The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincoln region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 11.76% 11.76% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 28.57% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £40,000 £28,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Lincolnshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lincoln region.

Operating Systems Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 36.76% 41.18% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 19
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lincoln region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

Linux
Salary Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lincoln region.

Linux Salary Trend in Lincoln

Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) Apache
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lincoln 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 8 (80.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Business Objects