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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 38 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.79% 7.67% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.33% 21.22% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 25
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
211 311 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.16% 36.16% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 178 292 124
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -1 21 £32,500 -14.47% 5
Loughborough -6 6 £31,000 -31.11%
Coalville +6 2 £32,750 -6.42%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) MySQL
3 26 (30.95%) PHP
4 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.38%) jQuery
6 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 17 (20.24%) LAMP
8 17 (20.24%) SQL
8 17 (20.24%) HTML
8 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
9 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
10 15 (17.86%) OpenStack
11 14 (16.67%) HTML5
11 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (16.67%) CSS
11 14 (16.67%) ITIL
12 13 (15.48%) Apache
12 13 (15.48%) Retail
12 13 (15.48%) VMware
13 12 (14.29%) Ajax
13 12 (14.29%) Marketing
13 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (13.10%) JIRA
14 11 (13.10%) TDD
14 11 (13.10%) C#
15 10 (11.90%) AngularJS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (17.86%) OpenStack
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
3 7 (8.33%) WordPress
4 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) nginx
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Simulink
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
4 1 (1.19%) Maya
4 1 (1.19%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) LAN
4 4 (4.76%) WAN
5 3 (3.57%) DNS
6 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.19%) DHCP
7 1 (1.19%) MPLS
7 1 (1.19%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) MySQL
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.76%) DB2
6 2 (2.38%) InterBase
6 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) JIRA
3 10 (11.90%) PHPUnit
3 10 (11.90%) Redmine
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.76%) Ant
4 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 13 (15.48%) Retail
2 12 (14.29%) Marketing
3 7 (8.33%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.76%) Billing
6 3 (3.57%) Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Electronics
7 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (13.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (13.10%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.71%) Web Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Junior
9 7 (8.33%) Web Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Junior PHP Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) jQuery
2 17 (20.24%) LAMP
2 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 14 (16.67%) CSS
3 14 (16.67%) HTML5
4 12 (14.29%) Ajax
5 10 (11.90%) .NET
5 10 (11.90%) Symfony
5 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.52%) XML
7 7 (8.33%) XSLT
8 6 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (5.95%) Middleware
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.95%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (5.95%) LINQ
10 3 (3.57%) STL
10 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (2.38%) XSD
11 2 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.95%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.95%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.76%) FMCG
4 2 (2.38%) Open Source
4 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) MPEG
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.90%) UNIX
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) CentOS
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
6 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
2 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) ITIL
3 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.10%) TDD
5 10 (11.90%) Web Development
5 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.90%) OOP
5 10 (11.90%) OOD
5 10 (11.90%) DevOps
6 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.95%) Image Processing
8 5 (5.95%) Line Management
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) Service Management
8 5 (5.95%) Release Management
9 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) PHP
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.24%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) C#
5 8 (9.52%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.33%) Perl
7 6 (7.14%) C++
8 5 (5.95%) Java
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.38%) XPath
10 2 (2.38%) PHP5
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.38%) C
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
11 1 (1.19%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) CCSP
5 1 (1.19%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) CCIP
5 1 (1.19%) CCDA
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) Firmware
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
1 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.71%) Ansible
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) Nagios
4 2 (2.38%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) VMware
3 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) SAP
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) IBM
5 5 (5.95%) Sun
5 5 (5.95%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.38%) Altiris
7 2 (2.38%) AccuRev
7 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Zend
8 1 (1.19%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.19%) BT
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