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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - 5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - - 42.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
2 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.00% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 14
Average salary £29,462 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware