The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Redditch region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 2.94% - 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% - 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 50.00% 30.95% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 4
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +37.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Worcestershire

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 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle