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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 41 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.28% 6.89% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.17% 17.92% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 5
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £28,550 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £49,250 £37,900
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
99 173 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.94% 38.44% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 80 165 75
Average salary £44,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
3 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.43%) MySQL
5 12 (21.43%) OpenStack
6 11 (19.64%) Retail
6 11 (19.64%) ITIL
6 11 (19.64%) UNIX
6 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 7 (12.50%) Puppet
10 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.50%) Ansible
10 7 (12.50%) jQuery
10 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (12.50%) HP
10 7 (12.50%) RDBMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Maya
3 1 (1.79%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.36%) SAP SRM
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) VPN
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
2 4 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) UMTS
4 2 (3.57%) GSM
4 2 (3.57%) LTE
4 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) InterBase
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Toad
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Web Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Release Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) jQuery
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) Ajax
3 5 (8.93%) Middleware
4 4 (7.14%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) CPAN
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) YUI
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Smarty
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.79%) STL
7 1 (1.79%) MFC
7 1 (1.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Animation
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) UNIX
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) CentOS
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Android
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.71%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.93%) Release Management
6 5 (8.93%) Service Management
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.57%) E-Procurement
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow
9 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) SOA
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) UML
9 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
3 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) VB6
5 3 (5.36%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) VBA
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) GPFS
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
1 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) Altiris
8 2 (3.57%) Northgate
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) Adobe
9 1 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) Autodesk
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