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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 3.77% 58.33% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 87.50% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
13 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 24.53% 66.67% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 13
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £28,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,200
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 23 January 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
4 1 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (12.50%) Altera

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Altera
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 1 (12.50%) Zend