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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 442 294 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.68% 10.04% 7.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.95% 40.61% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 297 218 151
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
962 724 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.42% 24.73% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 727 572 543
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 421 (48.84%) UNIX
2 418 (48.49%) Apache
3 341 (39.56%) Java
4 296 (34.34%) Windows
5 290 (33.64%) VMware
6 241 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
7 237 (27.49%) E-Commerce
8 232 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 228 (26.45%) Oracle
10 220 (25.52%) Red Hat
11 202 (23.43%) Cisco
11 202 (23.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 193 (22.39%) MySQL
13 174 (20.19%) Perl
14 167 (19.37%) PHP
15 161 (18.68%) Scrum
16 155 (17.98%) Bash Shell
17 153 (17.75%) DevOps
18 144 (16.71%) Clustering
19 138 (16.01%) ActiveMQ
20 129 (14.97%) Spring
20 129 (14.97%) SQL
21 126 (14.62%) Hibernate
22 120 (13.92%) Project Management
22 120 (13.92%) SAN
23 118 (13.69%) ITIL
24 115 (13.34%) Load Balancing
25 114 (13.23%) HTML
25 114 (13.23%) DNS
26 111 (12.88%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 418 (48.49%) Apache
2 100 (11.60%) IIS
3 86 (9.98%) Tomcat
4 52 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 52 (6.03%) WebSphere
5 43 (4.99%) WebLogic
6 35 (4.06%) JBoss
7 34 (3.94%) OpenStack
8 28 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
9 27 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 21 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 19 (2.20%) Node.js
13 16 (1.86%) nginx
14 10 (1.16%) WordPress
14 10 (1.16%) Lync
15 8 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.60%) MS Office
3 16 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.93%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.04%) Office 365
5 3 (0.35%) Route 53
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.23%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (13.92%) SAN
2 114 (13.23%) DNS
3 104 (12.06%) TCP/IP
4 96 (11.14%) Cisco IOS
5 88 (10.21%) Internet
6 87 (10.09%) OSPF
6 87 (10.09%) BGP
7 86 (9.98%) MPLS
8 79 (9.16%) Firewall
9 75 (8.70%) SMTP
10 71 (8.24%) EIGRP
11 54 (6.26%) NAS
12 32 (3.71%) HTTP
13 31 (3.60%) VPN
14 25 (2.90%) SSL
15 23 (2.67%) AMQP
16 21 (2.44%) Network Security
17 20 (2.32%) DHCP
18 15 (1.74%) FTP
19 14 (1.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (22.39%) MySQL
2 104 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 70 (8.12%) SQL Server
4 58 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 48 (5.57%) RDBMS
7 35 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (3.13%) Big Data
9 24 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (2.67%) Redis
11 18 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.28%) Informix
14 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.70%) Riak
16 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.99%) Jenkins
3 37 (4.29%) Maven
4 32 (3.71%) JUnit
5 29 (3.36%) Selenium
6 26 (3.02%) JBehave
7 24 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 24 (2.78%) Subversion
8 18 (2.09%) JIRA
9 16 (1.86%) JMeter
9 16 (1.86%) Hudson
10 13 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.81%) Toad
12 7 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.70%) Ant
13 6 (0.70%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
15 3 (0.35%) NetBeans
General
1 42 (4.87%) Telecoms
2 36 (4.18%) Finance
3 34 (3.94%) Games
4 29 (3.36%) Retail
5 15 (1.74%) Banking
6 13 (1.51%) Automotive
7 12 (1.39%) Advertising
8 9 (1.04%) Back Office
9 5 (0.58%) Marketing
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 154 (17.87%) Architect
2 117 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 107 (12.41%) Developer
4 94 (10.90%) Administrator
5 86 (9.98%) Systems Engineer
6 70 (8.12%) Java Architect
7 55 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 52 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
9 51 (5.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 51 (5.92%) Analyst
9 51 (5.92%) UNIX Administrator
10 48 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
11 39 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
12 38 (4.41%) Senior Developer
12 38 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 37 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 36 (4.18%) Java Developer
15 31 (3.60%) PHP Developer
16 30 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
17 29 (3.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (16.01%) ActiveMQ
2 129 (14.97%) Spring
3 126 (14.62%) Hibernate
4 114 (13.23%) HTML
5 93 (10.79%) LAMP
6 89 (10.32%) HTML5
7 77 (8.93%) XML
8 65 (7.54%) Web Services
9 41 (4.76%) J2EE
10 37 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (3.60%) JSON
12 30 (3.48%) JMS
13 29 (3.36%) REST
13 29 (3.36%) AngularJS
14 28 (3.25%) RESTful
14 28 (3.25%) SOAP
15 27 (3.13%) Spring MVC
15 27 (3.13%) Apache Wicket
16 25 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
17 24 (2.78%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 144 (16.71%) Clustering
2 66 (7.66%) Open Source
3 40 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 22 (2.55%) IBM XIV
5 22 (2.55%) RIA
6 21 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.44%) Symmetrix
7 10 (1.16%) Replication
8 9 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (0.93%) Wiki
10 4 (0.46%) iSeries
10 4 (0.46%) User Experience
10 4 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.46%) NHS
11 3 (0.35%) W3C
11 3 (0.35%) HACMP
11 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 421 (48.84%) UNIX
2 296 (34.34%) Windows
3 202 (23.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 108 (12.53%) Solaris
5 66 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (5.68%) CentOS
8 22 (2.55%) HPUX
9 16 (1.86%) Debian
10 15 (1.74%) AIX
11 13 (1.51%) SUSE
12 12 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.16%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.04%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.04%) Android
15 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.46%) Fedora
17 3 (0.35%) zOS
18 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (27.49%) E-Commerce
3 161 (18.68%) Scrum
4 153 (17.75%) DevOps
5 120 (13.92%) Project Management
6 118 (13.69%) ITIL
7 115 (13.34%) Load Balancing
8 81 (9.40%) Service Delivery
9 59 (6.84%) Technical Architecture
10 48 (5.57%) Configuration Management
11 46 (5.34%) TDD
12 44 (5.10%) Incident Management
13 43 (4.99%) Change Control
14 38 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (4.06%) BDD
16 34 (3.94%) Content Management
17 33 (3.83%) Release Management
18 31 (3.60%) Mentoring
19 30 (3.48%) High Availability
19 30 (3.48%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 341 (39.56%) Java
2 174 (20.19%) Perl
3 167 (19.37%) PHP
4 155 (17.98%) Bash Shell
5 129 (14.97%) SQL
6 111 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 97 (11.25%) PowerShell
8 81 (9.40%) JavaScript
9 76 (8.82%) Python
10 72 (8.35%) Ruby
11 19 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.09%) PHP5
13 17 (1.97%) C++
14 13 (1.51%) C#
15 7 (0.81%) C
16 5 (0.58%) XPath
17 4 (0.46%) Scala
18 3 (0.35%) Groovy
18 3 (0.35%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 69 (8.00%) Degree
2 46 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (4.41%) CCNP
4 34 (3.94%) CCNA
4 34 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.32%) MCSE
8 17 (1.97%) MCSA
9 16 (1.86%) CCIE
9 16 (1.86%) OCP
9 16 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (1.62%) CISSP
11 12 (1.39%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.28%) CCSA
13 10 (1.16%) CCSP
14 9 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.93%) CCDE
15 8 (0.93%) CCSE
16 5 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 43 (4.99%) SLA
3 30 (3.48%) QA
4 8 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 232 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 83 (9.63%) VMware ESXi
4 63 (7.31%) vSphere
5 41 (4.76%) XenServer
6 36 (4.18%) XenApp
7 29 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 27 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 23 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (1.51%) Hyper-V
11 11 (1.28%) Samba
12 10 (1.16%) Squid
13 8 (0.93%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.81%) Xen
15 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.70%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.70%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.46%) NFS
17 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 106 (12.30%) Puppet
2 58 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (4.99%) Nagios
4 27 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 22 (2.55%) OpenView
6 20 (2.32%) Opsview
7 18 (2.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 16 (1.86%) Cobbler
9 13 (1.51%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.04%) Cacti
11 8 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.93%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.81%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.58%) Salt
14 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.35%) PureDisk
14 3 (0.35%) WMI
14 3 (0.35%) Unicenter
14 3 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.35%) Foglight
Vendors
1 290 (33.64%) VMware
2 228 (26.45%) Oracle
3 220 (25.52%) Red Hat
4 202 (23.43%) Cisco
5 111 (12.88%) Microsoft
6 80 (9.28%) Citrix
7 71 (8.24%) HP
8 68 (7.89%) NetApp
9 67 (7.77%) EMC
10 48 (5.57%) F5
11 47 (5.45%) IBM
12 44 (5.10%) CheckPoint
13 43 (4.99%) Veritas
14 38 (4.41%) Symantec
15 30 (3.48%) CommVault
16 28 (3.25%) Juniper
17 27 (3.13%) AppSense
18 15 (1.74%) Zend
19 12 (1.39%) Brocade
19 12 (1.39%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Consol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum (depending on year’s experience) plu
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + oncall allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago