The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rotherham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rotherham 8.82% 8.05% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 22.58% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rotherham region.

Operating Systems Category
Rotherham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rotherham 23.53% 35.63% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rotherham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rotherham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rotherham

Linux
Salary Trend in Rotherham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rotherham region.

Linux Salary Trend in Rotherham

Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Rotherham

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Rotherham 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rotherham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Rotherham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#