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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 82 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.76% 14.13% 14.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.39% 41.58% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 72 53
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,050 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £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
203 190 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.06% 33.99% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 180 145 116
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (40.00%) Python
2 53 (39.26%) Apache
3 50 (37.04%) SQL
4 47 (34.81%) Oracle
5 43 (31.85%) HTML
6 39 (28.89%) Java
7 33 (24.44%) PHP
8 31 (22.96%) J2EE
8 31 (22.96%) Web Services
8 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
9 30 (22.22%) Windows
9 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 30 (22.22%) CSS
10 29 (21.48%) Degree
11 28 (20.74%) XHTML
12 27 (20.00%) MySQL
13 25 (18.52%) Tomcat
14 24 (17.78%) Perl
15 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
16 22 (16.30%) DB2
17 20 (14.81%) RESTful
17 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 18 (13.33%) jQuery
18 18 (13.33%) DHCP
18 18 (13.33%) DNS
19 17 (12.59%) MVC
19 17 (12.59%) Squid
20 16 (11.85%) VMware
20 16 (11.85%) NetApp

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (39.26%) Apache
2 25 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.44%) WordPress
4 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.22%) CMS
5 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (2.22%) ElastiCache
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) DNS
1 18 (13.33%) DHCP
2 12 (8.89%) SAN
3 6 (4.44%) Internet
3 6 (4.44%) VoIP
4 5 (3.70%) HTTP
5 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.22%) LAN
6 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.22%) Firewall
6 3 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) Broadband
7 2 (1.48%) BGP
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) MySQL
2 22 (16.30%) DB2
3 14 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.63%) Big Data
5 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.74%) OLAP
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.41%) Subversion
3 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Electronics
2 13 (9.63%) Marketing
3 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (38.52%) Developer
2 18 (13.33%) Administrator
2 18 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 18 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Software Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Developer Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Software Support Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.15%) DBA
8 11 (8.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Firmware Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) DB2 DBA
10 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) HTML
2 31 (22.96%) J2EE
2 31 (22.96%) Web Services
3 30 (22.22%) CSS
4 28 (20.74%) XHTML
5 20 (14.81%) RESTful
6 18 (13.33%) jQuery
7 14 (10.37%) Spring
8 13 (9.63%) Struts
8 13 (9.63%) Hibernate
8 13 (9.63%) REST
9 10 (7.41%) .NET
10 8 (5.93%) XML
11 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.44%) LAMP
13 5 (3.70%) WCF
13 5 (3.70%) WPF
13 5 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (3.70%) COM
13 5 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.41%) Open Source
3 8 (5.93%) Firmware
4 3 (2.22%) DTV
4 3 (2.22%) Clustering
4 3 (2.22%) Social Media
5 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) Windows
2 15 (11.11%) UNIX
3 10 (7.41%) Fedora
3 10 (7.41%) CentOS
4 8 (5.93%) SUSE
5 6 (4.44%) Solaris
6 3 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) AIX
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
2 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.59%) MVC
4 10 (7.41%) Scrum
5 8 (5.93%) Validation
6 7 (5.19%) Web Development
6 7 (5.19%) ITIL
7 6 (4.44%) OOP
7 6 (4.44%) OO
8 5 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.96%) Kanban
9 4 (2.96%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.22%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) Python
2 50 (37.04%) SQL
3 39 (28.89%) Java
4 33 (24.44%) PHP
5 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 24 (17.78%) Perl
7 15 (11.11%) PHP5
8 13 (9.63%) C
8 13 (9.63%) C#
9 11 (8.15%) C++
10 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.70%) Delphi
11 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.96%) XAML
12 4 (2.96%) Groovy
13 3 (2.22%) Korn
13 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.48%) Jython
14 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.74%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) OCPJP
2 13 (9.63%) OCMJD
2 13 (9.63%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.22%) CCNA
3 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.48%) HNC
4 2 (1.48%) HND
4 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.74%) MCITP
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) NCDA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) Squid
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.96%) vSphere
4 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.48%) vCloud
5 2 (1.48%) Samba
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) WSUS
2 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Oracle
2 16 (11.85%) NetApp
2 16 (11.85%) VMware
3 15 (11.11%) Zend
3 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.63%) Sun
5 12 (8.89%) Cisco
6 10 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix
7 5 (3.70%) IBM
8 4 (2.96%) SAP
9 3 (2.22%) CommVault
9 3 (2.22%) Netezza
10 2 (1.48%) JBoss
10 2 (1.48%) HP
10 2 (1.48%) Dell
11 1 (0.74%) Symantec
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