The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 1.85% 37.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 85.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £38,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 16.67% 43.75% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 14
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Linux Salary Trend in Loughborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CFEngine
2 2 (40.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Tcl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Altera