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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.87% 4.55% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.68% 17.39% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
38 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.01% 26.14% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 15
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,400 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Front Office
4 8 (42.11%) Web Design
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) PHP
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) OO PHP
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) Laravel
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) SLA
9 2 (10.53%) Symfony
9 2 (10.53%) Zend

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Grunt
1 2 (10.53%) Yeoman
1 2 (10.53%) Bower
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (52.63%) Front Office
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Desktop Support
2 8 (42.11%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Systems Support
2 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
3 3 (15.79%) Laravel
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Kohana
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Phalcon
4 2 (10.53%) React
4 2 (10.53%) Symfony
4 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XSD
5 1 (5.26%) WSDL
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) OO PHP
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Product Management
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat