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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 39 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 66 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.00% 7.01% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.38% 30.56% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 27
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £47,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.55%
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
154 216 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.39% 22.93% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129 207 136
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +7 27 £41,000 +5.12% 3
Coalville - 2 £37,500 -
Lutterworth +12 1 £30,500 +3.38%
Hinckley -3 1 £45,000 +52.54%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
3 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) VMware
4 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
4 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
6 25 (34.25%) Clustering
7 24 (32.88%) Change Management
7 24 (32.88%) IIS
7 24 (32.88%) HP
7 24 (32.88%) Dell
8 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
8 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (31.51%) Incident Management
9 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
9 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.77%) HTML
10 21 (28.77%) PHP
10 21 (28.77%) MySQL
10 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (27.40%) Altiris
11 20 (27.40%) Problem Management
11 20 (27.40%) SCCM
11 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
11 20 (27.40%) Data Protection
12 19 (26.03%) SCOM
12 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
13 18 (24.66%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 24 (32.88%) IIS
2 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
3 17 (23.29%) Apache
4 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.85%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.74%) CMS
7 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) Drupal
8 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) SMPP
3 3 (4.11%) LAN
3 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) SMTP
3 3 (4.11%) HTTP
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) VLAN
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.37%) PBX
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Subversion
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Maven
2 4 (5.48%) Ant
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) AccuRev
3 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.37%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.48%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.74%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Network Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.81%) PHP Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Magento Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Senior Magento Developer
7 8 (10.96%) PHP Magento Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Web Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Perl Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) HTML
2 18 (24.66%) HTML5
3 17 (23.29%) CSS
4 16 (21.92%) LAMP
4 16 (21.92%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) .NET
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.48%) WCF
6 4 (5.48%) WF
7 3 (4.11%) Silverlight
7 3 (4.11%) WPF
7 3 (4.11%) RESTful
7 3 (4.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
7 3 (4.11%) REST
7 3 (4.11%) CGI
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (4.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.11%) MPEG
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) VHDL
5 1 (1.37%) Verilog
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (20.55%) UNIX
4 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
6 3 (4.11%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) Debian
7 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Change Management
2 23 (31.51%) Incident Management
3 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (27.40%) Data Protection
4 20 (27.40%) Problem Management
5 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
6 16 (21.92%) SEO
7 14 (19.18%) Web Design
7 14 (19.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) ITIL
9 6 (8.22%) OO
9 6 (8.22%) Workflow
9 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.22%) DevOps
10 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.48%) Image Processing
11 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.77%) PHP
3 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Perl
4 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.59%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) C++
6 6 (8.22%) Java
7 4 (5.48%) C
7 4 (5.48%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.48%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.11%) XPath
8 3 (4.11%) Tcl
8 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.11%) AWK
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CCDP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) SCCM
2 19 (26.03%) SCOM
3 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.22%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) VMware
3 24 (32.88%) HP
3 24 (32.88%) Dell
4 20 (27.40%) Altiris
5 9 (12.33%) IBM
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco
7 5 (6.85%) SAP
8 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) i2
10 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.37%) Altera
11 1 (1.37%) hybris
11 1 (1.37%) RedPrairie
11 1 (1.37%) Facebook
11 1 (1.37%) Twitter
11 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.37%) Xilinx
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