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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.44% 3.26% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 8.11% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,200 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
82 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.44% 40.22% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 33
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £42,500 £64,000
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (74.07%) MySQL
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
4 14 (51.85%) PHP
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
5 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 10 (37.04%) PHP5
7 9 (33.33%) LAMP
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
8 8 (29.63%) OO
8 8 (29.63%) Web Development
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) Marketing
10 6 (22.22%) Java EE
10 6 (22.22%) JSON
10 6 (22.22%) JSF
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
10 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
10 6 (22.22%) J2EE
10 6 (22.22%) Firmware
10 6 (22.22%) XML
10 6 (22.22%) XSD
10 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 6 (22.22%) JSP
10 6 (22.22%) JUnit
10 6 (22.22%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (18.52%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Maven
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Hudson
2 3 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Bazaar
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Junior
9 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.70%) Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) jQuery
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) LAMP
4 8 (29.63%) SOAP
4 8 (29.63%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) Java EE
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) JSF
5 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 6 (22.22%) J2EE
5 6 (22.22%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) XSD
5 6 (22.22%) XSLT
5 6 (22.22%) JSP
5 6 (22.22%) Ext JS
5 6 (22.22%) MyBatis
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Social Network
3 2 (7.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Debian
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) Android Development
3 6 (22.22%) OO PHP
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Email Marketing
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Market Research
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Online Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) PHP
3 10 (37.04%) PHP5
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) C
4 6 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Firmware
2 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) LXC
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Graphite
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Salt
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Twitter
1 3 (11.11%) Zend
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago