The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Sutton Coldfield
Rank 13 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 2.56% - 58.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £62,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sutton Coldfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 17.95% 10.26% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £36,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.16% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sutton Coldfield region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sutton Coldfield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) CCA
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware