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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 48 36 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.99% 7.09% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.92% 30.41% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 59 17
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
148 217 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.08% 23.31% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 119 207 136
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 21 £37,500 -3.84%
Lutterworth +19 2 £30,500 +3.38%
Coalville - 2 £37,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
5 27 (40.30%) Clustering
6 26 (38.81%) Change Management
6 26 (38.81%) Dell
6 26 (38.81%) IIS
7 25 (37.31%) HP
7 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
7 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
9 22 (32.84%) MySQL
10 21 (31.34%) PHP
10 21 (31.34%) Incident Management
11 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
11 19 (28.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
12 18 (26.87%) Altiris
12 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
12 18 (26.87%) SCCM
12 18 (26.87%) SCOM
12 18 (26.87%) Data Protection
12 18 (26.87%) Problem Management
13 17 (25.37%) HTML
13 17 (25.37%) Apache
14 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (38.81%) IIS
2 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
3 17 (25.37%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) CMS
5 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.99%) Moodle
6 2 (2.99%) WordPress
6 2 (2.99%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.49%) Drupal
7 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Magento
2 2 (2.99%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) Firewall
3 7 (10.45%) SAN
4 3 (4.48%) SMPP
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) SMTP
4 3 (4.48%) HTTP
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 2 (2.99%) PBX
5 2 (2.99%) VoIP
5 2 (2.99%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.84%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Subversion
2 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Ant
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.49%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.97%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) PHP Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Magento Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Magento Developer
6 8 (11.94%) PHP Magento Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Perl Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) HTML
2 15 (22.39%) CSS
3 14 (20.90%) jQuery
3 14 (20.90%) HTML5
4 13 (19.40%) LAMP
5 4 (5.97%) .NET
6 3 (4.48%) Regular Expression
6 3 (4.48%) CGI
7 2 (2.99%) XML
7 2 (2.99%) OpenCV
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.99%) WF
7 2 (2.99%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (2.99%) WCF
8 1 (1.49%) WPF
8 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.49%) JSON
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.48%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.49%) VHDL
4 1 (1.49%) Verilog
4 1 (1.49%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (16.42%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) AIX
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Android
7 2 (2.99%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Change Management
2 21 (31.34%) Incident Management
3 19 (28.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (26.87%) Data Protection
4 18 (26.87%) Problem Management
5 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
6 13 (19.40%) SEO
7 12 (17.91%) Web Design
7 12 (17.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.45%) OO
10 5 (7.46%) ITIL
11 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.97%) Workflow
12 3 (4.48%) DevOps
12 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) Image Processing
12 3 (4.48%) OOP
13 2 (2.99%) Scrum
13 2 (2.99%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) PHP
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.96%) Perl
6 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.46%) Python
7 4 (5.97%) Java
8 3 (4.48%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.48%) AWK
8 3 (4.48%) Tcl
8 3 (4.48%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.99%) PHP5
10 1 (1.49%) XPath
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) MCSE
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCDP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (43.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (37.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) SCCM
1 18 (26.87%) SCOM
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.49%) Control-M
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 26 (38.81%) Dell
4 25 (37.31%) HP
5 18 (26.87%) Altiris
6 11 (16.42%) IBM
7 9 (13.43%) Cisco
8 7 (10.45%) EMC
9 4 (5.97%) SAP
10 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.99%) Citrix
11 2 (2.99%) i2
11 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
12 1 (1.49%) Xilinx
12 1 (1.49%) hybris
12 1 (1.49%) RedPrairie
12 1 (1.49%) Facebook
12 1 (1.49%) Twitter
12 1 (1.49%) Altera
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