The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Leicestershire / Loughborough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Loughborough 15.63% 25.00% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 0
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Loughborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Loughborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 20 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 37.50% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 1
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Loughborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Loughborough 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 Loughborough

Linux
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Salary trend for Linux in Loughborough

Linux
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Loughborough over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Loughborough region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (90.91%) Firmware
2 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (81.82%) Xilinx
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) C
4 7 (63.64%) Perl
4 7 (63.64%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) LabVIEW
4 7 (63.64%) Device Driver
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) Memory Management
5 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design
6 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (18.18%) VHDL
6 2 (18.18%) Verilog
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Loughborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
1 7 (63.64%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (63.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (18.18%) Verilog
3 2 (18.18%) VHDL
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Memory Management
3 2 (18.18%) FPGA Design
3 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware