The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 72 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.36% 8.51% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.38% 32.73% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 24
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 220 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.92% 26.00% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 137 209 155
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 29 £42,000 +7.69% 9
Hinckley +1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughborough -11 1 - - 2
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (46.25%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (36.25%) PHP
2 29 (36.25%) MySQL
3 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 24 (30.00%) VMware
6 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
6 23 (28.75%) jQuery
7 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (27.50%) LAMP
8 19 (23.75%) Clustering
8 19 (23.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
8 19 (23.75%) HTML
9 18 (22.50%) IIS
9 18 (22.50%) HP
9 18 (22.50%) Change Management
9 18 (22.50%) Incident Management
9 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
9 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
10 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
10 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
10 17 (21.25%) SCCM
10 17 (21.25%) Data Protection
10 17 (21.25%) Altiris
10 17 (21.25%) Dell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) IIS
3 14 (17.50%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Drupal
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Simulink
2 1 (1.25%) Maya
2 1 (1.25%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.25%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 3 (3.75%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) SMTP
4 3 (3.75%) SMPP
5 2 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) MySQL
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) JIRA
2 8 (10.00%) Subversion
2 8 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (10.00%) Redmine
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) Ant
5 3 (3.75%) AccuRev
5 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.25%) Liquibase
General
1 12 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.75%) Billing
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Network Engineer
4 16 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Magento Developer
7 10 (12.50%) Senior Magento Developer
8 9 (11.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 9 (11.25%) Administrator
9 8 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 7 (8.75%) PHP Magento Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Web Developer
11 6 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (6.25%) Junior
13 4 (5.00%) Analyst
13 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
14 3 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) jQuery
2 22 (27.50%) LAMP
3 19 (23.75%) HTML
4 16 (20.00%) HTML5
5 15 (18.75%) CSS
6 10 (12.50%) Ajax
7 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.00%) Symfony
9 6 (7.50%) .NET
9 6 (7.50%) Web Services
10 4 (5.00%) XML
10 4 (5.00%) STL
10 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.00%) CGI
10 4 (5.00%) WCF
10 4 (5.00%) WF
10 4 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (3.75%) Regular Expression
11 3 (3.75%) REST
11 3 (3.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Clustering
2 3 (3.75%) MPEG
2 3 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) VHDL
4 1 (1.25%) Verilog
4 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.00%) UNIX
5 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.25%) CentOS
7 4 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Solaris
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (22.50%) Change Management
2 18 (22.50%) Incident Management
3 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
3 17 (21.25%) Data Protection
4 16 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.50%) SEO
5 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.75%) Web Design
7 11 (13.75%) OOP
7 11 (13.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (10.00%) OOD
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.75%) OO
9 7 (8.75%) Workflow
10 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) PHP
2 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) Perl
6 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.50%) Python
8 5 (6.25%) C#
8 5 (6.25%) C++
9 4 (5.00%) Java
9 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.00%) C
9 4 (5.00%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.75%) XPath
10 3 (3.75%) AWK
11 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.50%) PHP5
12 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MCSA
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) SCCM
2 16 (20.00%) SCOM
3 6 (7.50%) Puppet
3 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.50%) Ansible
4 3 (3.75%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.25%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) VMware
3 18 (22.50%) HP
4 17 (21.25%) Dell
4 17 (21.25%) Altiris
5 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Xilinx
8 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.25%) Altera
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