The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 24 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 75 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.19% 11.77% 9.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.91% 63.03% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 70 59
Median salary £45,000 £40,250 £36,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 119 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.46% 18.68% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 111 161
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,075 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Salary Trend in Sheffield

Linux
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 44 (55.70%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) SQL
3 39 (49.37%) Unix
3 39 (49.37%) DevOps
4 38 (48.10%) Python
5 36 (45.57%) Java
5 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
6 31 (39.24%) Oracle
6 31 (39.24%) VMware
7 28 (35.44%) .NET
8 26 (32.91%) Ant
8 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
9 25 (31.65%) Maven
10 24 (30.38%) WebSphere
10 24 (30.38%) HTML
10 24 (30.38%) JBoss
10 24 (30.38%) WebLogic
11 23 (29.11%) Perl
12 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
13 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
13 21 (26.58%) Shell Script
14 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (25.32%) PL/SQL
14 20 (25.32%) CSS
14 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
14 20 (25.32%) BeanShell
15 18 (22.78%) Puppet
16 17 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
17 15 (18.99%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (30.38%) JBoss
1 24 (30.38%) WebLogic
1 24 (30.38%) WebSphere
2 11 (13.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (11.39%) Apache
3 9 (11.39%) OpenStack
4 8 (10.13%) CloudStack
5 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.33%) IIS
7 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.53%) Confluence
8 2 (2.53%) nginx
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) DHCP
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) SAN
5 1 (1.27%) AMQP
5 1 (1.27%) BGP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.27%) IPv6
5 1 (1.27%) Junos
5 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) OSPF
5 1 (1.27%) SMS
5 1 (1.27%) VoIP
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Ant
2 25 (31.65%) Maven
3 14 (17.72%) Subversion
4 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.33%) Gradle
6 5 (6.33%) JUnit
6 5 (6.33%) Mockito
7 4 (5.06%) Burp Suite
7 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.06%) Metasploit
8 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.53%) JIRA
9 2 (2.53%) JMeter
9 2 (2.53%) Selenium
9 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) Xdebug
10 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (12.66%) Unix Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Build Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Junior
6 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) .NET
2 24 (30.38%) HTML
3 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
4 20 (25.32%) CSS
5 13 (16.46%) XML
6 9 (11.39%) RESTful
7 5 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
7 5 (6.33%) J2EE
7 5 (6.33%) LAMP
7 5 (6.33%) Spring
8 4 (5.06%) Laravel
8 4 (5.06%) Symfony
9 3 (3.80%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.53%) Behat
10 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.53%) REST
10 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.66%) Fintech
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.53%) iSeries
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.70%) Windows
2 39 (49.37%) Unix
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Solaris
5 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.33%) CentOS
9 4 (5.06%) Kali Linux
10 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.53%) Debian
12 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) DevOps
2 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Scrum
4 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.39%) OO
5 8 (10.13%) DSDM
5 8 (10.13%) ITIL
5 8 (10.13%) RUP
6 5 (6.33%) SOA
6 5 (6.33%) TDD
7 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (5.06%) Information Security
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) OOD
7 4 (5.06%) Open Source
7 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) SQL
2 38 (48.10%) Python
3 36 (45.57%) Java
3 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
5 23 (29.11%) Perl
6 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
7 21 (26.58%) Shell Script
8 20 (25.32%) BeanShell
8 20 (25.32%) PL/SQL
9 15 (18.99%) Ruby
10 13 (16.46%) C
11 11 (13.92%) COBOL
12 10 (12.66%) C#
12 10 (12.66%) PHP
13 1 (1.27%) C++
13 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) AWS Certification
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) CEH
2 4 (5.06%) OSCP
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
3 3 (3.80%) CISA
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CISM
3 3 (3.80%) CISSP
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.13%) vSphere
3 8 (10.13%) Xen
3 8 (10.13%) XenServer
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Puppet
2 17 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) Cobbler
3 8 (10.13%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.33%) Ansible
5 4 (5.06%) Nessus
5 4 (5.06%) Terraform
6 3 (3.80%) SCCM
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Oracle
1 31 (39.24%) VMware
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) EnterpriseDB
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Avaya
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.27%) Genesys
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Juniper
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Zend
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