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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 371 415 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.02% 12.76% 9.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.36% 47.87% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 288 300 214
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 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
897 867 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.63% 26.66% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 716 638 546
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £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 22 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 410 (49.94%) UNIX
2 369 (44.95%) Apache
3 310 (37.76%) Java
4 271 (33.01%) Windows
5 246 (29.96%) VMware
5 246 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (29.48%) Oracle
7 207 (25.21%) E-Commerce
8 186 (22.66%) DevOps
9 181 (22.05%) Red Hat
9 181 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 168 (20.46%) Bash Shell
11 167 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 150 (18.27%) PHP
13 145 (17.66%) Cisco
14 143 (17.42%) Scrum
15 142 (17.30%) MySQL
16 140 (17.05%) Perl
17 129 (15.71%) HTML
18 124 (15.10%) Puppet
19 122 (14.86%) SQL
19 122 (14.86%) Spring
20 118 (14.37%) ActiveMQ
21 115 (14.01%) SAN
22 111 (13.52%) Hibernate
23 109 (13.28%) Clustering
23 109 (13.28%) NoSQL
24 108 (13.15%) Python
25 105 (12.79%) DNS
26 100 (12.18%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 369 (44.95%) Apache
2 74 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 74 (9.01%) IIS
3 49 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 38 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 32 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (3.65%) Node.js
8 28 (3.41%) JBoss
9 27 (3.29%) OpenStack
10 25 (3.05%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.80%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (2.07%) nginx
12 17 (2.07%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.34%) WordPress
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
15 5 (0.61%) Lync
16 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.41%) MS Office
3 12 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.85%) PaaS
4 7 (0.85%) Office 365
5 4 (0.49%) Route 53
5 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 115 (14.01%) SAN
2 105 (12.79%) DNS
3 88 (10.72%) TCP/IP
4 85 (10.35%) Internet
5 78 (9.50%) Firewall
6 70 (8.53%) MPLS
6 70 (8.53%) OSPF
6 70 (8.53%) BGP
7 66 (8.04%) Cisco IOS
8 54 (6.58%) SMTP
9 52 (6.33%) EIGRP
10 47 (5.72%) NAS
11 39 (4.75%) VPN
12 32 (3.90%) SSL
13 24 (2.92%) HTTP
14 22 (2.68%) DHCP
15 20 (2.44%) VoIP
15 20 (2.44%) Network Security
16 17 (2.07%) LAN
17 15 (1.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (17.30%) MySQL
2 109 (13.28%) NoSQL
3 70 (8.53%) SQL Server
4 60 (7.31%) Oracle Database
5 53 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (4.87%) RDBMS
8 33 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (3.29%) Redis
10 21 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 17 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.95%) Big Data
13 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.58%) Riak
15 10 (1.22%) Informix
16 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.61%) SimpleDB
18 5 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 52 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 28 (3.41%) Hudson
4 26 (3.17%) Maven
5 22 (2.68%) Subversion
6 19 (2.31%) Selenium
7 18 (2.19%) JIRA
8 17 (2.07%) JUnit
9 15 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.71%) JBehave
11 12 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.46%) JMeter
11 12 (1.46%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.10%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.85%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.49%) Ant
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.37%) Toad
16 2 (0.24%) TestNG
General
1 44 (5.36%) Games
2 38 (4.63%) Finance
3 34 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.78%) Retail
5 22 (2.68%) Banking
6 12 (1.46%) Automotive
7 8 (0.97%) Advertising
8 6 (0.73%) Back Office
9 3 (0.37%) Marketing
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 125 (15.23%) Architect
2 100 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 93 (11.33%) Administrator
4 86 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
5 85 (10.35%) Developer
6 67 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 61 (7.43%) Java Architect
8 53 (6.46%) UNIX Administrator
9 52 (6.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 50 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
12 40 (4.87%) Analyst
13 37 (4.51%) Java Developer
14 36 (4.38%) DBA
14 36 (4.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 35 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (3.90%) Senior Developer
17 30 (3.65%) Oracle DBA
17 30 (3.65%) PHP Developer
18 28 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (15.71%) HTML
2 122 (14.86%) Spring
3 118 (14.37%) ActiveMQ
4 111 (13.52%) Hibernate
5 100 (12.18%) HTML5
6 79 (9.62%) LAMP
7 56 (6.82%) XML
8 42 (5.12%) Web Services
9 29 (3.53%) .NET
10 26 (3.17%) CSS
10 26 (3.17%) AngularJS
11 24 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (2.56%) REST
13 20 (2.44%) Apache Camel
14 19 (2.31%) J2EE
14 19 (2.31%) JSON
14 19 (2.31%) JMS
15 18 (2.19%) SOAP
15 18 (2.19%) RESTful
16 16 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.28%) Clustering
2 48 (5.85%) Open Source
3 46 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 17 (2.07%) IBM XIV
7 15 (1.83%) Replication
8 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.97%) Wiki
9 8 (0.97%) RIA
10 7 (0.85%) User Experience
11 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.61%) Symmetrix
11 5 (0.61%) HACMP
12 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.37%) iPhone
13 3 (0.37%) DataPower
14 2 (0.24%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 410 (49.94%) UNIX
2 271 (33.01%) Windows
3 167 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (10.84%) Solaris
5 55 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (6.46%) CentOS
7 48 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.68%) HPUX
9 20 (2.44%) AIX
10 19 (2.31%) Debian
11 15 (1.83%) SUSE
12 13 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.58%) Android
13 11 (1.34%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.97%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.85%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (25.21%) E-Commerce
3 186 (22.66%) DevOps
4 143 (17.42%) Scrum
5 94 (11.45%) Project Management
6 89 (10.84%) Load Balancing
7 87 (10.60%) ITIL
8 85 (10.35%) Service Delivery
9 53 (6.46%) Configuration Management
9 53 (6.46%) Incident Management
10 52 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (5.24%) Mentoring
12 40 (4.87%) Change Control
12 40 (4.87%) TDD
13 36 (4.38%) Technical Architecture
14 30 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (3.53%) OO
16 28 (3.41%) Service Management
17 27 (3.29%) Enterprise Architecture
18 25 (3.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 310 (37.76%) Java
2 168 (20.46%) Bash Shell
3 150 (18.27%) PHP
4 140 (17.05%) Perl
5 122 (14.86%) SQL
6 108 (13.15%) Python
7 94 (11.45%) Shell Script
8 85 (10.35%) Ruby
9 82 (9.99%) PowerShell
10 75 (9.14%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.95%) C#
13 15 (1.83%) C++
14 14 (1.71%) PHP5
15 5 (0.61%) XPath
16 4 (0.49%) C
17 2 (0.24%) VBA
18 1 (0.12%) Scala
18 1 (0.12%) R
18 1 (0.12%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 63 (7.67%) Degree
2 36 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (4.26%) CCNP
4 30 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (3.41%) CCNA
6 23 (2.80%) OCP
6 23 (2.80%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (1.83%) CCIE
8 14 (1.71%) CISSP
9 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.46%) MCSE
10 12 (1.46%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.34%) CCSP
12 10 (1.22%) MCSA
13 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.97%) CCDA
15 6 (0.73%) CCSA
16 5 (0.61%) CCSE
16 5 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.80%) PCI DSS
2 52 (6.33%) SLA
3 18 (2.19%) QA
4 10 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (9.50%) Active Directory
3 58 (7.06%) vSphere
4 50 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (4.75%) XenApp
6 35 (4.26%) XenServer
7 31 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
8 28 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (1.83%) Xen
10 13 (1.58%) Samba
11 12 (1.46%) Hyper-V
12 11 (1.34%) VMware ESX
12 11 (1.34%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.22%) Firmware
14 9 (1.10%) KVM
15 7 (0.85%) Squid
16 6 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.73%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 124 (15.10%) Puppet
2 89 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (5.48%) Nagios
4 30 (3.65%) NetBackup
5 28 (3.41%) Cobbler
6 27 (3.29%) Tivoli
7 18 (2.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (2.07%) Opsview
8 17 (2.07%) Graphite
9 16 (1.95%) OpenView
10 12 (1.46%) Salt
11 10 (1.22%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.97%) Cacti
13 8 (0.97%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
15 4 (0.49%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.37%) Plesk
16 3 (0.37%) PureDisk
16 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 246 (29.96%) VMware
2 242 (29.48%) Oracle
3 181 (22.05%) Red Hat
4 145 (17.66%) Cisco
5 90 (10.96%) Microsoft
6 71 (8.65%) NetApp
7 69 (8.40%) Citrix
8 52 (6.33%) HP
9 46 (5.60%) Veritas
10 42 (5.12%) IBM
10 42 (5.12%) EMC
11 40 (4.87%) Symantec
12 38 (4.63%) CheckPoint
13 35 (4.26%) F5
14 28 (3.41%) CommVault
15 24 (2.92%) Juniper
16 23 (2.80%) AppSense
17 13 (1.58%) Brocade
18 10 (1.22%) Zend
18 10 (1.22%) Akamai
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + 5% pension, 25 days holiday, 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package, On call
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 20% bonus, Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago