The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 34 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.07% 3.18% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.64% 13.51% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Linux
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 24.30% 23.57% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 47 70 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Linux Salary Trend in Peterborough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) C
3 7 (31.82%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) STL
5 5 (22.73%) Qt
5 5 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (22.73%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) LAMP
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) C Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) STL
1 5 (22.73%) Qt
1 5 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) Symfony
3 2 (9.09%) CakePHP
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) MFC
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) GTK+
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) CSS3
3 2 (9.09%) Laravel
3 2 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
1 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Zend
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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