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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 42 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.90% 6.21% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.19% 30.84% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 1
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
79 107 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.08% 20.15% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 62 89 82
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) IIS
2 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 23 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (56.76%) Clustering
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) Dell
4 20 (54.05%) Change Management
4 20 (54.05%) HP
4 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (54.05%) Hyper-V
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
8 13 (35.14%) SCCM
8 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
8 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (32.43%) SAN
9 12 (32.43%) MCSE
9 12 (32.43%) SCOM
9 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
9 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
9 12 (32.43%) Altiris
10 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 11 (29.73%) MCP
11 10 (27.03%) MySQL
11 10 (27.03%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) Moodle
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
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 12 (32.43%) SAN
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Magento Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Magento Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
1 5 (13.51%) jQuery
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Change Management
2 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
3 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
4 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Web Design
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) SEO
6 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) E-Procurement
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
9 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.70%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PHP
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) PHP5
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) MCSE
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (29.73%) 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 2 (5.41%) 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 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Dell
3 20 (54.05%) HP
4 12 (32.43%) Altiris
5 10 (27.03%) IBM
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco
7 8 (21.62%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) i2
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle
9 1 (2.70%) Informatica
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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