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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.55% 11.32% 11.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.64% 42.04% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 62
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 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,400 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
188 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 29.61% 26.93% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 176 115 164
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,785 £50,000 £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 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 71 (47.97%) Oracle
2 58 (39.19%) SQL
3 57 (38.51%) HTML
4 52 (35.14%) Python
5 51 (34.46%) XHTML
6 49 (33.11%) Java
7 47 (31.76%) Apache
8 45 (30.41%) Windows
9 43 (29.05%) J2EE
10 42 (28.38%) Web Services
11 39 (26.35%) DB2
11 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
12 35 (23.65%) Git (software)
13 34 (22.97%) MySQL
13 34 (22.97%) PHP
14 33 (22.30%) Perl
14 33 (22.30%) CSS
15 30 (20.27%) RESTful
16 27 (18.24%) Tomcat
16 27 (18.24%) Marketing
16 27 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (17.57%) jQuery
17 26 (17.57%) REST
18 25 (16.89%) PHP5
18 25 (16.89%) Zend
18 25 (16.89%) MVC
19 24 (16.22%) Red Hat
19 24 (16.22%) Subversion
19 24 (16.22%) Fedora
19 24 (16.22%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 47 (31.76%) Apache
2 27 (18.24%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.70%) WordPress
5 3 (2.03%) CMS
6 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) SAN
2 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.08%) LAN
3 9 (6.08%) WAN
4 8 (5.41%) DHCP
4 8 (5.41%) DNS
5 3 (2.03%) VoIP
5 3 (2.03%) Internet
6 2 (1.35%) BGP
7 1 (0.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) HTTP
7 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.35%) DB2
2 34 (22.97%) MySQL
3 27 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (16.22%) Big Data
5 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.22%) Subversion
3 2 (1.35%) Maven
3 2 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (18.24%) Marketing
2 20 (13.51%) Finance
3 14 (9.46%) Electronics
4 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Developer
2 28 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 25 (16.89%) Java Software Engineer
3 25 (16.89%) PHP Developer
4 24 (16.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 21 (14.19%) Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.14%) Administrator
7 15 (10.14%) DBA
7 15 (10.14%) Team Leader
8 13 (8.78%) DB2 DBA
9 11 (7.43%) Developer Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Software Support Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (7.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (7.43%) Firmware Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Support Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.51%) HTML
2 51 (34.46%) XHTML
3 43 (29.05%) J2EE
4 42 (28.38%) Web Services
5 33 (22.30%) CSS
6 30 (20.27%) RESTful
7 26 (17.57%) REST
7 26 (17.57%) jQuery
8 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
8 11 (7.43%) Spring
8 11 (7.43%) Struts
9 4 (2.70%) COM
10 3 (2.03%) SOAP
10 3 (2.03%) .NET
10 3 (2.03%) XML
10 3 (2.03%) Grails
11 2 (1.35%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.35%) Ajax
11 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Open Source
2 14 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) DTV
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.41%) Windows
2 24 (16.22%) Fedora
2 24 (16.22%) CentOS
3 23 (15.54%) UNIX
4 11 (7.43%) Solaris
5 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.35%) AIX
6 2 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (16.89%) MVC
3 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.76%) Validation
8 9 (6.08%) ITIL
9 8 (5.41%) Scrum
10 7 (4.73%) Line Management
11 5 (3.38%) People Management
11 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.38%) Kanban
12 4 (2.70%) Web Development
13 3 (2.03%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.03%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.03%) Project Management
13 3 (2.03%) Web Design
13 3 (2.03%) Programme Management
14 2 (1.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.19%) SQL
2 52 (35.14%) Python
3 49 (33.11%) Java
4 34 (22.97%) PHP
5 33 (22.30%) Perl
6 25 (16.89%) PHP5
7 20 (13.51%) C
8 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
9 15 (10.14%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.78%) C#
11 9 (6.08%) C++
11 9 (6.08%) Korn
12 4 (2.70%) Ruby
12 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.03%) Groovy
14 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.35%) ABAP
14 2 (1.35%) Delphi
15 1 (0.68%) XAML
15 1 (0.68%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Degree
2 11 (7.43%) OCPJP
2 11 (7.43%) OCMJD
2 11 (7.43%) Sun Certification
3 7 (4.73%) CCNA
3 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.38%) MCITP
4 5 (3.38%) MCSE
4 5 (3.38%) MCSA
4 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) CISA
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Firmware
2 8 (5.41%) Squid
2 8 (5.41%) vSphere
3 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) RHEV
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.70%) WSUS
3 4 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.35%) Nagios
4 2 (1.35%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (47.97%) Oracle
2 25 (16.89%) Zend
3 24 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 18 (12.16%) NetApp
4 18 (12.16%) IBM
5 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.81%) VMware
6 14 (9.46%) Cisco
7 13 (8.78%) Citrix
8 11 (7.43%) Sun
9 9 (6.08%) CommVault
9 9 (6.08%) Netezza
10 8 (5.41%) HP
11 6 (4.05%) SAP
11 6 (4.05%) Symantec
12 3 (2.03%) Sybase
12 3 (2.03%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.03%) Veritas
13 1 (0.68%) Hitachi
13 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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