The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 26.37% 1.83% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.76% 11.76% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 3
Average salary £23,000 £32,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.68% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Devon

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

Operating Systems Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 31.87% 15.60% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 5
Average salary £23,000 £19,250 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Linux Salary Trend in Plymouth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Plymouth region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 24 (50.00%) HTML
1 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) Marketing
3 18 (37.50%) Advertising
4 17 (35.42%) Flash
4 17 (35.42%) Python
4 17 (35.42%) Campaign Management
5 12 (25.00%) Statistics
5 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 12 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 12 (25.00%) SciPy
5 12 (25.00%) NumPy
6 9 (18.75%) SSH
7 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (16.67%) Big Data
7 8 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
8 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
8 7 (14.58%) WordPress
8 7 (14.58%) jQuery
8 7 (14.58%) Web Development
8 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 7 (14.58%) Validation
8 7 (14.58%) CMS
8 7 (14.58%) Adobe
8 7 (14.58%) CRM
8 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 7 (14.58%) CMS
1 7 (14.58%) WordPress
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SSH
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Bower
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.58%) gulp
1 7 (14.58%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (47.92%) Marketing
2 18 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Systems Support
2 16 (33.33%) Administrator
2 16 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Junior
6 7 (14.58%) Junior Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Junior Web Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) Flash
3 12 (25.00%) NumPy
3 12 (25.00%) SciPy
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 7 (14.58%) CSS3
4 7 (14.58%) HTML5
4 7 (14.58%) jQuery
4 7 (14.58%) Laravel
4 7 (14.58%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (25.00%) Statistics
1 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
1 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.42%) CentOS
2 5 (10.42%) Debian
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Campaign Management
2 7 (14.58%) CRM
2 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
2 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.58%) OO
2 7 (14.58%) OO PHP
2 7 (14.58%) TDD
2 7 (14.58%) Validation
2 7 (14.58%) Web Development
3 6 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNA
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) MCSA
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cacti
1 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (10.42%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
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