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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 76 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.81% 11.06% 7.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.39% 44.71% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 34
Average salary £36,800 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,700 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £66,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
189 170 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.61% 24.75% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 104
Average salary £35,000 £29,900 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,100 £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 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 60 (44.44%) MySQL
2 57 (42.22%) UNIX
3 51 (37.78%) PHP
4 44 (32.59%) Java
4 44 (32.59%) Windows
5 37 (27.41%) Apache
5 37 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (27.41%) Git (software)
6 35 (25.93%) Red Hat
7 32 (23.70%) SAN
8 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (21.48%) Subversion
9 29 (21.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (21.48%) Solaris
10 27 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 26 (19.26%) DevOps
11 26 (19.26%) TDD
12 25 (18.52%) Degree
13 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
13 24 (17.78%) JavaScript
14 23 (17.04%) CSS
14 23 (17.04%) Puppet
15 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
15 22 (16.30%) VMware
16 21 (15.56%) Maven
17 19 (14.07%) .NET
17 19 (14.07%) OOP
18 18 (13.33%) JBoss
18 18 (13.33%) Tomcat
18 18 (13.33%) JUnit

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (27.41%) Apache
2 18 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.33%) JBoss
3 13 (9.63%) IIS
4 7 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.70%) Drupal
6 5 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.70%) WordPress
6 5 (3.70%) CMS
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.33%) IaaS
2 11 (8.15%) SaaS
2 11 (8.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.70%) SAN
2 11 (8.15%) VLAN
2 11 (8.15%) NAS
3 7 (5.19%) SSH
3 7 (5.19%) Firewall
4 6 (4.44%) VPN
5 5 (3.70%) DNS
6 3 (2.22%) Network Security
6 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.48%) LDAP
7 2 (1.48%) LAN
7 2 (1.48%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) DHCP
8 1 (0.74%) MPLS
8 1 (0.74%) OSPF
8 1 (0.74%) BGP
8 1 (0.74%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.74%) SSL
8 1 (0.74%) IPsec
8 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (44.44%) MySQL
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.19%) Big Data
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.48%) Informix
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.48%) Subversion
3 27 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 21 (15.56%) Maven
5 18 (13.33%) JUnit
6 15 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 15 (11.11%) Selenium
7 9 (6.67%) Liquibase
8 7 (5.19%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.48%) JIRA
11 1 (0.74%) MSI
11 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 12 (8.89%) Banking
2 10 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Developer
2 19 (14.07%) Administrator
3 17 (12.59%) Web Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 15 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 14 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) AIX Administrator
7 12 (8.89%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Architect
10 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) CSS
2 19 (14.07%) .NET
3 17 (12.59%) HTML
3 17 (12.59%) jQuery
4 15 (11.11%) CSS3
5 14 (10.37%) JSP
6 12 (8.89%) Sass
6 12 (8.89%) JSON
7 11 (8.15%) Spring
8 10 (7.41%) REST
8 10 (7.41%) J2EE
9 9 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.67%) OAuth2
9 9 (6.67%) RESTful
9 9 (6.67%) HTML5
9 9 (6.67%) OAuth
10 5 (3.70%) LAMP
10 5 (3.70%) Flash
10 5 (3.70%) XHTML
10 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.63%) LPAR
3 11 (8.15%) Replication
4 9 (6.67%) E-Learning
5 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.44%) Clustering
7 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.70%) IVR
8 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.22%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.48%) iPad
10 2 (1.48%) Home Automation
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.22%) UNIX
2 44 (32.59%) Windows
3 29 (21.48%) Solaris
3 29 (21.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (11.11%) AIX
4 15 (11.11%) HPUX
5 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 10 (7.41%) Android
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.96%) SUSE
7 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.22%) CentOS
8 3 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) VMS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.26%) TDD
3 26 (19.26%) DevOps
4 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.07%) OOP
6 15 (11.11%) OO
7 14 (10.37%) Project Management
7 14 (10.37%) MVC
8 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.41%) Workflow
10 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.67%) Scrum
11 7 (5.19%) Web Development
11 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.19%) ITIL
11 7 (5.19%) iOS Development
11 7 (5.19%) Test Planning
11 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.78%) PHP
2 44 (32.59%) Java
3 24 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
5 15 (11.11%) Perl
6 14 (10.37%) PowerShell
7 13 (9.63%) Shell Script
8 12 (8.89%) PHP5
9 9 (6.67%) Python
10 8 (5.93%) SQL
11 7 (5.19%) C#
12 4 (2.96%) AWK
13 3 (2.22%) C
13 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.48%) Ruby
14 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) OCP
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CCSE
4 1 (0.74%) CCNP
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
2 9 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.44%) XenApp
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) XenServer
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (17.04%) Puppet
2 7 (5.19%) Vagrant
2 7 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.44%) Opsview
3 6 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.22%) Control-M
5 2 (1.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 22 (16.30%) VMware
3 16 (11.85%) IBM
4 12 (8.89%) Oracle
5 11 (8.15%) NetApp
6 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.19%) Citrix
9 6 (4.44%) HP
9 6 (4.44%) Cisco
9 6 (4.44%) Symantec
9 6 (4.44%) EMC
9 6 (4.44%) Kaspersky
10 5 (3.70%) Zend
11 4 (2.96%) F5
12 3 (2.22%) Veritas
12 3 (2.22%) BMC
12 3 (2.22%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.22%) Sun
13 2 (1.48%) Novell
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
RecruitX
Salary: £14k - 18k per year + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago