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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 2.86% - 42.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
13 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 37.14% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
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 February 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (25.00%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper