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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 62 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 21 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.54% 2.99% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 9.77% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 55
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
190 215 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.57% 30.63% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 160 206 206
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,100 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +17 24 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Lutterworth - 6 £30,000 -
Loughborough -8 5 £30,500 +22.00% 1
Hinckley +6 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Coalville - 1 £22,500 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (44.23%) MySQL
2 40 (38.46%) Windows
3 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.81%) PHP
5 29 (27.88%) HTML
6 27 (25.96%) jQuery
7 23 (22.12%) Apache
7 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
8 21 (20.19%) CSS
8 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
9 20 (19.23%) Oracle
9 20 (19.23%) SQL
10 19 (18.27%) UNIX
11 18 (17.31%) OO
11 18 (17.31%) .NET
11 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
12 17 (16.35%) OpenStack
13 16 (15.38%) Puppet
13 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (15.38%) C#
14 15 (14.42%) HP
15 14 (13.46%) ITIL
15 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
15 14 (13.46%) Retail
15 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
15 14 (13.46%) DevOps
16 13 (12.50%) Web Development
16 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (22.12%) Apache
2 17 (16.35%) OpenStack
3 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
4 10 (9.62%) WordPress
4 10 (9.62%) IIS
5 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.85%) Apache Solr
8 4 (3.85%) CMS
8 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.88%) nginx
9 3 (2.88%) Node.js
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.96%) Drupal
10 1 (0.96%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) Simulink
4 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Magento
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.88%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) IaaS
1 5 (4.81%) PaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (2.88%) ElastiCache
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) SAN
2 8 (7.69%) LAN
2 8 (7.69%) WAN
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
3 7 (6.73%) DNS
4 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.88%) Firewall
7 2 (1.92%) LTE
7 2 (1.92%) SSH
7 2 (1.92%) DHCP
7 2 (1.92%) UMTS
7 2 (1.92%) GSM
8 1 (0.96%) DSL
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) HTTP
8 1 (0.96%) VPN
8 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.23%) MySQL
2 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
5 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.62%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.81%) DB2
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.85%) Subversion
4 3 (2.88%) Ant
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) Maven
4 3 (2.88%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.92%) Toad
6 1 (0.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Redmine
General
1 14 (13.46%) Retail
2 11 (10.58%) Marketing
2 11 (10.58%) Finance
3 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.81%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) Administrator
3 16 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (13.46%) PHP Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Junior
7 10 (9.62%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Junior Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Web Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (5.77%) DBA
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (4.81%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 4 (3.85%) Release Analyst
13 4 (3.85%) Consultant
13 4 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) HTML
2 27 (25.96%) jQuery
3 21 (20.19%) CSS
4 18 (17.31%) .NET
5 10 (9.62%) XML
6 9 (8.65%) Ajax
7 8 (7.69%) HTML5
7 8 (7.69%) LAMP
7 8 (7.69%) WF
7 8 (7.69%) Web Services
8 6 (5.77%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (5.77%) LINQ
8 6 (5.77%) XSLT
8 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.81%) Middleware
10 4 (3.85%) Lucene
11 3 (2.88%) Django
12 2 (1.92%) REST
12 2 (1.92%) JSON
12 2 (1.92%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) BBC
2 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.69%) NHS
3 6 (5.77%) Open Source
4 5 (4.81%) iPhone
5 4 (3.85%) Firmware
5 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.88%) FMCG
6 3 (2.88%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) PMI
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) UNIX
3 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.73%) CentOS
7 5 (4.81%) HPUX
8 4 (3.85%) Solaris
8 4 (3.85%) AIX
9 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.88%) Debian
10 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
2 18 (17.31%) OO
2 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
3 14 (13.46%) ITIL
3 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.46%) DevOps
4 13 (12.50%) Web Development
4 13 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.65%) Change Management
5 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.69%) Online Marketing
6 8 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.85%) Functional Programming
9 4 (3.85%) E-Procurement
9 4 (3.85%) Service Management
9 4 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) JavaScript
1 31 (29.81%) PHP
2 20 (19.23%) SQL
3 16 (15.38%) C#
4 11 (10.58%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) Perl
5 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.73%) C++
7 6 (5.77%) Java
7 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.81%) VBScript
8 5 (4.81%) VB
8 5 (4.81%) VBA
8 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.81%) VB6
9 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 4 (3.85%) PHP5
10 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.88%) C
11 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.92%) MCSE
3 2 (1.92%) MCSA
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) ISEB
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CCSP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) CCIP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) CCDA
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CCA
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) XenApp
3 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.77%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.96%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.96%) QEMU
5 1 (0.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) Puppet
1 16 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.58%) Ansible
3 7 (6.73%) SCCM
4 5 (4.81%) SCOM
5 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.88%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.96%) WSUS
7 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.23%) Oracle
3 15 (14.42%) HP
4 13 (12.50%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
6 8 (7.69%) SAP
7 6 (5.77%) Altiris
7 6 (5.77%) IBM
7 6 (5.77%) Dell
7 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.77%) Citrix
8 5 (4.81%) Apple
9 4 (3.85%) Sun
10 3 (2.88%) JBoss
11 2 (1.92%) Northgate
11 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.96%) EMC
12 1 (0.96%) Adobe
12 1 (0.96%) NetApp
12 1 (0.96%) Avaya
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