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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 17.33% 22.22% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.47% 56.00% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +77.08%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
17 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 22.67% 39.68% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 15
Average salary £35,500 £18,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.22% -38.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £32,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) Content Management
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) MySQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Wiki
8 5 (25.00%) LINQ
8 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Confluence
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
8 5 (25.00%) WebGL
8 5 (25.00%) CSS3
8 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
8 5 (25.00%) Build Automation

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (15.00%) Military
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Programmer
5 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) LINQ
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 5 (25.00%) WebGL
4 5 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Flash
5 2 (10.00%) COM
6 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (25.00%) Wiki
3 3 (15.00%) RMADS
3 3 (15.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.00%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (25.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell