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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 39.29% 34.62% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 75.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 64.29% 46.15% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 12
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) SLA
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Process Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
Dudley
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago