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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.79% 4.51% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.90% 13.06% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 32
Average salary £30,500 £31,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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
191 245 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.09% 34.51% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 156 237 152
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +18 18 £32,250 -15.13% 1
Loughborough -3 6 £30,500 -39.00%
Lutterworth - 2 £29,500 -
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 23 September 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 41 (42.27%) Windows
2 37 (38.14%) MySQL
3 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
4 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
5 27 (27.84%) PHP
6 25 (25.77%) jQuery
7 23 (23.71%) HTML
8 21 (21.65%) Oracle
9 20 (20.62%) Apache
10 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
10 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
10 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (17.53%) CSS
12 16 (16.49%) SQL
12 16 (16.49%) UNIX
12 16 (16.49%) Configuration Management
13 15 (15.46%) LAMP
13 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
13 15 (15.46%) HP
13 15 (15.46%) OpenStack
14 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (14.43%) C#
14 14 (14.43%) ITIL
15 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
15 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.40%) Ajax
15 13 (13.40%) Retail
15 13 (13.40%) VMware
15 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (12.37%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (20.62%) Apache
2 15 (15.46%) OpenStack
3 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
4 10 (10.31%) WordPress
4 10 (10.31%) IIS
5 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (3.09%) CMS
9 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.06%) nginx
10 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.03%) DNN
11 1 (1.03%) Drupal
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) Simulink
4 1 (1.03%) Maya
4 1 (1.03%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Magento
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.09%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) PaaS
1 5 (5.15%) IaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) SAN
2 8 (8.25%) Internet
2 8 (8.25%) LAN
2 8 (8.25%) WAN
3 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.19%) DNS
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.09%) Firewall
6 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.06%) SSH
6 2 (2.06%) LTE
6 2 (2.06%) GSM
6 2 (2.06%) VPN
6 2 (2.06%) UMTS
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) HTTP
7 1 (1.03%) MPLS
7 1 (1.03%) DSL
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.14%) MySQL
2 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (12.37%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.09%) DB2
8 2 (2.06%) InterBase
8 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) JIRA
3 8 (8.25%) PHPUnit
3 8 (8.25%) Redmine
4 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.06%) Toad
5 2 (2.06%) Subversion
5 2 (2.06%) Maven
5 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 13 (13.40%) Retail
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Administrator
3 16 (16.49%) PHP Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (11.34%) Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 9 (9.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Web Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Junior
9 6 (6.19%) DBA
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) jQuery
2 23 (23.71%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) CSS
4 15 (15.46%) LAMP
5 13 (13.40%) Ajax
6 12 (12.37%) .NET
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
8 9 (9.28%) XML
9 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.25%) Symfony
10 6 (6.19%) LINQ
10 6 (6.19%) LINQ to SQL
10 6 (6.19%) XSLT
10 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.19%) Middleware
11 5 (5.15%) Web Services
12 2 (2.06%) CPAN
12 2 (2.06%) Lucene
12 2 (2.06%) Smarty
12 2 (2.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Clustering
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Firmware
3 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.15%) iPhone
4 4 (4.12%) Open Source
5 2 (2.06%) BBC
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Animation
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Windows
2 16 (16.49%) UNIX
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.22%) CentOS
8 5 (5.15%) HPUX
9 4 (4.12%) Solaris
9 4 (4.12%) AIX
10 2 (2.06%) Debian
10 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
1 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.49%) Configuration Management
3 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.43%) ITIL
5 11 (11.34%) TDD
5 11 (11.34%) Web Development
6 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 10 (10.31%) DevOps
7 9 (9.28%) OOP
7 9 (9.28%) OO
7 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.25%) OOD
8 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.15%) Release Management
10 5 (5.15%) Service Management
10 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.84%) PHP
3 16 (16.49%) SQL
4 14 (14.43%) C#
5 9 (9.28%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) Perl
7 6 (6.19%) C++
7 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.15%) Java
8 5 (5.15%) VBScript
9 3 (3.09%) VB
9 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.09%) VBA
9 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) VB6
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.06%) PHP5
10 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) MCSA
4 1 (1.03%) CCSP
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) CCIP
4 1 (1.03%) CCDA
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 5 (5.15%) vSphere
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Puppet
1 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.28%) Ansible
3 6 (6.19%) SCCM
4 5 (5.15%) SCOM
5 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Oracle
2 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.46%) HP
4 13 (13.40%) VMware
5 9 (9.28%) Cisco
6 6 (6.19%) SAP
6 6 (6.19%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) IBM
7 5 (5.15%) Altiris
7 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.15%) Apple
7 5 (5.15%) Citrix
8 3 (3.09%) Sun
8 3 (3.09%) JBoss
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.06%) Northgate
10 1 (1.03%) Google
10 1 (1.03%) Zend
10 1 (1.03%) F5
10 1 (1.03%) Autodesk
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago