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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 10.00% 10.26% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 80.00% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Average salary - £34,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.30%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
3 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 15.00% 12.82% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 30
Average salary £27,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) OS/390
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) OWASP
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) IBM