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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 9.35% 16.67% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 12.95% 22.22% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £36,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) HTML
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
1 20 (74.07%) PHP
1 20 (74.07%) MySQL
1 20 (74.07%) CSS
2 19 (70.37%) OO
3 17 (62.96%) Web Development
4 16 (59.26%) Degree
5 15 (55.56%) Marketing
5 15 (55.56%) PHP5
5 15 (55.56%) Online Marketing
5 15 (55.56%) OO PHP
5 15 (55.56%) XHTML
5 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.93%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) LAMP
7 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
7 5 (18.52%) Facebook
7 5 (18.52%) Android
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) Subversion
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (25.93%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
General
1 15 (55.56%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Web Developer
2 15 (55.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 15 (55.56%) PHP Developer
2 15 (55.56%) MySQL Developer
2 15 (55.56%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Graduate
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) CSS
1 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) XHTML
3 5 (18.52%) LAMP
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) CSS3
3 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
1 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) VxWorks
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) OO
2 17 (62.96%) Web Development
3 15 (55.56%) Online Marketing
3 15 (55.56%) OO PHP
3 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
1 20 (74.07%) PHP
2 15 (55.56%) PHP5
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Facebook
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware