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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 50 42 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 55 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.43% 5.60% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.61% 24.02% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 11
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
142 229 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.48% 23.30% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 207 142
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 16 £35,000 -10.25%
Coalville - 3 £37,500 - 1
Lutterworth +22 2 £30,500 +1.66%
Loughborough - 1 - - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (37.50%) IIS
4 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.94%) Dell
5 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 23 (35.94%) MySQL
5 23 (35.94%) Change Management
5 23 (35.94%) Clustering
6 22 (34.38%) PHP
6 22 (34.38%) HP
6 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
6 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (31.25%) Apache
8 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
9 17 (26.56%) Incident Management
10 16 (25.00%) jQuery
10 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (23.44%) LAMP
11 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
11 15 (23.44%) CSS
11 15 (23.44%) SCCM
11 15 (23.44%) HTML5
12 14 (21.88%) Magento

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 20 (31.25%) Apache
3 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.69%) CMS
5 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.13%) WordPress
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.13%) Moodle
6 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.63%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) SMPP
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) VoIP
5 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
6 2 (3.13%) PBX
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) MySQL
2 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Subversion
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (1.56%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.13%) Back Office
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Magento Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Magento Developer
4 11 (17.19%) PHP Magento Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior PHP Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Security Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Perl Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.69%) Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) jQuery
3 15 (23.44%) LAMP
3 15 (23.44%) CSS
3 15 (23.44%) HTML5
4 4 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (4.69%) Regular Expression
5 3 (4.69%) CGI
6 2 (3.13%) OpenCV
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.56%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
7 1 (1.56%) Lucene
7 1 (1.56%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Physics
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (15.63%) UNIX
4 6 (9.38%) AIX
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 1 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Change Management
2 17 (26.56%) Incident Management
3 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (21.88%) SEO
5 14 (21.88%) Web Design
5 14 (21.88%) Problem Management
5 14 (21.88%) Data Protection
5 14 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) OO
8 5 (7.81%) DevOps
8 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.25%) Open Source
10 3 (4.69%) Image Processing
10 3 (4.69%) Video Processing
10 3 (4.69%) Workflow
11 2 (3.13%) Video Analytics
11 2 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) PHP
2 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.38%) Perl
7 5 (7.81%) Python
7 5 (7.81%) Java
8 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.69%) AWK
9 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
9 3 (4.69%) C++
10 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.13%) Tcl
10 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (3.13%) PHP5
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) MCSE
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.56%) RHCE
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) CCDP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) SCCM
2 14 (21.88%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.81%) Puppet
5 4 (6.25%) Ansible
6 2 (3.13%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) Control-M
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) VMware
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) Dell
4 22 (34.38%) HP
5 14 (21.88%) Altiris
6 12 (18.75%) IBM
7 10 (15.63%) Cisco
8 8 (12.50%) EMC
9 4 (6.25%) SAP
10 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix
11 2 (3.13%) i2
12 1 (1.56%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Oracle
12 1 (1.56%) Remedy
12 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.56%) hybris
12 1 (1.56%) RedPrairie
12 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Health + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20319 - £22212 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago