The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.32% 5.96% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.55% 28.00% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 18
Average salary £41,000 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 125 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.95% 21.29% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 122 83
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,180 £24,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Linux
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region.

Linux Salary Trend in Leicester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
3 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
3 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (45.45%) Clustering
4 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 24 (43.64%) HP
5 24 (43.64%) Dell
5 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 24 (43.64%) IIS
5 24 (43.64%) Change Management
6 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (41.82%) Hyper-V
6 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 22 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 21 (38.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (36.36%) Altiris
9 20 (36.36%) Problem Management
9 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 20 (36.36%) Data Protection
9 20 (36.36%) SCCM
10 19 (34.55%) SCOM
11 17 (30.91%) MySQL
12 16 (29.09%) PHP
13 15 (27.27%) HTML
13 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 15 (27.27%) CSS
14 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 24 (43.64%) IIS
2 22 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 13 (23.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) SMPP
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) SMTP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Liquibase
2 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Magento Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 10 (18.18%) PHP Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (12.73%) PHP Magento Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Perl Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) HTML
1 15 (27.27%) CSS
2 13 (23.64%) LAMP
2 13 (23.64%) jQuery
2 13 (23.64%) HTML5
3 3 (5.45%) CGI
3 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) WF
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) UNIX
4 6 (10.91%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Change Management
2 22 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 21 (38.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 20 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 14 (25.45%) SEO
5 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
6 12 (21.82%) Web Design
6 12 (21.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) Line Management
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
9 2 (3.64%) OOP
9 2 (3.64%) MVC
10 1 (1.82%) E-Procurement
10 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.09%) PHP
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Bourne shell
7 3 (5.45%) AWK
8 2 (3.64%) Java
9 1 (1.82%) Korn
9 1 (1.82%) PHP5
9 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) MCSE
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CCDP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
1 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (41.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) SCCM
2 19 (34.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) Control-M
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 24 (43.64%) HP
3 24 (43.64%) Dell
4 20 (36.36%) Altiris
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 5 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) i2
9 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.82%) Facebook
10 1 (1.82%) Twitter
10 1 (1.82%) SAP
10 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.82%) Citrix
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