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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 3.70% 9.09% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 43.75% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 5.56% 20.78% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 21
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) OS/400
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft