The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 17.65% 7.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 23.53% 28.57% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Linux
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Linux Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
Sutton Coldfield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago