The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Rugby region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 11.11% 12.40% 52.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 42.86% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 23
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 16.67% 28.93% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 28
Average salary £31,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £15,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Warwickshire

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 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Flash Builder
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Drools
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) DSDM
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe