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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 16.22% 22.22% 35.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 52.63% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 11
Average salary £30,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
19 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 51.35% 42.22% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 14
Average salary £30,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 2014, 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%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) Django
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) SEO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
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
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace