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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 10.20% 7.14% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 45.45% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £27,127
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
8 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 16.33% 15.71% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Average salary £35,500 £19,250 £27,127
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.41% -29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Military
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
2 3 (60.00%) RMADS
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CESG
1 3 (60.00%) RMADS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell