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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 92 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.67% 10.56% 10.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.01% 36.65% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 77 79 86
Average salary £40,000 £36,800 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
166 251 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.02% 28.82% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 204 202
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,030 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 73 £43,000 +16.84% 16
Barnsley -8 5 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Rotherham - 4 £30,000 -
Doncaster -5 2 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 73 (42.44%) Windows
2 59 (34.30%) Bash Shell
3 51 (29.65%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (27.91%) Perl
4 48 (27.91%) MySQL
5 45 (26.16%) VMware
6 44 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (24.42%) Oracle
7 42 (24.42%) Red Hat
8 41 (23.84%) SQL
9 38 (22.09%) Python
9 38 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (19.19%) PHP
11 31 (18.02%) Puppet
12 30 (17.44%) Unix
12 30 (17.44%) Apache
13 29 (16.86%) Java
13 29 (16.86%) JavaScript
14 28 (16.28%) Data Centre
15 27 (15.70%) Salt
15 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (15.12%) Finance
17 25 (14.53%) SAN
18 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 24 (13.95%) LAMP
18 24 (13.95%) Opsview
19 23 (13.37%) Tomcat
19 23 (13.37%) HTML
19 23 (13.37%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (17.44%) Apache
2 23 (13.37%) Tomcat
3 21 (12.21%) CloudStack
4 13 (7.56%) JBoss
5 7 (4.07%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.07%) nginx
6 5 (2.91%) IIS
7 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.74%) Confluence
8 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.16%) Jetty
9 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.58%) Node.js
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) SAN
2 23 (13.37%) Firewall
3 20 (11.63%) NAS
4 17 (9.88%) Internet
5 13 (7.56%) Skype
6 9 (5.23%) IPv4
7 7 (4.07%) HTTP
8 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.33%) LAN
9 4 (2.33%) LTE
10 3 (1.74%) Intranet
10 3 (1.74%) LDAP
10 3 (1.74%) Network Security
10 3 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.74%) VLAN
10 3 (1.74%) VPN
11 2 (1.16%) BGP
11 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.16%) MPLS
11 2 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.91%) MySQL
2 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.72%) Big Data
3 15 (8.72%) Informix
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.16%) Redis
10 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.56%) Subversion
4 9 (5.23%) JIRA
5 7 (4.07%) Metasploit
6 5 (2.91%) JUnit
7 4 (2.33%) Selenium
7 4 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.74%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.74%) Gradle
8 3 (1.74%) Hudson
8 3 (1.74%) Maven
9 2 (1.16%) Ant
9 2 (1.16%) AppScan
9 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.16%) JMeter
9 2 (1.16%) Mockito
9 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.16%) Xdebug
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Games
3 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (18.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Developer
3 26 (15.12%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (13.37%) Administrator
5 20 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (11.05%) Analyst
6 19 (11.05%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (9.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (8.72%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (8.72%) Oracle Analyst
10 14 (8.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (8.14%) SQL Analyst
11 13 (7.56%) Analyst Developer
11 13 (7.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 13 (7.56%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (7.56%) PL/SQL Developer
11 13 (7.56%) SQL Developer
12 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.95%) LAMP
2 23 (13.37%) HTML
3 17 (9.88%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (7.56%) .NET
6 11 (6.40%) Spring
7 10 (5.81%) J2EE
8 9 (5.23%) CSS
9 8 (4.65%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.65%) Spring MVC
10 7 (4.07%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.07%) iBATIS
10 7 (4.07%) Web Services
11 6 (3.49%) jQuery
12 5 (2.91%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (2.91%) RESTful
13 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.33%) JSP
14 3 (1.74%) Laravel
14 3 (1.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 14 (8.14%) IBM XIV
4 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.91%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.33%) Clustering
7 4 (2.33%) NHS
7 4 (2.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.44%) Windows
2 44 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (17.44%) Unix
4 10 (5.81%) Debian
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.33%) CentOS
7 4 (2.33%) SUSE
7 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.74%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.16%) Solaris
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (9.30%) DevOps
4 14 (8.14%) Scrum
5 13 (7.56%) Information Security
5 13 (7.56%) Network Architecture
5 13 (7.56%) TDD
6 12 (6.98%) MVC
6 12 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.40%) High Availability
7 11 (6.40%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.23%) Functional Testing
8 9 (5.23%) Project Management
8 9 (5.23%) SOA
9 8 (4.65%) ITIL
9 8 (4.65%) OO
9 8 (4.65%) Pair Programming
9 8 (4.65%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.30%) Bash Shell
2 48 (27.91%) Perl
3 41 (23.84%) SQL
4 38 (22.09%) Python
5 33 (19.19%) PHP
6 29 (16.86%) Java
6 29 (16.86%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.21%) Ruby
8 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.91%) C++
11 4 (2.33%) C
12 3 (1.74%) Go
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (6.40%) Degree
3 10 (5.81%) CCDE
3 10 (5.81%) CCIE
3 10 (5.81%) CCNP
3 10 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.23%) CCSP
5 8 (4.65%) CEH
6 6 (3.49%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) CISA
7 2 (1.16%) GCIA
7 2 (1.16%) GIAC
7 2 (1.16%) OSCP
7 2 (1.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.63%) SLA
2 9 (5.23%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.05%) vSphere
3 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.33%) vCloud
4 4 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.74%) Docker
6 2 (1.16%) BIND 9
6 2 (1.16%) Firmware
6 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.16%) KVM
6 2 (1.16%) qmail
6 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (29.65%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (18.02%) Puppet
3 27 (15.70%) Salt
4 24 (13.95%) Opsview
5 21 (12.21%) Cacti
5 21 (12.21%) Nagios
6 18 (10.47%) Graphite
7 17 (9.88%) Grafana
8 12 (6.98%) FortiGate
9 9 (5.23%) Ansible
10 7 (4.07%) Nessus
11 6 (3.49%) CFEngine
12 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
12 4 (2.33%) OpenVAS
13 2 (1.16%) HP Fortify
13 2 (1.16%) Pingdom
13 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (26.16%) VMware
2 42 (24.42%) Oracle
2 42 (24.42%) Red Hat
3 24 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.79%) F5
5 20 (11.63%) Cisco
6 17 (9.88%) NetApp
7 16 (9.30%) Symantec
8 15 (8.72%) IBM
9 14 (8.14%) HP
10 13 (7.56%) EMC
11 6 (3.49%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.33%) Citrix
13 2 (1.16%) Dell
13 2 (1.16%) Lotus
13 2 (1.16%) New Relic
13 2 (1.16%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.16%) Veritas
14 1 (0.58%) Apple
14 1 (0.58%) CommVault
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