The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lincoln region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 10.26% 14.55% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 40.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £28,250 £31,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.31% -51.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 35.90% 36.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
Lincolnshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Magento
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft