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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 86 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.96% 7.23% 8.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.04% 21.20% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 50
Average salary £38,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
179 217 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.90% 34.12% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 165 201 118
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 1 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 54 (39.42%) MySQL
2 53 (38.69%) Windows
3 47 (34.31%) PHP
4 40 (29.20%) SQL
5 39 (28.47%) Java
6 38 (27.74%) UNIX
7 37 (27.01%) Bash Shell
8 36 (26.28%) Oracle
8 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
9 34 (24.82%) Red Hat
10 31 (22.63%) Apache
11 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (19.71%) Python
13 24 (17.52%) .NET
14 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
15 21 (15.33%) Perl
16 20 (14.60%) PL/SQL
16 20 (14.60%) SLA
16 20 (14.60%) Finance
16 20 (14.60%) Debian
16 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
17 19 (13.87%) CSS
17 19 (13.87%) Solaris
18 16 (11.68%) HTML
18 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (10.95%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
19 15 (10.95%) Banking
20 14 (10.22%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (22.63%) Apache
2 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.76%) JBoss
4 9 (6.57%) CMS
5 8 (5.84%) IIS
6 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.65%) Drupal
7 4 (2.92%) nginx
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.73%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) SaaS
1 8 (5.84%) PaaS
1 8 (5.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Firewall
1 13 (9.49%) Skype
2 12 (8.76%) SAN
3 11 (8.03%) VLAN
4 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.11%) VPN
4 7 (5.11%) HTTP
5 6 (4.38%) LAN
6 5 (3.65%) NAS
7 4 (2.92%) IPv4
8 2 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (1.46%) SSH
8 2 (1.46%) LDAP
8 2 (1.46%) WAN
8 2 (1.46%) DNS
8 2 (1.46%) SSL
8 2 (1.46%) Internet
9 1 (0.73%) IPsec
9 1 (0.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.42%) MySQL
2 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.95%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.92%) OLTP
7 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.92%) OLAP
7 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.19%) Informix
8 3 (2.19%) DB2
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.46%) HBase
10 1 (0.73%) Big Data
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.30%) Maven
3 7 (5.11%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (5.11%) Gradle
4 5 (3.65%) Subversion
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.19%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.46%) JUnit
7 2 (1.46%) Hudson
7 2 (1.46%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.46%) Mockito
8 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.73%) RSpec
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
3 5 (3.65%) Advertising
3 5 (3.65%) Games
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) SQL Developer
4 20 (14.60%) Administrator
5 19 (13.87%) Analyst Developer
6 17 (12.41%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (11.68%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.49%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (9.49%) PL/SQL Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Oracle Analyst
8 13 (9.49%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) PHP Developer
10 11 (8.03%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (8.03%) Web Developer
11 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.84%) Architect
12 8 (5.84%) Build Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Build and Release Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) .NET
2 19 (13.87%) CSS
3 16 (11.68%) HTML
4 8 (5.84%) REST
5 7 (5.11%) Sass
5 7 (5.11%) jQuery
5 7 (5.11%) XML
6 6 (4.38%) JSON
6 6 (4.38%) CSS3
7 5 (3.65%) HTML5
7 5 (3.65%) Zend Framework
7 5 (3.65%) Ajax
8 4 (2.92%) XHTML
8 4 (2.92%) LAMP
9 2 (1.46%) XSLT
9 2 (1.46%) Web Services
9 2 (1.46%) Middleware
10 1 (0.73%) Haml
10 1 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.73%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.84%) Clustering
4 7 (5.11%) E-Learning
4 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) LPAR
6 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) Online Games
8 1 (0.73%) DataPower
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.69%) Windows
2 38 (27.74%) UNIX
3 20 (14.60%) Debian
4 19 (13.87%) Solaris
5 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.49%) Ubuntu
7 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.03%) SUSE
7 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.57%) AIX
9 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.38%) HPUX
10 6 (4.38%) Android
11 3 (2.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (9.49%) DevOps
3 13 (9.49%) Web Development
4 11 (8.03%) OOP
4 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.30%) MVC
5 10 (7.30%) Content Management
6 9 (6.57%) TDD
7 8 (5.84%) OO
8 7 (5.11%) ITIL
8 7 (5.11%) ETL
8 7 (5.11%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.11%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.65%) SOA
10 5 (3.65%) Information Security
10 5 (3.65%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.31%) PHP
2 40 (29.20%) SQL
3 39 (28.47%) Java
4 37 (27.01%) Bash Shell
5 27 (19.71%) Python
6 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
7 21 (15.33%) Perl
8 20 (14.60%) PL/SQL
9 14 (10.22%) PowerShell
10 13 (9.49%) C++
11 8 (5.84%) C
12 7 (5.11%) Uniface
12 7 (5.11%) VBScript
12 7 (5.11%) VB
12 7 (5.11%) ANSI SQL
13 6 (4.38%) PHP5
14 4 (2.92%) Groovy
14 4 (2.92%) AWK
14 4 (2.92%) Tcl
14 4 (2.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) RHCE
4 2 (1.46%) OCP
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.46%) GIAC
5 1 (0.73%) LPIC
5 1 (0.73%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.92%) XenApp
5 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.19%) qmail
6 2 (1.46%) Xen
6 2 (1.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.73%) HDFS
7 1 (0.73%) XenServer
7 1 (0.73%) SRDF
7 1 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) pfSense
7 1 (0.73%) NFS
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Opsview
2 4 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.19%) Nagios
3 3 (2.19%) Nessus
4 2 (1.46%) Puppet
4 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.46%) Pingdom
4 2 (1.46%) Control-M
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.73%) Cacti
5 1 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Oracle
2 34 (24.82%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.49%) VMware
5 9 (6.57%) Zend
5 9 (6.57%) NetApp
6 8 (5.84%) IBM
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco
7 7 (5.11%) Northgate
8 6 (4.38%) Citrix
9 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.92%) Symantec
10 4 (2.92%) Kaspersky
10 4 (2.92%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.46%) New Relic
11 2 (1.46%) EMC
11 2 (1.46%) Intel
12 1 (0.73%) Juniper
12 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.73%) Sybase
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