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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 35 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.69% 2.41% 8.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 8.04% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 22
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,950 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,900 £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
88 112 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.76% 30.03% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 69 107 108
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
3 19 (31.15%) Oracle
4 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
5 15 (24.59%) HP
6 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.95%) MySQL
6 14 (22.95%) OpenStack
7 13 (21.31%) Retail
7 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
7 13 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (21.31%) VMware
8 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
9 11 (18.03%) SAN
9 11 (18.03%) Finance
9 11 (18.03%) ITIL
9 11 (18.03%) UNIX
10 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
10 10 (16.39%) IIS
10 10 (16.39%) Clustering
10 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.75%) Ansible
11 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (14.75%) Puppet
11 9 (14.75%) Change Management
12 8 (13.11%) Internet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (22.95%) OpenStack
2 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.39%) IIS
4 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.84%) Apache
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) PaaS
1 5 (8.20%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.84%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.28%) LTE
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.28%) GSM
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) UMTS
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) MySQL
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
4 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Toad
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 13 (21.31%) Retail
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Administrator
2 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (14.75%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Web Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Release Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Ajax
2 6 (9.84%) jQuery
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware
5 3 (4.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) CPAN
6 2 (3.28%) LAMP
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) YUI
7 1 (1.64%) RESTful
7 1 (1.64%) REST
7 1 (1.64%) Flash
7 1 (1.64%) Java EE
7 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.64%) Spring
7 1 (1.64%) JSP
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) iPhone
3 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.03%) UNIX
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.20%) HPUX
8 4 (6.56%) CentOS
9 3 (4.92%) AIX
10 2 (3.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
2 13 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.03%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) Change Management
6 8 (13.11%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps
7 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.56%) Release Management
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.56%) Service Management
10 3 (4.92%) TDD
10 3 (4.92%) E-Procurement
10 3 (4.92%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Functional Programming
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.28%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) C#
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PHP
3 6 (9.84%) C++
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.20%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) VBScript
4 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.56%) VB
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) VB6
5 4 (6.56%) VBA
6 3 (4.92%) PHP5
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 5 (8.20%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
1 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.75%) Ansible
2 6 (9.84%) SCCM
3 5 (8.20%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 15 (24.59%) HP
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) Dell
7 5 (8.20%) SAP
7 5 (8.20%) Altiris
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix
7 5 (8.20%) Apple
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) JBoss
10 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.28%) Northgate
11 1 (1.64%) F5
11 1 (1.64%) NetApp
11 1 (1.64%) EMC
11 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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