The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 26 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.33% 4.42% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 12.50% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 32
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +36.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Linux
West 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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.52% 35.40% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 47
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Linux
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wakefield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) JSP
4 11 (73.33%) Marketing
5 10 (66.67%) HTML5
5 10 (66.67%) Analytics
5 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
5 10 (66.67%) SEO
5 10 (66.67%) CMS
5 10 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (66.67%) Web Analytics
6 7 (46.67%) XML
6 7 (46.67%) XSD
6 7 (46.67%) XSLT
6 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (33.33%) Publishing
8 5 (33.33%) Intranet
8 5 (33.33%) Adobe
8 5 (33.33%) Subversion
8 5 (33.33%) Retail
8 5 (33.33%) Web Design
8 5 (33.33%) Struts
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) RESTful

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 10 (66.67%) CMS
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 10 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
General
1 11 (73.33%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (33.33%) Publishing
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) JSP
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) XSD
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 7 (46.67%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) Struts
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) MyBatis
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) JSF
7 2 (13.33%) Java EE
7 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Social Network
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Debian
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Web Analytics
1 10 (66.67%) SEO
1 10 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
1 1 (6.67%) Postfix
1 1 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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