The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 393 428 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.27% 11.69% 9.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.12% 45.48% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 314 287 192
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
871 941 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.98% 25.70% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 713 718 458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Salary Trend in Leeds

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 312 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (30.81%) Windows
3 231 (29.17%) Java
4 224 (28.28%) VMware
5 223 (28.16%) UNIX
6 214 (27.02%) Apache
7 207 (26.14%) Oracle
8 197 (24.87%) PHP
8 197 (24.87%) DevOps
9 158 (19.95%) Puppet
10 155 (19.57%) MySQL
10 155 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 151 (19.07%) Cisco
12 146 (18.43%) HTML
13 141 (17.80%) Python
14 134 (16.92%) Red Hat
15 132 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 131 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 126 (15.91%) Ruby
18 120 (15.15%) SQL
19 117 (14.77%) Bash Shell
20 108 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
21 106 (13.38%) Active Directory
22 103 (13.01%) JavaScript
23 97 (12.25%) ITIL
24 95 (11.99%) Perl
25 94 (11.87%) HTML5
26 92 (11.62%) Firewall
27 91 (11.49%) Spring
28 90 (11.36%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 214 (27.02%) Apache
2 73 (9.22%) Node.js
3 36 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 35 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.04%) OpenStack
6 23 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.77%) nginx
10 10 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.14%) Confluence
11 9 (1.14%) JBoss
11 9 (1.14%) IIS
12 7 (0.88%) Lync
12 7 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.76%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.51%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.38%) SAS
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 14 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Summit
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
1 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.76%) IaaS
6 6 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.63%) Office 365
8 4 (0.51%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.51%) SaaS
9 2 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Heroku
10 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (11.62%) Firewall
2 71 (8.96%) SAN
3 63 (7.95%) NAS
4 60 (7.58%) DNS
5 53 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
6 41 (5.18%) VPN
7 39 (4.92%) Internet
8 36 (4.55%) VoIP
8 36 (4.55%) WAN
9 33 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 27 (3.41%) MPLS
11 26 (3.28%) LAN
12 23 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (2.78%) Network Security
14 18 (2.27%) DHCP
14 18 (2.27%) HTTP
15 16 (2.02%) SSL
15 16 (2.02%) BGP
16 12 (1.52%) IP Telephony
16 12 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.57%) MySQL
2 73 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 71 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 67 (8.46%) Riak
5 53 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 46 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 40 (5.05%) Redis
8 39 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 28 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.78%) Oracle Database
15 19 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
18 14 (1.77%) RDBMS
19 9 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
20 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.40%) Maven
4 13 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 13 (1.64%) Selenium
5 11 (1.39%) JIRA
6 9 (1.14%) Hudson
6 9 (1.14%) Subversion
7 8 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.01%) JMeter
7 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.76%) Grunt
9 5 (0.63%) NeoLoad
9 5 (0.63%) JUnit
10 3 (0.38%) MSI
10 3 (0.38%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.25%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.25%) RSpec
General
1 44 (5.56%) Games
2 28 (3.54%) Finance
3 21 (2.65%) Banking
4 18 (2.27%) Retail
5 9 (1.14%) Back Office
6 8 (1.01%) Electronics
7 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Legal
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (20.08%) Developer
2 107 (13.51%) Architect
3 83 (10.48%) Administrator
4 68 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
5 67 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 54 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 54 (6.82%) PHP Developer
7 47 (5.93%) Infrastructure Architect
8 42 (5.30%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (4.29%) Software Engineer
12 33 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
13 31 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 30 (3.79%) Applications Developer
15 27 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
17 24 (3.03%) Analyst
18 22 (2.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
18 22 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (18.43%) HTML
2 94 (11.87%) HTML5
3 91 (11.49%) Spring
4 89 (11.24%) LAMP
5 80 (10.10%) ActiveMQ
6 69 (8.71%) AngularJS
7 64 (8.08%) Web Services
8 60 (7.58%) CSS
9 53 (6.69%) Apache Camel
10 41 (5.18%) XML
11 37 (4.67%) Symfony
11 37 (4.67%) .NET
12 35 (4.42%) Hibernate
13 34 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (4.17%) jQuery
15 28 (3.54%) Spring Integration
16 26 (3.28%) Spring Boot
17 25 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
17 25 (3.16%) Java EE
17 25 (3.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.41%) Clustering
4 16 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.77%) Private Cloud
6 12 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (1.39%) Replication
7 11 (1.39%) RIA
8 10 (1.26%) NHS
8 10 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.01%) CMDB
11 7 (0.88%) DTV
12 6 (0.76%) STB
13 5 (0.63%) User Experience
13 5 (0.63%) IBM XIV
13 5 (0.63%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.51%) Statistics
14 4 (0.51%) iPhone
14 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 244 (30.81%) Windows
2 223 (28.16%) UNIX
3 131 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (4.42%) CentOS
7 34 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (4.04%) Solaris
9 19 (2.40%) Debian
10 18 (2.27%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.64%) CoreOS
14 11 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.39%) Android
15 10 (1.26%) AIX
16 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (24.87%) DevOps
3 132 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 97 (12.25%) ITIL
5 90 (11.36%) Open Source
6 87 (10.98%) TDD
7 79 (9.97%) Software Engineering
8 71 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 69 (8.71%) OO
10 63 (7.95%) Scrum
11 58 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 51 (6.44%) Load Balancing
13 50 (6.31%) Software Delivery
14 47 (5.93%) BDD
14 47 (5.93%) Service Delivery
15 43 (5.43%) Release Management
16 39 (4.92%) MVC
17 38 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (4.67%) Project Management
18 37 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 231 (29.17%) Java
2 197 (24.87%) PHP
3 141 (17.80%) Python
4 126 (15.91%) Ruby
5 120 (15.15%) SQL
6 117 (14.77%) Bash Shell
7 103 (13.01%) JavaScript
8 95 (11.99%) Perl
9 68 (8.59%) Shell Script
10 56 (7.07%) PowerShell
11 55 (6.94%) C++
12 19 (2.40%) Scala
13 16 (2.02%) C#
13 16 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.89%) Go
15 13 (1.64%) VB
16 11 (1.39%) C
17 10 (1.26%) VB6
18 6 (0.76%) PHP5
19 4 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (3.54%) Degree
3 27 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 26 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.40%) CCNA
5 19 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (2.27%) CCNP
7 12 (1.52%) MCSE
7 12 (1.52%) ISEB
8 8 (1.01%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.88%) CCSA
9 7 (0.88%) CCSE
10 6 (0.76%) CCDA
11 5 (0.63%) MCSA
12 4 (0.51%) CISSP
13 3 (0.38%) VCAP
13 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.38%) RHCE
13 3 (0.38%) CCDP
13 3 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.78%) SLA
2 18 (2.27%) QA
3 16 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.51%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 155 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (13.38%) Active Directory
3 37 (4.67%) VMware ESX
4 30 (3.79%) vSphere
5 18 (2.27%) XenApp
6 13 (1.64%) Docker
7 12 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.39%) Xen
9 9 (1.14%) NFS
9 9 (1.14%) XenServer
10 7 (0.88%) KVM
10 7 (0.88%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.76%) Samba
11 6 (0.76%) HDFS
12 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.25%) Squid
13 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 158 (19.95%) Puppet
2 108 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (5.68%) Nagios
4 42 (5.30%) Cobbler
5 41 (5.18%) Salt
6 21 (2.65%) Tivoli
7 19 (2.40%) Vagrant
8 17 (2.15%) Ansible
9 12 (1.52%) OpenView
10 11 (1.39%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.01%) Graphite
12 7 (0.88%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.76%) SCCM
13 6 (0.76%) Opsview
14 5 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.51%) Cacti
15 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.51%) Kubernetes
16 3 (0.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 224 (28.28%) VMware
2 207 (26.14%) Oracle
3 151 (19.07%) Cisco
4 134 (16.92%) Red Hat
5 81 (10.23%) Microsoft
6 57 (7.20%) Citrix
7 45 (5.68%) NetApp
8 43 (5.43%) CheckPoint
8 43 (5.43%) HP
9 33 (4.17%) F5
10 31 (3.91%) Splunk
10 31 (3.91%) IBM
10 31 (3.91%) EMC
11 29 (3.66%) Zend
12 24 (3.03%) Juniper
13 19 (2.40%) Dell Compellent
14 17 (2.15%) SaltStack
15 15 (1.89%) CommVault
16 14 (1.77%) Google
16 14 (1.77%) Dell
Leeds, Yorkshire
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago