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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.12% 8.80% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.07% 27.33% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 19
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
103 172 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.14% 32.21% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 95 155 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
6 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (30.61%) MySQL
7 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (28.57%) Change Management
8 14 (28.57%) PHP
8 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 13 (26.53%) HP
9 13 (26.53%) IIS
9 13 (26.53%) Clustering
9 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
10 12 (24.49%) Altiris
10 12 (24.49%) HTML
10 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
10 12 (24.49%) CSS
10 12 (24.49%) Dell
10 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
10 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
10 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
10 12 (24.49%) SCCM
11 11 (22.45%) SCOM
11 11 (22.45%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) IIS
3 9 (18.37%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
3 1 (2.04%) Maya
3 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.33%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) SMPP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) InterBase
3 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
1 3 (6.12%) Billing
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Magento Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Magento Developer
5 7 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (8.16%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Perl Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
1 12 (24.49%) CSS
2 11 (22.45%) jQuery
2 11 (22.45%) HTML5
3 9 (18.37%) LAMP
4 4 (8.16%) CGI
5 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
6 2 (4.08%) Ajax
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) Smarty
7 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) WCF
7 1 (2.04%) WF
7 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.04%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) UNIX
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (28.57%) Change Management
3 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
4 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
4 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
5 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.41%) SEO
6 8 (16.33%) Web Design
6 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Workflow
9 4 (8.16%) OO
10 3 (6.12%) Line Management
10 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.08%) Service Management
11 2 (4.08%) Image Processing
11 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.08%) Release Management
11 2 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PHP
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.16%) Bourne shell
7 3 (6.12%) AWK
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) PHP5
9 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) Korn
9 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) GPFS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) SCCM
2 11 (22.45%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) Altiris
4 12 (24.49%) Dell
5 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Facebook
8 1 (2.04%) Twitter
8 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.04%) Adobe
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Autodesk
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Google
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