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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.83% 4.84% 7.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 18.18% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
48 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.00% 26.61% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 51
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +52.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 9 (75.00%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) Twitter
6 4 (33.33%) Zend
6 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
6 4 (33.33%) PHP5
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Games
7 3 (25.00%) Perforce
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) CMS
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) OOP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) LAMP
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
4 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) Laravel
6 1 (8.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) PHP5
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (25.00%) Perforce