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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 31 6
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 103 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.01% 6.10% 13.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.59% 18.29% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 42 65
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
182 246 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.53% 33.33% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 164 204 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 73 (43.45%) Windows
2 63 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 58 (34.52%) MySQL
4 55 (32.74%) Java
4 55 (32.74%) Python
5 48 (28.57%) Perl
6 46 (27.38%) UNIX
7 45 (26.79%) SQL Server
8 44 (26.19%) SQL
9 43 (25.60%) Oracle
10 41 (24.40%) PHP
11 40 (23.81%) .NET
12 39 (23.21%) Debian
12 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (20.83%) Red Hat
14 31 (18.45%) Apache
14 31 (18.45%) Firewall
15 27 (16.07%) Finance
15 27 (16.07%) PowerShell
16 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
17 25 (14.88%) Git (software)
18 23 (13.69%) PL/SQL
19 22 (13.10%) HTML
19 22 (13.10%) CSS
19 22 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
20 20 (11.90%) DevOps
21 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
22 18 (10.71%) SLA
22 18 (10.71%) Ubuntu
23 17 (10.12%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (18.45%) Apache
2 17 (10.12%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.12%) JBoss
3 12 (7.14%) nginx
4 10 (5.95%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.36%) IIS
5 9 (5.36%) CMS
6 7 (4.17%) Drupal
7 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.57%) CloudStack
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.79%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.79%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.79%) PegaRULES
9 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) RMDS
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.45%) Firewall
2 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.52%) HTTP
4 13 (7.74%) Skype
5 11 (6.55%) OpenLDAP
6 10 (5.95%) VLAN
6 10 (5.95%) VPN
7 9 (5.36%) IPv4
7 9 (5.36%) LDAP
8 7 (4.17%) LAN
9 5 (2.98%) DNS
10 4 (2.38%) Internet
11 3 (1.79%) NAS
11 3 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.79%) SAN
11 3 (1.79%) DHCP
11 3 (1.79%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.19%) FTP
12 2 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.52%) MySQL
2 45 (26.79%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.95%) Big Data
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.17%) Informix
8 6 (3.57%) OLAP
8 6 (3.57%) OLTP
9 5 (2.98%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.79%) DB2
12 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.19%) HBase
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 11 (6.55%) Subversion
5 10 (5.95%) PowerBuilder
6 9 (5.36%) Maven
6 9 (5.36%) Hudson
7 7 (4.17%) Gradle
8 5 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.98%) JUnit
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.38%) Metasploit
10 3 (1.79%) JIRA
10 3 (1.79%) Selenium
11 2 (1.19%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.19%) Mockito
12 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.60%) RSpec
12 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (16.07%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Games
3 9 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Retail
4 5 (2.98%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Advertising
4 5 (2.98%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (29.76%) Developer
2 31 (18.45%) Analyst
3 30 (17.86%) Administrator
4 27 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (13.10%) Analyst Developer
5 22 (13.10%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.74%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (7.74%) PL/SQL Developer
7 13 (7.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.74%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.74%) Oracle Analyst
7 13 (7.74%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 11 (6.55%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Architect
9 10 (5.95%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (5.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.81%) .NET
2 22 (13.10%) HTML
2 22 (13.10%) CSS
3 9 (5.36%) LAMP
3 9 (5.36%) XML
4 8 (4.76%) JSON
5 7 (4.17%) jQuery
5 7 (4.17%) HTML5
6 5 (2.98%) Zend Framework
6 5 (2.98%) Sass
6 5 (2.98%) Ajax
6 5 (2.98%) Web Services
7 4 (2.38%) Middleware
7 4 (2.38%) XSLT
7 4 (2.38%) XHTML
7 4 (2.38%) REST
7 4 (2.38%) CSS3
8 3 (1.79%) Express
8 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.79%) DataPower
7 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) Online Games
8 1 (0.60%) iSeries
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.60%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.45%) Windows
2 46 (27.38%) UNIX
3 39 (23.21%) Debian
4 18 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 16 (9.52%) SUSE
5 16 (9.52%) Solaris
5 16 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.95%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.98%) AIX
9 4 (2.38%) Android
9 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.79%) CentOS
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.90%) DevOps
3 16 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.14%) Web Development
5 12 (7.14%) Content Management
6 11 (6.55%) Information Security
7 10 (5.95%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.36%) OOP
9 8 (4.76%) Web Testing
9 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.17%) Automation Testing
10 7 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (4.17%) ETL
10 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.57%) OO
11 6 (3.57%) ITIL
11 6 (3.57%) Line Management
12 5 (2.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 55 (32.74%) Java
2 55 (32.74%) Python
3 48 (28.57%) Perl
4 44 (26.19%) SQL
5 41 (24.40%) PHP
6 27 (16.07%) PowerShell
7 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
8 23 (13.69%) PL/SQL
9 16 (9.52%) C++
10 11 (6.55%) C
11 10 (5.95%) VBScript
11 10 (5.95%) VB
11 10 (5.95%) Uniface
12 7 (4.17%) Ruby
12 7 (4.17%) ANSI SQL
13 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.38%) COBOL
14 4 (2.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) RHCE
3 2 (1.19%) OCP
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.19%) GIAC
3 2 (1.19%) CEH
4 1 (0.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.60%) LPIC
4 1 (0.60%) CCDE
4 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCIE
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) SLA
2 13 (7.74%) QA
3 5 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.95%) qmail
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.98%) vSphere
5 4 (2.38%) KVM
5 4 (2.38%) Xen
6 3 (1.79%) NFS
6 3 (1.79%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.79%) XenServer
6 3 (1.79%) pfSense
7 2 (1.19%) vCloud
7 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) HDFS
8 1 (0.60%) SRDF
8 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.33%) Nagios
3 12 (7.14%) Pingdom
4 7 (4.17%) Puppet
5 5 (2.98%) Nessus
6 2 (1.19%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.19%) Cacti
6 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.19%) Control-M
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.19%) Opsview
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) Oracle
2 35 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.93%) VMware
5 13 (7.74%) Cisco
6 12 (7.14%) New Relic
7 10 (5.95%) Northgate
8 9 (5.36%) Zend
9 7 (4.17%) Citrix
10 6 (3.57%) IBM
11 4 (2.38%) Intel
12 3 (1.79%) EMC
12 3 (1.79%) NetApp
12 3 (1.79%) F5
12 3 (1.79%) Endeca
13 2 (1.19%) Splunk
13 2 (1.19%) Spiceworks
13 2 (1.19%) HP
14 1 (0.60%) Dell
14 1 (0.60%) Sun
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