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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 476 487 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.90% 11.38% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.23% 42.06% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 369 361 295
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1314 1158 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.34% 27.06% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 885 774
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 382 £45,000 +12.50% 44
Bradford +15 41 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Wakefield -6 11 £30,000 -15.49% 7
Halifax -8 8 £29,125 -27.00% 1
Wetherby -9 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Huddersfield +8 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Bingley - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 472 (47.87%) UNIX
2 407 (41.28%) Apache
3 373 (37.83%) Java
4 299 (30.32%) Windows
5 289 (29.31%) Oracle
6 268 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (26.98%) VMware
8 227 (23.02%) Red Hat
9 215 (21.81%) E-Commerce
10 199 (20.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 197 (19.98%) DevOps
12 195 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 178 (18.05%) Bash Shell
14 174 (17.65%) Cisco
14 174 (17.65%) MySQL
15 173 (17.55%) PHP
16 163 (16.53%) HTML
17 162 (16.43%) Scrum
18 151 (15.31%) Perl
19 147 (14.91%) SAN
20 141 (14.30%) Spring
21 140 (14.20%) SQL
22 136 (13.79%) Puppet
23 134 (13.59%) ActiveMQ
24 131 (13.29%) DNS
25 128 (12.98%) NoSQL
26 122 (12.37%) TCP/IP
27 121 (12.27%) Hibernate
28 120 (12.17%) HTML5
29 116 (11.76%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 407 (41.28%) Apache
2 83 (8.42%) IIS
3 76 (7.71%) Tomcat
4 49 (4.97%) MS Exchange
5 40 (4.06%) WebSphere
6 32 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 32 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (3.25%) OpenStack
7 31 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (2.94%) Node.js
9 28 (2.84%) JBoss
10 23 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
11 21 (2.13%) SharePoint
12 17 (1.72%) nginx
13 12 (1.22%) WordPress
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
15 8 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
17 5 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 55 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.25%) MS Office
3 14 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.20%) BASE24
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.81%) PaaS
5 7 (0.71%) Office 365
6 4 (0.41%) Route 53
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.91%) SAN
2 131 (13.29%) DNS
3 122 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 98 (9.94%) Firewall
5 92 (9.33%) Internet
6 76 (7.71%) MPLS
7 75 (7.61%) OSPF
7 75 (7.61%) BGP
8 71 (7.20%) Cisco IOS
9 62 (6.29%) SMTP
10 55 (5.58%) EIGRP
11 49 (4.97%) NAS
12 42 (4.26%) VPN
13 34 (3.45%) SSL
14 28 (2.84%) HTTP
15 24 (2.43%) VoIP
16 23 (2.33%) DHCP
17 22 (2.23%) Network Security
18 18 (1.83%) LAN
19 17 (1.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (17.65%) MySQL
2 128 (12.98%) NoSQL
3 81 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 63 (6.39%) Oracle Database
5 60 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 43 (4.36%) Oracle Reports
8 42 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.74%) Redis
9 27 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 22 (2.23%) Big Data
12 20 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.22%) Riak
14 12 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (1.01%) Informix
15 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 47 (4.77%) Maven
4 33 (3.35%) Hudson
5 28 (2.84%) Subversion
6 23 (2.33%) JUnit
7 22 (2.23%) JIRA
8 18 (1.83%) Selenium
9 14 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.42%) JBehave
10 13 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.22%) JMeter
11 12 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.91%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.71%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.51%) PHPUnit
15 4 (0.41%) Ant
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
16 3 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 50 (5.07%) Finance
2 45 (4.56%) Games
3 34 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.35%) Retail
5 22 (2.23%) Banking
6 14 (1.42%) Marketing
7 12 (1.22%) Automotive
8 9 (0.91%) Electronics
8 9 (0.91%) Advertising
9 6 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (13.69%) Developer
1 135 (13.69%) Administrator
2 128 (12.98%) Architect
3 103 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 74 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 71 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 63 (6.39%) Java Architect
8 61 (6.19%) Java Developer
9 60 (6.09%) Analyst
9 60 (6.09%) UNIX Administrator
9 60 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
10 52 (5.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 47 (4.77%) Senior Developer
12 46 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
13 40 (4.06%) PHP Developer
14 39 (3.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 36 (3.65%) DBA
15 36 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (16.53%) HTML
2 141 (14.30%) Spring
3 134 (13.59%) ActiveMQ
4 121 (12.27%) Hibernate
5 120 (12.17%) HTML5
6 91 (9.23%) LAMP
7 69 (7.00%) XML
8 65 (6.59%) Web Services
9 41 (4.16%) CSS
10 39 (3.96%) Middleware
11 31 (3.14%) jQuery
12 30 (3.04%) J2EE
13 28 (2.84%) .NET
14 27 (2.74%) SOAP
15 25 (2.54%) JSON
15 25 (2.54%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.54%) RESTful
16 24 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (2.33%) Spring Integration
18 21 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.66%) Clustering
2 59 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 52 (5.27%) Open Source
5 22 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 17 (1.72%) IBM XIV
6 17 (1.72%) Replication
7 16 (1.62%) STB
8 15 (1.52%) DTV
9 10 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.91%) RIA
10 9 (0.91%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.81%) Wiki
12 7 (0.71%) HP StorageWorks
12 7 (0.71%) User Experience
13 6 (0.61%) Symmetrix
14 5 (0.51%) HACMP
14 5 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 472 (47.87%) UNIX
2 299 (30.32%) Windows
3 199 (20.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 100 (10.14%) Solaris
5 58 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (5.58%) CentOS
7 50 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (3.96%) HPUX
9 23 (2.33%) AIX
9 23 (2.33%) Debian
10 20 (2.03%) Android
11 19 (1.93%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.52%) SUSE
13 11 (1.12%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.01%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (21.81%) E-Commerce
3 197 (19.98%) DevOps
4 162 (16.43%) Scrum
5 116 (11.76%) ITIL
6 105 (10.65%) Load Balancing
7 103 (10.45%) Project Management
8 94 (9.53%) Service Delivery
9 65 (6.59%) Incident Management
10 61 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (6.09%) Configuration Management
12 48 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
13 45 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 44 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 41 (4.16%) TDD
15 41 (4.16%) Change Control
16 40 (4.06%) Change Management
17 39 (3.96%) OO
18 38 (3.85%) Service Management
18 38 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 373 (37.83%) Java
2 178 (18.05%) Bash Shell
3 173 (17.55%) PHP
4 151 (15.31%) Perl
5 140 (14.20%) SQL
6 115 (11.66%) Shell Script
7 109 (11.05%) Python
8 99 (10.04%) JavaScript
9 90 (9.13%) PowerShell
10 87 (8.82%) Ruby
11 38 (3.85%) C++
12 25 (2.54%) PHP5
13 21 (2.13%) C#
14 19 (1.93%) C
15 17 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.71%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.71%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.51%) XPath
18 2 (0.20%) JCL
18 2 (0.20%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 80 (8.11%) Degree
2 49 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (3.55%) CCNP
4 31 (3.14%) CCNA
4 31 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.54%) MCSE
7 23 (2.33%) OCP
7 23 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
8 15 (1.52%) CCIE
9 14 (1.42%) MCSA
9 14 (1.42%) CISSP
9 14 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.12%) CCSP
12 10 (1.01%) HND
13 9 (0.91%) Avaya Certification
13 9 (0.91%) HNC
14 8 (0.81%) CCDA
14 8 (0.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.51%) PCI DSS
2 57 (5.78%) SLA
3 26 (2.64%) QA
4 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 195 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 66 (6.69%) vSphere
4 55 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (4.36%) XenApp
6 39 (3.96%) XenServer
7 31 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
8 28 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 19 (1.93%) Xen
10 17 (1.72%) Hyper-V
11 16 (1.62%) Firmware
12 13 (1.32%) Samba
12 13 (1.32%) VMware ESX
13 11 (1.12%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.91%) KVM
15 7 (0.71%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.71%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.61%) Squid
17 5 (0.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 136 (13.79%) Puppet
2 100 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (4.56%) Nagios
4 30 (3.04%) NetBackup
5 28 (2.84%) Cobbler
6 27 (2.74%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 18 (1.83%) Graphite
8 17 (1.72%) Opsview
9 16 (1.62%) OpenView
10 12 (1.22%) Salt
11 11 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.81%) Cacti
13 8 (0.81%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
15 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.30%) PureDisk
16 3 (0.30%) Plesk
16 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 289 (29.31%) Oracle
2 266 (26.98%) VMware
3 227 (23.02%) Red Hat
4 174 (17.65%) Cisco
5 108 (10.95%) Microsoft
6 73 (7.40%) NetApp
7 72 (7.30%) HP
7 72 (7.30%) Citrix
8 49 (4.97%) IBM
9 46 (4.67%) EMC
9 46 (4.67%) Veritas
10 45 (4.56%) Symantec
11 44 (4.46%) F5
12 41 (4.16%) CheckPoint
13 28 (2.84%) CommVault
14 27 (2.74%) Juniper
15 23 (2.33%) AppSense
16 14 (1.42%) Zend
17 13 (1.32%) Brocade
18 10 (1.01%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £25500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + 5% pension, 25 days holiday, 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package, On call
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago