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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.42% 3.81% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.64% 9.09% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 5
Average salary £31,250 £35,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.97% +57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,150 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £56,800 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
94 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.59% 41.90% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 31
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (80.00%) MySQL
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (72.00%) jQuery
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 12 (48.00%) PHP
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) Marketing
8 9 (36.00%) JSP
8 9 (36.00%) MVC
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
9 8 (32.00%) OO
9 8 (32.00%) PHP5
9 8 (32.00%) RESTful
10 7 (28.00%) Web Development
11 6 (24.00%) C
11 6 (24.00%) C++
11 6 (24.00%) Java
11 6 (24.00%) J2EE
11 6 (24.00%) JUnit
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) XSD
11 6 (24.00%) XSLT
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (24.00%) Firmware
11 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (24.00%) JSF
11 6 (24.00%) Maven
11 6 (24.00%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Intranet
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) 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
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JUnit
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Hudson
2 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Bazaar
3 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) jQuery
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) JSP
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 8 (32.00%) RESTful
6 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (24.00%) JSF
6 6 (24.00%) Java EE
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) XSD
6 6 (24.00%) XSLT
6 6 (24.00%) Ext JS
6 6 (24.00%) MyBatis
7 5 (20.00%) LAMP
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Social Network
3 1 (4.00%) Online Games
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 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Web Development
4 6 (24.00%) Android Development
4 6 (24.00%) OO PHP
5 5 (20.00%) Email Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) SEO
7 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Market Research
8 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) PHP5
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
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%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
1 1 (4.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24 - £27 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago