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) UNIX
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) CentOS
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) AIX
6 3 (3.61%) HPUX
6 3 (3.61%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
2 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.23%) OO
3 6 (7.23%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (6.02%) UML
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
4 5 (6.02%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.82%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (4.82%) Software Architecture
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
5 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.61%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.61%) Change Management
6 3 (3.61%) Time Management
6 3 (3.61%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.61%) Cyber Security
6 3 (3.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) Java
2 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 35 (42.17%) Shell Script
4 31 (37.35%) C++
5 29 (34.94%) Perl
6 23 (27.71%) C#
7 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
8 16 (19.28%) SQL
9 14 (16.87%) Python
10 11 (13.25%) Ruby
11 10 (12.05%) C
12 5 (6.02%) Korn
13 3 (3.61%) VB
13 3 (3.61%) PHP
14 2 (2.41%) VBScript
15 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
15 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 50 (60.24%) Security Cleared
2 39 (46.99%) DV Cleared
3 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.48%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) LPIC
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
6 1 (1.20%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) qmail
1 11 (13.25%) Squid
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.02%) NFS
5 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.20%) Postfix
7 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.41%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) YUM
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Oracle
1 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.46%) Saba
4 11 (13.25%) VMware
5 10 (12.05%) Cisco
6 7 (8.43%) NetApp
7 6 (7.23%) HP
8 4 (4.82%) JBoss
9 3 (3.61%) Veritas
10 2 (2.41%) Coverity
10 2 (2.41%) Wind River
10 2 (2.41%) Zend
10 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.41%) Citrix
10 2 (2.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.20%) Intel
11 1 (1.20%) Symbian
11 1 (1.20%) F5
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