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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.57% 14.94% 12.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.67% 56.03% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 62
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,600 £42,350
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
227 116 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.68% 26.67% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 188 102 163
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £41,500
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 2 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 46 (44.66%) UNIX
2 41 (39.81%) MySQL
3 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
4 33 (32.04%) Java
5 29 (28.16%) PHP
5 29 (28.16%) SQL
6 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
7 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
8 25 (24.27%) Subversion
9 24 (23.30%) HTML
10 23 (22.33%) Apache
11 20 (19.42%) Solaris
11 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.42%) jQuery
12 19 (18.45%) CSS
13 17 (16.50%) Degree
14 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (15.53%) Web Development
14 16 (15.53%) .NET
15 15 (14.56%) Perl
15 15 (14.56%) HPUX
15 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
16 14 (13.59%) TDD
16 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
16 14 (13.59%) SAN
17 13 (12.62%) MVC
17 13 (12.62%) LAMP
17 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (12.62%) Oracle
17 13 (12.62%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 23 (22.33%) Apache
2 11 (10.68%) IIS
3 9 (8.74%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.88%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) SugarCRM
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.88%) WordPress
5 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.94%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) SAN
2 8 (7.77%) DNS
3 7 (6.80%) Internet
4 5 (4.85%) Firewall
4 5 (4.85%) HTTP
5 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.88%) VPN
5 4 (3.88%) LDAP
5 4 (3.88%) LAN
5 4 (3.88%) WAN
5 4 (3.88%) DHCP
5 4 (3.88%) VLAN
6 3 (2.91%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.94%) NAS
8 1 (0.97%) Junos
8 1 (0.97%) IPv6
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.97%) Network Security
8 1 (0.97%) MPLS
8 1 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.81%) MySQL
2 34 (33.01%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.91%) Redis
7 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.97%) Informix
9 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (24.27%) Subversion
3 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.71%) JIRA
5 8 (7.77%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) JUnit
6 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.88%) Xdebug
7 4 (3.88%) Phing
7 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.88%) Maven
7 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.88%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.88%) Mocha
8 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.91%) Hudson
9 2 (1.94%) RSpec
10 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.97%) Finance
1 1 (0.97%) Legal
1 1 (0.97%) Advertising
1 1 (0.97%) Publishing
1 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (43.69%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) PHP Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Web Developer
4 16 (15.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Administrator
6 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (10.68%) DBA
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.74%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.80%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (6.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.85%) Analyst
12 5 (4.85%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) HTML
2 20 (19.42%) jQuery
3 19 (18.45%) CSS
4 16 (15.53%) .NET
5 13 (12.62%) LAMP
6 7 (6.80%) Spring
6 7 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (5.83%) REST
8 5 (4.85%) Symfony
8 5 (4.85%) XHTML
8 5 (4.85%) Web Services
9 4 (3.88%) J2EE
9 4 (3.88%) CSS3
9 4 (3.88%) RESTful
9 4 (3.88%) HTML5
9 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.91%) Sass
10 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) User Experience
3 5 (4.85%) Replication
4 4 (3.88%) NHS
4 4 (3.88%) Telematics
4 4 (3.88%) DTV
5 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.94%) W3C
6 2 (1.94%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) IVR
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.66%) UNIX
2 20 (19.42%) Solaris
3 15 (14.56%) HPUX
4 13 (12.62%) Windows
5 9 (8.74%) Debian
5 9 (8.74%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.83%) AIX
6 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.85%) Android
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) SUSE
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.53%) Web Development
2 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
4 14 (13.59%) TDD
5 13 (12.62%) MVC
6 12 (11.65%) OO
7 11 (10.68%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.71%) Web Design
9 8 (7.77%) DevOps
9 8 (7.77%) Project Management
10 7 (6.80%) ITIL
10 7 (6.80%) OOP
11 5 (4.85%) Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Scrum
11 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.88%) Test Planning
13 3 (2.91%) OO PHP
13 3 (2.91%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) Java
2 29 (28.16%) PHP
2 29 (28.16%) SQL
3 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.56%) Perl
5 10 (9.71%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.80%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.91%) PHP5
8 3 (2.91%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) C#
9 2 (1.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) OCP
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CCIE
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.91%) Xen
5 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.91%) qmail
6 1 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) NetBackup
2 9 (8.74%) Data Guard
2 9 (8.74%) Nagios
3 8 (7.77%) Puppet
3 8 (7.77%) Vagrant
4 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.80%) Cacti
5 6 (5.83%) Opsview
6 4 (3.88%) SCCM
7 2 (1.94%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.94%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.97%) Foglight
8 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.74%) CommVault
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.83%) JBoss
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco
7 4 (3.88%) Dell
7 4 (3.88%) EMC
7 4 (3.88%) Zend
7 4 (3.88%) Twitter
8 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 2 (1.94%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) New Relic
9 2 (1.94%) HP
10 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.97%) F5
10 1 (0.97%) BMC
10 1 (0.97%) IBM
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