The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 163 182 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.64% 19.72% 20.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.24% 62.33% 61.17%
Number of salaries quoted 138 149 135
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
331 292 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.77% 31.64% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 286 243 238
Average salary £37,250 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,442 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 0 44 £46,250 +20.12% 13
Cheltenham -3 39 £45,000 - 7
Tewkesbury -2 11 £36,000 -12.19% 1
Cirencester +8 5 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Tetbury - 1 £55,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 177 (52.84%) Windows
2 107 (31.94%) SQL
3 93 (27.76%) Security Cleared
4 92 (27.46%) C++
5 91 (27.16%) Python
6 88 (26.27%) TCP/IP
7 85 (25.37%) Oracle
8 82 (24.48%) Java
8 82 (24.48%) Firewall
8 82 (24.48%) VMware
9 77 (22.99%) Perl
9 77 (22.99%) Software Engineering
10 76 (22.69%) MySQL
11 72 (21.49%) PHP
12 66 (19.70%) UNIX
13 65 (19.40%) HTML
14 63 (18.81%) Degree
15 59 (17.61%) DV Cleared
16 57 (17.01%) Cyber Security
17 56 (16.72%) Bash Shell
17 56 (16.72%) Cisco
18 55 (16.42%) DNS
19 53 (15.82%) JavaScript
19 53 (15.82%) C#
20 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (14.63%) C
22 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
23 46 (13.73%) HTTP
24 45 (13.43%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.15%) Apache
3 13 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.58%) IIS
5 10 (2.99%) JBoss
6 8 (2.39%) CMS
7 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.90%) Drupal
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.30%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) Confluence
12 1 (0.30%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 22 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (26.27%) TCP/IP
2 82 (24.48%) Firewall
3 55 (16.42%) DNS
4 46 (13.73%) HTTP
5 43 (12.84%) Internet
6 33 (9.85%) SMTP
6 33 (9.85%) VPN
7 32 (9.55%) LDAP
8 26 (7.76%) Telnet
8 26 (7.76%) DHCP
9 24 (7.16%) FTP
9 24 (7.16%) SSL
10 23 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (4.78%) SAN
12 14 (4.18%) Network Security
13 12 (3.58%) MPLS
14 8 (2.39%) LAN
15 7 (2.09%) Ethernet
15 7 (2.09%) Kerberos
15 7 (2.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.69%) MySQL
2 45 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.58%) DB2
5 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.78%) Subversion
3 11 (3.28%) JIRA
4 9 (2.69%) Maven
5 8 (2.39%) GDB
6 6 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.79%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.49%) JMeter
7 5 (1.49%) WinDbg
7 5 (1.49%) NeoLoad
8 4 (1.19%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.90%) Hudson
9 3 (0.90%) GCC
10 2 (0.60%) Selenium
10 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.30%) JUnit
11 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
General
1 38 (11.34%) Aerospace
2 24 (7.16%) Finance
3 21 (6.27%) Electronics
4 9 (2.69%) Games
5 7 (2.09%) Military
6 4 (1.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (39.40%) Developer
2 58 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 47 (14.03%) Software Developer
4 32 (9.55%) Analyst
5 29 (8.66%) PHP Developer
6 25 (7.46%) C++ Developer
7 23 (6.87%) Consultant
8 22 (6.57%) Support Engineer
9 21 (6.27%) Network Engineer
10 20 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (5.97%) Administrator
10 20 (5.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 17 (5.07%) Lead Network Engineer
11 17 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.78%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.78%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (4.78%) Programmer
13 14 (4.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.40%) HTML
2 40 (11.94%) CSS
3 28 (8.36%) jQuery
4 22 (6.57%) Qt
5 19 (5.67%) LAMP
6 17 (5.07%) J2EE
7 16 (4.78%) HTML5
8 15 (4.48%) REST
9 14 (4.18%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.18%) .NET
10 11 (3.28%) XML
10 11 (3.28%) JSON
11 10 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (2.69%) STL
12 9 (2.69%) RESTful
13 7 (2.09%) SOAP
13 7 (2.09%) Web Services
14 5 (1.49%) Middleware
14 5 (1.49%) WinForms
14 5 (1.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.16%) Open Source
3 8 (2.39%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.79%) PKI
5 5 (1.49%) Replication
5 5 (1.49%) Clustering
6 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.19%) EPoS
7 2 (0.60%) Physics
7 2 (0.60%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.30%) GIS
8 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Statistics
8 1 (0.30%) SCADA
8 1 (0.30%) Wiki
8 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 177 (52.84%) Windows
2 66 (19.70%) UNIX
3 28 (8.36%) Solaris
4 22 (6.57%) AIX
5 12 (3.58%) Debian
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.09%) CentOS
7 7 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.19%) SUSE
9 4 (1.19%) HPUX
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.99%) Software Engineering
2 57 (17.01%) Cyber Security
3 30 (8.96%) OO
4 28 (8.36%) Information Security
5 26 (7.76%) ITIL
6 25 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (7.16%) OOD
8 23 (6.87%) Time Management
9 22 (6.57%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (4.78%) TDD
10 16 (4.78%) MVC
10 16 (4.78%) Network Architecture
10 16 (4.78%) Unit Testing
11 13 (3.88%) Signal Processing
11 13 (3.88%) Test Automation
12 12 (3.58%) Digital Signal Processing
12 12 (3.58%) Computer Forensics
12 12 (3.58%) Quality Management
13 11 (3.28%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.28%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (31.94%) SQL
2 92 (27.46%) C++
3 91 (27.16%) Python
4 82 (24.48%) Java
5 77 (22.99%) Perl
6 72 (21.49%) PHP
7 56 (16.72%) Bash Shell
8 53 (15.82%) JavaScript
8 53 (15.82%) C#
9 49 (14.63%) C
10 34 (10.15%) Ruby
11 25 (7.46%) Shell Script
12 24 (7.16%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.58%) Assembly Language
14 9 (2.69%) VB
15 7 (2.09%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.90%) AWK
17 2 (0.60%) sed
17 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 93 (27.76%) Security Cleared
2 63 (18.81%) Degree
3 59 (17.61%) DV Cleared
4 39 (11.64%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.97%) CCNA
7 14 (4.18%) ISEB
8 12 (3.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.79%) CCNP
10 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.49%) GCIA
10 5 (1.49%) GCIH
11 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.60%) MCITP
12 2 (0.60%) MCP
12 2 (0.60%) MCSE
13 1 (0.30%) MCSA
13 1 (0.30%) RHCE
13 1 (0.30%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) SLA
2 8 (2.39%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.09%) qmail
5 5 (1.49%) Samba
5 5 (1.49%) Snort
6 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Postfix
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.39%) Puppet
2 7 (2.09%) Nagios
2 7 (2.09%) yum
2 7 (2.09%) Zenoss
2 7 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.90%) Unicenter
4 3 (0.90%) OpenView
4 3 (0.90%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.60%) SCCM
5 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 85 (25.37%) Oracle
2 82 (24.48%) VMware
3 56 (16.72%) Cisco
4 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
5 31 (9.25%) Red Hat
6 27 (8.06%) Juniper
7 21 (6.27%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.07%) IBM
9 10 (2.99%) Symantec
10 7 (2.09%) Citrix
11 6 (1.79%) HP
11 6 (1.79%) NetApp
12 5 (1.49%) Adobe
12 5 (1.49%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.19%) Zend
13 4 (1.19%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.19%) Saba
14 3 (0.90%) BMC
14 3 (0.90%) BT
14 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £38,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (Depends on Location)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 48,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago