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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 413 369 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.51% 11.77% 8.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.41% 45.17% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 301 271 185
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 £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
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
930 817 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.92% 26.07% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 734 615 542
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,845 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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 26 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 419 (49.53%) UNIX
2 401 (47.40%) Apache
3 329 (38.89%) Java
4 287 (33.92%) Windows
5 274 (32.39%) VMware
6 242 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
7 233 (27.54%) Oracle
8 217 (25.65%) E-Commerce
9 212 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 205 (24.23%) Red Hat
11 188 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 173 (20.45%) MySQL
13 171 (20.21%) Cisco
14 170 (20.09%) DevOps
15 167 (19.74%) Bash Shell
16 163 (19.27%) Perl
17 157 (18.56%) PHP
18 154 (18.20%) Scrum
19 133 (15.72%) Spring
20 131 (15.48%) SQL
21 129 (15.25%) HTML
21 129 (15.25%) Hibernate
21 129 (15.25%) ActiveMQ
21 129 (15.25%) Clustering
22 125 (14.78%) SAN
23 119 (14.07%) Puppet
24 115 (13.59%) DNS
25 109 (12.88%) Shell Script
26 108 (12.77%) NoSQL
27 105 (12.41%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 401 (47.40%) Apache
2 89 (10.52%) IIS
3 87 (10.28%) Tomcat
4 53 (6.26%) MS Exchange
5 48 (5.67%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.26%) WebLogic
7 35 (4.14%) JBoss
8 32 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (3.19%) Node.js
10 27 (3.19%) Office Communications Server
11 25 (2.96%) OpenStack
12 20 (2.36%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.89%) nginx
14 13 (1.54%) WordPress
15 11 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
16 8 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
16 8 (0.95%) Lync
17 3 (0.35%) Confluence
17 3 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 56 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.90%) MS Office
3 15 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.83%) Office 365
5 5 (0.59%) PaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.47%) Route 53
7 2 (0.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 125 (14.78%) SAN
2 115 (13.59%) DNS
3 95 (11.23%) TCP/IP
4 86 (10.17%) Internet
5 84 (9.93%) Cisco IOS
6 80 (9.46%) MPLS
6 80 (9.46%) OSPF
6 80 (9.46%) BGP
7 76 (8.98%) Firewall
8 68 (8.04%) SMTP
9 61 (7.21%) EIGRP
10 56 (6.62%) NAS
11 33 (3.90%) VPN
12 29 (3.43%) SSL
13 24 (2.84%) HTTP
14 20 (2.36%) DHCP
14 20 (2.36%) VoIP
15 18 (2.13%) Network Security
16 15 (1.77%) IPsec
16 15 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (20.45%) MySQL
2 108 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 70 (8.27%) SQL Server
4 54 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 54 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 44 (5.20%) RDBMS
6 40 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (3.19%) Redis
9 26 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (2.96%) Big Data
11 18 (2.13%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.30%) Informix
14 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (0.71%) Riak
18 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
18 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.49%) Maven
4 30 (3.55%) JUnit
5 27 (3.19%) Selenium
6 26 (3.07%) Subversion
7 24 (2.84%) JBehave
8 22 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.36%) Hudson
10 19 (2.25%) JIRA
11 16 (1.89%) JMeter
12 13 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.83%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.71%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.71%) Ant
16 5 (0.59%) Toad
16 5 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
17 2 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 43 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 38 (4.49%) Games
3 37 (4.37%) Finance
4 33 (3.90%) Retail
5 18 (2.13%) Banking
6 13 (1.54%) Automotive
6 13 (1.54%) Advertising
7 9 (1.06%) Back Office
8 4 (0.47%) Marketing
9 3 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 136 (16.08%) Architect
2 112 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 101 (11.94%) Developer
4 93 (10.99%) Administrator
5 85 (10.05%) Systems Engineer
6 69 (8.16%) Java Architect
7 62 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 53 (6.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 53 (6.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 49 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
10 47 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
11 45 (5.32%) Analyst
12 42 (4.96%) Java Developer
13 39 (4.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.37%) Senior Developer
15 35 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (3.90%) PHP Developer
17 31 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
18 30 (3.55%) DBA
19 28 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (15.72%) Spring
2 129 (15.25%) Hibernate
2 129 (15.25%) ActiveMQ
2 129 (15.25%) HTML
3 95 (11.23%) HTML5
4 85 (10.05%) LAMP
5 71 (8.39%) XML
6 58 (6.86%) Web Services
7 30 (3.55%) J2EE
8 29 (3.43%) JSON
8 29 (3.43%) AngularJS
9 28 (3.31%) JMS
10 27 (3.19%) CSS
10 27 (3.19%) RESTful
11 26 (3.07%) REST
11 26 (3.07%) SOAP
12 25 (2.96%) Spring MVC
12 25 (2.96%) Apache Wicket
12 25 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (2.72%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.25%) Clustering
2 57 (6.74%) Open Source
3 40 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 28 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.48%) IBM XIV
7 14 (1.65%) RIA
8 13 (1.54%) Replication
9 11 (1.30%) Symmetrix
10 9 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.95%) Wiki
12 7 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.71%) User Experience
13 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.59%) HACMP
15 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.35%) W3C
16 3 (0.35%) Mainframe
16 3 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 419 (49.53%) UNIX
2 287 (33.92%) Windows
3 188 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 102 (12.06%) Solaris
5 64 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (6.26%) CentOS
8 22 (2.60%) HPUX
9 19 (2.25%) AIX
10 18 (2.13%) Debian
11 15 (1.77%) SUSE
12 12 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.42%) Android
13 8 (0.95%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.35%) zOS
16 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (25.65%) E-Commerce
3 170 (20.09%) DevOps
4 154 (18.20%) Scrum
5 105 (12.41%) Project Management
6 101 (11.94%) ITIL
6 101 (11.94%) Load Balancing
7 83 (9.81%) Service Delivery
8 52 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 46 (5.44%) Incident Management
9 46 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
9 46 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (5.32%) Change Control
11 44 (5.20%) TDD
12 36 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 33 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
14 32 (3.78%) BDD
15 30 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (3.55%) Release Management
16 29 (3.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 329 (38.89%) Java
2 167 (19.74%) Bash Shell
3 163 (19.27%) Perl
4 157 (18.56%) PHP
5 131 (15.48%) SQL
6 109 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 94 (11.11%) Python
8 93 (10.99%) PowerShell
9 85 (10.05%) JavaScript
10 78 (9.22%) Ruby
11 17 (2.01%) PHP5
12 16 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.89%) C++
13 15 (1.77%) C#
14 6 (0.71%) C
15 5 (0.59%) XPath
16 4 (0.47%) Scala
17 3 (0.35%) Groovy
17 3 (0.35%) COBOL
18 2 (0.24%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 62 (7.33%) Degree
2 39 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (4.26%) CCNP
4 30 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (3.43%) CCNA
6 19 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (2.13%) OCP
7 18 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
8 16 (1.89%) CCIE
9 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.65%) CISSP
10 12 (1.42%) CCSP
10 12 (1.42%) MCSE
11 11 (1.30%) MCSA
11 11 (1.30%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.71%) CCSA
13 6 (0.71%) CCDA
14 5 (0.59%) CCDE
15 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.93%) PCI DSS
2 49 (5.79%) SLA
3 20 (2.36%) QA
4 10 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 212 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 69 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 62 (7.33%) vSphere
5 40 (4.73%) XenApp
5 40 (4.73%) XenServer
6 29 (3.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 25 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (2.36%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.54%) Samba
10 12 (1.42%) Xen
11 11 (1.30%) Hyper-V
12 9 (1.06%) Squid
12 9 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.83%) KVM
14 6 (0.71%) MetaFrame
14 6 (0.71%) Firmware
14 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 119 (14.07%) Puppet
2 78 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (5.20%) Nagios
4 30 (3.55%) NetBackup
5 22 (2.60%) Cobbler
6 21 (2.48%) Opsview
7 18 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 18 (2.13%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.89%) OpenView
9 10 (1.18%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.06%) Cacti
11 8 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.95%) Salt
12 7 (0.83%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.47%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.35%) Plesk
14 3 (0.35%) PureDisk
15 2 (0.24%) WMI
15 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 274 (32.39%) VMware
2 233 (27.54%) Oracle
3 205 (24.23%) Red Hat
4 171 (20.21%) Cisco
5 101 (11.94%) Microsoft
6 75 (8.87%) Citrix
7 73 (8.63%) NetApp
8 59 (6.97%) HP
9 53 (6.26%) EMC
10 47 (5.56%) IBM
10 47 (5.56%) Veritas
11 42 (4.96%) F5
12 41 (4.85%) Symantec
13 39 (4.61%) CheckPoint
14 31 (3.66%) CommVault
15 27 (3.19%) Juniper
15 27 (3.19%) AppSense
16 13 (1.54%) Brocade
16 13 (1.54%) Zend
17 11 (1.30%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum plus Car Allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago