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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 5.56% 20.75% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 73.33% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 13
Median salary £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
1 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 5.56% 28.30% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 19
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -3.63%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) RTP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow