The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 3.64% 2.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £31,750 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch region.

Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 16.36% 15.56% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £25,500 £27,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Redditch region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Linux
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Redditch region.

Linux Salary Trend in Redditch

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Graduate
1 5 (71.43%) Graduate Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Graduate Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Mac OS
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago