The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Essex / Colchester
Rank 5 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 66 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 28.82% 13.33% 8.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.53% 52.63% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 21 13
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 91 57 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 39.74% 25.33% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 85 45 31
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Colchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Colchester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Colchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Colchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 76 (63.33%) Oracle
2 62 (51.67%) PL/SQL
3 54 (45.00%) SQL
4 50 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 49 (40.83%) RDBMS
6 46 (38.33%) Windows
7 42 (35.00%) Oracle Database
8 40 (33.33%) ETL
9 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
10 36 (30.00%) Red Hat
11 28 (23.33%) VMware
11 28 (23.33%) Configuration Management
11 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (21.67%) JBoss
13 26 (21.67%) Java
14 22 (18.33%) MySQL
14 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.33%) Degree
15 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
16 20 (16.67%) Apache
16 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
16 20 (16.67%) Web Services
16 20 (16.67%) EJB
16 20 (16.67%) JSP
16 20 (16.67%) Servlets
16 20 (16.67%) MVC
16 20 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (16.67%) Capacity Management
16 20 (16.67%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (21.67%) JBoss
2 20 (16.67%) Apache
2 20 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 20 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.00%) Documentum
4 8 (6.67%) Apache Geronimo
5 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Office 365
2 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Kerberos
1 11 (9.17%) LDAP
2 4 (3.33%) BGP
2 4 (3.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.33%) DHCP
2 4 (3.33%) DMVPN
2 4 (3.33%) DNS
2 4 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (3.33%) Firewall
2 4 (3.33%) NetScreen
2 4 (3.33%) Network Security
2 4 (3.33%) OSPF
3 2 (1.67%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 49 (40.83%) RDBMS
3 42 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 22 (18.33%) MySQL
5 20 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (15.83%) Big Data
6 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
7 18 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (10.83%) CouchDB
8 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
8 13 (10.83%) Neo4j
9 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.83%) GIS
12 1 (0.83%) Informix
12 1 (0.83%) Mahout
12 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Ant
1 1 (0.83%) Gradle
1 1 (0.83%) Maven
1 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (7.50%) Automotive
2 7 (5.83%) Electronics
3 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (54.17%) Developer
2 40 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 30 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 29 (24.17%) Oracle Database Developer
5 22 (18.33%) ETL Developer
5 22 (18.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 22 (18.33%) SQL Developer
6 21 (17.50%) SQL Database Developer
7 20 (16.67%) Administrator
7 20 (16.67%) Java Developer
8 19 (15.83%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (15.00%) Linux Developer
10 14 (11.67%) Lead Developer
10 14 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (11.67%) Server Engineer
11 13 (10.83%) Lead Java Developer
12 12 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
13 10 (8.33%) Documentum Administrator
13 10 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
14 9 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) EJB
1 20 (16.67%) JSP
1 20 (16.67%) Servlets
1 20 (16.67%) Spring
1 20 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 20 (16.67%) Web Services
2 19 (15.83%) Java EE
2 19 (15.83%) JMS
3 14 (11.67%) Ajax
3 14 (11.67%) CSS
4 13 (10.83%) REST
4 13 (10.83%) SOAP
4 13 (10.83%) Swing
5 9 (7.50%) HTML
6 8 (6.67%) FreeMarker
7 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.83%) JPA
7 7 (5.83%) TopLink
8 5 (4.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) N-Tier
2 18 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.83%) Fat Client
3 13 (10.83%) Thin Client
4 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.83%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.17%) CUDA
6 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.50%) iPad
8 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.33%) Windows
2 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.67%) Unix
7 6 (5.00%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.67%) CentOS
8 2 (1.67%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) ETL
2 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (23.33%) Configuration Management
3 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 20 (16.67%) MVC
5 18 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (10.00%) Data Management
7 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.83%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (5.83%) PDM
8 7 (5.83%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.17%) Device Driver Development
9 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.33%) ITIL
10 4 (3.33%) Line Management
10 4 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) PL/SQL
2 54 (45.00%) SQL
3 26 (21.67%) Java
4 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.83%) Perl
8 6 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.17%) C
9 5 (4.17%) Python
10 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.50%) C++
12 2 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) CCNP
2 4 (3.33%) CCSE
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) vSphere
2 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.17%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) Firmware
5 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) HDFS
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) SCCM
2 17 (14.17%) SCOM
3 9 (7.50%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.17%) Nagios
5 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.33%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.83%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 76 (63.33%) Oracle
2 36 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 28 (23.33%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.83%) Citrix
6 11 (9.17%) NetApp
7 9 (7.50%) Symantec
8 5 (4.17%) F5
8 5 (4.17%) Hortonworks
8 5 (4.17%) Intel
9 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.33%) Cisco
9 4 (3.33%) Imperva
9 4 (3.33%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.83%) IBM
10 1 (0.83%) OpenText
10 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.83%) Tableau
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday