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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.83% 22.73% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 55.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
11 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 45.83% 40.91% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 6
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £19,499
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 May 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 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Service Management
3 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) ITSM
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Dell
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) NetApp
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Line Management
7 5 (33.33%) Replication
7 5 (33.33%) Service Design
8 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) WLAN
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
8 4 (26.67%) MVS
8 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
8 4 (26.67%) SLA

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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (26.67%) WLAN
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Operations Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (26.67%) Economics
3 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (26.67%) MVS
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Service Management
3 10 (66.67%) ITSM
3 10 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Design
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
1 8 (53.33%) Dell
1 8 (53.33%) NetApp
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace