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

Location
3 months to
3 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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 25.00% - 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £28,000 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 -
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 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 3 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 14 (82.35%) Citrix
4 14 (82.35%) NetApp
4 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
8 7 (41.18%) Dell
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (41.18%) SLA
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco
8 7 (41.18%) MCSE
8 7 (41.18%) Service Management
9 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (17.65%) VPN
11 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
12 1 (5.88%) Statistics
12 1 (5.88%) Network Management
12 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 1 (5.88%) Firewall
12 1 (5.88%) ITSM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (41.18%) Administrator
4 6 (35.29%) Network Consultant
4 6 (35.29%) Consultant
4 6 (35.29%) Network Operations Consultant
4 6 (35.29%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCSE
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Citrix
2 14 (82.35%) NetApp
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Dell
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat