The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 10 3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street - 10.26% 37.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 80.00% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Street region.

Operating Systems Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 14.58% 12.82% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 15
Average salary £33,300 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,000 £39,725
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Linux
Salary Trend in Street

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

Linux Salary Trend in Street

Linux
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Street 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Street 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle