The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 513 367 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.10% 9.28% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.63% 36.02% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 343 287 260
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1328 1019 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.14% 25.76% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 976 824 776
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 434 £41,000 +9.33% 40
Bradford +8 28 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Wakefield -5 18 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Halifax -13 9 £29,125 +14.21% 1
Wetherby -5 4 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 501 (48.93%) UNIX
2 448 (43.75%) Apache
3 386 (37.70%) Java
4 334 (32.62%) Windows
5 310 (30.27%) VMware
6 282 (27.54%) Red Hat
7 280 (27.34%) Oracle
8 256 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 251 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 248 (24.22%) E-Commerce
11 245 (23.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 240 (23.44%) Cisco
13 228 (22.27%) MySQL
14 182 (17.77%) PHP
15 179 (17.48%) Perl
16 171 (16.70%) Scrum
17 162 (15.82%) Bash Shell
18 156 (15.23%) SAN
18 156 (15.23%) DevOps
19 155 (15.14%) ITIL
20 152 (14.84%) TCP/IP
20 152 (14.84%) Clustering
21 150 (14.65%) DNS
22 148 (14.45%) ActiveMQ
23 145 (14.16%) Shell Script
24 142 (13.87%) Spring
24 142 (13.87%) Load Balancing
25 141 (13.77%) HTML
26 139 (13.57%) Microsoft
27 137 (13.38%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 448 (43.75%) Apache
2 109 (10.64%) IIS
3 89 (8.69%) Tomcat
4 57 (5.57%) WebSphere
5 54 (5.27%) MS Exchange
6 51 (4.98%) WebLogic
7 41 (4.00%) OpenStack
8 39 (3.81%) JBoss
9 28 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (2.64%) SharePoint
10 27 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (2.64%) Office Communications Server
11 23 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
12 16 (1.56%) nginx
12 16 (1.56%) Node.js
13 12 (1.17%) CMS
14 11 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.98%) Lync
16 9 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
17 8 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.13%) MS Office
3 17 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.78%) MS Project
6 7 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.49%) Magento
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.98%) Office 365
5 3 (0.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.20%) Route 53
7 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 156 (15.23%) SAN
2 152 (14.84%) TCP/IP
3 150 (14.65%) DNS
4 106 (10.35%) Firewall
5 105 (10.25%) Cisco IOS
6 93 (9.08%) BGP
6 93 (9.08%) MPLS
6 93 (9.08%) OSPF
7 91 (8.89%) Internet
8 80 (7.81%) SMTP
9 77 (7.52%) EIGRP
10 54 (5.27%) NAS
11 34 (3.32%) HTTP
12 33 (3.22%) VPN
13 27 (2.64%) Network Security
14 25 (2.44%) SSL
14 25 (2.44%) AMQP
15 21 (2.05%) DHCP
16 16 (1.56%) FTP
17 14 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (22.27%) MySQL
2 114 (11.13%) NoSQL
3 76 (7.42%) SQL Server
4 64 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 58 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 52 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 35 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (3.22%) Big Data
9 29 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (2.15%) Redis
11 22 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
13 12 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 10 (0.98%) Informix
15 8 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
17 6 (0.59%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.79%) Maven
3 42 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.91%) JUnit
5 29 (2.83%) Selenium
6 28 (2.73%) Subversion
7 26 (2.54%) JBehave
8 24 (2.34%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.05%) Hudson
10 20 (1.95%) JIRA
11 16 (1.56%) JMeter
11 16 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (1.07%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.68%) Toad
13 7 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.59%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.59%) Ant
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.49%) PHPUnit
16 4 (0.39%) CA Gen
General
1 50 (4.88%) Finance
2 39 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.03%) Games
3 31 (3.03%) Retail
4 18 (1.76%) Marketing
5 16 (1.56%) Banking
6 13 (1.27%) Automotive
7 12 (1.17%) Advertising
8 9 (0.88%) Back Office
9 3 (0.29%) Publishing
9 3 (0.29%) Legal
10 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.098%) Billing
Job Titles
1 160 (15.63%) Architect
2 150 (14.65%) Developer
3 136 (13.28%) Administrator
4 119 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 86 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
6 85 (8.30%) Analyst
7 80 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 73 (7.13%) Java Architect
9 58 (5.66%) UNIX Administrator
9 58 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
11 54 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
11 54 (5.27%) Java Developer
12 50 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 48 (4.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 45 (4.39%) Infrastructure Manager
15 44 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
15 44 (4.30%) Senior Developer
16 39 (3.81%) Operations Analyst
17 38 (3.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (14.45%) ActiveMQ
2 142 (13.87%) Spring
3 141 (13.77%) HTML
4 135 (13.18%) Hibernate
5 105 (10.25%) HTML5
6 98 (9.57%) LAMP
7 93 (9.08%) XML
8 86 (8.40%) Web Services
9 52 (5.08%) J2EE
10 41 (4.00%) Middleware
11 39 (3.81%) JSON
12 38 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
13 37 (3.61%) CSS
14 36 (3.52%) RESTful
14 36 (3.52%) jQuery
14 36 (3.52%) SOAP
15 30 (2.93%) JMS
16 29 (2.83%) REST
17 28 (2.73%) AngularJS
18 27 (2.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.84%) Clustering
2 66 (6.45%) Open Source
3 40 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 23 (2.25%) Symmetrix
6 23 (2.25%) RIA
7 20 (1.95%) IBM XIV
8 18 (1.76%) HP StorageWorks
9 13 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.17%) Replication
11 9 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (0.78%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.78%) Wiki
13 5 (0.49%) IVR
13 5 (0.49%) Social Media
14 4 (0.39%) iSeries
14 4 (0.39%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 501 (48.93%) UNIX
2 334 (32.62%) Windows
3 245 (23.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 120 (11.72%) Solaris
5 73 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (5.37%) HPUX
8 47 (4.59%) CentOS
9 20 (1.95%) Debian
10 17 (1.66%) AIX
10 17 (1.66%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.66%) Android
11 13 (1.27%) SUSE
11 13 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.68%) Fedora
14 7 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (24.22%) E-Commerce
3 171 (16.70%) Scrum
4 156 (15.23%) DevOps
5 155 (15.14%) ITIL
6 142 (13.87%) Load Balancing
7 123 (12.01%) Project Management
8 85 (8.30%) Service Delivery
9 61 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
10 55 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
11 54 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 52 (5.08%) Configuration Management
13 48 (4.69%) Incident Management
14 45 (4.39%) TDD
15 44 (4.30%) Change Control
16 42 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.00%) Business Continuity
18 38 (3.71%) Release Management
18 38 (3.71%) Content Management
19 37 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 386 (37.70%) Java
2 182 (17.77%) PHP
3 179 (17.48%) Perl
4 162 (15.82%) Bash Shell
5 145 (14.16%) Shell Script
6 137 (13.38%) SQL
7 109 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 102 (9.96%) PowerShell
9 72 (7.03%) Python
10 68 (6.64%) Ruby
11 27 (2.64%) C++
12 26 (2.54%) PHP5
13 19 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.76%) C
15 12 (1.17%) C#
16 7 (0.68%) COBOL
17 5 (0.49%) XPath
17 5 (0.49%) Scala
18 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 90 (8.79%) Degree
2 64 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (3.91%) CCNP
4 40 (3.91%) CCNA
5 38 (3.71%) MCSE
6 36 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (2.15%) MCSA
9 18 (1.76%) HND
10 16 (1.56%) OCP
10 16 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (1.46%) CCIE
12 14 (1.37%) CCSA
12 14 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
13 13 (1.27%) HNC
14 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
15 11 (1.07%) CISSP
15 11 (1.07%) CCSE
16 9 (0.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (11.13%) PCI DSS
2 48 (4.69%) SLA
3 32 (3.13%) QA
4 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
System Software
1 251 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 90 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
4 66 (6.45%) vSphere
5 44 (4.30%) XenServer
6 39 (3.81%) XenApp
7 33 (3.22%) VMware ESX
8 28 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (1.76%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.98%) Squid
11 10 (0.98%) Samba
12 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.88%) Xen
13 7 (0.68%) MetaFrame
13 7 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.59%) Firmware
15 4 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 112 (10.94%) Puppet
2 62 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (4.10%) Nagios
4 26 (2.54%) OpenView
5 25 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.86%) Opsview
7 18 (1.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 15 (1.46%) Cobbler
9 12 (1.17%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.78%) Cacti
11 7 (0.68%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.68%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.59%) Salt
13 4 (0.39%) Unicenter
14 3 (0.29%) Foglight
14 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.29%) WMI
14 3 (0.29%) PureDisk
15 2 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 310 (30.27%) VMware
2 282 (27.54%) Red Hat
3 280 (27.34%) Oracle
4 240 (23.44%) Cisco
5 139 (13.57%) Microsoft
6 103 (10.06%) HP
7 84 (8.20%) Citrix
8 74 (7.23%) EMC
9 69 (6.74%) NetApp
10 56 (5.47%) F5
11 55 (5.37%) IBM
12 49 (4.79%) CheckPoint
13 41 (4.00%) Veritas
13 41 (4.00%) Symantec
14 30 (2.93%) CommVault
14 30 (2.93%) Juniper
15 27 (2.64%) AppSense
16 19 (1.86%) Zend
17 16 (1.56%) Avaya
18 13 (1.27%) Brocade
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago