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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.22% 8.71% 10.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.29% 30.51% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76 54 58
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
206 177 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.37% 28.55% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 175 155 165
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 85 (54.14%) Windows
2 72 (45.86%) SQL
3 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (35.67%) Oracle
5 51 (32.48%) UNIX
6 49 (31.21%) Tomcat
6 49 (31.21%) J2EE
7 42 (26.75%) DevOps
8 41 (26.11%) Scrum
9 40 (25.48%) Java
9 40 (25.48%) Python
10 37 (23.57%) Software Engineering
11 34 (21.66%) Tivoli
12 33 (21.02%) HTML
12 33 (21.02%) CSS
13 32 (20.38%) Solaris
14 30 (19.11%) Perl
15 28 (17.83%) IIS
15 28 (17.83%) Degree
15 28 (17.83%) Kanban
15 28 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
16 27 (17.20%) PowerShell
16 27 (17.20%) jQuery
16 27 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (16.56%) Puppet
18 24 (15.29%) Computer Science
18 24 (15.29%) Nagios
19 23 (14.65%) Maven
20 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
20 22 (14.01%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (31.21%) Tomcat
2 28 (17.83%) IIS
3 14 (8.92%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.91%) nginx
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.27%) Node.js
7 2 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) SaaS
1 15 (9.55%) Office 365
2 14 (8.92%) IaaS
3 13 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) SAN
2 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.10%) Internet
3 8 (5.10%) HTTP
4 6 (3.82%) Firewall
4 6 (3.82%) WAN
5 5 (3.18%) LAN
6 4 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.55%) Network Security
7 3 (1.91%) DHCP
7 3 (1.91%) DNS
8 2 (1.27%) SSL
8 2 (1.27%) VPN
8 2 (1.27%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.27%) NAS
8 2 (1.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.64%) VoIP
9 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) MySQL
3 13 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Maven
2 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.83%) JUnit
4 12 (7.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.82%) Ant
6 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (7.01%) Electronics
1 11 (7.01%) Law
2 6 (3.82%) Retail
2 6 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.91%) Finance
4 3 (1.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (29.30%) Developer
2 34 (21.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.74%) Applications Support
5 17 (10.83%) Architect
6 15 (9.55%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (7.01%) PHP Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Administrator
12 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.82%) Linux Support
13 6 (3.82%) Support Team Leader
13 6 (3.82%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.21%) J2EE
2 33 (21.02%) HTML
2 33 (21.02%) CSS
3 27 (17.20%) jQuery
4 22 (14.01%) REST
5 20 (12.74%) HTML5
6 17 (10.83%) .NET
6 17 (10.83%) JMS
7 14 (8.92%) EJB
8 12 (7.64%) Spring
8 12 (7.64%) Java EE
8 12 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (6.37%) CakePHP
9 10 (6.37%) Laravel
10 9 (5.73%) XML
11 8 (5.10%) Ajax
11 8 (5.10%) Sass
11 8 (5.10%) LESS
11 8 (5.10%) CSS3
12 7 (4.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.01%) Mathematics
2 11 (7.01%) Physics
2 11 (7.01%) Social Media
2 11 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.01%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.10%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (3.82%) Web 2.0
5 5 (3.18%) W3C
5 5 (3.18%) User Experience
6 4 (2.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Informatics
7 2 (1.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (54.14%) Windows
2 51 (32.48%) UNIX
3 32 (20.38%) Solaris
4 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.01%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.10%) AIX
9 6 (3.82%) HPUX
10 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.75%) DevOps
3 41 (26.11%) Scrum
4 37 (23.57%) Software Engineering
5 28 (17.83%) Kanban
6 27 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.92%) ITIL
7 14 (8.92%) MVC
7 14 (8.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (8.28%) OO
9 11 (7.01%) Refactoring
9 11 (7.01%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (7.01%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (6.37%) Software Deployment
10 10 (6.37%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.37%) SEO
10 10 (6.37%) Web Design
11 9 (5.73%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.73%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) SQL
2 40 (25.48%) Python
2 40 (25.48%) Java
3 30 (19.11%) Perl
4 27 (17.20%) PowerShell
5 22 (14.01%) PHP
6 18 (11.46%) Shell Script
7 17 (10.83%) JavaScript
7 17 (10.83%) C#
8 16 (10.19%) C++
9 15 (9.55%) Ruby
10 5 (3.18%) C
11 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (17.83%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) PhD
3 3 (1.91%) CISSP
4 2 (1.27%) NCDA
4 2 (1.27%) NCIE
4 2 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MCSE
5 1 (0.64%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.91%) XenApp
3 3 (1.91%) XenServer
3 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.91%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) Squid
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (21.66%) Tivoli
2 28 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (16.56%) Puppet
4 24 (15.29%) Nagios
5 13 (8.28%) BladeLogic
5 13 (8.28%) Unicenter
5 13 (8.28%) Ansible
6 11 (7.01%) OpenNMS
7 10 (6.37%) Control-M
8 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (35.67%) Oracle
2 17 (10.83%) Citrix
2 17 (10.83%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.92%) IBM
5 10 (6.37%) Cisco
6 8 (5.10%) SAP
7 6 (3.82%) VMware
8 3 (1.91%) Avaya
8 3 (1.91%) NetApp
9 2 (1.27%) EMC
9 2 (1.27%) HP
9 2 (1.27%) McAfee
9 2 (1.27%) Splunk
10 1 (0.64%) Dell
10 1 (0.64%) Sybase
10 1 (0.64%) webMethods
10 1 (0.64%) Remedy
10 1 (0.64%) Google
10 1 (0.64%) LANDesk
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