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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.92% 8.19% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.37% 31.08% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 17
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
102 148 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.25% 26.33% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 93 141 92
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 21 (38.89%) VMware
4 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (35.19%) MySQL
6 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 18 (33.33%) PHP
6 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 18 (33.33%) Clustering
6 18 (33.33%) Change Management
6 18 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (31.48%) HP
7 17 (31.48%) IIS
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (29.63%) Data Protection
8 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
8 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 16 (29.63%) SCCM
8 16 (29.63%) Incident Management
8 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
8 16 (29.63%) CSS
8 16 (29.63%) HTML
8 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.63%) Dell
8 16 (29.63%) Altiris
9 15 (27.78%) SCOM
9 15 (27.78%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) IIS
3 12 (22.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
1 1 (1.85%) Maya
1 1 (1.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) SMTP
4 3 (5.56%) SMPP
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) InterBase
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Liquibase
2 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.56%) Billing
1 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Magento Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Magento Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (18.52%) PHP Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (12.96%) PHP Magento Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Perl Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) CSS
1 16 (29.63%) HTML
2 15 (27.78%) jQuery
3 14 (25.93%) HTML5
4 12 (22.22%) LAMP
5 4 (7.41%) CGI
6 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) Smarty
8 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) CSS3
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) WCF
8 1 (1.85%) WF
8 1 (1.85%) MFC
8 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (20.37%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Debian
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Change Management
1 18 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (29.63%) Incident Management
2 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
2 16 (29.63%) Data Protection
3 13 (24.07%) SEO
3 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
4 11 (20.37%) Web Design
4 11 (20.37%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.26%) Workflow
5 5 (9.26%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Line Management
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.70%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.70%) OOP
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL
7 2 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (1.85%) E-Procurement
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) PHP
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) Bourne shell
7 3 (5.56%) AWK
8 2 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) VB6
9 1 (1.85%) Korn
9 1 (1.85%) PHP5
9 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) GPFS
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) SCCM
2 15 (27.78%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 17 (31.48%) HP
4 16 (29.63%) Dell
4 16 (29.63%) Altiris
5 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.85%) Facebook
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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