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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 73 71 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.27% 10.04% 10.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.93% 33.81% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66 60 69
Average salary £41,500 £36,800 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
116 210 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.50% 29.70% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 105 169 144
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £29,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £45,000 £42,500
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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (37.41%) Windows
2 53 (36.05%) Bash Shell
3 47 (31.97%) MySQL
4 46 (31.29%) Perl
5 45 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (27.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (26.53%) Oracle
8 38 (25.85%) Red Hat
9 37 (25.17%) VMware
10 34 (23.13%) Python
11 33 (22.45%) PHP
11 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (21.09%) SQL
13 26 (17.69%) LAMP
13 26 (17.69%) Apache
13 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
14 25 (17.01%) Salt
14 25 (17.01%) Unix
14 25 (17.01%) Java
14 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
14 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (16.33%) Puppet
16 23 (15.65%) Opsview
17 21 (14.29%) HTML
17 21 (14.29%) Tomcat
17 21 (14.29%) SAN
17 21 (14.29%) Finance
17 21 (14.29%) Nagios
18 20 (13.61%) Firewall
18 20 (13.61%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (17.69%) Apache
2 21 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 19 (12.93%) CloudStack
4 12 (8.16%) JBoss
5 7 (4.76%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.40%) nginx
7 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.04%) Confluence
8 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.36%) IIS
9 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) SAN
2 20 (13.61%) Firewall
2 20 (13.61%) NAS
3 16 (10.88%) Internet
4 13 (8.84%) Skype
5 9 (6.12%) IPv4
6 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.40%) HTTP
7 5 (3.40%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (2.72%) LAN
8 4 (2.72%) LTE
9 3 (2.04%) DNS
9 3 (2.04%) Intranet
9 3 (2.04%) LDAP
9 3 (2.04%) Network Security
9 3 (2.04%) VLAN
9 3 (2.04%) VoIP
9 3 (2.04%) VPN
10 2 (1.36%) DHCP
10 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.97%) MySQL
2 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.52%) Informix
4 13 (8.84%) Big Data
4 13 (8.84%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.44%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) Subversion
4 5 (3.40%) Metasploit
4 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.72%) Selenium
6 3 (2.04%) Hudson
6 3 (2.04%) JUnit
6 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.36%) JMeter
7 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.36%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.68%) AppScan
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.68%) git-flow
8 1 (0.68%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Games
3 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (18.37%) Developer
3 24 (16.33%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Analyst
5 15 (10.20%) Administrator
5 15 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Analyst Developer
7 13 (8.84%) AWS Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (8.84%) Oracle Analyst
7 13 (8.84%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (8.84%) PL/SQL Developer
7 13 (8.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) SQL Analyst
7 13 (8.84%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.69%) LAMP
2 21 (14.29%) HTML
3 15 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (6.80%) .NET
6 9 (6.12%) CSS
6 9 (6.12%) Spring
7 8 (5.44%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.44%) J2EE
7 8 (5.44%) Spring MVC
8 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.76%) iBATIS
9 6 (4.08%) jQuery
10 5 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (3.40%) Web Services
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.72%) JSP
12 3 (2.04%) Laravel
12 3 (2.04%) RESTful
12 3 (2.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (8.84%) IBM XIV
4 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.72%) CLARiiON
7 4 (2.72%) Clustering
7 4 (2.72%) NHS
7 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.41%) Windows
2 41 (27.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (17.01%) Unix
4 10 (6.80%) Debian
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.36%) CentOS
6 2 (1.36%) Solaris
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.88%) DevOps
3 13 (8.84%) TDD
4 12 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.16%) MVC
4 12 (8.16%) Network Architecture
4 12 (8.16%) Scrum
4 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.80%) Information Security
7 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.12%) Functional Testing
7 9 (6.12%) High Availability
8 8 (5.44%) Automation Testing
8 8 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.44%) ITIL
8 8 (5.44%) Line Management
8 8 (5.44%) Web Development
8 8 (5.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.05%) Bash Shell
2 46 (31.29%) Perl
3 34 (23.13%) Python
4 33 (22.45%) PHP
5 31 (21.09%) SQL
6 25 (17.01%) Java
6 25 (17.01%) JavaScript
7 20 (13.61%) Ruby
8 13 (8.84%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.40%) C++
11 4 (2.72%) C
12 3 (2.04%) Go
12 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (6.12%) CCDE
2 9 (6.12%) CCIE
2 9 (6.12%) CCNP
2 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.44%) CCSP
3 8 (5.44%) Degree
4 7 (4.76%) CEH
5 6 (4.08%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) CISA
6 2 (1.36%) GCIA
6 2 (1.36%) GIAC
6 2 (1.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.56%) vSphere
3 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.72%) vCloud
5 3 (2.04%) Docker
5 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.36%) BIND 9
6 2 (1.36%) Firmware
6 2 (1.36%) KVM
6 2 (1.36%) NFS
6 2 (1.36%) qmail
6 2 (1.36%) Samba
6 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.36%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (17.01%) Salt
3 24 (16.33%) Puppet
4 23 (15.65%) Opsview
5 21 (14.29%) Nagios
6 20 (13.61%) Cacti
7 17 (11.56%) Graphite
8 16 (10.88%) Grafana
9 11 (7.48%) FortiGate
10 8 (5.44%) Ansible
11 5 (3.40%) CFEngine
11 5 (3.40%) Nessus
12 4 (2.72%) NetBackup
12 4 (2.72%) OpenVAS
13 3 (2.04%) Pingdom
14 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (1.36%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 39 (26.53%) Oracle
2 38 (25.85%) Red Hat
3 37 (25.17%) VMware
4 20 (13.61%) F5
5 17 (11.56%) Cisco
5 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.20%) NetApp
6 15 (10.20%) Symantec
7 14 (9.52%) IBM
8 12 (8.16%) HP
9 11 (7.48%) EMC
10 5 (3.40%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.72%) Citrix
12 3 (2.04%) New Relic
13 2 (1.36%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.36%) Spiceworks
13 2 (1.36%) Veritas
14 1 (0.68%) Dell
14 1 (0.68%) Lotus
14 1 (0.68%) Zend
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