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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.68% 14.09% 13.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.26% 45.00% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 91 68 61
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
215 160 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 36.26% 31.31% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 192 129 131
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 63 (44.06%) Oracle
2 62 (43.36%) Python
3 58 (40.56%) Apache
4 56 (39.16%) SQL
5 51 (35.66%) HTML
6 49 (34.27%) Java
7 41 (28.67%) J2EE
7 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
8 37 (25.87%) Web Services
9 36 (25.17%) XHTML
10 35 (24.48%) Windows
11 32 (22.38%) CSS
11 32 (22.38%) Degree
12 31 (21.68%) Perl
12 31 (21.68%) PHP
12 31 (21.68%) DB2
12 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (20.98%) Tomcat
14 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
15 26 (18.18%) MySQL
15 26 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 26 (18.18%) RESTful
16 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
17 20 (13.99%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (13.29%) UNIX
18 19 (13.29%) Finance
18 19 (13.29%) REST
18 19 (13.29%) Big Data
19 18 (12.59%) DHCP
19 18 (12.59%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 58 (40.56%) Apache
2 30 (20.98%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.50%) WordPress
5 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.40%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.59%) DHCP
1 18 (12.59%) DNS
2 11 (7.69%) SAN
3 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.20%) VoIP
4 5 (3.50%) WAN
4 5 (3.50%) LAN
5 4 (2.80%) HTTP
6 2 (1.40%) Broadband
6 2 (1.40%) BGP
7 1 (0.70%) Firewall
7 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.70%) Network Security
7 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) DB2
2 26 (18.18%) MySQL
3 20 (13.99%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (13.29%) Big Data
5 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.99%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Marketing
3 14 (9.79%) Electronics
4 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Developer
2 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.99%) Java Software Engineer
5 19 (13.29%) Analyst
6 17 (11.89%) Support Engineer
7 16 (11.19%) Support Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) J2EE Developer
7 16 (11.19%) PHP Developer
7 16 (11.19%) Developer Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Software Support Analyst
7 16 (11.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (10.49%) Administrator
9 13 (9.09%) DBA
9 13 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 10 (6.99%) DB2 DBA
11 9 (6.29%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Firmware Engineer
11 9 (6.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.66%) HTML
2 41 (28.67%) J2EE
3 37 (25.87%) Web Services
4 36 (25.17%) XHTML
5 32 (22.38%) CSS
6 26 (18.18%) RESTful
7 19 (13.29%) REST
8 18 (12.59%) jQuery
9 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
9 16 (11.19%) Struts
9 16 (11.19%) Spring
10 7 (4.90%) XML
11 5 (3.50%) Ajax
11 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.50%) WCF
11 5 (3.50%) WPF
11 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.50%) COM
11 5 (3.50%) .NET
11 5 (3.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.09%) Open Source
3 9 (6.29%) Firmware
4 3 (2.10%) DTV
4 3 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Windows
2 19 (13.29%) UNIX
3 13 (9.09%) Fedora
3 13 (9.09%) CentOS
4 8 (5.59%) Solaris
5 4 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.10%) SUSE
7 2 (1.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
2 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.59%) MVC
4 17 (11.89%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.99%) Scrum
6 8 (5.59%) Validation
6 8 (5.59%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.90%) Web Development
7 7 (4.90%) Line Management
7 7 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.50%) Coaching
8 5 (3.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.50%) ITIL
9 4 (2.80%) OOP
9 4 (2.80%) OO
9 4 (2.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.80%) People Management
9 4 (2.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.36%) Python
2 56 (39.16%) SQL
3 49 (34.27%) Java
4 31 (21.68%) Perl
4 31 (21.68%) PHP
5 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.19%) C
6 16 (11.19%) PHP5
7 14 (9.79%) C#
8 11 (7.69%) C++
9 9 (6.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.50%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.50%) Delphi
11 5 (3.50%) Korn
12 4 (2.80%) Groovy
12 4 (2.80%) XAML
13 2 (1.40%) Jython
13 2 (1.40%) ABAP
14 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) Degree
2 16 (11.19%) OCPJP
2 16 (11.19%) OCMJD
2 16 (11.19%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.10%) CCNA
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.40%) HNC
4 2 (1.40%) HND
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Squid
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) Samba
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.40%) vCloud
5 1 (0.70%) RHEV
5 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.40%) WSUS
2 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (44.06%) Oracle
2 16 (11.19%) Sun
2 16 (11.19%) Zend
3 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.39%) NetApp
5 11 (7.69%) VMware
6 10 (6.99%) Cisco
7 9 (6.29%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) SAP
8 5 (3.50%) Netezza
8 5 (3.50%) Citrix
8 5 (3.50%) CommVault
9 2 (1.40%) Symantec
9 2 (1.40%) HP
10 1 (0.70%) EMC
10 1 (0.70%) JBoss
10 1 (0.70%) Sybase
10 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.70%) Hitachi
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