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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.13% 24.87% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.45% 58.75% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 31 22
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
110 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.97% 42.33% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 105 61 53
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 5 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 57 (44.88%) Windows
2 46 (36.22%) Bash Shell
3 44 (34.65%) Java
4 39 (30.71%) C++
5 34 (26.77%) UNIX
5 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
6 33 (25.98%) Python
7 32 (25.20%) SQL
8 29 (22.83%) Ruby
9 27 (21.26%) Perl
10 26 (20.47%) VMware
11 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
12 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (18.11%) STL
13 21 (16.54%) C#
13 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
13 21 (16.54%) DV Cleared
13 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (14.96%) DNS
15 18 (14.17%) Firewall
16 17 (13.39%) Cisco
16 17 (13.39%) Degree
17 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
17 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (12.60%) MPLS
17 16 (12.60%) Shell Script
17 16 (12.60%) Telecoms
18 15 (11.81%) JavaScript
18 15 (11.81%) Electronics
19 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) JBoss
3 4 (3.15%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) Mule
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.57%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) DNS
2 18 (14.17%) Firewall
3 16 (12.60%) MPLS
4 14 (11.02%) VPN
5 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.66%) SAN
7 6 (4.72%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.72%) SMTP
8 5 (3.94%) GPRS
8 5 (3.94%) GSM
8 5 (3.94%) PSTN
8 5 (3.94%) SS7
8 5 (3.94%) LTE
8 5 (3.94%) 3G
9 4 (3.15%) Internet
10 3 (2.36%) HTTP
10 3 (2.36%) SNMP
11 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.57%) VLAN
12 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 4 (3.15%) Big Data
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Maven
2 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.15%) JMeter
2 4 (3.15%) NeoLoad
3 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.36%) JUnit
3 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Selenium
4 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (12.60%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.81%) Electronics
3 14 (11.02%) Finance
4 11 (8.66%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.66%) Marketing
5 8 (6.30%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.72%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Developer
2 24 (18.90%) C++ Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Support Engineer
4 17 (13.39%) Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) Systems Support
8 10 (7.87%) Junior
8 10 (7.87%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) C++ Software Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Programmer
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) STL
2 13 (10.24%) .NET
3 10 (7.87%) Web Services
3 10 (7.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (6.30%) HTML
5 6 (4.72%) Spring
5 6 (4.72%) CSS
5 6 (4.72%) SOAP
5 6 (4.72%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.72%) MFC
5 6 (4.72%) REST
6 5 (3.94%) Spring MVC
6 5 (3.94%) JPA
6 5 (3.94%) XML
7 4 (3.15%) J2EE
7 4 (3.15%) JSON
7 4 (3.15%) Spring Integration
8 3 (2.36%) CSS3
8 3 (2.36%) HTML5
8 3 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) DTV
2 10 (7.87%) Statistics
2 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.72%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.36%) Physics
5 3 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.36%) VHDL
6 2 (1.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.88%) Windows
2 34 (26.77%) UNIX
3 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.51%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.94%) CentOS
6 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
2 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.66%) Programme Management
4 11 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.30%) Coaching
7 7 (5.51%) BDD
7 7 (5.51%) Cyber Security
7 7 (5.51%) SDLC
7 7 (5.51%) ITIL
8 6 (4.72%) MVC
9 5 (3.94%) TDD
9 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.94%) DevOps
10 4 (3.15%) Scrum
10 4 (3.15%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) Bash Shell
2 44 (34.65%) Java
3 39 (30.71%) C++
4 33 (25.98%) Python
5 32 (25.20%) SQL
6 29 (22.83%) Ruby
7 27 (21.26%) Perl
8 21 (16.54%) C#
9 16 (12.60%) Shell Script
10 15 (11.81%) JavaScript
11 14 (11.02%) C
12 8 (6.30%) PHP
13 5 (3.94%) Korn
14 4 (3.15%) VB
15 3 (2.36%) AWK
15 3 (2.36%) sed
16 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.57%) R
17 1 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.54%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.39%) Degree
5 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.57%) CCNA
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.09%) Firmware
4 7 (5.51%) vSphere
5 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.36%) WSUS
3 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) VMware
2 17 (13.39%) Cisco
3 14 (11.02%) Juniper
4 13 (10.24%) Oracle
5 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.66%) SAP
6 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.87%) ServiceNow
7 10 (7.87%) IBM
8 6 (4.72%) Citrix
9 5 (3.94%) HP
9 5 (3.94%) Dell
9 5 (3.94%) EMC
10 3 (2.36%) Apple
11 2 (1.57%) Avaya
12 1 (0.79%) NetApp
12 1 (0.79%) BT
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