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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 27 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 68 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.21% 10.79% 6.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.05% 50.75% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 65 42
Median salary £55,000 £44,000 £36,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +19.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £45,000
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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 134 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 15.77% 21.27% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 126 135
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Linux
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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

Salary histogram for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) Unix
2 36 (46.75%) Python
2 36 (46.75%) DevOps
3 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (42.86%) Oracle
4 33 (42.86%) Windows
5 32 (41.56%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (35.06%) Bash Shell
8 25 (32.47%) Puppet
9 23 (29.87%) VMware
10 22 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 22 (28.57%) JBoss
11 21 (27.27%) Scrum
11 21 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (25.97%) Ant
13 19 (24.68%) MySQL
13 19 (24.68%) .NET
13 19 (24.68%) HTML
13 19 (24.68%) Maven
13 19 (24.68%) Ruby
14 18 (23.38%) WebSphere
14 18 (23.38%) WebLogic
14 18 (23.38%) CSS
15 17 (22.08%) PL/SQL
16 16 (20.78%) Perl
16 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
17 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 22 (28.57%) JBoss
2 18 (23.38%) WebLogic
2 18 (23.38%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.58%) CloudStack
3 12 (15.58%) OpenStack
4 9 (11.69%) Apache
5 8 (10.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.19%) IIS
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.60%) Confluence
10 1 (1.30%) CMS
10 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) AMQP
3 2 (2.60%) DHCP
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) BGP
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.30%) IPv6
4 1 (1.30%) Junos
4 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) OSPF
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Ant
2 19 (24.68%) Maven
3 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (14.29%) Subversion
5 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (6.49%) Gradle
7 5 (6.49%) JUnit
7 5 (6.49%) Mockito
8 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.90%) Selenium
9 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.60%) JIRA
10 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.30%) Burp Suite
11 1 (1.30%) Hudson
11 1 (1.30%) Metasploit
11 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Build and Configuration Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Build Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Junior
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
1 19 (24.68%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 15 (19.48%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.29%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) Spring
6 7 (9.09%) REST
6 7 (9.09%) RESTful
7 6 (7.79%) J2EE
7 6 (7.79%) SOAP
8 5 (6.49%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (6.49%) Apache Camel
8 5 (6.49%) Laravel
8 5 (6.49%) Symfony
9 4 (5.19%) LAMP
9 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.60%) Behat
10 2 (2.60%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (2.60%) jQuery
10 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Fintech
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) iSeries
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Unix
2 33 (42.86%) Windows
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Solaris
5 5 (6.49%) CentOS
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.60%) Debian
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) DevOps
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) Scrum
4 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.58%) DSDM
6 12 (15.58%) RUP
7 11 (14.29%) OO
8 10 (12.99%) TDD
9 9 (11.69%) SOA
10 8 (10.39%) ITIL
11 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.79%) BDD
12 6 (7.79%) OWASP
12 6 (7.79%) SDLC
13 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.19%) MVC
13 4 (5.19%) Open Source
13 4 (5.19%) Software Architecture
13 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) Python
3 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
4 32 (41.56%) Java
5 27 (35.06%) Bash Shell
6 22 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 19 (24.68%) Ruby
8 17 (22.08%) PL/SQL
9 16 (20.78%) Perl
9 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
10 14 (18.18%) BeanShell
11 13 (16.88%) PHP
12 9 (11.69%) C
13 8 (10.39%) COBOL
14 7 (9.09%) C#
15 1 (1.30%) C++
15 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) AWS Certification
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) CCNA
2 3 (3.90%) CISA
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.90%) CISM
2 3 (3.90%) CISSP
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CEH
4 1 (1.30%) HND
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) vSphere
2 12 (15.58%) Xen
2 12 (15.58%) XenServer
3 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Docker
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) Puppet
2 21 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (15.58%) Cobbler
3 12 (15.58%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.49%) Ansible
5 4 (5.19%) Terraform
6 3 (3.90%) SCCM
7 1 (1.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Oracle
2 23 (29.87%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) EnterpriseDB
3 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) Zend
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Genesys
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
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