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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 40 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 68 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.18% 7.85% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.97% 23.37% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 35
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
173 291 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.57% 33.60% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 150 269 179
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 25 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Loughborough -5 4 £33,000 -1.49% 2
Coalville +4 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) MySQL
3 25 (33.33%) PHP
4 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.33%) jQuery
7 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
7 17 (22.67%) LAMP
7 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
8 16 (21.33%) VMware
9 15 (20.00%) HTML
9 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (18.67%) SQL
10 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.33%) ITIL
11 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.33%) HTML5
12 12 (16.00%) CSS
12 12 (16.00%) Ajax
12 12 (16.00%) Marketing
13 11 (14.67%) UNIX
13 11 (14.67%) OOP
13 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.67%) Change Management
13 11 (14.67%) Firewall
14 10 (13.33%) OOD
14 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.00%) WordPress
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) nginx
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) Drupal
7 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Simulink
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) Maya
4 1 (1.33%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Magento
2 2 (2.67%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) VPN
4 4 (5.33%) LAN
4 4 (5.33%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.33%) MPLS
7 1 (1.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) MySQL
2 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) InterBase
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.33%) JIRA
2 10 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 10 (13.33%) Redmine
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.33%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Ant
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) PHP Developer
3 10 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 10 (13.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Administrator
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Junior
7 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Release Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) jQuery
2 17 (22.67%) LAMP
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (17.33%) HTML5
5 12 (16.00%) CSS
5 12 (16.00%) Ajax
6 10 (13.33%) Symfony
6 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.67%) .NET
8 6 (8.00%) Web Services
9 5 (6.67%) XML
9 5 (6.67%) XSLT
9 5 (6.67%) Middleware
10 4 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (5.33%) WCF
10 4 (5.33%) WF
10 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.33%) STL
11 3 (4.00%) XSD
11 3 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) FMCG
4 3 (4.00%) MPEG
4 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) VHDL
6 1 (1.33%) Verilog
6 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (14.67%) UNIX
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) CentOS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.67%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) ITIL
4 11 (14.67%) OOP
4 11 (14.67%) Change Management
5 10 (13.33%) OOD
5 10 (13.33%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
8 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.33%) Web Development
9 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.00%) SEO
9 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.00%) Image Processing
9 6 (8.00%) Line Management
10 5 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) PHP
2 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) C#
4 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.33%) C++
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Perl
6 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.33%) C
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.00%) XPath
9 2 (2.67%) PHP5
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.67%) Java
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) CCSP
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) CCIP
5 1 (1.33%) CCDA
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) Firmware
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.33%) Ansible
4 3 (4.00%) Nagios
5 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) HP
3 7 (9.33%) Dell
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco
4 6 (8.00%) Altiris
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.67%) Sun
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) AccuRev
8 2 (2.67%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.33%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.33%) BT
9 1 (1.33%) Google
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