The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - - 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 3.75% 6.49% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £24,000 £22,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,650 £25,500
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 Walsall

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Linux
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Linux Salary Trend in Walsall

Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple