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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 10.34% 13.04% 53.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 45.45% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 27
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 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 15.52% 28.70% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 32
Average salary £31,250 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -12.00%
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 24 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Drools
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Drools
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Kanban
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) DSDM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss