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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 387 448 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.41% 13.52% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.57% 50.39% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 304 305 216
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
909 889 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.80% 26.83% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 714 637 515
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 403 (48.79%) UNIX
2 357 (43.22%) Apache
3 313 (37.89%) Java
4 264 (31.96%) Windows
5 254 (30.75%) Oracle
6 251 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
7 238 (28.81%) VMware
8 193 (23.37%) DevOps
9 190 (23.00%) E-Commerce
10 167 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 160 (19.37%) Red Hat
12 145 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 143 (17.31%) Bash Shell
14 141 (17.07%) PHP
15 138 (16.71%) Cisco
16 136 (16.46%) HTML
17 131 (15.86%) Scrum
18 126 (15.25%) Puppet
19 122 (14.77%) Perl
20 121 (14.65%) Spring
21 118 (14.29%) MySQL
22 117 (14.16%) SAN
23 115 (13.92%) SQL
24 114 (13.80%) ActiveMQ
25 109 (13.20%) HTML5
26 104 (12.59%) Python
27 103 (12.47%) Clustering
28 101 (12.23%) NoSQL
29 100 (12.11%) Hibernate
30 96 (11.62%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 357 (43.22%) Apache
2 69 (8.35%) Tomcat
3 55 (6.66%) MS Exchange
3 55 (6.66%) IIS
4 41 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.15%) Node.js
7 25 (3.03%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 23 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.78%) nginx
10 22 (2.66%) Office Communications Server
11 21 (2.54%) JBoss
12 12 (1.45%) WordPress
13 9 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.61%) Lync
16 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.63%) MS Office
3 9 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.85%) PaaS
5 7 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.73%) Office 365
7 4 (0.48%) Route 53
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 117 (14.16%) SAN
2 94 (11.38%) DNS
3 90 (10.90%) Firewall
4 80 (9.69%) Internet
5 77 (9.32%) TCP/IP
6 54 (6.54%) BGP
6 54 (6.54%) MPLS
6 54 (6.54%) OSPF
7 52 (6.30%) NAS
8 51 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
9 49 (5.93%) VPN
10 38 (4.60%) SMTP
11 37 (4.48%) SSL
11 37 (4.48%) EIGRP
12 25 (3.03%) Network Security
13 24 (2.91%) HTTP
14 23 (2.78%) DHCP
15 22 (2.66%) VoIP
16 19 (2.30%) LAN
16 19 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.29%) MySQL
2 101 (12.23%) NoSQL
3 76 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 57 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 50 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 37 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (3.87%) RDBMS
9 31 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (2.66%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.42%) Riak
12 19 (2.30%) Redis
13 18 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.97%) Informix
15 8 (0.97%) SimpleDB
15 8 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.60%) Hudson
4 23 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 20 (2.42%) JIRA
5 20 (2.42%) Subversion
5 20 (2.42%) Maven
6 16 (1.94%) Selenium
7 11 (1.33%) JUnit
8 9 (1.09%) Artifactory
9 8 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.73%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.73%) JMeter
10 6 (0.73%) JBehave
10 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.36%) Ant
13 2 (0.24%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.12%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.12%) Bazaar
General
1 43 (5.21%) Games
1 43 (5.21%) Finance
2 36 (4.36%) Retail
3 27 (3.27%) Banking
4 24 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.85%) Automotive
6 6 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (15.98%) Architect
2 92 (11.14%) Administrator
3 86 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (10.41%) Systems Engineer
4 81 (9.81%) Developer
5 69 (8.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 55 (6.66%) Java Architect
6 55 (6.66%) UNIX Administrator
7 48 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
8 47 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
9 45 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 44 (5.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 43 (5.21%) Analyst
12 36 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 34 (4.12%) PHP Developer
14 33 (4.00%) Senior Developer
15 32 (3.87%) DBA
15 32 (3.87%) Java Developer
16 30 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
17 28 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (16.46%) HTML
2 121 (14.65%) Spring
3 114 (13.80%) ActiveMQ
4 109 (13.20%) HTML5
5 100 (12.11%) Hibernate
6 64 (7.75%) LAMP
7 46 (5.57%) XML
8 43 (5.21%) Web Services
9 40 (4.84%) .NET
10 30 (3.63%) CSS
10 30 (3.63%) AngularJS
11 25 (3.03%) Apache Camel
12 23 (2.78%) J2EE
12 23 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (2.66%) Symfony
14 21 (2.54%) Java EE
15 17 (2.06%) REST
16 16 (1.94%) RESTful
17 15 (1.82%) Spring Integration
17 15 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.47%) Clustering
2 54 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.63%) Open Source
5 15 (1.82%) Replication
5 15 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (1.21%) IBM XIV
7 9 (1.09%) User Experience
8 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.61%) HACMP
8 5 (0.61%) Wiki
8 5 (0.61%) RIA
9 4 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.36%) iPhone
10 3 (0.36%) DataPower
10 3 (0.36%) CMDB
11 2 (0.24%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.24%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 403 (48.79%) UNIX
2 264 (31.96%) Windows
3 145 (17.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (9.69%) Solaris
5 64 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (6.42%) CentOS
8 26 (3.15%) HPUX
9 22 (2.66%) AIX
10 20 (2.42%) Debian
11 16 (1.94%) SUSE
12 14 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.97%) Android
16 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (23.37%) DevOps
3 190 (23.00%) E-Commerce
4 131 (15.86%) Scrum
5 92 (11.14%) Project Management
6 89 (10.77%) Service Delivery
7 82 (9.93%) Load Balancing
8 77 (9.32%) ITIL
9 62 (7.51%) Incident Management
10 60 (7.26%) Configuration Management
11 57 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (5.81%) Change Control
13 43 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 39 (4.72%) TDD
15 34 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
16 31 (3.75%) OO
17 28 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
18 26 (3.15%) Service Management
19 25 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 313 (37.89%) Java
2 143 (17.31%) Bash Shell
3 141 (17.07%) PHP
4 122 (14.77%) Perl
5 115 (13.92%) SQL
6 104 (12.59%) Python
7 96 (11.62%) Shell Script
8 80 (9.69%) Ruby
9 68 (8.23%) JavaScript
10 66 (7.99%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.30%) C#
13 15 (1.82%) C++
14 13 (1.57%) PHP5
15 3 (0.36%) C
16 2 (0.24%) VBA
17 1 (0.12%) R
17 1 (0.12%) Scala
17 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (7.99%) Degree
2 37 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (4.12%) CCNP
4 29 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (3.51%) CCNA
5 20 (2.42%) OCP
5 20 (2.42%) Oracle Certification
6 17 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.94%) MCSE
8 15 (1.82%) CISSP
8 15 (1.82%) MCSA
9 13 (1.57%) CCIE
9 13 (1.57%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.33%) CCSP
11 10 (1.21%) CCDA
12 8 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.85%) VCP5
13 7 (0.85%) CCSA
13 7 (0.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.78%) SLA
2 53 (6.42%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.54%) QA
4 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (11.26%) Active Directory
3 56 (6.78%) vSphere
4 46 (5.57%) XenApp
5 36 (4.36%) XenServer
6 32 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (2.06%) Xen
9 13 (1.57%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.57%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.57%) Samba
9 13 (1.57%) Hyper-V
10 11 (1.33%) Firmware
11 9 (1.09%) KVM
12 8 (0.97%) Squid
13 6 (0.73%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.61%) GPFS
14 5 (0.61%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 126 (15.25%) Puppet
2 95 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (5.57%) Nagios
4 33 (4.00%) Cobbler
5 30 (3.63%) Tivoli
6 25 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 19 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (2.06%) Salt
9 14 (1.69%) OpenView
9 14 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.69%) Opsview
10 10 (1.21%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.21%) Graphite
11 8 (0.97%) Cacti
12 7 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.85%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.36%) PureDisk
14 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (30.75%) Oracle
2 238 (28.81%) VMware
3 160 (19.37%) Red Hat
4 138 (16.71%) Cisco
5 88 (10.65%) Microsoft
6 80 (9.69%) NetApp
7 74 (8.96%) Citrix
8 53 (6.42%) HP
9 51 (6.17%) CheckPoint
10 45 (5.45%) Symantec
11 44 (5.33%) Veritas
12 36 (4.36%) IBM
13 33 (4.00%) EMC
13 33 (4.00%) CommVault
14 29 (3.51%) F5
14 29 (3.51%) Juniper
15 22 (2.66%) AppSense
16 14 (1.69%) Akamai
17 12 (1.45%) Brocade
18 11 (1.33%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Private Dental/health care,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago