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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 57 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.93% 13.76% 14.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.31% 40.39% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 72
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
157 203 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.10% 34.06% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 180 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 64 (44.76%) Windows
2 49 (34.27%) HTML
3 47 (32.87%) CSS
4 45 (31.47%) UNIX
4 45 (31.47%) Java
4 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (29.37%) SQL
6 40 (27.97%) Software Engineering
7 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
7 32 (22.38%) Oracle
8 31 (21.68%) Python
8 31 (21.68%) Degree
8 31 (21.68%) jQuery
9 29 (20.28%) Computer Science
10 25 (17.48%) Scrum
10 25 (17.48%) MySQL
11 24 (16.78%) PHP
11 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
11 24 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (15.38%) Puppet
13 21 (14.69%) HTML5
13 21 (14.69%) DevOps
13 21 (14.69%) C++
14 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.59%) C#
15 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
16 17 (11.89%) Tomcat
17 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
17 15 (10.49%) PhD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (11.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.20%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.80%) IIS
3 4 (2.80%) Apache
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.10%) nginx
5 2 (1.40%) JBoss
5 2 (1.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Office 365
1 14 (9.79%) IaaS
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) TCP/IP
1 12 (8.39%) Internet
2 8 (5.59%) Firewall
2 8 (5.59%) WAN
3 7 (4.90%) HTTP
3 7 (4.90%) SAN
4 5 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.50%) Network Security
5 4 (2.80%) Wireless
5 4 (2.80%) LAN
6 3 (2.10%) DNS
6 3 (2.10%) Wireless Security
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.40%) NAS
7 2 (1.40%) DHCP
7 2 (1.40%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) ISDN
8 1 (0.70%) VoIP
8 1 (0.70%) SSL
8 1 (0.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) MySQL
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) Maven
2 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.39%) Subversion
4 8 (5.59%) JUnit
5 6 (4.20%) Ant
6 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (10.49%) Electronics
2 7 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.50%) Law
3 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.80%) Finance
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.10%) German Language
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.49%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.29%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Junior
7 8 (5.59%) Junior Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Junior Web Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Support
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.27%) HTML
2 47 (32.87%) CSS
3 31 (21.68%) jQuery
4 21 (14.69%) HTML5
5 15 (10.49%) J2EE
6 14 (9.79%) REST
7 13 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (8.39%) Spring
9 11 (7.69%) Laravel
9 11 (7.69%) CakePHP
10 9 (6.29%) Java EE
10 9 (6.29%) Ajax
10 9 (6.29%) JMS
10 9 (6.29%) XML
11 8 (5.59%) CSS3
11 8 (5.59%) Sass
11 8 (5.59%) LESS
12 7 (4.90%) Web Services
12 7 (4.90%) .NET
13 6 (4.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.79%) Mathematics
2 14 (9.79%) Physics
3 12 (8.39%) Social Media
4 11 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (4.20%) Web 2.0
5 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.20%) User Experience
6 5 (3.50%) W3C
7 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
8 2 (1.40%) Informatics
8 2 (1.40%) Life Science
8 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.76%) Windows
2 45 (31.47%) UNIX
3 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.69%) Solaris
5 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.59%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.20%) HPUX
8 5 (3.50%) AIX
9 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.97%) Software Engineering
3 25 (17.48%) Scrum
4 21 (14.69%) DevOps
5 15 (10.49%) MVC
6 14 (9.79%) OO
7 12 (8.39%) Image Processing
7 12 (8.39%) Pattern Recognition
8 11 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.69%) SEO
8 11 (7.69%) Web Design
9 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.29%) Kanban
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (5.59%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 7 (4.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.47%) Java
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.68%) Python
5 24 (16.78%) PHP
6 21 (14.69%) C++
7 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
7 18 (12.59%) C#
8 14 (9.79%) Perl
9 12 (8.39%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.29%) Ruby
11 6 (4.20%) C
12 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (21.68%) Degree
2 15 (10.49%) PhD
3 4 (2.80%) CISSP
4 3 (2.10%) CISM
5 2 (1.40%) NCDA
5 2 (1.40%) NCIE
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.40%) CCNP
5 2 (1.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.70%) CCDP
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.70%) MCSE
6 1 (0.70%) MCSA
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.10%) vSphere
4 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.40%) XenApp
4 2 (1.40%) XenServer
4 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Squid
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) Docker
5 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (15.38%) Puppet
3 9 (6.29%) Nagios
4 8 (5.59%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.20%) OpenNMS
6 3 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.10%) Unicenter
6 3 (2.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.70%) Control-M
7 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Oracle
2 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.69%) IBM
4 10 (6.99%) Cisco
5 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.29%) Citrix
6 8 (5.59%) VMware
7 7 (4.90%) SAP
8 5 (3.50%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) McAfee
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) Splunk
10 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.40%) webMethods
10 2 (1.40%) Avaya
11 1 (0.70%) Veritas
11 1 (0.70%) Dell
11 1 (0.70%) EMC
11 1 (0.70%) Sybase
11 1 (0.70%) Meraki
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Salary: £40k - 65k per year + plus 11% bonus and more
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Coventry
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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