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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.85% 1.96% 19.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 5.41% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 20
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,000 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
105 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.39% 36.27% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 47
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +15.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £41,000
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 October 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 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (84.00%) MySQL
1 21 (84.00%) jQuery
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) Marketing
4 13 (52.00%) JSP
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) XSD
5 8 (32.00%) XSLT
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 8 (32.00%) PHP
5 8 (32.00%) JSON
5 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) PHP5
6 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) Analytics
6 7 (28.00%) Web Analytics
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) SEO
6 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
6 7 (28.00%) CMS
6 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 6 (24.00%) Java EE
7 6 (24.00%) JSF
7 6 (24.00%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (28.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JUnit
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
1 6 (24.00%) Hudson
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Bazaar
5 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) jQuery
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) JSP
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) XSD
4 8 (32.00%) XSLT
4 8 (32.00%) JSON
4 8 (32.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) MyBatis
6 6 (24.00%) Java EE
6 6 (24.00%) Ext JS
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (24.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) Struts
8 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Social Network
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) SEO
2 7 (28.00%) Web Analytics
2 7 (28.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Android Development
3 6 (24.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.00%) Market Research
6 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) PHP5
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) LXC
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago