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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 65 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 8.02% 10.27% 10.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.02% 33.68% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 60
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
181 193 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.68% 30.49% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 148 170 166
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (48.75%) Windows
2 64 (40.00%) SQL
3 57 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (33.75%) UNIX
5 50 (31.25%) Oracle
5 50 (31.25%) Java
6 45 (28.13%) HTML
6 45 (28.13%) CSS
7 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
8 39 (24.38%) Tomcat
8 39 (24.38%) Python
9 37 (23.13%) Scrum
10 36 (22.50%) J2EE
11 33 (20.63%) DevOps
12 30 (18.75%) Degree
13 28 (17.50%) jQuery
13 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 28 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (16.25%) Puppet
14 26 (16.25%) Perl
14 26 (16.25%) Computer Science
14 26 (16.25%) PowerShell
15 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
15 23 (14.38%) PHP
15 23 (14.38%) MySQL
15 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
15 23 (14.38%) Tivoli
16 22 (13.75%) Solaris
16 22 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (13.75%) Kanban

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (24.38%) Tomcat
2 19 (11.88%) IIS
3 13 (8.13%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.50%) Apache
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.25%) Node.js
7 2 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (8.75%) Office 365
1 14 (8.75%) IaaS
2 13 (8.13%) SaaS
3 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.63%) SAN
2 9 (5.63%) Internet
3 8 (5.00%) HTTP
4 6 (3.75%) Firewall
5 5 (3.13%) WAN
6 4 (2.50%) LAN
6 4 (2.50%) DNS
6 4 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.50%) Network Security
7 3 (1.88%) DHCP
8 2 (1.25%) SSL
8 2 (1.25%) VPN
8 2 (1.25%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.25%) NAS
8 2 (1.25%) Wireless
9 1 (0.63%) DMZ
9 1 (0.63%) VoIP
9 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.38%) MySQL
1 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.75%) Maven
3 16 (10.00%) JUnit
4 14 (8.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.88%) Subversion
6 6 (3.75%) Ant
7 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (8.13%) Electronics
2 12 (7.50%) Law
3 9 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Finance
6 3 (1.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Developer
2 27 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (14.38%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.63%) Architect
6 14 (8.75%) Applications Support
7 13 (8.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (7.50%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Linux Support
12 7 (4.38%) Linux Support Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Junior
12 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 5 (3.13%) Analyst
14 5 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.13%) HTML
1 45 (28.13%) CSS
2 36 (22.50%) J2EE
3 28 (17.50%) jQuery
4 21 (13.13%) HTML5
4 21 (13.13%) REST
5 16 (10.00%) JMS
6 13 (8.13%) EJB
6 13 (8.13%) .NET
6 13 (8.13%) Java EE
6 13 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (7.50%) Spring
8 11 (6.88%) CakePHP
8 11 (6.88%) Laravel
9 9 (5.63%) XML
10 8 (5.00%) Ajax
10 8 (5.00%) Sass
10 8 (5.00%) LESS
10 8 (5.00%) CSS3
11 7 (4.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.13%) Mathematics
2 13 (8.13%) Physics
3 12 (7.50%) Social Media
4 11 (6.88%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (3.75%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.13%) W3C
7 5 (3.13%) User Experience
8 3 (1.88%) Clustering
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) Informatics
9 2 (1.25%) Life Science
9 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.75%) Windows
2 54 (33.75%) UNIX
3 22 (13.75%) Solaris
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.75%) AIX
8 6 (3.75%) HPUX
9 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
3 37 (23.13%) Scrum
4 33 (20.63%) DevOps
5 22 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.75%) Kanban
6 15 (9.38%) MVC
7 14 (8.75%) OO
8 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (6.88%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.88%) Pattern Recognition
9 11 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.88%) ITIL
9 11 (6.88%) SEO
9 11 (6.88%) Image Processing
9 11 (6.88%) Web Design
10 10 (6.25%) Refactoring
10 10 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.00%) SQL
2 50 (31.25%) Java
3 39 (24.38%) Python
4 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.25%) Perl
5 26 (16.25%) PowerShell
6 23 (14.38%) PHP
7 19 (11.88%) C#
8 18 (11.25%) C++
9 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.13%) Ruby
11 5 (3.13%) C
12 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) PhD
3 3 (1.88%) CISSP
4 2 (1.25%) NCDA
4 2 (1.25%) NCIE
4 2 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) MCSA
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.88%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.88%) vSphere
4 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) XenApp
4 2 (1.25%) XenServer
4 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.63%) Squid
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (16.25%) Puppet
3 23 (14.38%) Tivoli
4 21 (13.13%) Nagios
5 11 (6.88%) Unicenter
5 11 (6.88%) Ansible
6 10 (6.25%) OpenNMS
7 9 (5.63%) BladeLogic
8 7 (4.38%) Control-M
9 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.25%) SCCM
9 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (31.25%) Oracle
2 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.63%) Red Hat
2 17 (10.63%) Citrix
3 12 (7.50%) IBM
4 9 (5.63%) SAP
4 9 (5.63%) Cisco
5 6 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (1.88%) HP
6 3 (1.88%) NetApp
7 2 (1.25%) Splunk
7 2 (1.25%) Avaya
7 2 (1.25%) EMC
7 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.25%) webMethods
7 2 (1.25%) McAfee
8 1 (0.63%) Casewise
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
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