The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 12.55% 6.91% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.15% 37.14% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 14
Average salary £44,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.94% -16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Warwickshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Warwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 25.54% 18.62% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 32 40
Average salary £44,000 £35,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.82% -15.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

Linux
Salary Trend in Warwick

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

Linux Salary Trend in Warwick

Linux
Salary Histogram in Warwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Warwick region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warwick 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 24 (51.06%) Clustering
2 23 (48.94%) IBM
2 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
3 21 (44.68%) UNIX
4 18 (38.30%) AIX
4 18 (38.30%) PowerHA
5 17 (36.17%) SUSE
6 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
7 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (23.40%) PHP
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.15%) Veritas
10 9 (19.15%) Solaris
10 9 (19.15%) HTTP
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) Oracle
12 7 (14.89%) MySQL
12 7 (14.89%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) LDAP
12 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (14.89%) VMware
12 7 (14.89%) Puppet
13 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
13 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.64%) VMS
14 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.64%) Android

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warwick 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 4 (8.51%) CMS
1 4 (8.51%) WordPress
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
1 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) JMeter
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
General
1 4 (8.51%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Systems Administrator
1 32 (68.09%) Administrator
2 13 (27.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 13 (27.66%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) AIX Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Operations Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) UNIX
2 18 (38.30%) AIX
3 17 (36.17%) SUSE
4 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Solaris
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 5 (10.64%) VMS
7 5 (10.64%) Android
7 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.26%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.26%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.13%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PHP
2 7 (14.89%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) PowerHA
2 16 (34.04%) VMware ESX
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) IBM
1 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
2 9 (19.15%) Veritas
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) RedPrairie