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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 3.08% 2.17% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 10.00% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
16 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 24.62% 21.74% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 19
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
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
Salary Histogram in Redditch

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Redditch region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Redditch

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (33.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago