The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 132 115 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.60% 13.97% 14.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 49.36% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 101 100 158
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
330 233 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.50% 28.31% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 273 209 390
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South West

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +6 49 £38,500 -7.22% 6
Cheltenham -26 14 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Cirencester +26 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Tewkesbury +4 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Lydney - 1 £33,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 160 (58.61%) Security Cleared
2 136 (49.82%) Java
3 135 (49.45%) C++
4 114 (41.76%) DV Cleared
5 104 (38.10%) C#
5 104 (38.10%) Windows
6 89 (32.60%) JavaScript
6 89 (32.60%) Software Engineering
7 87 (31.87%) UNIX
8 77 (28.21%) HTML
8 77 (28.21%) Shell Script
9 75 (27.47%) VMware
10 72 (26.37%) C
11 65 (23.81%) SQL
12 63 (23.08%) Degree
13 62 (22.71%) Perl
14 59 (21.61%) Red Hat
15 56 (20.51%) SC Cleared
16 53 (19.41%) Python
17 50 (18.32%) Apache
17 50 (18.32%) Microsoft
18 48 (17.58%) Oracle
19 45 (16.48%) Ruby
20 44 (16.12%) Solaris
21 43 (15.75%) HPUX
21 43 (15.75%) Citrix
22 41 (15.02%) Cisco
22 41 (15.02%) MySQL
22 41 (15.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 40 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 50 (18.32%) Apache
2 23 (8.42%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.23%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.03%) IIS
7 6 (2.20%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.10%) CMS
8 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.73%) Lync
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) uWSGI
Applications
1 23 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
1 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.09%) DHCP
3 31 (11.36%) SAN
4 24 (8.79%) Firewall
5 23 (8.42%) LAN
6 18 (6.59%) WAN
6 18 (6.59%) DNS
6 18 (6.59%) Internet
7 12 (4.40%) IPv4
7 12 (4.40%) IPv6
7 12 (4.40%) VPN
8 9 (3.30%) SMTP
9 8 (2.93%) LDAP
10 6 (2.20%) SNMP
11 5 (1.83%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.47%) SSL
12 4 (1.47%) VLAN
13 3 (1.10%) Wireless
13 3 (1.10%) NAS
13 3 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.02%) MySQL
2 14 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.47%) DB2
4 4 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (5.86%) GDB
2 12 (4.40%) GCC
3 11 (4.03%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.47%) WinDbg
6 4 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.47%) PVCS
7 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.73%) Xdebug
8 2 (0.73%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.73%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.86%) Military
3 10 (3.66%) Aerospace
4 8 (2.93%) Finance
5 7 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (32.60%) Developer
2 47 (17.22%) Software Engineer
3 33 (12.09%) C++ Developer
4 25 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (6.96%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.23%) Consultant
7 16 (5.86%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.86%) C# Developer
7 16 (5.86%) Technical Consultant
8 15 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) C++/Java Developer
9 14 (5.13%) C++/C# Developer
9 14 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 14 (5.13%) Tester
10 13 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (4.03%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (3.66%) Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.21%) HTML
2 38 (13.92%) J2EE
3 31 (11.36%) jQuery
4 22 (8.06%) XML
5 20 (7.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (7.33%) HTML5
6 16 (5.86%) STL
7 15 (5.49%) CSS
8 14 (5.13%) Middleware
8 14 (5.13%) FreeMarker
9 10 (3.66%) .NET
10 9 (3.30%) LAMP
10 9 (3.30%) Web Services
11 8 (2.93%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.56%) EJB
12 7 (2.56%) JSF
13 6 (2.20%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (2.20%) CakePHP
13 6 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.16%) PKI
3 21 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 15 (5.49%) Digital Media
5 14 (5.13%) Clustering
6 7 (2.56%) Open Source
7 6 (2.20%) Firmware
8 5 (1.83%) CCTV
9 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.47%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.10%) Derivative
11 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.73%) iPhone
12 1 (0.37%) Physics
12 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.37%) Replication
12 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 104 (38.10%) Windows
2 87 (31.87%) UNIX
3 44 (16.12%) Solaris
4 43 (15.75%) HPUX
5 41 (15.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.03%) CentOS
9 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.56%) AIX
11 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.47%) VxWorks
13 3 (1.10%) Debian
14 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.73%) Android
14 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.60%) Software Engineering
2 40 (14.65%) ITIL
3 36 (13.19%) Software Architecture
4 29 (10.62%) Web Development
5 24 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (8.42%) Configuration Management
7 22 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (7.69%) MVC
8 21 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
9 19 (6.96%) Scrum
9 19 (6.96%) Multithreading
10 18 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (6.23%) TDD
11 17 (6.23%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.13%) UML
13 13 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (4.40%) Cyber Security
14 12 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.82%) Java
2 135 (49.45%) C++
3 104 (38.10%) C#
4 89 (32.60%) JavaScript
5 77 (28.21%) Shell Script
6 72 (26.37%) C
7 65 (23.81%) SQL
8 62 (22.71%) Perl
9 53 (19.41%) Python
10 45 (16.48%) Ruby
11 39 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 27 (9.89%) VB
13 18 (6.59%) PHP
14 11 (4.03%) Assembly Language
15 9 (3.30%) Korn
16 5 (1.83%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.83%) VBScript
17 2 (0.73%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 160 (58.61%) Security Cleared
2 114 (41.76%) DV Cleared
3 63 (23.08%) Degree
4 56 (20.51%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.06%) ISEB
6 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.03%) CEH
8 9 (3.30%) MCSE
9 6 (2.20%) MCP
9 6 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.83%) MCITP
11 4 (1.47%) MCTS
11 4 (1.47%) MCSA
12 2 (0.73%) CCNA
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.37%) CCENT
13 1 (0.37%) PhD
13 1 (0.37%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.73%) TickIT
2 2 (0.73%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.73%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 40 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.62%) Active Directory
3 26 (9.52%) vSphere
4 23 (8.42%) VMware ESX
5 17 (6.23%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.03%) qmail
6 11 (4.03%) Squid
7 6 (2.20%) KVM
7 6 (2.20%) RHEV
8 5 (1.83%) NFS
9 4 (1.47%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) Postfix
11 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.73%) Nagios
4 2 (0.73%) SCCM
4 2 (0.73%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.37%) YUM
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (27.47%) VMware
2 59 (21.61%) Red Hat
3 50 (18.32%) Microsoft
4 48 (17.58%) Oracle
5 43 (15.75%) Citrix
6 41 (15.02%) Cisco
7 38 (13.92%) HP
8 33 (12.09%) NetApp
9 30 (10.99%) JBoss
10 27 (9.89%) Symantec
11 26 (9.52%) Veritas
12 23 (8.42%) Brocade
13 14 (5.13%) Saba
14 11 (4.03%) Zend
15 5 (1.83%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.47%) Juniper
16 4 (1.47%) IBM
17 3 (1.10%) Sencha
18 2 (0.73%) Meraki
18 2 (0.73%) Coverity
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago