The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 51 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.01% 9.21% 16.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.47% 36.69% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 50 96
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,550 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
215 139 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.22% 25.09% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 194 125 210
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Linux
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Salary Trend in Coventry

Linux
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 75 (53.19%) SQL
2 66 (46.81%) Windows
3 56 (39.72%) Oracle
4 53 (37.59%) J2EE
5 52 (36.88%) Tomcat
6 50 (35.46%) UNIX
7 45 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (29.79%) Scrum
9 39 (27.66%) Java
10 35 (24.82%) Python
11 34 (24.11%) Perl
11 34 (24.11%) Tivoli
12 32 (22.70%) Solaris
12 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (22.70%) Kanban
13 29 (20.57%) HTML
13 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
13 29 (20.57%) CSS
13 29 (20.57%) DevOps
14 28 (19.86%) IIS
15 27 (19.15%) Nagios
15 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
16 26 (18.44%) Maven
16 26 (18.44%) Red Hat
17 25 (17.73%) REST
18 24 (17.02%) Citrix
19 22 (15.60%) Shell Script
19 22 (15.60%) jQuery
20 21 (14.89%) JUnit
21 20 (14.18%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (36.88%) Tomcat
2 28 (19.86%) IIS
3 18 (12.77%) GlassFish
4 9 (6.38%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.84%) Apache
8 3 (2.13%) Drupal
8 3 (2.13%) CMS
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.42%) Node.js
10 1 (0.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) SaaS
2 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) SAN
2 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.96%) HTTP
3 7 (4.96%) WAN
4 6 (4.26%) LAN
5 5 (3.55%) Internet
6 4 (2.84%) Firewall
7 2 (1.42%) DHCP
7 2 (1.42%) VPN
7 2 (1.42%) DNS
7 2 (1.42%) SSL
7 2 (1.42%) WLAN
7 2 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.42%) Network Security
7 2 (1.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.18%) MySQL
3 17 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Maven
2 21 (14.89%) JUnit
3 19 (13.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.26%) Subversion
5 5 (3.55%) Ant
6 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (7.80%) Law
2 6 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.26%) Retail
2 6 (4.26%) Marketing
3 5 (3.55%) Electronics
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.13%) German Language
6 2 (1.42%) Finance
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (28.37%) Developer
2 21 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (14.18%) Software Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) Applications Support
4 19 (13.48%) Architect
5 15 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (8.51%) Team Leader
8 11 (7.80%) Support Team Leader
9 10 (7.09%) Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) PHP Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Administrator
11 8 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 6 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) J2EE
2 29 (20.57%) HTML
2 29 (20.57%) CSS
3 25 (17.73%) REST
4 22 (15.60%) jQuery
5 20 (14.18%) .NET
5 20 (14.18%) JMS
6 18 (12.77%) EJB
7 15 (10.64%) Java EE
8 12 (8.51%) Spring
9 11 (7.80%) HTML5
10 10 (7.09%) XHTML
11 9 (6.38%) XML
12 7 (4.96%) Ajax
13 6 (4.26%) Sass
13 6 (4.26%) LESS
13 6 (4.26%) CSS3
13 6 (4.26%) Struts
13 6 (4.26%) Web Services
13 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.67%) Open Source
4 5 (3.55%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.55%) Physics
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
5 4 (2.84%) W3C
6 3 (2.13%) Clustering
6 3 (2.13%) Social Media
7 2 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.42%) Life Science
7 2 (1.42%) Informatics
7 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 66 (46.81%) Windows
2 50 (35.46%) UNIX
3 32 (22.70%) Solaris
4 16 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.51%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.67%) AIX
7 7 (4.96%) CentOS
8 6 (4.26%) Fedora
9 5 (3.55%) HPUX
10 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) Scrum
3 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (22.70%) Kanban
4 29 (20.57%) DevOps
5 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 18 (12.77%) ITIL
7 17 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
8 14 (9.93%) Refactoring
9 12 (8.51%) MVC
10 10 (7.09%) Software Deployment
11 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.26%) Change Control
12 6 (4.26%) TDD
13 5 (3.55%) Line Management
14 4 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (2.84%) OO
15 3 (2.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.19%) SQL
2 39 (27.66%) Java
3 35 (24.82%) Python
4 34 (24.11%) Perl
5 22 (15.60%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.77%) PHP
7 17 (12.06%) Ruby
8 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.80%) C#
10 10 (7.09%) C++
11 6 (4.26%) PHP5
12 5 (3.55%) C
13 2 (1.42%) R
13 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) PhD
3 4 (2.84%) MCSE
3 4 (2.84%) MCSA
3 4 (2.84%) CCNA
3 4 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.13%) MCITP
4 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.42%) NCDA
5 2 (1.42%) NCIE
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.71%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.71%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) CCDP
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
1 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.67%) vSphere
3 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.42%) XenApp
4 2 (1.42%) XenServer
4 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (24.11%) Tivoli
2 27 (19.15%) Nagios
3 17 (12.06%) Puppet
3 17 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.93%) Ansible
4 14 (9.93%) BladeLogic
4 14 (9.93%) OpenNMS
5 13 (9.22%) Unicenter
6 10 (7.09%) Control-M
7 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.42%) WSUS
9 2 (1.42%) SCCM
10 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (39.72%) Oracle
2 26 (18.44%) Red Hat
3 24 (17.02%) Citrix
4 17 (12.06%) IBM
5 14 (9.93%) VMware
6 11 (7.80%) Cisco
7 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.67%) SAP
9 7 (4.96%) NetApp
9 7 (4.96%) HP
10 6 (4.26%) Zend
11 3 (2.13%) Symantec
12 2 (1.42%) Avaya
12 2 (1.42%) EMC
13 1 (0.71%) Polycom
13 1 (0.71%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.71%) BMC
13 1 (0.71%) Dell
13 1 (0.71%) Remedy
13 1 (0.71%) Sun
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago