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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 34 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 67 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.36% 14.69% 12.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 57.26% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 58
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,900 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
235 117 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.80% 25.66% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 194 106 146
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (45.26%) MySQL
2 40 (42.11%) UNIX
3 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
4 30 (31.58%) PHP
4 30 (31.58%) SQL
5 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 27 (28.42%) Java
7 25 (26.32%) Apache
8 24 (25.26%) HTML
9 23 (24.21%) Subversion
10 21 (22.11%) jQuery
10 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
11 19 (20.00%) CSS
12 18 (18.95%) .NET
12 18 (18.95%) Perl
13 17 (17.89%) Solaris
13 17 (17.89%) Web Development
13 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (15.79%) HPUX
15 14 (14.74%) MVC
16 13 (13.68%) LAMP
16 13 (13.68%) Nagios
16 13 (13.68%) Bash Shell
17 12 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (12.63%) Web Design
17 12 (12.63%) SAN
17 12 (12.63%) Windows
17 12 (12.63%) IIS
17 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
18 11 (11.58%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (26.32%) Apache
2 12 (12.63%) IIS
3 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.21%) SugarCRM
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.16%) WordPress
6 3 (3.16%) CMS
6 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.11%) Drupal
7 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.05%) nginx
8 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) SAN
2 9 (9.47%) Internet
3 7 (7.37%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) HTTP
4 6 (6.32%) VPN
4 6 (6.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.26%) VLAN
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) LDAP
5 5 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (4.21%) LAN
6 4 (4.21%) WAN
6 4 (4.21%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
7 1 (1.05%) SNMP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.05%) IPv6
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) OSPF
7 1 (1.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.26%) MySQL
2 37 (38.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.21%) Redis
6 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Subversion
2 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.53%) JIRA
4 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.26%) Hudson
5 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.21%) Phing
6 4 (4.21%) PHPUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Mocha
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.21%) Xdebug
7 3 (3.16%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) RSpec
9 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.05%) GDB
9 1 (1.05%) TestNG
9 1 (1.05%) Maven
9 1 (1.05%) JUnit
9 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.05%) Finance
1 1 (1.05%) Legal
1 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (46.32%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) PHP Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Administrator
4 18 (18.95%) Web Developer
5 17 (17.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (9.47%) SQL DBA
7 9 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.47%) DBA
7 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (6.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) HTML
2 21 (22.11%) jQuery
3 19 (20.00%) CSS
4 18 (18.95%) .NET
5 13 (13.68%) LAMP
6 7 (7.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (6.32%) REST
8 5 (5.26%) Spring
8 5 (5.26%) Symfony
8 5 (5.26%) Web Services
9 4 (4.21%) XHTML
9 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.16%) HTML5
10 3 (3.16%) CSS3
10 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (2.11%) XML-RPC
11 2 (2.11%) XML
11 2 (2.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Telematics
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
3 4 (4.21%) DTV
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) W3C
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.05%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) UNIX
2 17 (17.89%) Solaris
3 15 (15.79%) HPUX
4 12 (12.63%) Windows
5 11 (11.58%) Debian
6 7 (7.37%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.32%) AIX
8 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.21%) Android
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.05%) SUSE
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (17.89%) Web Development
2 14 (14.74%) MVC
3 12 (12.63%) Web Design
3 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.58%) OO
5 10 (10.53%) TDD
5 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.32%) ITIL
7 6 (6.32%) Project Management
8 5 (5.26%) Scrum
8 5 (5.26%) OO PHP
9 4 (4.21%) Migration
9 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.16%) OOP
10 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.16%) DevOps
10 3 (3.16%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) PHP
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) Java
4 18 (18.95%) Perl
5 13 (13.68%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.37%) Ruby
7 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.26%) Python
8 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (2.11%) PHP5
10 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) CCIE
3 1 (1.05%) CCNP
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.26%) qmail
2 5 (5.26%) Xen
2 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) Nagios
2 11 (11.58%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.47%) Data Guard
3 9 (9.47%) Cacti
4 8 (8.42%) Opsview
5 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.21%) Pingdom
7 4 (4.21%) SCCM
8 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.11%) Puppet
9 1 (1.05%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle
1 9 (9.47%) CommVault
2 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.37%) JBoss
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (4.21%) Zend
5 4 (4.21%) Twitter
5 4 (4.21%) New Relic
5 4 (4.21%) Dell
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) EMC
7 2 (2.11%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
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