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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 34 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 21.63% 18.48% 43.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.11% 57.63% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 29 77
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £47,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
135 59 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.32% 32.07% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 111 53 91
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 51 (45.54%) Windows
2 47 (41.96%) Bash Shell
3 41 (36.61%) Java
4 36 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 28 (25.00%) VMware
5 28 (25.00%) Cisco
6 27 (24.11%) Python
6 27 (24.11%) UNIX
7 26 (23.21%) Perl
7 26 (23.21%) SQL
7 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
8 25 (22.32%) C++
9 23 (20.54%) Firewall
10 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 21 (18.75%) DNS
11 20 (17.86%) Ruby
12 19 (16.96%) Incident Management
12 19 (16.96%) MPLS
13 18 (16.07%) Juniper
13 18 (16.07%) Oracle
13 18 (16.07%) STL
14 17 (15.18%) VPN
15 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 14 (12.50%) ITIL
16 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (12.50%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.25%) Apache
4 6 (5.36%) JBoss
5 5 (4.46%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.79%) Mule
8 1 (0.89%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Firewall
2 21 (18.75%) DNS
3 19 (16.96%) MPLS
4 17 (15.18%) VPN
5 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.71%) SAN
6 8 (7.14%) HTTP
7 7 (6.25%) SMTP
7 7 (6.25%) Internet
8 5 (4.46%) GPRS
8 5 (4.46%) GSM
8 5 (4.46%) PSTN
8 5 (4.46%) SNMP
8 5 (4.46%) 3G
8 5 (4.46%) SS7
8 5 (4.46%) LTE
9 4 (3.57%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.68%) LDAP
11 2 (1.79%) VLAN
11 2 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Maven
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.46%) JMeter
2 5 (4.46%) NeoLoad
3 3 (2.68%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.68%) JUnit
3 3 (2.68%) JIRA
3 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Electronics
3 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.39%) C++ Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.25%) Tester
8 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Junior
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.46%) Programmer
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) STL
2 12 (10.71%) HTML
3 11 (9.82%) Web Services
4 10 (8.93%) CSS
4 10 (8.93%) .NET
5 8 (7.14%) Spring
5 8 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.36%) Spring Integration
7 5 (4.46%) XML
7 5 (4.46%) JPA
7 5 (4.46%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.57%) REST
8 4 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (3.57%) jQuery
8 4 (3.57%) JSON
8 4 (3.57%) J2EE
8 4 (3.57%) SOAP
9 3 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.68%) Lucene
9 3 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) DTV
1 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Statistics
4 3 (2.68%) Physics
4 3 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.68%) VHDL
4 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) PKI
6 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.54%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) UNIX
3 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.68%) AIX
6 3 (2.68%) CentOS
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) Incident Management
2 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (12.50%) ITIL
3 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
4 10 (8.93%) Cyber Security
4 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.04%) Open Source
5 9 (8.04%) TDD
6 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (6.25%) Coaching
7 6 (5.36%) Time Management
8 5 (4.46%) MVC
8 5 (4.46%) BDD
9 4 (3.57%) DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.57%) Kanban
9 4 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) Bash Shell
2 41 (36.61%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) Python
4 26 (23.21%) Perl
4 26 (23.21%) SQL
5 25 (22.32%) C++
6 20 (17.86%) Ruby
7 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.71%) C#
9 10 (8.93%) PHP
10 8 (7.14%) C
11 6 (5.36%) Korn
11 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.79%) R
12 2 (1.79%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.79%) Lua
13 1 (0.89%) VB
13 1 (0.89%) AWK
13 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 36 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
4 14 (12.50%) Degree
5 11 (9.82%) CCNA
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.89%) CCNP
7 1 (0.89%) PhD
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) Firmware
3 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.46%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) qmail
6 1 (0.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Puppet
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.79%) yum
3 2 (1.79%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
4 1 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) VMware
1 28 (25.00%) Cisco
2 18 (16.07%) Juniper
2 18 (16.07%) Oracle
3 14 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.25%) SAP
6 5 (4.46%) HP
6 5 (4.46%) Dell
6 5 (4.46%) EMC
7 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 4 (3.57%) IBM
8 3 (2.68%) Apple
9 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.89%) BT
10 1 (0.89%) Saba
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Zend
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