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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 1.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
596 566 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.44% 94.97% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 517 418 351
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Squid
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco