The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 19 11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 7.34% 14.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 19.51% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Average salary - £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 21.05% 37.61% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 17
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,105 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) WSDL
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware