The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - 215 214
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 7
Median salary - £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
Linux Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5170 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.37% 97.07% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4320 4343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) NCDA
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Presales

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco