The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 98 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.05% 10.69% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.33% 41.70% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 87 53
Average salary £36,800 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
225 235 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.25% 25.63% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 184 200 175
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 61 £36,800 +15.90% 4
Barnsley +9 15 £33,500 +24.07% 3
Doncaster -9 5 £42,500 +38.21% 1
Rotherham +14 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 66 (36.26%) MySQL
1 66 (36.26%) Windows
2 63 (34.62%) UNIX
3 56 (30.77%) Java
4 53 (29.12%) PHP
4 53 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (21.98%) Software Engineering
6 39 (21.43%) Subversion
7 38 (20.88%) Red Hat
7 38 (20.88%) Apache
7 38 (20.88%) Git (software)
8 37 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (19.23%) Degree
10 33 (18.13%) .NET
10 33 (18.13%) SAN
11 32 (17.58%) VMware
11 32 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (17.03%) SQL
13 30 (16.48%) JavaScript
13 30 (16.48%) Maven
14 29 (15.93%) Oracle
14 29 (15.93%) Solaris
15 28 (15.38%) JUnit
16 27 (14.84%) CSS
16 27 (14.84%) Jenkins
17 26 (14.29%) DevOps
17 26 (14.29%) JBoss
17 26 (14.29%) Tomcat
17 26 (14.29%) TDD
18 24 (13.19%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 38 (20.88%) Apache
2 26 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 26 (14.29%) JBoss
3 13 (7.14%) IIS
4 12 (6.59%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.49%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.40%) Jetty
8 5 (2.75%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.75%) WordPress
8 5 (2.75%) Drupal
8 5 (2.75%) CMS
9 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Office
3 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.89%) IaaS
2 11 (6.04%) SaaS
2 11 (6.04%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.13%) SAN
2 13 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (6.59%) Firewall
4 11 (6.04%) VLAN
4 11 (6.04%) NAS
5 10 (5.49%) Modbus
5 10 (5.49%) Profibus
6 7 (3.85%) SSH
7 6 (3.30%) VPN
8 5 (2.75%) DNS
9 4 (2.20%) Wireless
10 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.65%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.65%) LAN
10 3 (1.65%) Network Security
11 2 (1.10%) LDAP
11 2 (1.10%) WAN
11 2 (1.10%) DHCP
12 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.26%) MySQL
2 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.49%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.85%) Big Data
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.10%) Informix
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (21.43%) Subversion
2 38 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.48%) Maven
4 28 (15.38%) JUnit
5 27 (14.84%) Jenkins
6 24 (13.19%) Eclipse
7 18 (9.89%) Selenium
8 10 (5.49%) Ant
9 9 (4.95%) Liquibase
10 7 (3.85%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (1.10%) JIRA
14 2 (1.10%) Toad
14 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.55%) Concordion
15 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 14 (7.69%) Banking
2 13 (7.14%) Automotive
3 12 (6.59%) Finance
4 6 (3.30%) Electronics
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.20%) Military
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (25.82%) Developer
2 21 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.99%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.44%) Administrator
5 18 (9.89%) Web Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (8.24%) PHP Developer
7 15 (8.24%) Build Engineer
7 15 (8.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Analyst
8 14 (7.69%) Architect
9 13 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 13 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
10 12 (6.59%) PHP Web Developer
11 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.40%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.13%) .NET
2 27 (14.84%) CSS
3 23 (12.64%) HTML
4 20 (10.99%) Spring
5 19 (10.44%) J2EE
6 18 (9.89%) jQuery
7 15 (8.24%) CSS3
7 15 (8.24%) XML
8 14 (7.69%) JSP
9 13 (7.14%) HTML5
9 13 (7.14%) Qt
10 12 (6.59%) Sass
10 12 (6.59%) JSON
10 12 (6.59%) Web Services
11 10 (5.49%) JDBC
11 10 (5.49%) XML Schema
11 10 (5.49%) JAXB
11 10 (5.49%) REST
11 10 (5.49%) Apache CXF
12 9 (4.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.14%) LPAR
3 12 (6.59%) Replication
4 9 (4.95%) E-Learning
5 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.30%) Clustering
8 5 (2.75%) IVR
9 4 (2.20%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.65%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.10%) NHS
11 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.10%) iPad
11 2 (1.10%) Home Automation
11 2 (1.10%) iPhone
12 1 (0.55%) Telematics
12 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.26%) Windows
2 63 (34.62%) UNIX
3 32 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (15.93%) Solaris
5 16 (8.79%) AIX
6 15 (8.24%) HPUX
6 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.04%) Apple iOS
8 10 (5.49%) Android
8 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.20%) SUSE
11 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.65%) CentOS
12 3 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.98%) Software Engineering
3 37 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (14.29%) TDD
4 26 (14.29%) DevOps
5 24 (13.19%) OO
6 19 (10.44%) OOP
7 18 (9.89%) Project Management
7 18 (9.89%) Scrum
8 16 (8.79%) MVC
9 11 (6.04%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.04%) UML
9 11 (6.04%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.49%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.49%) Workflow
10 10 (5.49%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.95%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.77%) Java
2 53 (29.12%) PHP
3 31 (17.03%) SQL
4 30 (16.48%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.64%) Bash Shell
6 22 (12.09%) C#
7 19 (10.44%) C
8 17 (9.34%) PL/SQL
9 16 (8.79%) C++
9 16 (8.79%) Perl
10 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 13 (7.14%) Embedded C
11 13 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 13 (7.14%) Shell Script
12 12 (6.59%) PHP5
13 10 (5.49%) Python
14 4 (2.20%) VB
14 4 (2.20%) AWK
15 3 (1.65%) VBScript
16 2 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (19.23%) Degree
2 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.20%) HND
4 3 (1.65%) OCP
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCSE
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) JTAG
2 12 (6.59%) QA
3 10 (5.49%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.69%) Firmware
3 13 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.30%) XenApp
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.20%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.20%) vSphere
8 3 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (12.64%) Puppet
2 7 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.30%) Opsview
3 6 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.75%) SCCM
5 3 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.65%) Control-M
6 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Red Hat
2 32 (17.58%) VMware
3 29 (15.93%) Oracle
4 17 (9.34%) IBM
5 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.24%) NetApp
6 13 (7.14%) Freescale
7 10 (5.49%) Cisco
8 9 (4.95%) EMC
8 9 (4.95%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.85%) Citrix
9 7 (3.85%) HP
10 6 (3.30%) Symantec
10 6 (3.30%) Kaspersky
11 5 (2.75%) Zend
12 4 (2.20%) F5
13 3 (1.65%) BMC
13 3 (1.65%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.65%) Veritas
13 3 (1.65%) Sun
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