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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.94% 8.95% 9.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.95% 27.86% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 45
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £37,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
166 201 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.55% 32.11% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 148 181 112
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (40.94%) MySQL
2 48 (37.80%) PHP
3 43 (33.86%) Windows
4 40 (31.50%) UNIX
5 32 (25.20%) Red Hat
6 31 (24.41%) SQL
7 30 (23.62%) Apache
8 29 (22.83%) Java
8 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
9 28 (22.05%) Bash Shell
10 27 (21.26%) Oracle
11 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
13 22 (17.32%) CSS
14 19 (14.96%) Solaris
14 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
15 18 (14.17%) .NET
15 18 (14.17%) SAN
16 17 (13.39%) SLA
16 17 (13.39%) Python
16 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.81%) Banking
18 15 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (11.02%) VMware
19 14 (11.02%) Perl
19 14 (11.02%) PL/SQL
20 13 (10.24%) HTML
20 13 (10.24%) OOP
20 13 (10.24%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (23.62%) Apache
2 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.87%) JBoss
4 9 (7.09%) IIS
5 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.51%) CMS
6 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.57%) Drupal
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) Lync
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Office
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) SaaS
1 10 (7.87%) PaaS
1 10 (7.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) SAN
2 10 (7.87%) VLAN
3 9 (7.09%) Skype
4 6 (4.72%) NAS
4 6 (4.72%) Firewall
4 6 (4.72%) SSH
4 6 (4.72%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.57%) Network Security
5 2 (1.57%) SSL
5 2 (1.57%) DNS
5 2 (1.57%) HTTP
5 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.57%) LAN
5 2 (1.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) BGP
6 1 (0.79%) IPv4
6 1 (0.79%) OSPF
6 1 (0.79%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.94%) MySQL
2 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.57%) OLAP
8 2 (1.57%) OLTP
9 1 (0.79%) Informix
9 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.79%) HBase
9 1 (0.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Maven
3 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.94%) PowerBuilder
4 5 (3.94%) Subversion
4 5 (3.94%) Gradle
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.36%) JUnit
7 2 (1.57%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.57%) Mockito
7 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.57%) JIRA
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) RSpec
General
1 15 (11.81%) Banking
2 13 (10.24%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Marketing
3 5 (3.94%) Advertising
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
5 2 (1.57%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Developer
2 17 (13.39%) Analyst
2 17 (13.39%) SQL Developer
3 16 (12.60%) Administrator
4 15 (11.81%) PHP Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (10.24%) Web Developer
6 13 (10.24%) Analyst Developer
6 13 (10.24%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (9.45%) Support Analyst
8 11 (8.66%) AIX Administrator
9 10 (7.87%) Build Engineer
9 10 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (7.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 9 (7.09%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (7.09%) PL/SQL Developer
10 9 (7.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) CSS
2 18 (14.17%) .NET
3 13 (10.24%) HTML
4 10 (7.87%) REST
4 10 (7.87%) CSS3
5 9 (7.09%) Sass
6 8 (6.30%) jQuery
7 7 (5.51%) XML
7 7 (5.51%) JSON
8 5 (3.94%) Zend Framework
8 5 (3.94%) Ajax
9 4 (3.15%) HTML5
10 2 (1.57%) LAMP
10 2 (1.57%) SOAP
10 2 (1.57%) XHTML
11 1 (0.79%) J2EE
11 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.79%) JSP
11 1 (0.79%) Web Services
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) LPAR
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.09%) E-Learning
2 9 (7.09%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) iPhone
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.57%) Home Automation
5 2 (1.57%) iPad
5 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) UNIX
3 19 (14.96%) Solaris
4 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.45%) Debian
5 12 (9.45%) AIX
6 11 (8.66%) HPUX
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.87%) Ubuntu
8 8 (6.30%) SUSE
9 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.72%) Android
10 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) VMS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (10.24%) OOP
3 13 (10.24%) DevOps
4 12 (9.45%) TDD
5 11 (8.66%) OO
5 11 (8.66%) MVC
6 10 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.87%) Web Development
7 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.51%) Content Management
9 6 (4.72%) iOS Development
9 6 (4.72%) Change Control
9 6 (4.72%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
9 6 (4.72%) ETL
10 5 (3.94%) SOA
10 5 (3.94%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.15%) Microservices
11 4 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) PHP
2 31 (24.41%) SQL
3 29 (22.83%) Java
4 28 (22.05%) Bash Shell
5 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.39%) Python
7 14 (11.02%) Perl
7 14 (11.02%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.66%) C++
8 11 (8.66%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.30%) PHP5
10 7 (5.51%) C
11 6 (4.72%) VB
12 5 (3.94%) Uniface
12 5 (3.94%) VBScript
12 5 (3.94%) AWK
13 4 (3.15%) Groovy
13 4 (3.15%) COBOL
13 4 (3.15%) Tcl
14 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) OCP
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
5 1 (0.79%) LPIC
5 1 (0.79%) CCSE
5 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.39%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.72%) XenApp
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) qmail
6 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Opsview
2 6 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.15%) Puppet
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) Nessus
5 1 (0.79%) Cacti
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) Red Hat
2 27 (21.26%) Oracle
3 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.02%) VMware
5 11 (8.66%) IBM
6 10 (7.87%) NetApp
7 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.51%) Citrix
8 7 (5.51%) Zend
9 6 (4.72%) Kaspersky
9 6 (4.72%) Symantec
10 5 (3.94%) Cisco
10 5 (3.94%) Northgate
11 2 (1.57%) HP
12 1 (0.79%) Dell
12 1 (0.79%) EMC
12 1 (0.79%) Juniper
12 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.79%) F5
12 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
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