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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 26.74% 29.96% 28.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.64% 70.48% 71.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 56
Average salary £46,250 £38,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.12% +3.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
55 105 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 31.98% 42.51% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 83
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,800
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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.48%) Windows
3 32 (38.10%) Bash Shell
4 28 (33.33%) Java
5 27 (32.14%) Perl
5 27 (32.14%) Cisco
6 24 (28.57%) SQL
7 23 (27.38%) UNIX
7 23 (27.38%) Firewall
8 22 (26.19%) DV Cleared
9 21 (25.00%) Open Source
10 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
10 19 (22.62%) Python
11 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
12 17 (20.24%) ITIL
12 17 (20.24%) Oracle
12 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.24%) VMware
12 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
13 16 (19.05%) HTML
14 14 (16.67%) HTTP
14 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.48%) Time Management
15 13 (15.48%) Cyber Security
15 13 (15.48%) DNS
15 13 (15.48%) Internet
16 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (14.29%) CCNA
16 12 (14.29%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (14.29%) Apache
2 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) JBoss
4 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) Firewall
2 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.67%) HTTP
4 13 (15.48%) DNS
4 13 (15.48%) Internet
5 11 (13.10%) MPLS
6 9 (10.71%) VPN
7 8 (9.52%) LDAP
7 8 (9.52%) SMTP
8 7 (8.33%) SAN
8 7 (8.33%) Kerberos
8 7 (8.33%) SNMP
8 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.57%) Network Security
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.57%) Telnet
10 2 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (2.38%) PuTTY
10 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Maven
2 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Military
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (16.67%) Administrator
3 12 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) J2EE
4 6 (7.14%) jQuery
5 5 (5.95%) STL
6 4 (4.76%) .NET
6 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.57%) JDBC
8 2 (2.38%) Spring
8 2 (2.38%) Lucene
8 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.38%) Middleware
8 2 (2.38%) Spring Integration
8 2 (2.38%) FreeMarker
9 1 (1.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.19%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (1.19%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.19%) Django
9 1 (1.19%) CSS3
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) SCADA
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) UNIX
3 9 (10.71%) Solaris
4 7 (8.33%) AIX
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.48%) Time Management
3 13 (15.48%) Cyber Security
4 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Software Deployment
8 6 (7.14%) Change Management
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Information Security
10 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Test Management
11 3 (3.57%) User Stories
12 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) Bash Shell
2 28 (33.33%) Java
3 27 (32.14%) Perl
4 24 (28.57%) SQL
5 19 (22.62%) Python
6 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) Ruby
7 11 (13.10%) C++
8 10 (11.90%) PHP
9 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 7 (8.33%) Bourne shell
11 6 (7.14%) C#
12 3 (3.57%) C
13 1 (1.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (26.19%) DV Cleared
3 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (14.29%) CCNA
5 10 (11.90%) ISEB
5 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
5 10 (11.90%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) qmail
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Zenoss
1 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.33%) yum
1 7 (8.33%) Puppet
1 7 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (2.38%) OpenView
2 2 (2.38%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Cisco
2 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.24%) Oracle
4 17 (20.24%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) Juniper
6 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.57%) BT
8 2 (2.38%) Saba
8 2 (2.38%) BMC
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (1.19%) Zend
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe
9 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.19%) Symantec
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
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