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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.32% 4.31% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 14.71% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
59 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 39.07% 29.31% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 50
Average salary £28,750 £36,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.23% +55.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) LAMP
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Games
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) Zurb Foundation
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter
6 3 (27.27%) Zend
6 3 (27.27%) Zend Framework
6 3 (27.27%) PHP5
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Online Games
7 2 (18.18%) CentOS
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
7 2 (18.18%) Perforce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Zend Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) Zurb Foundation
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) Sensu
6 1 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) PHP5
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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