The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 5.66% 0.89% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 4.55% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Linux
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 39.62% 19.64% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Linux
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

Linux Salary Trend in Huddersfield

Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat