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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.08% 2.00% 17.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.35% 5.88% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 18
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,000 £31,800
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
104 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.33% 34.00% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 47
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 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 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
1 19 (82.61%) jQuery
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) Marketing
4 11 (47.83%) JSP
5 8 (34.78%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) PHP
5 8 (34.78%) RESTful
6 7 (30.43%) PHP5
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) JSF
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) C
7 6 (26.09%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) XSD
7 6 (26.09%) XSLT
7 6 (26.09%) Firmware
7 6 (26.09%) JUnit
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
1 6 (26.09%) Hudson
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) PHPUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Bazaar
5 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (52.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) jQuery
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) JSP
4 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) RESTful
5 6 (26.09%) MyBatis
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) XSD
5 6 (26.09%) XSLT
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
5 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (26.09%) JSF
5 6 (26.09%) Ext JS
5 6 (26.09%) Java EE
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) Android Development
3 6 (26.09%) OO PHP
4 5 (21.74%) Email Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Web Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) SEO
4 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Market Research
6 2 (8.70%) Online Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) PHP5
4 6 (26.09%) C
4 6 (26.09%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Firmware
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) LXC
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
1 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle