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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.35% 4.72% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.68% 25.58% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 4
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
76 86 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.36% 18.45% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 105
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,640 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) IIS
3 23 (62.16%) VMware
3 23 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (56.76%) Dell
5 20 (54.05%) HP
5 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
5 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (54.05%) Clustering
5 20 (54.05%) Hyper-V
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (51.35%) Change Management
6 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
7 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (43.24%) SAN
7 16 (43.24%) MCSE
8 15 (40.54%) MCP
8 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
8 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
10 13 (35.14%) SCCM
10 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
11 12 (32.43%) SCOM
11 12 (32.43%) Altiris
11 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
11 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
12 11 (29.73%) Firewall
13 10 (27.03%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (62.16%) IIS
2 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (5.41%) WordPress
4 2 (5.41%) Moodle
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 16 (43.24%) SAN
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Systems Engineer
1 15 (40.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source Developer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Change Management
2 15 (40.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
4 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
4 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Logistics
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) E-Procurement
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Workflow
9 1 (2.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PHP
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) PHP5
5 2 (5.41%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) MCSE
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (40.54%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCDP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (54.05%) Hyper-V
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 12 (32.43%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Control-M
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (62.16%) VMware
3 21 (56.76%) Dell
4 20 (54.05%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) Altiris
6 10 (27.03%) IBM
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 8 (21.62%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (5.41%) SAP
10 2 (5.41%) i2
11 1 (2.70%) Informatica
11 1 (2.70%) NetApp
11 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
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