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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.49% 4.72% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 13.10% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £25,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £25,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £37,500 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
45 84 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 33.58% 36.05% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 74 31
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £35,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) SEO
4 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe
4 4 (50.00%) SSH
4 4 (50.00%) mod_rewrite
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (25.00%) Django
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Pylons
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) web2py

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) mod_rewrite
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Django
6 2 (25.00%) Pylons
6 2 (25.00%) Pyramid
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (25.00%) web2py
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
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