The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 9.52% 8.42% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 30.77% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £44,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 35.24% 27.37% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 11
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +86.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Linux
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Worcester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (60.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Clustering
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) LAMP
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Apache
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Postfix
8 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.00%) Debian
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Software Development Director
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Laravel
3 1 (5.00%) LESS
3 1 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Debian
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCDP
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Postfix
3 2 (10.00%) Corosync
3 2 (10.00%) Dovecot
3 2 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Tyresoft Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago