The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 173 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.093% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.087% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +20.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.87%
Linux Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3125 3440 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.76% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2724 2954
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Gradle
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat