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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 25.33% 26.67% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.36% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £25,000 £33,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
22 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 29.33% 40.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 18
Average salary £38,500 £19,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.43% -33.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £17,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £32,000 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) Python
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Content Management
4 10 (43.48%) Umbraco
4 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) Marketing
6 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
6 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (26.09%) Campaign Management
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 6 (26.09%) Advertising
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
7 6 (26.09%) Flash
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Adobe
8 5 (21.74%) VB
8 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 5 (21.74%) CMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (43.48%) Umbraco
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) MSBuild
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Programmer
2 6 (26.09%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) Flash
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) LINQ
4 5 (21.74%) Ext JS
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) WebGL
5 2 (8.70%) SciPy
5 2 (8.70%) NumPy
6 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) Resque
6 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Wiki
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Content Management
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
2 6 (26.09%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) Campaign Management
3 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Web Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (21.74%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) R
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Delphi
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Borland