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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 412 315 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.41% 8.32% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.14% 35.96% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 331 195 179
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
874 876 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.21% 23.13% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 708 688 495
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 317 (40.03%) UNIX
2 287 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (33.71%) Java
4 261 (32.95%) Apache
5 240 (30.30%) Oracle
6 230 (29.04%) Windows
7 205 (25.88%) VMware
8 199 (25.13%) DevOps
9 171 (21.59%) PHP
10 142 (17.93%) HTML
11 131 (16.54%) Puppet
12 130 (16.41%) E-Commerce
12 130 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 124 (15.66%) Red Hat
14 123 (15.53%) Cisco
15 120 (15.15%) Bash Shell
16 118 (14.90%) Python
17 117 (14.77%) MySQL
18 113 (14.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 108 (13.64%) SQL
20 105 (13.26%) HTML5
21 104 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
21 104 (13.13%) Active Directory
21 104 (13.13%) Spring
22 103 (13.01%) ActiveMQ
23 102 (12.88%) Ruby
23 102 (12.88%) Firewall
24 101 (12.75%) Scrum
25 89 (11.24%) SAN
26 83 (10.48%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 261 (32.95%) Apache
2 72 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 52 (6.57%) MS Exchange
4 41 (5.18%) Node.js
5 36 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (3.79%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.65%) nginx
8 16 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.77%) IIS
10 14 (1.77%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.39%) WordPress
11 11 (1.39%) JBoss
11 11 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.51%) Lync
14 3 (0.38%) Confluence
14 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.02%) MS Office
3 9 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.13%) Unica
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 12 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.01%) PaaS
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.25%) Route 53
8 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.88%) Firewall
2 89 (11.24%) SAN
3 70 (8.84%) Internet
4 66 (8.33%) DNS
5 53 (6.69%) NAS
6 52 (6.57%) VPN
7 43 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 34 (4.29%) SSL
9 31 (3.91%) Cisco IOS
10 30 (3.79%) VoIP
11 29 (3.66%) HTTP
12 28 (3.54%) LAN
13 26 (3.28%) WAN
14 25 (3.16%) MPLS
15 24 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (2.90%) PBX
17 22 (2.78%) Network Security
18 20 (2.53%) BGP
19 18 (2.27%) OSPF
20 16 (2.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.77%) MySQL
2 75 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 67 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 54 (6.82%) Riak
5 48 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 43 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 38 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 35 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
9 31 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (3.66%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.03%) Redis
12 21 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
14 18 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (1.26%) Couchbase
17 10 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (1.14%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 59 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.91%) Hudson
4 20 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.64%) JIRA
6 11 (1.39%) Subversion
7 10 (1.26%) Maven
8 9 (1.14%) Selenium
9 8 (1.01%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.38%) MSI
10 3 (0.38%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.25%) JUnit
12 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.13%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.13%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (5.93%) Games
2 37 (4.67%) Finance
3 33 (4.17%) Banking
4 31 (3.91%) Retail
5 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.13%) Advertising
8 1 (0.13%) Local Government
8 1 (0.13%) Legal
8 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.13%) Back Office
8 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (17.05%) Architect
2 129 (16.29%) Developer
3 73 (9.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 69 (8.71%) Administrator
5 57 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 53 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
8 52 (6.57%) Technical Leader
9 46 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (5.68%) PHP Developer
11 42 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 41 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
12 41 (5.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 40 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
14 34 (4.29%) Java Developer
15 33 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
16 32 (4.04%) Analyst
17 29 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
17 29 (3.66%) Java Architect
17 29 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (17.93%) HTML
2 105 (13.26%) HTML5
3 104 (13.13%) Spring
4 103 (13.01%) ActiveMQ
5 70 (8.84%) LAMP
6 59 (7.45%) Hibernate
7 57 (7.20%) AngularJS
8 55 (6.94%) XML
9 53 (6.69%) Web Services
10 47 (5.93%) .NET
11 45 (5.68%) Apache Camel
12 44 (5.56%) CSS
13 36 (4.55%) J2EE
13 36 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (4.17%) Symfony
15 28 (3.54%) Java EE
16 27 (3.41%) Spring Boot
16 27 (3.41%) Spring Integration
17 22 (2.78%) jQuery
18 20 (2.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.32%) Clustering
3 44 (5.56%) Open Source
4 26 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.64%) RIA
8 11 (1.39%) Replication
9 9 (1.14%) CMDB
10 8 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.88%) User Experience
11 7 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.88%) iPhone
12 5 (0.63%) IBM XIV
12 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.51%) DataPower
13 4 (0.51%) NHS
13 4 (0.51%) HACMP
14 3 (0.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 317 (40.03%) UNIX
2 230 (29.04%) Windows
3 113 (14.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (4.92%) CentOS
7 35 (4.42%) Solaris
8 21 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (2.53%) Debian
10 12 (1.52%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.52%) Android
11 11 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.39%) AIX
12 10 (1.26%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.26%) SUSE
13 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.63%) HPUX
15 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (25.13%) DevOps
3 130 (16.41%) E-Commerce
4 101 (12.75%) Scrum
5 75 (9.47%) ITIL
6 74 (9.34%) Project Management
7 71 (8.96%) Service Delivery
8 68 (8.59%) Configuration Management
9 61 (7.70%) Load Balancing
10 59 (7.45%) OO
11 54 (6.82%) TDD
12 49 (6.19%) Incident Management
13 43 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (5.30%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.30%) Unit Testing
15 39 (4.92%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.42%) Change Control
17 34 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (3.79%) MVC
19 29 (3.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (33.71%) Java
2 171 (21.59%) PHP
3 120 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 118 (14.90%) Python
5 108 (13.64%) SQL
6 102 (12.88%) Ruby
7 83 (10.48%) Perl
8 80 (10.10%) Shell Script
9 71 (8.96%) JavaScript
10 33 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 22 (2.78%) C++
11 22 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.89%) C#
13 3 (0.38%) C
13 3 (0.38%) PHP5
13 3 (0.38%) VB
14 2 (0.25%) VBA
15 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 51 (6.44%) Degree
2 27 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (2.90%) CCNP
4 21 (2.65%) CCNA
5 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.02%) MCSE
7 14 (1.77%) OCP
7 14 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.64%) MCSA
8 13 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.39%) CCDA
10 10 (1.26%) CISSP
11 8 (1.01%) CCDP
11 8 (1.01%) CCSA
11 8 (1.01%) CCSE
12 7 (0.88%) ISEB
12 7 (0.88%) CCSP
13 6 (0.76%) RHCE
13 6 (0.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.92%) SLA
2 27 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 24 (3.03%) QA
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (13.13%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.55%) vSphere
4 34 (4.29%) XenApp
5 27 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (2.15%) Xen
8 15 (1.89%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.52%) Firmware
9 12 (1.52%) XenServer
10 9 (1.14%) Hyper-V
10 9 (1.14%) Samba
10 9 (1.14%) Squid
11 8 (1.01%) NFS
11 8 (1.01%) KVM
12 5 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.51%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.51%) GPFS
14 1 (0.13%) qmail
Systems Management
1 131 (16.54%) Puppet
2 104 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (5.93%) Nagios
4 43 (5.43%) Cobbler
5 31 (3.91%) Tivoli
6 23 (2.90%) Salt
7 16 (2.02%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (1.77%) Opsview
9 10 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.88%) Graphite
11 6 (0.76%) Cacti
12 5 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.63%) OpenView
13 4 (0.51%) SCCM
13 4 (0.51%) WSUS
13 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 4 (0.51%) Linux-HA
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
14 3 (0.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 240 (30.30%) Oracle
2 205 (25.88%) VMware
3 124 (15.66%) Red Hat
4 123 (15.53%) Cisco
5 58 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 56 (7.07%) NetApp
6 56 (7.07%) CheckPoint
7 54 (6.82%) Citrix
8 32 (4.04%) HP
9 29 (3.66%) Juniper
10 26 (3.28%) F5
11 24 (3.03%) CommVault
12 22 (2.78%) IBM
13 21 (2.65%) Business Objects
14 20 (2.53%) EMC
15 19 (2.40%) Zend
16 17 (2.15%) Symantec
17 15 (1.89%) Akamai
18 14 (1.77%) Civica
18 14 (1.77%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus benefits!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £55,120 to £67,440 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Half
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Shares and Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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