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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.07% 1.19% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.10% 3.23% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £25,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
84 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.71% 36.90% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 78 27 37
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £42,500 £40,000
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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (72.00%) MySQL
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) PHP
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) PHP5
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) LAMP
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) Marketing
8 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.00%) OO PHP
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 4 (16.00%) J2EE
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (16.00%) Firmware
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) XSD
10 4 (16.00%) XSLT
10 4 (16.00%) JSP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Hudson
3 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.00%) Bazaar
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) jQuery
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) LAMP
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) SOAP
5 4 (16.00%) Ext JS
5 4 (16.00%) MyBatis
5 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.00%) JSF
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
5 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) XSD
5 4 (16.00%) XSLT
5 4 (16.00%) JSP
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Social Network
2 2 (8.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Debian
1 4 (16.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Android Development
5 4 (16.00%) Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Market Research
7 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 9 (36.00%) PHP5
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) 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%) Zend
1 3 (12.00%) Twitter
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) VMware