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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.84% 13.02% 13.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.22% 50.68% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 70 80
Average salary £35,000 £32,200 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
223 148 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.11% 25.69% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 201 132 180
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 60 (46.88%) UNIX
2 48 (37.50%) MySQL
3 47 (36.72%) Java
4 40 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 39 (30.47%) PHP
6 33 (25.78%) Subversion
7 32 (25.00%) Windows
7 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
10 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
10 26 (20.31%) CSS
10 26 (20.31%) Solaris
11 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
11 25 (19.53%) Degree
11 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
12 24 (18.75%) Apache
13 23 (17.97%) SAN
14 22 (17.19%) Red Hat
15 21 (16.41%) HTML
15 21 (16.41%) Perl
15 21 (16.41%) TDD
16 20 (15.63%) .NET
16 20 (15.63%) Maven
16 20 (15.63%) Puppet
17 19 (14.84%) JUnit
17 19 (14.84%) Computer Science
17 19 (14.84%) jQuery
18 18 (14.06%) SQL
18 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (18.75%) Apache
2 16 (12.50%) IIS
3 13 (10.16%) JBoss
3 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.69%) CMS
4 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.91%) Drupal
5 5 (3.91%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.91%) WordPress
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) IaaS
2 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.97%) SAN
2 10 (7.81%) DNS
3 6 (4.69%) NAS
3 6 (4.69%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) SSH
4 5 (3.91%) WAN
4 5 (3.91%) DHCP
4 5 (3.91%) LAN
5 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.34%) VPN
6 3 (2.34%) HTTP
6 3 (2.34%) VLAN
6 3 (2.34%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) Internet
7 2 (1.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.78%) OSPF
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.78%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) MySQL
2 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 7 (5.47%) Big Data
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.56%) Informix
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.78%) Subversion
3 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
4 20 (15.63%) Maven
5 19 (14.84%) JUnit
6 17 (13.28%) Selenium
7 16 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 9 (7.03%) Liquibase
9 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.69%) JIRA
11 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.56%) RSpec
14 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.78%) Hudson
14 1 (0.78%) GDB
14 1 (0.78%) MSI
14 1 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Developer
2 19 (14.84%) Web Developer
3 16 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Administrator
4 15 (11.72%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.16%) PHP Web Developer
5 13 (10.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.38%) DBA
7 11 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.47%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (4.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) CSS
2 21 (16.41%) HTML
3 20 (15.63%) .NET
4 19 (14.84%) jQuery
5 15 (11.72%) Spring
6 14 (10.94%) CSS3
6 14 (10.94%) JSP
7 12 (9.38%) JSON
8 11 (8.59%) J2EE
9 10 (7.81%) Sass
9 10 (7.81%) RESTful
9 10 (7.81%) HTML5
10 9 (7.03%) OAuth2
10 9 (7.03%) OAuth
10 9 (7.03%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.25%) LAMP
11 8 (6.25%) REST
12 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.91%) Flash
12 5 (3.91%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.38%) Replication
3 8 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) IVR
4 5 (3.91%) LPAR
5 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.56%) iPhone
7 2 (1.56%) Telematics
7 2 (1.56%) iPad
7 2 (1.56%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.88%) UNIX
2 32 (25.00%) Windows
3 26 (20.31%) Solaris
4 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.94%) HPUX
6 11 (8.59%) Apple iOS
7 10 (7.81%) Android
8 7 (5.47%) AIX
9 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.13%) SUSE
12 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.78%) CentOS
14 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
4 21 (16.41%) TDD
5 17 (13.28%) OOP
5 17 (13.28%) DevOps
6 16 (12.50%) Project Management
7 14 (10.94%) OO
8 10 (7.81%) ITIL
8 10 (7.81%) Workflow
8 10 (7.81%) Scrum
8 10 (7.81%) Web Development
9 9 (7.03%) MVC
10 8 (6.25%) Migration
10 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.47%) Test Planning
11 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.72%) Java
2 39 (30.47%) PHP
3 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.41%) Perl
5 18 (14.06%) SQL
6 16 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 11 (8.59%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.81%) PHP5
9 8 (6.25%) Python
9 8 (6.25%) C#
10 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) AWK
11 3 (2.34%) Ruby
11 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.56%) C
12 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) VB
13 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) OCP
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) CCIE
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) qmail
7 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Puppet
2 13 (10.16%) NetBackup
3 9 (7.03%) Data Guard
4 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.47%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.91%) SCCM
7 4 (3.13%) Opsview
8 3 (2.34%) Cacti
8 3 (2.34%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.34%) Control-M
8 3 (2.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (17.19%) Red Hat
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle
2 17 (13.28%) VMware
3 8 (6.25%) IBM
3 8 (6.25%) EMC
4 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.47%) CommVault
5 6 (4.69%) NetApp
6 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco
6 5 (3.91%) HP
6 5 (3.91%) Dell
6 5 (3.91%) Zend
7 3 (2.34%) F5
7 3 (2.34%) Sun
7 3 (2.34%) BMC
7 3 (2.34%) Veritas
7 3 (2.34%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.56%) Novell
8 2 (1.56%) Citrix
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