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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 39 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.33% 3.02% 6.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.78% 9.45% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 12
Average salary £32,250 £38,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.13% +21.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £19,550 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
91 127 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.88% 31.99% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 94
Average salary £44,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.65%) Oracle
4 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) HP
5 14 (22.58%) MySQL
5 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (20.97%) VMware
6 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
6 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (20.97%) OpenStack
7 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 12 (19.35%) Retail
7 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
7 12 (19.35%) ITIL
7 12 (19.35%) Finance
7 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (17.74%) SAN
8 11 (17.74%) UNIX
8 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
9 10 (16.13%) IIS
9 10 (16.13%) Clustering
9 10 (16.13%) Change Management
10 9 (14.52%) HTML
10 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (12.90%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
1 13 (20.97%) OpenStack
2 10 (16.13%) IIS
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) Apache
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Maya
3 1 (1.61%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) PaaS
1 5 (8.06%) IaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
2 8 (12.90%) LAN
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.23%) LTE
5 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.23%) UMTS
5 2 (3.23%) GSM
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) MySQL
3 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.23%) DB2
8 2 (3.23%) InterBase
8 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Toad
3 1 (1.61%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.35%) Retail
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Administrator
2 12 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Web Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (6.45%) DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Release Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) jQuery
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) Ajax
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) HTML5
5 2 (3.23%) Smarty
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) YUI
5 2 (3.23%) CPAN
5 2 (3.23%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.61%) CGI
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.06%) iPhone
3 3 (4.84%) Firmware
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (17.74%) UNIX
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.06%) HPUX
6 5 (8.06%) CentOS
7 3 (4.84%) AIX
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (19.35%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.13%) Change Management
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps
5 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.68%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.06%) Release Management
7 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) C#
1 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
1 7 (11.29%) PHP
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Perl
3 5 (8.06%) Python
3 5 (8.06%) C++
3 5 (8.06%) VBScript
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) VB
5 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.84%) VBA
5 3 (4.84%) VB6
6 2 (3.23%) PHP5
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) XenApp
3 5 (8.06%) vSphere
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.61%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
1 8 (12.90%) Ansible
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 5 (8.06%) SCOM
4 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) HP
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Dell
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) Apple
6 5 (8.06%) SAP
6 5 (8.06%) Altiris
7 4 (6.45%) IBM
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) JBoss
9 2 (3.23%) Northgate
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.61%) NetApp
10 1 (1.61%) Adobe
10 1 (1.61%) EMC
10 1 (1.61%) Google
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Posted: 5 days ago