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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 414 428 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.69% 11.55% 9.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.97% 46.57% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 320 278 195
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
863 919 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.36% 24.80% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 687 662 468
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 291 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (31.93%) Windows
3 242 (31.80%) VMware
4 229 (30.09%) UNIX
5 199 (26.15%) Java
6 189 (24.84%) Oracle
7 179 (23.52%) DevOps
8 177 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 176 (23.13%) PHP
10 167 (21.94%) Apache
11 164 (21.55%) Puppet
12 154 (20.24%) Cisco
13 148 (19.45%) Python
14 144 (18.92%) MySQL
15 137 (18.00%) HTML
16 133 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 132 (17.35%) E-Commerce
18 131 (17.21%) Ruby
19 130 (17.08%) Red Hat
20 119 (15.64%) SQL
20 119 (15.64%) Bash Shell
20 119 (15.64%) Opscode Chef
21 116 (15.24%) JavaScript
22 110 (14.45%) Active Directory
23 106 (13.93%) ITIL
24 104 (13.67%) Open Source
25 96 (12.61%) Firewall
25 96 (12.61%) Perl
26 94 (12.35%) Microsoft
27 90 (11.83%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 167 (21.94%) Apache
2 79 (10.38%) Node.js
3 46 (6.04%) OpenStack
4 38 (4.99%) MS Exchange
5 30 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 23 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.84%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.71%) Confluence
12 10 (1.31%) Lync
12 10 (1.31%) IIS
13 8 (1.05%) JBoss
14 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.92%) Drupal
14 7 (0.92%) nginx
15 6 (0.79%) CMS
15 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.10%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Unica
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.05%) Office 365
6 6 (0.79%) IaaS
7 5 (0.66%) SaaS
8 4 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (12.61%) Firewall
2 88 (11.56%) SAN
3 77 (10.12%) NAS
4 65 (8.54%) DNS
5 45 (5.91%) WAN
5 45 (5.91%) Cisco IOS
6 43 (5.65%) VPN
7 42 (5.52%) Internet
8 37 (4.86%) TCP/IP
9 34 (4.47%) VoIP
10 31 (4.07%) LAN
11 28 (3.68%) MPLS
12 26 (3.42%) DHCP
13 23 (3.02%) Network Security
14 19 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.37%) HTTP
15 18 (2.37%) SSL
16 15 (1.97%) BGP
17 14 (1.84%) Unified Communications
17 14 (1.84%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (18.92%) MySQL
2 82 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 65 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 58 (7.62%) Riak
5 51 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.78%) Redis
7 43 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 34 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (3.81%) Hadoop
11 22 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.63%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.45%) Informix
15 11 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
17 9 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 53 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.55%) Maven
4 18 (2.37%) Selenium
5 16 (2.10%) JIRA
6 14 (1.84%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.45%) Subversion
8 10 (1.31%) JMeter
9 7 (0.92%) JUnit
9 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.79%) Hudson
10 6 (0.79%) Grunt
11 5 (0.66%) NeoLoad
11 5 (0.66%) JBehave
12 3 (0.39%) RSpec
12 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.39%) MSI
12 3 (0.39%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (6.44%) Games
2 33 (4.34%) Finance
3 17 (2.23%) Banking
4 15 (1.97%) Retail
5 11 (1.45%) Electronics
6 10 (1.31%) Back Office
7 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (18.40%) Developer
2 97 (12.75%) Architect
3 78 (10.25%) Administrator
4 63 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 50 (6.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 47 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 44 (5.78%) Technical Leader
9 42 (5.52%) PHP Developer
10 38 (4.99%) Software Engineer
11 37 (4.86%) Senior Developer
12 31 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
14 29 (3.81%) Analyst
15 28 (3.68%) Applications Developer
15 28 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 28 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (3.29%) Technical Architect
17 23 (3.02%) Web Developer
18 22 (2.89%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (18.00%) HTML
2 85 (11.17%) LAMP
3 80 (10.51%) HTML5
4 72 (9.46%) Spring
5 71 (9.33%) CSS
6 64 (8.41%) ActiveMQ
7 58 (7.62%) AngularJS
8 49 (6.44%) Web Services
9 42 (5.52%) Apache Camel
10 34 (4.47%) jQuery
10 34 (4.47%) .NET
11 33 (4.34%) RabbitMQ
12 32 (4.20%) XML
13 29 (3.81%) Middleware
14 26 (3.42%) Symfony
15 24 (3.15%) Java EE
15 24 (3.15%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.89%) Spring Integration
17 21 (2.76%) Doctrine
17 21 (2.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 56 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.50%) Clustering
4 18 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.10%) Private Cloud
7 15 (1.97%) IBM XIV
8 14 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.58%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.45%) Replication
11 10 (1.31%) DTV
12 9 (1.18%) RIA
12 9 (1.18%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.05%) STB
14 7 (0.92%) NHS
15 6 (0.79%) HP Storage
16 5 (0.66%) SecurID
16 5 (0.66%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 243 (31.93%) Windows
2 229 (30.09%) UNIX
3 133 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (4.86%) Solaris
8 27 (3.55%) CentOS
9 20 (2.63%) Debian
10 18 (2.37%) CoreOS
11 17 (2.23%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.23%) AIX
12 15 (1.97%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.84%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.45%) HPUX
14 11 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.18%) Android
16 8 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (23.52%) DevOps
3 132 (17.35%) E-Commerce
4 106 (13.93%) ITIL
5 104 (13.67%) Open Source
6 90 (11.83%) TDD
7 75 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 67 (8.80%) Configuration Management
9 55 (7.23%) OO
9 55 (7.23%) BDD
10 54 (7.10%) Load Balancing
11 53 (6.96%) Software Delivery
12 48 (6.31%) Unit Testing
13 47 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (5.78%) Scrum
15 43 (5.65%) Service Delivery
16 40 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 39 (5.12%) Release Management
18 35 (4.60%) TOGAF
19 31 (4.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 199 (26.15%) Java
2 176 (23.13%) PHP
3 148 (19.45%) Python
4 131 (17.21%) Ruby
5 119 (15.64%) SQL
5 119 (15.64%) Bash Shell
6 116 (15.24%) JavaScript
7 96 (12.61%) Perl
8 65 (8.54%) C++
9 58 (7.62%) PowerShell
10 55 (7.23%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.15%) Scala
12 20 (2.63%) Go
13 19 (2.50%) C#
14 18 (2.37%) C
15 17 (2.23%) VB
16 14 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.58%) VB6
18 5 (0.66%) PHP5
19 4 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (4.20%) Degree
3 30 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (3.55%) CCNP
6 23 (3.02%) CCNA
7 14 (1.84%) MCSE
7 14 (1.84%) ISEB
8 13 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.45%) CISSP
10 9 (1.18%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.05%) CCSP
12 7 (0.92%) CCIE
13 6 (0.79%) CCDA
13 6 (0.79%) MCITP
13 6 (0.79%) CCSA
13 6 (0.79%) CCSE
14 5 (0.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.66%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.50%) SLA
2 17 (2.23%) QA
3 10 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.66%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) BS25999
System Software
1 177 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (14.45%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.52%) vSphere
4 35 (4.60%) VMware ESX
5 19 (2.50%) XenApp
6 18 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (2.37%) Docker
7 16 (2.10%) KVM
8 14 (1.84%) XenServer
9 13 (1.71%) Xen
10 9 (1.18%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.79%) HDFS
13 4 (0.53%) Samba
13 4 (0.53%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.53%) NFS
13 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 164 (21.55%) Puppet
2 119 (15.64%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (6.31%) Salt
4 46 (6.04%) Nagios
5 44 (5.78%) Cobbler
6 25 (3.29%) Vagrant
7 23 (3.02%) Ansible
8 17 (2.23%) OpenView
8 17 (2.23%) Tivoli
9 15 (1.97%) Rundeck
10 14 (1.84%) Graphite
10 14 (1.84%) NetBackup
11 10 (1.31%) Opsview
12 9 (1.18%) SCCM
13 6 (0.79%) SCOM
13 6 (0.79%) Cacti
14 5 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.66%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 242 (31.80%) VMware
2 189 (24.84%) Oracle
3 154 (20.24%) Cisco
4 130 (17.08%) Red Hat
5 94 (12.35%) Microsoft
6 58 (7.62%) HP
6 58 (7.62%) NetApp
7 57 (7.49%) Citrix
8 44 (5.78%) IBM
9 43 (5.65%) EMC
10 36 (4.73%) CheckPoint
10 36 (4.73%) Splunk
11 34 (4.47%) F5
12 23 (3.02%) Zend
13 22 (2.89%) SaltStack
14 21 (2.76%) CommVault
15 20 (2.63%) Google
16 19 (2.50%) Juniper
16 19 (2.50%) Dell Compellent
17 15 (1.97%) Infoblox
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Salary: Benefits
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