The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 1.35% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.04% 13.51% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,250 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) Umbraco
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Hudson
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Hudson
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# WCF Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# WPF Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Developer
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 5 (83.33%) WCF Developer
1 5 (83.33%) WPF Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft