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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 444 266 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.66% 10.06% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.69% 43.11% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 283 203 136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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
931 617 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.44% 23.34% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 669 494 545
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 438 (50.06%) Apache
2 410 (46.86%) UNIX
3 356 (40.69%) Java
4 315 (36.00%) VMware
5 308 (35.20%) Windows
6 263 (30.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 257 (29.37%) E-Commerce
8 244 (27.89%) Red Hat
9 231 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
10 230 (26.29%) Cisco
11 228 (26.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 216 (24.69%) Oracle
13 202 (23.09%) MySQL
14 174 (19.89%) PHP
15 167 (19.09%) Perl
15 167 (19.09%) Scrum
16 166 (18.97%) Clustering
17 147 (16.80%) ActiveMQ
18 139 (15.89%) Microsoft
19 132 (15.09%) ITIL
20 130 (14.86%) Spring
20 130 (14.86%) Bash Shell
21 127 (14.51%) Hibernate
22 124 (14.17%) DevOps
23 120 (13.71%) PCI DSS
23 120 (13.71%) Load Balancing
23 120 (13.71%) HTML
23 120 (13.71%) DNS
23 120 (13.71%) Project Management
23 120 (13.71%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 438 (50.06%) Apache
2 106 (12.11%) IIS
3 105 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 60 (6.86%) MS Exchange
5 59 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 59 (6.74%) WebSphere
6 39 (4.46%) OpenStack
7 33 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 31 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (3.54%) WebLogic Portal
9 28 (3.20%) Office Communications Server
10 20 (2.29%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.60%) Node.js
12 11 (1.26%) nginx
12 11 (1.26%) Lync
13 9 (1.03%) WordPress
14 8 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.80%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.80%) CMS
16 5 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 81 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.66%) MS Office
3 14 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Magento
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.03%) Office 365
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.34%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (13.71%) DNS
1 120 (13.71%) SAN
2 119 (13.60%) TCP/IP
3 109 (12.46%) Cisco IOS
4 101 (11.54%) OSPF
4 101 (11.54%) BGP
5 98 (11.20%) MPLS
6 91 (10.40%) Internet
7 83 (9.49%) EIGRP
8 81 (9.26%) Firewall
9 77 (8.80%) SMTP
10 53 (6.06%) NAS
11 45 (5.14%) HTTP
12 36 (4.11%) VPN
13 33 (3.77%) AMQP
14 19 (2.17%) SSL
14 19 (2.17%) DHCP
15 18 (2.06%) Network Security
16 15 (1.71%) FTP
17 13 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (23.09%) MySQL
2 103 (11.77%) NoSQL
3 81 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 52 (5.94%) Oracle Database
5 49 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 44 (5.03%) RDBMS
7 37 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (3.31%) Big Data
10 24 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (2.06%) Redis
12 9 (1.03%) Informix
13 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.69%) Riak
15 6 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.00%) Maven
3 31 (3.54%) JUnit
4 28 (3.20%) Selenium
5 26 (2.97%) JBehave
5 26 (2.97%) Subversion
6 24 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.83%) JMeter
8 13 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (1.49%) JIRA
9 9 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.03%) Hudson
10 7 (0.80%) Toad
11 6 (0.69%) Ant
11 6 (0.69%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.46%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 32 (3.66%) Finance
3 27 (3.09%) Games
4 21 (2.40%) Retail
5 15 (1.71%) Advertising
6 11 (1.26%) Banking
7 10 (1.14%) Marketing
8 9 (1.03%) Automotive
9 8 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 169 (19.31%) Architect
2 113 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 110 (12.57%) Developer
4 80 (9.14%) Administrator
5 79 (9.03%) Java Architect
6 75 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 64 (7.31%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (7.31%) Analyst
8 50 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
10 39 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 38 (4.34%) Team Leader
11 38 (4.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 37 (4.23%) Java Developer
12 37 (4.23%) UNIX Administrator
13 36 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 34 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
15 33 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 33 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
16 32 (3.66%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (16.80%) ActiveMQ
2 130 (14.86%) Spring
3 127 (14.51%) Hibernate
4 120 (13.71%) HTML
5 102 (11.66%) LAMP
6 91 (10.40%) HTML5
7 84 (9.60%) XML
8 66 (7.54%) Web Services
9 53 (6.06%) J2EE
10 46 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
11 36 (4.11%) Middleware
12 30 (3.43%) JSON
13 29 (3.31%) REST
13 29 (3.31%) JMS
14 28 (3.20%) SOAP
15 27 (3.09%) AngularJS
16 26 (2.97%) Spring MVC
16 26 (2.97%) Apache Wicket
16 26 (2.97%) RESTful
17 25 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (18.97%) Clustering
2 82 (9.37%) Open Source
3 36 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 31 (3.54%) RIA
5 31 (3.54%) Symmetrix
6 19 (2.17%) IBM XIV
7 13 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.03%) Replication
10 7 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.69%) Wiki
11 6 (0.69%) iSeries
12 5 (0.57%) IVR
13 4 (0.46%) NHS
14 3 (0.34%) W3C
14 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.34%) HP StorageWorks
15 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 410 (46.86%) UNIX
2 308 (35.20%) Windows
3 228 (26.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (10.51%) Solaris
5 82 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (5.49%) CentOS
8 28 (3.20%) HPUX
9 20 (2.29%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.37%) SUSE
11 12 (1.37%) Debian
12 10 (1.14%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.80%) Fedora
14 7 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.69%) Android
16 3 (0.34%) zOS
17 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (29.37%) E-Commerce
2 231 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (19.09%) Scrum
4 132 (15.09%) ITIL
5 124 (14.17%) DevOps
6 120 (13.71%) Project Management
6 120 (13.71%) Load Balancing
7 73 (8.34%) Technical Architecture
8 67 (7.66%) Service Delivery
9 51 (5.83%) Content Management
10 44 (5.03%) Change Control
11 40 (4.57%) Release Management
12 39 (4.46%) Incident Management
13 38 (4.34%) High Availability
14 37 (4.23%) TDD
14 37 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (4.23%) UML
15 36 (4.11%) Configuration Management
16 33 (3.77%) Load Testing
17 32 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 356 (40.69%) Java
2 174 (19.89%) PHP
3 167 (19.09%) Perl
4 130 (14.86%) Bash Shell
5 110 (12.57%) SQL
6 98 (11.20%) Shell Script
7 91 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 86 (9.83%) PowerShell
9 64 (7.31%) Ruby
10 63 (7.20%) Python
11 17 (1.94%) PHP5
12 14 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.49%) C++
14 6 (0.69%) C
14 6 (0.69%) C#
14 6 (0.69%) Scala
15 5 (0.57%) XPath
16 4 (0.46%) COBOL
16 4 (0.46%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (8.23%) Degree
2 59 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (5.49%) CCNP
3 48 (5.49%) CCNA
4 41 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
5 37 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (3.54%) MCSE
7 29 (3.31%) MCSA
8 24 (2.74%) CCSA
9 20 (2.29%) CCSE
10 16 (1.83%) OCP
10 16 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (1.71%) RHCE
11 15 (1.71%) RHCA
11 15 (1.71%) CCIE
12 11 (1.26%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.14%) CISSP
14 9 (1.03%) CCDE
14 9 (1.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (13.71%) PCI DSS
2 39 (4.46%) QA
3 34 (3.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 263 (30.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (11.20%) VMware ESXi
3 93 (10.63%) Active Directory
4 66 (7.54%) vSphere
5 47 (5.37%) VMware ESX
6 42 (4.80%) XenServer
7 41 (4.69%) XenApp
8 27 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (2.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (1.94%) Hyper-V
11 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.03%) Squid
12 6 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.69%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.69%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.34%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.34%) Xen
14 2 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (8.80%) Puppet
2 43 (4.91%) Nagios
3 39 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (3.20%) OpenView
5 23 (2.63%) Opsview
6 17 (1.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 14 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.03%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.91%) Cacti
9 8 (0.91%) Foglight
10 7 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.69%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.57%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.46%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.46%) Salt
14 3 (0.34%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.34%) PureDisk
14 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.34%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 315 (36.00%) VMware
2 244 (27.89%) Red Hat
3 230 (26.29%) Cisco
4 216 (24.69%) Oracle
5 139 (15.89%) Microsoft
6 88 (10.06%) Citrix
7 83 (9.49%) EMC
8 74 (8.46%) HP
9 63 (7.20%) NetApp
10 51 (5.83%) F5
11 49 (5.60%) CheckPoint
12 40 (4.57%) IBM
13 37 (4.23%) JBoss
14 36 (4.11%) Symantec
14 36 (4.11%) Veritas
15 35 (4.00%) CommVault
16 28 (3.20%) AppSense
17 27 (3.09%) Juniper
18 15 (1.71%) Zend
19 12 (1.37%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £54000 - £480000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C£55K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension. Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum to £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago