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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 71 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.01% 5.87% 8.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.47% 25.63% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70 40 67
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
206 160 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.06% 22.89% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 178 145 236
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +8 46 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Loughborough +10 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (36.45%) Windows
2 37 (34.58%) SQL
3 30 (28.04%) PHP
4 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 28 (26.17%) Oracle
6 23 (21.50%) MySQL
7 21 (19.63%) Python
7 21 (19.63%) Symfony
7 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (19.63%) Front End Development
8 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
8 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
8 20 (18.69%) Unix
9 19 (17.76%) HTML
9 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
9 19 (17.76%) Windows Server
10 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
10 18 (16.82%) C++
11 17 (15.89%) OO
11 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.95%) WordPress
12 16 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (14.95%) VMware
12 16 (14.95%) CSS
12 16 (14.95%) C
12 16 (14.95%) OO PHP
13 15 (14.02%) Apache
13 15 (14.02%) Firewall
13 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (14.95%) WordPress
2 15 (14.02%) Apache
3 14 (13.08%) SilverStripe
4 12 (11.21%) CMS
5 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
6 7 (6.54%) IIS
6 7 (6.54%) Node.js
7 6 (5.61%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.67%) Apache Solr
8 5 (4.67%) Drupal
8 5 (4.67%) Joomla!
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (2.80%) Plone
11 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
2 8 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Magento
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.93%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Office 365
1 7 (6.54%) Sage Pay
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Joyent
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Firewall
2 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.48%) DNS
4 5 (4.67%) HTTP
4 5 (4.67%) LAN
4 5 (4.67%) WAN
5 4 (3.74%) SAN
6 3 (2.80%) Modbus
6 3 (2.80%) SMTP
6 3 (2.80%) SSL
7 2 (1.87%) DHCP
7 2 (1.87%) SSH
8 1 (0.93%) PBX
8 1 (0.93%) PSTN
8 1 (0.93%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) MySQL
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.74%) PowerCenter
8 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.80%) Redis
8 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.87%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) PHPUnit
3 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.35%) Vagrant
5 7 (6.54%) JIRA
5 7 (6.54%) Subversion
6 4 (3.74%) JDeveloper
6 4 (3.74%) LabVIEW
6 4 (3.74%) Redmine
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Developer
2 25 (23.36%) PHP Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Administrator
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Business Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Linux Support
8 4 (3.74%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) Symfony
2 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
3 19 (17.76%) HTML
4 16 (14.95%) CSS
5 14 (13.08%) Laravel
6 11 (10.28%) Ajax
7 10 (9.35%) jQuery
7 10 (9.35%) LAMP
7 10 (9.35%) XML
8 6 (5.61%) .NET
8 6 (5.61%) HTML5
9 5 (4.67%) Behat
10 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.74%) Web Services
10 4 (3.74%) XSLT
11 3 (2.80%) Nutch
11 3 (2.80%) ODBC
12 2 (1.87%) CSS3
12 2 (1.87%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.48%) VHDL
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.54%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (5.61%) IVR
6 5 (4.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (3.74%) Clustering
7 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.74%) Verilog
8 3 (2.80%) SCADA
8 3 (2.80%) Wiki
9 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.87%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.87%) Xbox
10 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.45%) Windows
2 20 (18.69%) Unix
3 19 (17.76%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.21%) CentOS
6 11 (10.28%) Android
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.67%) Debian
9 5 (4.67%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) AIX
12 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) Front End Development
2 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.89%) OO
4 16 (14.95%) OO PHP
5 14 (13.08%) High Availability
6 13 (12.15%) DevOps
6 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.41%) Logistics
10 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.48%) Image Processing
10 8 (7.48%) OOP
10 8 (7.48%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.54%) ERP
11 7 (6.54%) SOA
11 7 (6.54%) Video Processing
11 7 (6.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 30 (28.04%) PHP
3 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.63%) Python
5 18 (16.82%) C++
6 16 (14.95%) C
7 14 (13.08%) Java
7 14 (13.08%) Shell Script
8 12 (11.21%) MATLAB
9 7 (6.54%) C#
10 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.74%) Tcl
11 4 (3.74%) XQuery
12 3 (2.80%) Ruby
12 3 (2.80%) VB
13 2 (1.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
1 8 (7.48%) ISEB
2 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.74%) MCP
3 4 (3.74%) MCSE
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.41%) VirtualBox
4 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
5 1 (0.93%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.93%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Ansible
2 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.54%) Puppet
3 5 (4.67%) Plesk
4 4 (3.74%) SCCM
4 4 (3.74%) SCOM
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) Oracle
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
4 16 (14.95%) VMware
5 10 (9.35%) Cisco
6 7 (6.54%) IBM
7 6 (5.61%) Citrix
7 6 (5.61%) F5
7 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.61%) MobileIron
7 6 (5.61%) NetApp
7 6 (5.61%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.67%) HP
8 5 (4.67%) Zend
9 4 (3.74%) Altera
9 4 (3.74%) Dell
9 4 (3.74%) Informatica
9 4 (3.74%) Xilinx
10 3 (2.80%) Altiris
11 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
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