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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 1.64% - 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 9.84% 31.58% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 9
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
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 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint