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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 29.90% 21.80% 28.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.72% 67.02% 62.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 59
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
72 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 35.29% 32.53% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 98
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 22 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
2 36 (40.91%) Windows
3 32 (36.36%) Java
4 30 (34.09%) SQL
5 29 (32.95%) Perl
5 29 (32.95%) Bash Shell
6 28 (31.82%) UNIX
7 23 (26.14%) Cisco
7 23 (26.14%) DV Cleared
8 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 22 (25.00%) Oracle
8 22 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 21 (23.86%) Firewall
9 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
9 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
9 21 (23.86%) Open Source
10 20 (22.73%) HTML
11 18 (20.45%) Python
11 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.05%) ITIL
13 15 (17.05%) VMware
13 15 (17.05%) Internet
14 14 (15.91%) Apache
15 13 (14.77%) Ruby
15 13 (14.77%) Time Management
15 13 (14.77%) CSS
16 12 (13.64%) C++
16 12 (13.64%) ISEB
16 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (15.91%) Apache
2 9 (10.23%) JBoss
3 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.41%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) CMS
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Firewall
2 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.05%) Internet
4 11 (12.50%) HTTP
5 9 (10.23%) DNS
6 8 (9.09%) LDAP
6 8 (9.09%) SMTP
6 8 (9.09%) SAN
7 7 (7.95%) Kerberos
7 7 (7.95%) SNMP
7 7 (7.95%) Ethernet
7 7 (7.95%) MPLS
8 5 (5.68%) VPN
9 4 (4.55%) LAN
9 4 (4.55%) WAN
10 3 (3.41%) Telnet
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.41%) Network Security
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Maven
2 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (15.91%) Administrator
2 14 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) HTML
2 13 (14.77%) CSS
3 10 (11.36%) J2EE
4 8 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.55%) .NET
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware
5 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.55%) FreeMarker
6 3 (3.41%) JSF
6 3 (3.41%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (3.41%) CakePHP
6 3 (3.41%) EJB
6 3 (3.41%) JDBC
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
6 3 (3.41%) XML
7 2 (2.27%) STL
8 1 (1.14%) Django
8 1 (1.14%) Lucene
8 1 (1.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) PKI
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) SCADA
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.91%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) UNIX
3 9 (10.23%) Solaris
3 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.95%) AIX
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) CentOS
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 13 (14.77%) Time Management
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.95%) TDD
7 7 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.55%) Information Security
10 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.41%) User Stories
11 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 29 (32.95%) Perl
3 29 (32.95%) Bash Shell
4 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.45%) Python
6 13 (14.77%) Ruby
7 12 (13.64%) C++
8 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.23%) C#
9 9 (10.23%) PHP
10 7 (7.95%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.27%) VBScript
11 2 (2.27%) VB
11 2 (2.27%) C
12 1 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.14%) DV Cleared
3 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.64%) ISEB
5 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
6 9 (10.23%) Degree
7 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (9.09%) CCNA
8 3 (3.41%) CCNP
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.27%) MCP
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) qmail
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.14%) Squid
6 1 (1.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Nagios
1 7 (7.95%) Zenoss
1 7 (7.95%) yum
1 7 (7.95%) Puppet
1 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.27%) OpenView
2 2 (2.27%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Cisco
2 22 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle
3 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.05%) VMware
5 6 (6.82%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.82%) Juniper
6 4 (4.55%) Saba
7 3 (3.41%) NetApp
7 3 (3.41%) HP
7 3 (3.41%) BT
7 3 (3.41%) Zend
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix
8 2 (2.27%) BMC
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) Adobe
9 1 (1.14%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.14%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec
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