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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.21% 9.66% 13.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% 35.44% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 55 79
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 £24,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
195 158 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.73% 27.24% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 178 142 191
Average salary £38,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 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 78 (52.00%) SQL
2 75 (50.00%) Windows
3 57 (38.00%) Oracle
4 53 (35.33%) J2EE
4 53 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (34.67%) Tomcat
6 51 (34.00%) UNIX
7 44 (29.33%) Scrum
8 41 (27.33%) Java
9 37 (24.67%) Python
10 35 (23.33%) DevOps
11 34 (22.67%) Tivoli
11 34 (22.67%) Software Engineering
12 33 (22.00%) Solaris
12 33 (22.00%) Perl
12 33 (22.00%) HTML
12 33 (22.00%) CSS
13 31 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (20.67%) Kanban
14 28 (18.67%) IIS
15 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 26 (17.33%) Nagios
16 26 (17.33%) Maven
17 25 (16.67%) REST
18 24 (16.00%) jQuery
19 22 (14.67%) Red Hat
19 22 (14.67%) Puppet
19 22 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (14.00%) Shell Script
20 21 (14.00%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (34.67%) Tomcat
2 28 (18.67%) IIS
3 17 (11.33%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.67%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) CMS
7 3 (2.00%) Drupal
8 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.00%) SaaS
2 16 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.33%) Office 365
4 7 (4.67%) IaaS
5 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) SAN
2 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.33%) HTTP
3 8 (5.33%) WAN
4 7 (4.67%) LAN
5 6 (4.00%) Internet
6 5 (3.33%) Firewall
7 3 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.00%) Network Security
8 2 (1.33%) NAS
8 2 (1.33%) WLAN
8 2 (1.33%) DHCP
8 2 (1.33%) VPN
8 2 (1.33%) DNS
8 2 (1.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.67%) Wireless
9 1 (0.67%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) MySQL
3 16 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Maven
2 20 (13.33%) JUnit
3 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.00%) Ant
6 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (7.33%) Law
2 8 (5.33%) Electronics
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) German Language
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Finance
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Developer
2 26 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (14.67%) Software Engineer
4 20 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 19 (12.67%) Architect
6 16 (10.67%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Administrator
9 9 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.33%) Analyst
11 7 (4.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Support Team Leader
12 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (35.33%) J2EE
2 33 (22.00%) HTML
2 33 (22.00%) CSS
3 25 (16.67%) REST
4 24 (16.00%) jQuery
5 20 (13.33%) .NET
6 19 (12.67%) JMS
7 17 (11.33%) EJB
8 15 (10.00%) HTML5
9 14 (9.33%) Java EE
10 13 (8.67%) Spring
11 9 (6.00%) XML
12 8 (5.33%) Ajax
12 8 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.67%) Sass
13 7 (4.67%) LESS
13 7 (4.67%) CSS3
13 7 (4.67%) XHTML
13 7 (4.67%) Struts
13 7 (4.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.33%) Physics
4 7 (4.67%) Social Media
5 6 (4.00%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.33%) User Experience
6 5 (3.33%) W3C
6 5 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.67%) Clustering
7 4 (2.67%) Open Source
8 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.33%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) Informatics
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) EPoS
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (50.00%) Windows
2 51 (34.00%) UNIX
3 33 (22.00%) Solaris
4 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.33%) AIX
8 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.00%) HPUX
10 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.00%) CentOS
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.33%) Fedora
12 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.33%) Scrum
3 35 (23.33%) DevOps
4 34 (22.67%) Software Engineering
5 31 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (20.67%) Kanban
6 16 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (9.33%) ITIL
8 13 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.67%) Refactoring
9 12 (8.00%) MVC
10 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.67%) Software Deployment
11 9 (6.00%) OO
12 6 (4.00%) Web Design
12 6 (4.00%) TDD
12 6 (4.00%) Image Processing
12 6 (4.00%) SEO
12 6 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.00%) SQL
2 41 (27.33%) Java
3 37 (24.67%) Python
4 33 (22.00%) Perl
5 21 (14.00%) Shell Script
5 21 (14.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (12.67%) PHP
6 19 (12.67%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.67%) Ruby
8 14 (9.33%) C#
9 13 (8.67%) C++
10 5 (3.33%) C
11 2 (1.33%) PHP5
11 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) PhD
3 2 (1.33%) CISSP
3 2 (1.33%) NCDA
3 2 (1.33%) NCIE
4 1 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) MCSA
4 1 (0.67%) CCNP
4 1 (0.67%) CCNA
4 1 (0.67%) CCDP
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CISM
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.67%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.67%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.00%) vSphere
3 3 (2.00%) XenApp
3 3 (2.00%) XenServer
3 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (22.67%) Tivoli
2 26 (17.33%) Nagios
3 22 (14.67%) Puppet
3 22 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.33%) BladeLogic
4 14 (9.33%) Ansible
5 13 (8.67%) OpenNMS
5 13 (8.67%) Unicenter
6 10 (6.67%) Control-M
7 4 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 57 (38.00%) Oracle
2 22 (14.67%) Red Hat
3 19 (12.67%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) IBM
5 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.00%) VMware
6 8 (5.33%) Cisco
6 8 (5.33%) SAP
7 3 (2.00%) Avaya
7 3 (2.00%) NetApp
8 2 (1.33%) Zend
8 2 (1.33%) EMC
8 2 (1.33%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.67%) hybris
9 1 (0.67%) Dell
9 1 (0.67%) Sun
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase
9 1 (0.67%) Remedy
9 1 (0.67%) McAfee
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