The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.81% - 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £30,000
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 27.03% 9.30% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £27,500 £19,499 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.03% -37.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £19,499 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) ITIL
3 20 (90.91%) VMware
4 19 (86.36%) NetApp
4 19 (86.36%) Citrix
4 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
6 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
7 12 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (54.55%) SLA
7 12 (54.55%) MCSE
8 8 (36.36%) Service Management
8 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco
9 7 (31.82%) Dell
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.64%) VPN
12 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
13 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
13 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 1 (4.55%) Statistics
13 1 (4.55%) Degree
13 1 (4.55%) Network Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (40.91%) Administrator
4 6 (27.27%) Network Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Network Operations Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) MCSE
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Citrix
2 19 (86.36%) NetApp
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Dell
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat