The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 38 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 70 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.08% 9.80% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.32% 32.26% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 44
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £40,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
South Yorkshire

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
154 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.08% 30.39% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 133 183 104
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 52 (46.02%) MySQL
2 48 (42.48%) PHP
3 42 (37.17%) UNIX
3 42 (37.17%) Windows
4 31 (27.43%) Java
4 31 (27.43%) Apache
5 29 (25.66%) Red Hat
6 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 24 (21.24%) Bash Shell
7 23 (20.35%) CSS
8 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
9 21 (18.58%) Solaris
9 21 (18.58%) SAN
10 20 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
12 16 (14.16%) TDD
12 16 (14.16%) VMware
12 16 (14.16%) .NET
13 15 (13.27%) Python
13 15 (13.27%) DevOps
14 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
14 14 (12.39%) OOP
14 14 (12.39%) JBoss
14 14 (12.39%) SQL
14 14 (12.39%) AIX
14 14 (12.39%) HPUX
15 13 (11.50%) Maven
15 13 (11.50%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (27.43%) Apache
2 14 (12.39%) JBoss
3 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.96%) IIS
5 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.19%) CMS
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Drupal
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) Lync
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) IaaS
2 10 (8.85%) SaaS
2 10 (8.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) SAN
2 10 (8.85%) VLAN
3 7 (6.19%) SSH
3 7 (6.19%) NAS
4 6 (5.31%) VPN
5 3 (2.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.88%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.88%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) IPsec
7 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.02%) MySQL
2 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) OLAP
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) OLTP
5 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Informix
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.88%) HBase
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.50%) Subversion
3 13 (11.50%) Maven
4 9 (7.96%) JUnit
5 6 (5.31%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.42%) Liquibase
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.65%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (2.65%) Selenium
9 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.77%) JIRA
10 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.88%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Mockito
10 1 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 12 (10.62%) Banking
2 11 (9.73%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Advertising
3 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Electronics
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Developer
2 20 (17.70%) Administrator
3 17 (15.04%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (15.04%) PHP Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Web Developer
5 14 (12.39%) PHP Web Developer
6 13 (11.50%) AIX Administrator
7 11 (9.73%) Build Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 11 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Architect
10 6 (5.31%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.35%) CSS
2 16 (14.16%) .NET
3 13 (11.50%) HTML
3 13 (11.50%) JSON
4 12 (10.62%) CSS3
5 10 (8.85%) jQuery
6 9 (7.96%) Sass
6 9 (7.96%) REST
7 8 (7.08%) XML
8 7 (6.19%) JSP
9 5 (4.42%) J2EE
9 5 (4.42%) OAuth
9 5 (4.42%) Zend Framework
9 5 (4.42%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.42%) Spring
9 5 (4.42%) Ajax
9 5 (4.42%) RESTful
9 5 (4.42%) HTML5
9 5 (4.42%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) LPAR
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.96%) E-Learning
3 8 (7.08%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) iPad
6 2 (1.77%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.17%) UNIX
1 42 (37.17%) Windows
2 21 (18.58%) Solaris
2 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (12.39%) AIX
3 14 (12.39%) HPUX
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.19%) Ubuntu
5 7 (6.19%) Android
5 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.42%) SUSE
7 4 (3.54%) Debian
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) VMS
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (14.16%) TDD
4 15 (13.27%) DevOps
5 14 (12.39%) OOP
6 12 (10.62%) OO
7 11 (9.73%) MVC
8 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.08%) Web Development
10 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.19%) Content Management
11 7 (6.19%) iOS Development
12 6 (5.31%) Change Control
12 6 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.31%) Project Management
12 6 (5.31%) Workflow
12 6 (5.31%) Scrum
13 5 (4.42%) Android Development
14 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.48%) PHP
2 31 (27.43%) Java
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.24%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.27%) Python
5 14 (12.39%) SQL
6 12 (10.62%) Perl
7 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.96%) PHP5
8 9 (7.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.19%) C++
10 6 (5.31%) AWK
11 4 (3.54%) VB
11 4 (3.54%) C
11 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.65%) C#
12 3 (2.65%) VBScript
12 3 (2.65%) Uniface
13 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.73%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) OCP
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCSE
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) XenApp
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.88%) XenServer
6 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Puppet
2 6 (5.31%) Opsview
2 6 (5.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Nessus
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Red Hat
2 16 (14.16%) VMware
3 13 (11.50%) IBM
4 12 (10.62%) Oracle
5 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.96%) NetApp
7 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.19%) Zend
8 7 (6.19%) Citrix
9 6 (5.31%) Kaspersky
9 6 (5.31%) Symantec
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco
11 3 (2.65%) Northgate
12 2 (1.77%) HP
13 1 (0.88%) EMC
13 1 (0.88%) Juniper
13 1 (0.88%) Novell
13 1 (0.88%) Infoblox
13 1 (0.88%) Imperva
13 1 (0.88%) F5
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
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