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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 29 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 22.70% 14.15% 25.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.22% 44.62% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 75
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
67 65 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.10% 31.71% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 115
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
2 34 (51.52%) Java
3 30 (45.45%) Windows
4 28 (42.42%) DV Cleared
5 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 25 (37.88%) HTML
6 25 (37.88%) Shell Script
7 24 (36.36%) C++
7 24 (36.36%) UNIX
7 24 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 24 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (33.33%) Perl
9 20 (30.30%) C#
10 18 (27.27%) Oracle
10 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 16 (24.24%) Apache
11 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.73%) SQL
12 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
14 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 11 (16.67%) Ruby
15 11 (16.67%) Squid
16 10 (15.15%) VMware
16 10 (15.15%) Saba
16 10 (15.15%) Middleware
16 10 (15.15%) PKI
16 10 (15.15%) Cisco
16 10 (15.15%) Internet
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (24.24%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Joomla!
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.15%) Internet
3 8 (12.12%) LAN
3 8 (12.12%) WAN
4 7 (10.61%) SMTP
4 7 (10.61%) LDAP
4 7 (10.61%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) SNMP
6 3 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) Firewall
7 2 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.52%) NAS
8 1 (1.52%) SMS
8 1 (1.52%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Xdebug
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C++/Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) Middleware
2 10 (15.15%) FreeMarker
3 5 (7.58%) jQuery
3 5 (7.58%) CSS
3 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.06%) JSF
4 4 (6.06%) J2EE
4 4 (6.06%) EJB
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 4 (6.06%) XML
5 3 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (4.55%) CakePHP
6 2 (3.03%) STL
6 2 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (1.52%) .NET
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Open Source
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) UNIX
2 24 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.09%) CentOS
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.09%) OO
3 5 (7.58%) UML
3 5 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) Scrum
4 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.06%) ITIL
4 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
4 4 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.55%) Time Management
5 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.88%) Shell Script
4 24 (36.36%) C++
5 22 (33.33%) Perl
6 20 (30.30%) C#
7 15 (22.73%) SQL
8 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
9 11 (16.67%) Ruby
10 9 (13.64%) Python
11 8 (12.12%) C
12 4 (6.06%) PHP
13 3 (4.55%) Korn
14 2 (3.03%) VBScript
14 2 (3.03%) VB
15 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Security Cleared
2 28 (42.42%) DV Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (6.06%) ISEB
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) CCENT
7 1 (1.52%) PhD
7 1 (1.52%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Squid
2 10 (15.15%) qmail
3 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.58%) NFS
6 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.52%) Postfix
8 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) Saba
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) JBoss
8 3 (4.55%) Zend
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.03%) Coverity
9 2 (3.03%) Wind River
10 1 (1.52%) F5
10 1 (1.52%) Veritas
10 1 (1.52%) Intel
10 1 (1.52%) Symbian
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago