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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 7.94% 7.58% 11.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 50.00% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £60,000 £22,500 £27,127
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.66% -17.05%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
13 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 20.63% 15.15% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £19,250 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £46,100
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 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Military
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) CESG
2 3 (37.50%) RMADS
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) COM
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Information Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) COM
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CESG
1 3 (37.50%) RMADS
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago