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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 35 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.33% 4.46% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 21.21% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
75 66 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.00% 21.02% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 88
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 2 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) C
3 11 (40.74%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) Multithreading
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Qt
5 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (29.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (29.63%) QA
6 8 (29.63%) STL
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) HP
10 4 (14.81%) EMC
10 4 (14.81%) NetApp
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Operations Management
10 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) UPnP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) IT Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) C Developer
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Qt
2 8 (29.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (29.63%) STL
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) MFC
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) XHTML
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) Symfony
3 2 (7.41%) CakePHP
3 2 (7.41%) GTK+
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) Laravel
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Multithreading
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Management
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) Android Development
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 11 (40.74%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) Zend
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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The One Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago