The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 37.93% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £23,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 51.72% 17.39% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £29,462
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Linux
Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dudley region.

Linux Salary Trend in Dudley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) Service Management
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) Dell
3 14 (87.50%) Citrix
3 14 (87.50%) NetApp
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
4 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) Network Management
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.25%) MVS
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 14 (87.50%) Network Analyst
2 14 (87.50%) Network Operations Analyst
2 14 (87.50%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Data Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Data Centre Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Data Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) Economics
5 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) MVS
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITSM
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Citrix
1 14 (87.50%) Dell
1 14 (87.50%) NetApp
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft