The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 1.59% 6.15% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 13.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £22,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.82% -24.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Warwickshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 26.98% 46.15% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 9
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Linux
Salary Trend in Rugby

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

Linux Salary Trend in Rugby

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Broadband
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (41.67%) CCTV
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Broadband
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Drools
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) CCTV
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) DSDM
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) C++
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (16.67%) Freescale
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle