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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 124 89 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.40% 12.04% 18.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.76% 49.72% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 77 205
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
271 179 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.66% 24.22% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 222 163 407
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -2 27 £38,000 -1.29% 9
Cheltenham -6 23 £31,500 -14.86% 9
Tewkesbury +11 8 £50,000 +36.05% 1
Cirencester +20 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Lydney -1 1 £33,000 +13.79%
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
Wotton-under-Edge - 1 £30,000 - 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 133 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 127 (49.03%) C++
3 125 (48.26%) Java
4 100 (38.61%) Windows
5 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 90 (34.75%) C#
6 90 (34.75%) DV Cleared
7 82 (31.66%) UNIX
8 79 (30.50%) HTML
9 77 (29.73%) Shell Script
10 75 (28.96%) Software Engineering
11 65 (25.10%) C
12 63 (24.32%) Python
13 61 (23.55%) VMware
14 56 (21.62%) Oracle
14 56 (21.62%) Red Hat
15 54 (20.85%) SQL
15 54 (20.85%) SC Cleared
16 52 (20.08%) Perl
17 49 (18.92%) Degree
18 48 (18.53%) Ruby
19 44 (16.99%) Apache
20 43 (16.60%) MySQL
21 42 (16.22%) TCP/IP
22 41 (15.83%) Microsoft
22 41 (15.83%) PHP
23 40 (15.44%) J2EE
24 36 (13.90%) Cisco
25 34 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
25 34 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (16.99%) Apache
2 16 (6.18%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.25%) IIS
4 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.86%) Joomla!
5 7 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.93%) CMS
7 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.88%) Firewall
3 21 (8.11%) LAN
3 21 (8.11%) DHCP
4 20 (7.72%) SAN
5 19 (7.34%) DNS
5 19 (7.34%) Internet
6 15 (5.79%) IPv4
6 15 (5.79%) IPv6
6 15 (5.79%) WAN
7 12 (4.63%) SMTP
8 8 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.70%) VPN
9 7 (2.70%) LDAP
10 6 (2.32%) SMS
10 6 (2.32%) HTTP
11 5 (1.93%) Wireless
11 5 (1.93%) PPP
11 5 (1.93%) SNMP
11 5 (1.93%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.60%) MySQL
2 13 (5.02%) Oracle Database
2 13 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.86%) DB2
4 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (8.11%) GDB
2 15 (5.79%) GCC
3 10 (3.86%) LoadRunner
4 8 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.32%) WinDbg
6 5 (1.93%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.16%) PVCS
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.77%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.77%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.77%) Subversion
10 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (6.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.41%) Military
3 11 (4.25%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.09%) Electronics
4 8 (3.09%) Advertising
5 4 (1.54%) Finance
6 3 (1.16%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (41.70%) Developer
2 38 (14.67%) C++ Developer
3 36 (13.90%) Software Engineer
4 24 (9.27%) Software Developer
5 19 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.95%) PHP Developer
7 17 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.79%) C++/Java Developer
8 15 (5.79%) Analyst
9 14 (5.41%) Consultant
10 13 (5.02%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (5.02%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.02%) Tester
11 12 (4.63%) C++/C# Developer
11 12 (4.63%) Graduate
11 12 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.25%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.50%) HTML
2 40 (15.44%) J2EE
3 33 (12.74%) jQuery
4 25 (9.65%) XML
5 24 (9.27%) CSS
6 17 (6.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 17 (6.56%) HTML5
6 17 (6.56%) STL
7 13 (5.02%) Middleware
7 13 (5.02%) FreeMarker
8 11 (4.25%) LAMP
9 10 (3.86%) XSD
9 10 (3.86%) XSLT
10 9 (3.47%) Web Services
10 9 (3.47%) CodeIgniter
10 9 (3.47%) CakePHP
11 8 (3.09%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.70%) JSF
12 7 (2.70%) EJB
12 7 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.34%) PKI
2 18 (6.95%) Mathematics
3 15 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.47%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.93%) Clustering
6 5 (1.93%) User Experience
7 4 (1.54%) Open Source
7 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.16%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.77%) iPhone
9 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.77%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.61%) Windows
2 82 (31.66%) UNIX
3 33 (12.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (11.97%) Solaris
5 25 (9.65%) HPUX
6 15 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.25%) CentOS
8 10 (3.86%) AIX
9 8 (3.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.32%) Debian
11 5 (1.93%) SUSE
12 3 (1.16%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.96%) Software Engineering
2 34 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.36%) ITIL
4 27 (10.42%) Software Architecture
5 23 (8.88%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (8.88%) Web Development
6 22 (8.49%) Scrum
7 21 (8.11%) MVC
8 18 (6.95%) TDD
8 18 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (6.56%) Cyber Security
10 16 (6.18%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.18%) Multithreading
11 15 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
13 13 (5.02%) OO
14 12 (4.63%) Reverse Engineering
14 12 (4.63%) UML
15 11 (4.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (49.03%) C++
2 125 (48.26%) Java
3 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 90 (34.75%) C#
5 77 (29.73%) Shell Script
6 65 (25.10%) C
7 63 (24.32%) Python
8 54 (20.85%) SQL
9 52 (20.08%) Perl
10 48 (18.53%) Ruby
11 41 (15.83%) PHP
12 31 (11.97%) Bash Shell
13 27 (10.42%) VB
14 10 (3.86%) Assembly Language
14 10 (3.86%) Korn
15 5 (1.93%) VBScript
16 4 (1.54%) Embedded C
17 3 (1.16%) AWK
17 3 (1.16%) sed
18 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 133 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 90 (34.75%) DV Cleared
3 54 (20.85%) SC Cleared
4 49 (18.92%) Degree
5 18 (6.95%) ISEB
6 8 (3.09%) MCSE
6 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.32%) CEH
8 5 (1.93%) MCP
9 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.54%) CCNA
10 3 (1.16%) MCITP
11 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.77%) MCSA
11 2 (0.77%) LPIC
11 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.39%) MCTS
12 1 (0.39%) RHCE
12 1 (0.39%) PhD
12 1 (0.39%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.77%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) TickIT
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 34 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.72%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.95%) vSphere
4 16 (6.18%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.63%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.25%) Squid
7 10 (3.86%) qmail
8 5 (1.93%) Samba
8 5 (1.93%) NFS
9 4 (1.54%) RHEV
9 4 (1.54%) KVM
9 4 (1.54%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.39%) Postfix
10 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (6.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (23.55%) VMware
2 56 (21.62%) Oracle
2 56 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 41 (15.83%) Microsoft
4 36 (13.90%) Cisco
5 30 (11.58%) Citrix
6 26 (10.04%) HP
6 26 (10.04%) NetApp
7 23 (8.88%) JBoss
8 18 (6.95%) Symantec
9 16 (6.18%) Brocade
9 16 (6.18%) Veritas
10 15 (5.79%) Zend
11 13 (5.02%) Saba
12 12 (4.63%) IBM
13 5 (1.93%) Adobe
13 5 (1.93%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.54%) Sencha
14 4 (1.54%) Juniper
15 3 (1.16%) Meraki
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago