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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 3.23% 4.76% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 36.36% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.75% 13.10% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 20
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 2 (28.57%) OLTP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Web Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Development DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Development DBA
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper