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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 17.39% 15.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £29,731 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Network Operations Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Operations Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Dell