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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 12.50% 44.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £38,500 £40,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
West Midlands

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
4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 25.00% 66.67% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £36,750 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £30,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Moodle
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Moodle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe