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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 41 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.64% 4.29% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 19.05% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 21
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,625 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
116 189 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.81% 22.50% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 156 219
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +1 17 £28,000 -30.00% 3
Coalville +8 4 £33,250 +47.77%
Loughborough 0 2 £21,000 -31.14%
Market Harborough - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (56.25%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) VMware
3 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
5 23 (35.94%) IIS
6 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
6 21 (32.81%) Dell
7 20 (31.25%) Clustering
7 20 (31.25%) Change Management
7 20 (31.25%) HP
7 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (26.56%) MySQL
8 17 (26.56%) SAN
9 16 (25.00%) MCSE
9 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 15 (23.44%) MCP
10 15 (23.44%) SQL
10 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
10 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.88%) PHP
11 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.31%) SCCM
12 13 (20.31%) Apache
12 13 (20.31%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (35.94%) IIS
2 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 13 (20.31%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.69%) WordPress
6 2 (3.13%) Moodle
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.13%) CMS
6 2 (3.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Magento
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
2 17 (26.56%) SAN
3 13 (20.31%) Firewall
4 6 (9.38%) LAN
4 6 (9.38%) WAN
5 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) VoIP
6 3 (4.69%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.81%) PowerCenter
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JDeveloper
2 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Redmine
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) PHP Magento Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Magento Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Magento Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
1 11 (17.19%) HTML5
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) LAMP
3 8 (12.50%) jQuery
4 7 (10.94%) .NET
5 5 (7.81%) XSLT
6 2 (3.13%) Spring
6 2 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (3.13%) OpenCV
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.56%) Qt
7 1 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.56%) Symfony
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
7 1 (1.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.56%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.13%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) CentOS
3 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.69%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Change Management
2 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 8 (12.50%) Workflow
7 7 (10.94%) SEO
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) ERP
7 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.94%) Web Design
7 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.81%) DevOps
8 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.81%) BPEL
8 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) SOA
8 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 5 (7.81%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) PHP
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.81%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) XQuery
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) PHP5
9 2 (3.13%) Tcl
9 2 (3.13%) VB
9 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.13%) C
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.00%) MCSE
3 15 (23.44%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CCDP
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) RHCE
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) Firmware
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
2 12 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) Control-M
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) Dell
4 20 (31.25%) HP
5 12 (18.75%) Altiris
6 11 (17.19%) Cisco
7 10 (15.63%) IBM
7 10 (15.63%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) EMC
9 6 (9.38%) Informatica
10 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.13%) i2
11 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix
11 2 (3.13%) SAP
12 1 (1.56%) Juniper
12 1 (1.56%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Zend
12 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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