The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 2.44% 6.25% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 100.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 9.76% 6.25% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 17
Average salary £24,750 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.12% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £38,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Salary Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) EMV
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Flash

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Sales Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) EMV Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EMV
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree