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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 16.22% 20.78% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 72.73% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 2
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,625 £27,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
11 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 29.73% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 7
Median salary £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dudley

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 15 (88.24%) NetApp
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Service Management
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Dell
4 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) RTP
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 13 (76.47%) Data Analyst
2 13 (76.47%) Data Centre Analyst
3 12 (70.59%) Operations Analyst
4 11 (64.71%) Network Analyst
4 11 (64.71%) Network Operations Analyst
5 10 (58.82%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 9 (52.94%) Data Network Analyst
7 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
9 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
1 15 (88.24%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) Citrix
1 15 (88.24%) NetApp
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow