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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 3.85% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £43,596 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 11.54% 8.77% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 21
Average salary £43,596 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.96% -8.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) cPanel
5 1 (14.29%) LiteSpeed

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior UNIX Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (14.29%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle