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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.00% 1.62% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% 10.00% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
59 50 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.72% 16.23% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 93
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,000 £40,000
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) MySQL
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Management
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Heroku
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.26%) GCC
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) MFC
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) STL
3 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (10.53%) GTK+
3 2 (10.53%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Laravel
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Management
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Zend