The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 204 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.076% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5091 5260 4665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.72% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 4417 4052
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +3 4 £30,500 -7.57%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Squid
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) E-business

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle