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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 2.56% 1.85% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 7.69% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
17 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 21.79% 24.07% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 33
Average salary £18,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (72.22%) LAMP
1 13 (72.22%) Apache
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Administrator
2 13 (72.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago