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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 34 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.06% 12.92% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.22% 57.98% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 58
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,400 £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
247 119 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.24% 22.28% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 204 111 140
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 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 50 (49.02%) MySQL
2 39 (38.24%) UNIX
3 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
4 36 (35.29%) SQL
5 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (32.35%) PHP
7 29 (28.43%) Java
8 26 (25.49%) Apache
8 26 (25.49%) Subversion
9 25 (24.51%) jQuery
10 24 (23.53%) HTML
11 23 (22.55%) .NET
12 21 (20.59%) Perl
13 19 (18.63%) CSS
13 19 (18.63%) Git (software)
14 18 (17.65%) Solaris
15 17 (16.67%) HPUX
16 15 (14.71%) Web Development
16 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
16 15 (14.71%) Windows
17 14 (13.73%) Nagios
17 14 (13.73%) MVC
18 13 (12.75%) LAMP
18 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (12.75%) Web Design
19 12 (11.76%) Debian
19 12 (11.76%) OO
19 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
20 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
20 11 (10.78%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (25.49%) Apache
2 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 8 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.92%) SugarCRM
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.94%) Node.js
5 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.98%) WordPress
7 1 (0.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.94%) ElastiCache
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) SAN
2 10 (9.80%) Internet
3 9 (8.82%) HTTP
4 8 (7.84%) VPN
5 7 (6.86%) DNS
5 7 (6.86%) LDAP
5 7 (6.86%) Firewall
5 7 (6.86%) VLAN
5 7 (6.86%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.92%) LAN
6 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 4 (3.92%) DHCP
7 1 (0.98%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) IPv6
7 1 (0.98%) SNMP
7 1 (0.98%) Junos
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.98%) MPLS
7 1 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (49.02%) MySQL
2 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
5 10 (9.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.92%) Redis
7 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Subversion
2 19 (18.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
4 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.86%) Hudson
5 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.92%) Xdebug
6 4 (3.92%) Phing
6 4 (3.92%) PHPUnit
6 4 (3.92%) Mocha
6 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.96%) Selenium
7 2 (1.96%) RSpec
8 1 (0.98%) GDB
8 1 (0.98%) TestNG
8 1 (0.98%) Maven
8 1 (0.98%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) PHP Developer
3 23 (22.55%) Administrator
4 17 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 16 (15.69%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (10.78%) DBA
7 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (9.80%) SQL DBA
9 9 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.86%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (4.90%) Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) jQuery
2 24 (23.53%) HTML
3 23 (22.55%) .NET
4 19 (18.63%) CSS
5 13 (12.75%) LAMP
6 8 (7.84%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (4.90%) Symfony
8 5 (4.90%) REST
9 4 (3.92%) Spring
9 4 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.94%) Zend Framework
10 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (2.94%) XML-RPC
10 3 (2.94%) XML
10 3 (2.94%) XSL
10 3 (2.94%) XSLT
10 3 (2.94%) XHTML
10 3 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.92%) Telematics
2 4 (3.92%) NHS
2 4 (3.92%) DTV
3 3 (2.94%) W3C
3 3 (2.94%) Social Media
4 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.24%) UNIX
2 18 (17.65%) Solaris
3 17 (16.67%) HPUX
4 15 (14.71%) Windows
5 12 (11.76%) Debian
6 7 (6.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.86%) AIX
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) Android
9 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.71%) Web Development
2 14 (13.73%) MVC
3 13 (12.75%) Web Design
4 12 (11.76%) OO
4 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.78%) TDD
5 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.86%) OO PHP
8 5 (4.90%) Scrum
8 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.90%) Project Management
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL
9 4 (3.92%) Migration
10 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.94%) SEO
10 3 (2.94%) iOS Development
11 2 (1.96%) Android Development
11 2 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.29%) SQL
2 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.35%) PHP
4 29 (28.43%) Java
5 21 (20.59%) Perl
6 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.84%) Python
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.98%) CCIE
2 1 (0.98%) CCNP
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.86%) qmail
2 7 (6.86%) Xen
2 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Nagios
2 11 (10.78%) Data Guard
3 10 (9.80%) NetBackup
4 9 (8.82%) Cacti
5 8 (7.84%) Opsview
6 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.90%) Pingdom
8 4 (3.92%) SCCM
8 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.96%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.98%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) CommVault
3 9 (8.82%) JBoss
4 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.86%) Cisco
5 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
6 5 (4.90%) New Relic
7 4 (3.92%) Twitter
7 4 (3.92%) Zend
7 4 (3.92%) Dell
8 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.96%) EMC
9 2 (1.96%) Juniper
9 2 (1.96%) NetApp
10 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
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