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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 8.54% 10.20% 10.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.76% 39.87% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 50
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
170 153 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.90% 25.59% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 158 113 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,600 £23,000
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (47.30%) Oracle
2 63 (42.57%) SQL
3 58 (39.19%) HTML
4 52 (35.14%) XHTML
4 52 (35.14%) Python
5 51 (34.46%) Java
6 47 (31.76%) Windows
7 45 (30.41%) J2EE
8 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
9 40 (27.03%) Apache
10 39 (26.35%) Web Services
11 38 (25.68%) DB2
12 37 (25.00%) Perl
13 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
14 34 (22.97%) CSS
14 34 (22.97%) MySQL
15 33 (22.30%) PHP
16 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (20.27%) Tomcat
17 30 (20.27%) REST
18 28 (18.92%) Marketing
18 28 (18.92%) Red Hat
19 27 (18.24%) jQuery
19 27 (18.24%) RESTful
20 26 (17.57%) MVC
20 26 (17.57%) UNIX
21 25 (16.89%) Fedora
21 25 (16.89%) CentOS
21 25 (16.89%) PHP5
21 25 (16.89%) Zend

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (27.03%) Apache
2 30 (20.27%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.05%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.03%) Drupal
6 3 (2.03%) CMS
7 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 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
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) SAN
2 11 (7.43%) LAN
2 11 (7.43%) WAN
3 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.38%) DNS
4 5 (3.38%) DHCP
5 2 (1.35%) VoIP
5 2 (1.35%) Internet
5 2 (1.35%) BGP
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) WLAN
6 1 (0.68%) HTTP
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) DB2
2 34 (22.97%) MySQL
3 31 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (16.22%) Big Data
5 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.03%) 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 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.89%) Subversion
3 6 (4.05%) Maven
3 6 (4.05%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (18.92%) Marketing
2 16 (10.81%) 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 46 (31.08%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 26 (17.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 25 (16.89%) PHP Developer
4 25 (16.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 22 (14.86%) Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.14%) Administrator
7 15 (10.14%) Team Leader
8 14 (9.46%) DBA
9 12 (8.11%) DB2 DBA
10 11 (7.43%) J2EE Developer
10 11 (7.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (7.43%) Firmware Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 10 (6.76%) Developer Analyst
11 10 (6.76%) Software Support Analyst
12 9 (6.08%) Support Team Leader
13 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.19%) HTML
2 52 (35.14%) XHTML
3 45 (30.41%) J2EE
4 39 (26.35%) Web Services
5 34 (22.97%) CSS
6 30 (20.27%) REST
7 27 (18.24%) jQuery
7 27 (18.24%) RESTful
8 10 (6.76%) Hibernate
8 10 (6.76%) Spring
8 10 (6.76%) Struts
9 6 (4.05%) EJB
9 6 (4.05%) .NET
10 5 (3.38%) JMS
10 5 (3.38%) Java EE
11 4 (2.70%) COM
12 3 (2.03%) SOAP
12 3 (2.03%) XML
12 3 (2.03%) Grails
13 2 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Open Source
2 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.03%) DTV
6 2 (1.35%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.76%) Windows
2 26 (17.57%) UNIX
3 25 (16.89%) CentOS
3 25 (16.89%) Fedora
4 10 (6.76%) Solaris
5 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Debian
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
2 26 (17.57%) MVC
3 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (9.46%) Scrum
6 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.76%) Validation
9 9 (6.08%) ITIL
9 9 (6.08%) Kanban
10 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.05%) Line Management
11 5 (3.38%) People Management
11 5 (3.38%) Refactoring
11 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.70%) Service Delivery
13 3 (2.03%) Project Management
13 3 (2.03%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.03%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.57%) SQL
2 52 (35.14%) Python
3 51 (34.46%) Java
4 37 (25.00%) Perl
5 33 (22.30%) PHP
6 25 (16.89%) PHP5
7 20 (13.51%) C
8 19 (12.84%) Shell Script
9 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 13 (8.78%) C#
11 9 (6.08%) C++
11 9 (6.08%) Korn
12 7 (4.73%) Ruby
13 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.03%) Groovy
15 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.35%) ABAP
15 2 (1.35%) Delphi
16 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) OCPJP
2 10 (6.76%) OCMJD
2 10 (6.76%) 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%) CISA
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) COBIT
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Firmware
2 8 (5.41%) vSphere
3 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.38%) Squid
5 4 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (0.68%) RHEV
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.38%) Nagios
3 5 (3.38%) OpenNMS
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (47.30%) Oracle
2 28 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 25 (16.89%) Zend
4 18 (12.16%) NetApp
4 18 (12.16%) IBM
5 17 (11.49%) VMware
6 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 14 (9.46%) Cisco
7 14 (9.46%) Citrix
8 10 (6.76%) 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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