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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.83% 7.85% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.46% 31.31% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 41
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,184 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
99 99 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.45% 25.06% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 82 92 153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 20 (30.30%) Oracle
4 19 (28.79%) PHP
4 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
5 18 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (22.73%) Firewall
6 15 (22.73%) OO
6 15 (22.73%) Symfony
6 15 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
7 14 (21.21%) Magento
7 14 (21.21%) OO PHP
7 14 (21.21%) SilverStripe
7 14 (21.21%) Laravel
7 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
7 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 13 (19.70%) Unix
8 13 (19.70%) MySQL
8 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.18%) CMS
9 12 (18.18%) DevOps
9 12 (18.18%) CentOS
9 12 (18.18%) WordPress
10 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (16.67%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (21.21%) SilverStripe
2 12 (18.18%) CMS
2 12 (18.18%) WordPress
3 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.64%) Apache
5 7 (10.61%) IIS
6 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
7 5 (7.58%) Drupal
7 5 (7.58%) Joomla!
8 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
8 3 (4.55%) Plone
9 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.52%) nginx
10 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 8 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
1 7 (10.61%) Sage Pay
2 6 (9.09%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
3 5 (7.58%) LAN
3 5 (7.58%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) SMTP
5 3 (4.55%) SSL
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
6 2 (3.03%) SSH
7 1 (1.52%) PBX
7 1 (1.52%) PSTN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior PHP Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) IBM Storage Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Storage Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Symfony
2 14 (21.21%) AngularJS
2 14 (21.21%) Laravel
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 5 (7.58%) Ajax
4 5 (7.58%) Behat
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) Nutch
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
7 2 (3.03%) LAMP
8 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.52%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (1.52%) Leaflet
8 1 (1.52%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.52%) Web Services
8 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) IVR
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Clustering
5 3 (4.55%) Wiki
6 2 (3.03%) Xbox
7 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (19.70%) Unix
5 12 (18.18%) CentOS
6 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.55%) Debian
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
1 15 (22.73%) OO
2 14 (21.21%) OO PHP
3 12 (18.18%) DevOps
4 11 (16.67%) High Availability
5 9 (13.64%) Logistics
5 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (9.09%) Web Filtering
9 5 (7.58%) Change Management
9 5 (7.58%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) PHP
3 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Python
4 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) ISEB
2 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) MCP
4 4 (6.06%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.09%) vSphere
4 5 (7.58%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.52%) Kamailio
5 1 (1.52%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Ansible
2 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.09%) Puppet
3 5 (7.58%) Plesk
4 4 (6.06%) SCCM
4 4 (6.06%) SCOM
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) Cisco
6 7 (10.61%) IBM
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix
7 6 (9.09%) F5
7 6 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.09%) MobileIron
7 6 (9.09%) NetApp
8 5 (7.58%) Rackspace
9 4 (6.06%) Dell
9 4 (6.06%) HP
10 3 (4.55%) Altiris
11 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.03%) SAP
12 1 (1.52%) BT
12 1 (1.52%) EMC
12 1 (1.52%) Sophos
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