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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 53 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.29% 5.20% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.11% 23.70% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
127 211 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.17% 21.93% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 94 183 164
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 -14 12 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Coalville +1 4 £37,500 +66.66%
Loughborough +6 2 £23,000 -36.98%
Lutterworth +23 1 £30,500 +1.66% 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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 (54.55%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (41.82%) IIS
5 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (38.18%) Dell
6 21 (38.18%) Clustering
6 21 (38.18%) Change Management
7 20 (36.36%) HP
7 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (32.73%) MySQL
8 18 (32.73%) PHP
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 15 (27.27%) Apache
9 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
10 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
10 13 (23.64%) SCCM
11 12 (21.82%) SCOM
11 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
11 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
11 12 (21.82%) Altiris
11 12 (21.82%) HTML
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (41.82%) IIS
2 15 (27.27%) Apache
3 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.64%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) Moodle
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Magento
2 2 (3.64%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 9 (16.36%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) HTTP
5 3 (5.45%) VLAN
5 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) VoIP
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.64%) PBX
6 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) MySQL
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Liquibase
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) PHP Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (14.55%) PHP Magento Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Magento Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Magento Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
1 12 (21.82%) jQuery
2 11 (20.00%) HTML5
2 11 (20.00%) LAMP
2 11 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Qt
5 1 (1.82%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) XSLT
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Change Management
2 15 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
4 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
5 10 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (18.18%) Web Design
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) SEO
5 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 3 (5.45%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.45%) Video Processing
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Video Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) PHP
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Tcl
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) PHP5
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) C
7 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCDP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) RHCE
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 12 (21.82%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Control-M
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) VMware
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.18%) Dell
4 20 (36.36%) HP
5 12 (21.82%) Altiris
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco
6 10 (18.18%) IBM
7 8 (14.55%) EMC
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) i2
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
9 1 (1.82%) Informatica
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Merton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago