The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 78 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.67% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% -7.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Linux Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
772 599 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.46% 94.63% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 609 519 480
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,600 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Coventry

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) Tivoli
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (42.86%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (14.29%) Publishing
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Squid
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (14.29%) DMZ
7 1 (14.29%) Python

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware