The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.66% 8.11% 33.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.28% 20.93% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 27
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 22.51% 38.74% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 45
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Yorkshire

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 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 9 (81.82%) Analytics
3 9 (81.82%) Web Analytics
3 9 (81.82%) Marketing
3 9 (81.82%) SEO
3 9 (81.82%) CMS
3 9 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (81.82%) JSP
3 9 (81.82%) Photoshop
4 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (45.45%) Publishing
5 5 (45.45%) Web Design
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (45.45%) Struts
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSD
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) Intranet
6 4 (36.36%) Adobe
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Photoshop
1 9 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 5 (45.45%) Publishing
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) JSP
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) XSD
3 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Debian
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SEO
1 9 (81.82%) Web Analytics
1 9 (81.82%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago