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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 2.70% - 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 2.70% 31.25% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 18
Average salary - £19,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -49.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat