The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 31 16 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.63% 12.70% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.51% 48.78% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 28
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14%  
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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 53 82 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 13.55% 26.03% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 59 101
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £49,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Linux
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Leicester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leicester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leicester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (43.40%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) MySQL
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.19%) PHP
5 16 (30.19%) jQuery
6 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.30%) LAMP
7 14 (26.42%) OOP
7 14 (26.42%) Symfony
7 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
7 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
8 13 (24.53%) Redmine
8 13 (24.53%) PHPUnit
8 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.53%) Ajax
8 13 (24.53%) JIRA
8 13 (24.53%) TDD
8 13 (24.53%) OOD
9 12 (22.64%) C#
9 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
10 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
10 10 (18.87%) Docker
11 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 7 (13.21%) DevOps
13 6 (11.32%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.53%) JIRA
2 13 (24.53%) PHPUnit
2 13 (24.53%) Redmine
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) PHP Developer
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (24.53%) MySQL Developer
4 13 (24.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
6 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (16.98%) JavaScript Engineer
7 9 (16.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) Junior
8 8 (15.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (9.43%) Analyst
11 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Junior PHP Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) jQuery
2 15 (28.30%) LAMP
3 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
3 14 (26.42%) Symfony
4 13 (24.53%) Ajax
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.89%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) zOS
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) OOP
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.53%) OOD
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
3 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) SDLC
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.77%) MVC
7 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) PHP
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) VB6
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) NetApp
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Zend
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