The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 4.76% 6.67% 55.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 12.50% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 16
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 33.33% 53.33% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 22
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Linux
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Linux Salary Trend in Royston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (40.00%) E-Learning
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) BT
6 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Migration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper