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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 94 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.64% 14.23% 14.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.55% 42.33% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 92 66 74
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
211 163 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.11% 33.61% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 193 124 152
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 70 (46.05%) Oracle
2 65 (42.76%) Python
3 59 (38.82%) Apache
4 58 (38.16%) SQL
5 53 (34.87%) HTML
6 51 (33.55%) Java
7 43 (28.29%) J2EE
7 43 (28.29%) Software Engineering
8 42 (27.63%) Web Services
9 39 (25.66%) XHTML
10 38 (25.00%) Windows
11 35 (23.03%) Tomcat
12 33 (21.71%) CSS
12 33 (21.71%) DB2
12 33 (21.71%) Degree
13 32 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (21.05%) Perl
13 32 (21.05%) PHP
14 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
14 27 (17.76%) MySQL
14 27 (17.76%) Computer Science
14 27 (17.76%) RESTful
15 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
16 23 (15.13%) UNIX
16 23 (15.13%) Finance
17 21 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (13.82%) C
18 20 (13.16%) REST
18 20 (13.16%) jQuery
18 20 (13.16%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 59 (38.82%) Apache
2 35 (23.03%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.29%) WordPress
5 3 (1.97%) CMS
5 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.84%) DHCP
1 18 (11.84%) DNS
2 14 (9.21%) SAN
3 10 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.92%) WAN
4 9 (5.92%) LAN
5 6 (3.95%) VoIP
5 6 (3.95%) Internet
6 4 (2.63%) HTTP
7 2 (1.32%) Broadband
7 2 (1.32%) BGP
8 1 (0.66%) Firewall
8 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.66%) Network Security
8 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.71%) DB2
2 27 (17.76%) MySQL
3 21 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (13.16%) Big Data
5 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.87%) Subversion
3 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Marketing
3 16 (10.53%) Electronics
4 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (36.18%) Developer
2 23 (15.13%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.47%) Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (11.18%) PHP Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Developer Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) Software Support Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) J2EE Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Support Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Administrator
6 15 (9.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 14 (9.21%) DBA
8 11 (7.24%) DB2 DBA
8 11 (7.24%) Firmware Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.87%) HTML
2 43 (28.29%) J2EE
3 42 (27.63%) Web Services
4 39 (25.66%) XHTML
5 33 (21.71%) CSS
6 27 (17.76%) RESTful
7 20 (13.16%) REST
7 20 (13.16%) jQuery
8 17 (11.18%) Hibernate
8 17 (11.18%) Struts
8 17 (11.18%) Spring
9 7 (4.61%) XML
10 5 (3.29%) Ajax
10 5 (3.29%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.29%) WCF
10 5 (3.29%) WPF
10 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.29%) COM
10 5 (3.29%) .NET
10 5 (3.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.76%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.87%) Open Source
3 3 (1.97%) DTV
3 3 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Windows
2 23 (15.13%) UNIX
3 15 (9.87%) Fedora
3 15 (9.87%) CentOS
4 12 (7.89%) Solaris
5 4 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.32%) SUSE
6 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.29%) Software Engineering
2 32 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.50%) MVC
4 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.58%) Validation
7 10 (6.58%) Scrum
8 7 (4.61%) Web Development
8 7 (4.61%) Line Management
9 5 (3.29%) Coaching
9 5 (3.29%) People Management
9 5 (3.29%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.29%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.63%) ITIL
10 4 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 4 (2.63%) Kanban
11 3 (1.97%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (1.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.76%) Python
2 58 (38.16%) SQL
3 51 (33.55%) Java
4 32 (21.05%) Perl
4 32 (21.05%) PHP
5 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
6 21 (13.82%) C
7 17 (11.18%) PHP5
8 16 (10.53%) C#
9 12 (7.89%) C++
10 10 (6.58%) Shell Script
11 9 (5.92%) Korn
11 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.29%) Delphi
13 4 (2.63%) Groovy
13 4 (2.63%) XAML
14 2 (1.32%) Jython
14 2 (1.32%) ABAP
15 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (21.71%) Degree
2 17 (11.18%) OCPJP
2 17 (11.18%) OCMJD
2 17 (11.18%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.97%) CCNA
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.32%) HNC
4 2 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCITP
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) Squid
2 11 (7.24%) Firmware
3 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) vCloud
5 2 (1.32%) Samba
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.66%) RHEV
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.32%) WSUS
2 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (46.05%) Oracle
2 17 (11.18%) Sun
2 17 (11.18%) Zend
3 15 (9.87%) NetApp
3 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.55%) IBM
4 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.58%) Cisco
5 10 (6.58%) VMware
6 9 (5.92%) Netezza
6 9 (5.92%) CommVault
7 5 (3.29%) Citrix
7 5 (3.29%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Veritas
9 2 (1.32%) Symantec
9 2 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (0.66%) EMC
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) Sybase
10 1 (0.66%) Hitachi
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago