The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 765 550 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.01% 9.58% 9.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.12% 36.89% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 497 386 434
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2007 1491 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.25% 25.97% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1115 1205
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 411 £40,000 +9.58% 71
North Yorkshire +5 224 £40,000 +25.00% 14
South Yorkshire +10 102 £32,500 -7.14% 14
East Yorkshire -3 22 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 641 (41.98%) UNIX
2 528 (34.58%) Java
3 519 (33.99%) Windows
4 442 (28.95%) Apache
5 423 (27.70%) VMware
6 393 (25.74%) Red Hat
7 360 (23.58%) SQL
8 336 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 327 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 326 (21.35%) MySQL
11 278 (18.21%) Cisco
12 273 (17.88%) Tomcat
13 266 (17.42%) Microsoft
14 254 (16.63%) Perl
15 249 (16.31%) TCP/IP
16 239 (15.65%) PHP
17 222 (14.54%) Oracle
18 220 (14.41%) Spring
19 219 (14.34%) SAN
20 215 (14.08%) E-Commerce
21 195 (12.77%) JavaScript
22 189 (12.38%) ITIL
23 178 (11.66%) HTML
24 177 (11.59%) Firewall
25 172 (11.26%) DNS
26 169 (11.07%) SQL Server
27 162 (10.61%) Maven
28 158 (10.35%) Bash Shell
29 155 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
30 145 (9.50%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 442 (28.95%) Apache
2 273 (17.88%) Tomcat
3 142 (9.30%) IIS
4 101 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 60 (3.93%) WebLogic
6 51 (3.34%) MS Exchange
7 42 (2.75%) Jetty
8 34 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 28 (1.83%) SharePoint
10 26 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (1.70%) WordPress
11 25 (1.64%) Node.js
12 24 (1.57%) GlassFish
13 23 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 21 (1.38%) CMS
16 16 (1.05%) SugarCRM
16 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.98%) Drupal
18 13 (0.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 142 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.16%) MS Office
3 15 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.64%) Magento
2 24 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.065%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.065%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
2 39 (2.55%) IaaS
3 28 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.72%) SaaS
5 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.46%) Office 365
7 5 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 249 (16.31%) TCP/IP
2 219 (14.34%) SAN
3 177 (11.59%) Firewall
4 172 (11.26%) DNS
5 121 (7.92%) Internet
6 94 (6.16%) Cisco IOS
7 92 (6.02%) NAS
7 92 (6.02%) BGP
8 87 (5.70%) OSPF
9 76 (4.98%) HTTP
10 63 (4.13%) MPLS
11 59 (3.86%) VPN
12 53 (3.47%) SMTP
13 51 (3.34%) EIGRP
14 48 (3.14%) Network Security
15 45 (2.95%) DHCP
16 30 (1.96%) LAN
17 28 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (1.70%) WAN
19 24 (1.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (21.35%) MySQL
2 169 (11.07%) SQL Server
3 110 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 83 (5.44%) RDBMS
5 78 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 69 (4.52%) Oracle Database
7 56 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (2.75%) DB2
10 33 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.57%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
12 21 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 12 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.72%) Big Data
17 8 (0.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 162 (10.61%) Maven
2 106 (6.94%) Subversion
3 93 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 49 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.69%) Hudson
6 33 (2.16%) JUnit
6 33 (2.16%) Selenium
7 19 (1.24%) PHPUnit
8 16 (1.05%) JIRA
8 16 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 15 (0.98%) NUnit
10 12 (0.79%) MSTest
10 12 (0.79%) JBehave
11 11 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.59%) Behat
12 9 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.52%) ClearQuest
13 8 (0.52%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.52%) Phing
13 8 (0.52%) Mocha
General
1 145 (9.50%) Finance
2 40 (2.62%) Banking
3 35 (2.29%) Retail
4 32 (2.10%) Games
5 27 (1.77%) Marketing
6 23 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.72%) Electronics
8 10 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.59%) Advertising
9 9 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.59%) Legal
10 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.33%) Back Office
11 4 (0.26%) Military
11 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.20%) Automotive
12 3 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.065%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 395 (25.87%) Developer
2 212 (13.88%) Java Developer
3 203 (13.29%) Administrator
4 134 (8.78%) Architect
5 120 (7.86%) Analyst
6 117 (7.66%) Systems Administrator
7 91 (5.96%) PHP Developer
8 85 (5.57%) Software Developer
8 85 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
9 83 (5.44%) Senior Developer
10 77 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
11 74 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 71 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 69 (4.52%) Team Leader
14 63 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
15 62 (4.06%) DBA
15 62 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
15 62 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
16 57 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 51 (3.34%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (14.41%) Spring
2 178 (11.66%) HTML
3 139 (9.10%) J2EE
4 126 (8.25%) REST
5 112 (7.33%) jQuery
6 109 (7.14%) Middleware
7 108 (7.07%) CSS
8 105 (6.88%) Web Services
9 101 (6.61%) LAMP
10 97 (6.35%) Hibernate
11 89 (5.83%) XML
12 73 (4.78%) HTML5
13 47 (3.08%) .NET
14 42 (2.75%) Spring Integration
15 40 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
16 37 (2.42%) Symfony
17 33 (2.16%) SOAP
18 28 (1.83%) Apache Flex
18 28 (1.83%) Ajax
19 26 (1.70%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.30%) Clustering
2 84 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 68 (4.45%) Open Source
4 54 (3.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 50 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.23%) Mainframe
8 26 (1.70%) Replication
9 18 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 18 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.11%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.05%) NHS
12 15 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 15 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 13 (0.85%) Online Banking
13 13 (0.85%) W3C
13 13 (0.85%) HACMP
13 13 (0.85%) DTV
14 12 (0.79%) STB
15 11 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 641 (41.98%) UNIX
2 519 (33.99%) Windows
3 336 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 142 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (8.78%) Solaris
6 107 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (6.94%) Debian
8 96 (6.29%) AIX
9 77 (5.04%) Ubuntu
10 76 (4.98%) HPUX
11 61 (3.99%) CentOS
12 44 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (2.75%) Android
14 34 (2.23%) zOS
15 25 (1.64%) SUSE
16 19 (1.24%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.98%) Fedora
18 11 (0.72%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (14.08%) E-Commerce
2 189 (12.38%) ITIL
3 155 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (7.53%) Scrum
5 114 (7.47%) Load Balancing
6 106 (6.94%) UML
7 96 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 95 (6.22%) Project Management
9 92 (6.02%) MVC
10 84 (5.50%) TDD
11 76 (4.98%) Configuration Management
12 74 (4.85%) Software Engineering
13 73 (4.78%) Service Delivery
14 71 (4.65%) SOA
15 66 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
15 66 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
16 64 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
17 59 (3.86%) Service Management
18 57 (3.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 528 (34.58%) Java
2 360 (23.58%) SQL
3 254 (16.63%) Perl
4 239 (15.65%) PHP
5 195 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 158 (10.35%) Bash Shell
7 124 (8.12%) Python
8 120 (7.86%) Shell Script
9 81 (5.30%) Ruby
10 67 (4.39%) C
11 65 (4.26%) PowerShell
12 45 (2.95%) PHP5
13 42 (2.75%) C++
14 24 (1.57%) C#
15 20 (1.31%) COBOL
15 20 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.79%) VBScript
18 11 (0.72%) Scala
19 10 (0.65%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 97 (6.35%) Degree
2 66 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (3.73%) CCNP
4 54 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (3.01%) CCSE
6 45 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (2.62%) MCSE
8 38 (2.49%) CCNA
9 36 (2.36%) MCSA
10 30 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.90%) CCSA
12 22 (1.44%) RHCE
13 20 (1.31%) RHCA
14 18 (1.18%) Security Cleared
15 16 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.85%) HND
17 11 (0.72%) OCP
18 9 (0.59%) ISEB
19 8 (0.52%) MCP
20 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 77 (5.04%) QA
3 63 (4.13%) SLA
4 14 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.26%) HL7
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.065%) COBIT
System Software
1 327 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 111 (7.27%) VMware ESX
4 106 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (4.78%) vSphere
6 46 (3.01%) Hyper-V
6 46 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
7 37 (2.42%) XenApp
8 33 (2.16%) XenServer
9 31 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (1.31%) Xen
10 20 (1.31%) Sendmail
11 12 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.65%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.59%) qmail
14 8 (0.52%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.46%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.33%) Samba
17 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 92 (6.02%) Puppet
2 58 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (2.69%) Data Guard
4 31 (2.03%) NetBackup
4 31 (2.03%) Plesk
5 23 (1.51%) Nagios
6 20 (1.31%) SCCM
7 18 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.18%) WSUS
8 16 (1.05%) CFEngine
8 16 (1.05%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.79%) Foglight
9 12 (0.79%) OpenView
10 11 (0.72%) Cacti
11 10 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.46%) YUM
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle Statspack
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.39%) Netcool
13 6 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 423 (27.70%) VMware
2 393 (25.74%) Red Hat
3 278 (18.21%) Cisco
4 266 (17.42%) Microsoft
5 222 (14.54%) Oracle
6 112 (7.33%) HP
7 110 (7.20%) Citrix
8 106 (6.94%) EMC
9 92 (6.02%) CheckPoint
10 78 (5.11%) Zend
10 78 (5.11%) JBoss
11 66 (4.32%) IBM
11 66 (4.32%) NetApp
12 53 (3.47%) CommVault
13 41 (2.69%) Dell
14 40 (2.62%) Juniper
15 37 (2.42%) F5
16 32 (2.10%) Symantec
17 27 (1.77%) Imperva
18 24 (1.57%) Veritas
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