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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 62 70 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.32% 15.84% 13.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.70% 53.85% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 69
Average salary £34,000 £32,200 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,125 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £45,000
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
216 130 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.99% 29.41% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 182 116 173
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 53 (47.32%) UNIX
2 43 (38.39%) MySQL
3 37 (33.04%) Java
4 32 (28.57%) PHP
4 32 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 29 (25.89%) Subversion
5 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
6 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 26 (23.21%) SQL
8 25 (22.32%) HTML
8 25 (22.32%) Apache
9 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (19.64%) jQuery
10 22 (19.64%) Solaris
11 21 (18.75%) CSS
11 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (18.75%) Degree
12 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
13 18 (16.07%) SAN
13 18 (16.07%) Windows
13 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
14 17 (15.18%) .NET
14 17 (15.18%) TDD
14 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
15 16 (14.29%) Perl
16 15 (13.39%) Oracle
16 15 (13.39%) OO
16 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.39%) NetBackup
16 15 (13.39%) Web Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (22.32%) Apache
2 10 (8.93%) IIS
3 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.25%) JBoss
5 5 (4.46%) CMS
5 5 (4.46%) WordPress
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.57%) Drupal
7 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.68%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.89%) Confluence
9 1 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) IaaS
2 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) SAN
2 10 (8.93%) DNS
3 6 (5.36%) Internet
4 5 (4.46%) LAN
4 5 (4.46%) WAN
4 5 (4.46%) DHCP
4 5 (4.46%) Firewall
5 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.57%) NAS
6 3 (2.68%) HTTP
7 2 (1.79%) MPLS
7 2 (1.79%) VPN
7 2 (1.79%) LDAP
7 2 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.89%) Junos
8 1 (0.89%) Network Security
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.39%) MySQL
2 32 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 7 (6.25%) Big Data
7 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.68%) Redis
8 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.89%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.89%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Subversion
1 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.50%) Selenium
4 11 (9.82%) JUnit
5 10 (8.93%) Eclipse
5 10 (8.93%) Maven
6 9 (8.04%) JIRA
7 7 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.68%) Mocha
9 3 (2.68%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.68%) Phing
9 3 (2.68%) Xdebug
10 2 (1.79%) RSpec
11 1 (0.89%) Hudson
11 1 (0.89%) GDB
General
1 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 19 (16.96%) PHP Developer
4 16 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (9.82%) Administrator
6 11 (9.82%) DBA
7 9 (8.04%) SQL DBA
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Tester
10 5 (4.46%) Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) HTML
2 22 (19.64%) jQuery
3 21 (18.75%) CSS
4 17 (15.18%) .NET
5 12 (10.71%) LAMP
6 10 (8.93%) Spring
7 8 (7.14%) JSP
8 6 (5.36%) J2EE
8 6 (5.36%) REST
8 6 (5.36%) HTML5
9 5 (4.46%) RESTful
9 5 (4.46%) CSS3
9 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.46%) Web Services
9 5 (4.46%) XHTML
10 4 (3.57%) Flash
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.57%) JSON
10 4 (3.57%) OAuth
10 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.82%) Replication
3 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.46%) User Experience
4 4 (3.57%) IVR
5 3 (2.68%) Telematics
5 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.68%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.68%) DTV
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) NHS
6 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.89%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (47.32%) UNIX
2 22 (19.64%) Solaris
3 18 (16.07%) Windows
4 13 (11.61%) HPUX
5 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.36%) Android
7 6 (5.36%) Debian
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.57%) AIX
10 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.68%) SUSE
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.18%) TDD
5 15 (13.39%) OO
5 15 (13.39%) Web Development
6 12 (10.71%) MVC
6 12 (10.71%) DevOps
7 11 (9.82%) Project Management
7 11 (9.82%) OOP
8 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.04%) Web Design
8 9 (8.04%) ITIL
9 8 (7.14%) Migration
9 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.25%) Test Planning
10 7 (6.25%) Scrum
11 5 (4.46%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.46%) Workflow
11 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) Java
2 32 (28.57%) PHP
3 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.21%) SQL
5 16 (14.29%) Perl
6 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby
7 5 (4.46%) C#
7 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.57%) PHP5
9 2 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) OCP
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) CCIE
4 1 (0.89%) CCNP
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.89%) qmail
7 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) NetBackup
2 14 (12.50%) Puppet
3 10 (8.93%) Vagrant
4 9 (8.04%) Data Guard
5 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.25%) Cacti
6 7 (6.25%) Nagios
7 6 (5.36%) Opsview
8 5 (4.46%) SCCM
9 3 (2.68%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (2.68%) Control-M
10 1 (0.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
1 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.82%) VMware
3 9 (8.04%) CommVault
4 7 (6.25%) EMC
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.46%) Dell
7 4 (3.57%) NetApp
7 4 (3.57%) HP
7 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco
7 4 (3.57%) Zend
8 3 (2.68%) F5
8 3 (2.68%) Twitter
8 3 (2.68%) IBM
8 3 (2.68%) Sun
8 3 (2.68%) BMC
8 3 (2.68%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.68%) Veritas
9 2 (1.79%) Juniper
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Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
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Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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