The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 60 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.05% 1.34% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.06% 4.03% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Average salary £60,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
170 149 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.06% 33.18% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 158 138 110
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,776 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Open Source
Leicestershire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leicester region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Leicester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 19 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 19 (100.00%) Information Management
1 19 (100.00%) GPEN
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 12 (63.16%) C
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) GIAC
2 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
2 12 (63.16%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) Security Management
4 7 (36.84%) CISA
4 7 (36.84%) CISM
4 7 (36.84%) GCIH
4 7 (36.84%) OSCE
4 7 (36.84%) GWAPT
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Penetration Tester
1 16 (84.21%) Security Tester
1 16 (84.21%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 19 (100.00%) Information Management
2 12 (63.16%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
1 12 (63.16%) Java
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
1 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) GPEN
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 12 (63.16%) GIAC
3 7 (36.84%) CISA
3 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 7 (36.84%) GCIH
3 7 (36.84%) OSCE
3 7 (36.84%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) PCI DSS