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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.63% 46.67% 45.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 70.00% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
18 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 28.57% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 9
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dudley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (91.67%) ITIL
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Service Management
4 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
4 13 (54.17%) ITSM
5 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 9 (37.50%) Marketing
5 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 9 (37.50%) Unix
5 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (37.50%) SAN
5 9 (37.50%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 9 (37.50%) MVS
5 9 (37.50%) Middleware
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) WLAN
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) SLA
5 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 9 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
5 9 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (29.17%) Economics
6 7 (29.17%) MCP
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (29.17%) A+ Certification
7 6 (25.00%) Management Information System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) LAN
1 9 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
1 9 (37.50%) VPN
1 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (37.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 9 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 11 (45.83%) Team Leader
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Major Incident Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 7 (29.17%) Economics
3 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (25.00%) Replication
4 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 9 (37.50%) MVS
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) ITSM
2 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) A+ Certification
1 7 (29.17%) MCP
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) Dell
2 4 (16.67%) NetApp
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Rackspace