The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 16.67% 10.96% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 25.00% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 1
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 33.33% 43.84% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 28
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,624 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (81.82%) UNIX
2 17 (77.27%) MySQL
2 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (72.73%) PHP
4 15 (68.18%) Java
4 15 (68.18%) Tomcat
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 14 (63.64%) Degree
5 14 (63.64%) Apache
6 11 (50.00%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
8 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
8 5 (22.73%) WSDL
8 5 (22.73%) SSL
8 5 (22.73%) XSD
8 5 (22.73%) JDBC
9 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
11 2 (9.09%) AIX
11 2 (9.09%) Solaris
11 2 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) Symantec
11 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
11 2 (9.09%) Sun

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 15 (68.18%) Tomcat
2 14 (63.64%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) MySQL
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.09%) NetBeans
1 2 (9.09%) Zend Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Graduate
3 9 (40.91%) Trainee
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
3 5 (22.73%) WSDL
3 5 (22.73%) XSD
3 5 (22.73%) JDBC
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 15 (68.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) Sun
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Alterian
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