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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 45 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.19% 7.98% 12.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.72% 41.28% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 57
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,200 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
145 109 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.66% 19.33% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 127 83 164
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (51.47%) Oracle
2 67 (49.26%) SQL
3 51 (37.50%) J2EE
4 49 (36.03%) HTML
4 49 (36.03%) Java
5 48 (35.29%) Windows
6 46 (33.82%) Python
7 45 (33.09%) XHTML
8 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
9 39 (28.68%) Perl
10 37 (27.21%) Tomcat
11 36 (26.47%) Web Services
12 34 (25.00%) Apache
13 33 (24.26%) DB2
14 32 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (22.79%) REST
16 28 (20.59%) Git (software)
16 28 (20.59%) MySQL
17 26 (19.12%) CSS
17 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (18.38%) UNIX
18 25 (18.38%) PHP
18 25 (18.38%) RESTful
19 23 (16.91%) Big Data
19 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
19 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
20 22 (16.18%) Marketing
21 21 (15.44%) jQuery
21 21 (15.44%) Shell Script
21 21 (15.44%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (27.21%) Tomcat
2 34 (25.00%) Apache
3 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.88%) GlassFish
5 7 (5.15%) IIS
6 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 3 (2.21%) Drupal
6 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) SAN
2 12 (8.82%) LAN
2 12 (8.82%) WAN
3 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.74%) Network Security
4 1 (0.74%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) WLAN
4 1 (0.74%) BGP
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.26%) DB2
2 32 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (20.59%) MySQL
4 23 (16.91%) Big Data
4 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.71%) Subversion
3 8 (5.88%) JUnit
3 8 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (16.18%) Marketing
2 13 (9.56%) Finance
3 10 (7.35%) Electronics
4 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (26.47%) Developer
2 33 (24.26%) Software Engineer
3 25 (18.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (15.44%) Analyst
5 20 (14.71%) PHP Developer
5 20 (14.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 17 (12.50%) Team Leader
7 15 (11.03%) Support Analyst
8 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Administrator
10 12 (8.82%) DBA
11 10 (7.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (7.35%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (7.35%) Support Team Leader
12 9 (6.62%) Developer Analyst
12 9 (6.62%) Software Support Analyst
12 9 (6.62%) DB2 DBA
13 8 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
13 8 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 8 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.50%) J2EE
2 49 (36.03%) HTML
3 45 (33.09%) XHTML
4 36 (26.47%) Web Services
5 31 (22.79%) REST
6 26 (19.12%) CSS
7 25 (18.38%) RESTful
8 21 (15.44%) jQuery
9 9 (6.62%) Spring
9 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.62%) .NET
9 9 (6.62%) Struts
10 8 (5.88%) EJB
11 7 (5.15%) Java EE
11 7 (5.15%) JMS
12 4 (2.94%) COM
13 2 (1.47%) Middleware
13 2 (1.47%) SOAP
13 2 (1.47%) XML
13 2 (1.47%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Open Source
2 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.47%) DTV
5 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.29%) Windows
2 25 (18.38%) UNIX
3 20 (14.71%) Fedora
3 20 (14.71%) CentOS
4 17 (12.50%) Solaris
5 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.94%) AIX
7 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) Software Engineering
2 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.44%) MVC
4 19 (13.97%) Scrum
5 17 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (10.29%) Kanban
7 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.56%) ITIL
7 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.62%) DevOps
10 7 (5.15%) Refactoring
10 7 (5.15%) Validation
10 7 (5.15%) Line Management
11 5 (3.68%) People Management
12 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.21%) Project Management
13 3 (2.21%) Software Deployment
14 2 (1.47%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.26%) SQL
2 49 (36.03%) Java
3 46 (33.82%) Python
4 39 (28.68%) Perl
5 25 (18.38%) PHP
6 21 (15.44%) Shell Script
7 20 (14.71%) PHP5
8 17 (12.50%) C
9 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.62%) Ruby
10 9 (6.62%) Korn
10 9 (6.62%) C#
11 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.68%) C++
13 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.47%) ABAP
13 2 (1.47%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) Jython
14 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.74%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) OCPJP
2 9 (6.62%) OCMJD
2 9 (6.62%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.41%) CCNA
4 5 (3.68%) MCITP
4 5 (3.68%) MCSE
4 5 (3.68%) MCSA
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) CISA
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) vSphere
1 8 (5.88%) Firmware
1 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) vCloud
5 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Nagios
2 10 (7.35%) Puppet
3 9 (6.62%) Tivoli
4 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.15%) OpenNMS
6 6 (4.41%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.68%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.68%) Ansible
8 4 (2.94%) Unicenter
8 4 (2.94%) WSUS
9 3 (2.21%) Control-M
10 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) Oracle
2 23 (16.91%) Red Hat
3 21 (15.44%) IBM
4 20 (14.71%) Zend
5 18 (13.24%) VMware
6 17 (12.50%) NetApp
7 15 (11.03%) Citrix
8 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.82%) Cisco
10 9 (6.62%) Netezza
10 9 (6.62%) Sun
10 9 (6.62%) CommVault
11 8 (5.88%) HP
12 6 (4.41%) Symantec
13 5 (3.68%) SAP
14 3 (2.21%) LANDesk
14 3 (2.21%) Sybase
14 3 (2.21%) Veritas
15 1 (0.74%) Polycom
15 1 (0.74%) EMC
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago