The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 12 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich - 2.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 West Bromwich region.

Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 2.70% 6.25% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +53.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Linux
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Linux Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat