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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.54% 4.64% 18.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.09% 37.09% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 25
Average salary £37,000 £23,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.44% +16.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Web Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Publishing
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Struts
3 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Line 500
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Struts
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Web Design
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (42.86%) SEO
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 1 (14.29%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Sage
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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