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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 16.28% 9.49% 9.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.91% 36.92% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 18
Average salary £43,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.74% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £28,500 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £45,900
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
55 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 31.98% 25.69% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 47
Average salary £44,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.68% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) UNIX
3 15 (34.09%) Clustering
4 14 (31.82%) IBM
5 13 (29.55%) SUSE
6 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
6 12 (27.27%) Java
6 12 (27.27%) PHP
7 11 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle
9 9 (20.45%) MySQL
9 9 (20.45%) AIX
9 9 (20.45%) HTTP
9 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.45%) PowerHA
10 8 (18.18%) Selenium
10 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) VMware
11 7 (15.91%) Veritas
11 7 (15.91%) Solaris
11 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
12 6 (13.64%) OpenMP
12 6 (13.64%) Ruby
12 6 (13.64%) System Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Parallel Programming
12 6 (13.64%) OpenCL
12 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
12 6 (13.64%) Puppet
12 6 (13.64%) Hudson

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) nginx
3 2 (4.55%) WordPress
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
1 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.64%) Hudson
3 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) JBehave
3 5 (11.36%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Systems Administrator
1 21 (47.73%) Administrator
2 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
5 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (9.09%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
1 6 (13.64%) OpenMP
1 6 (13.64%) REST
1 6 (13.64%) OpenCL
2 5 (11.36%) SOAP
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Blog
3 2 (4.55%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) UNIX
2 13 (29.55%) SUSE
3 9 (20.45%) AIX
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) VMS
6 4 (9.09%) Windows
6 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Debian
8 2 (4.55%) Android
8 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) System Testing
2 6 (13.64%) Parallel Programming
3 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Java
1 12 (27.27%) PHP
2 6 (13.64%) C
2 6 (13.64%) C++
2 6 (13.64%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Fortran
2 6 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 9 (20.45%) PowerHA
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) logstash
2 3 (6.82%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) IBM
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Veritas
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago