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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 4.57% 11.90% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £33,750 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
39 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 22.29% 29.76% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 8
Average salary £25,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £24,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) SNMP
6 3 (17.65%) CCIE
6 3 (17.65%) CCDP
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) WildFly
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) SNMP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) LAMP Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Web Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Director
5 1 (5.88%) C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) EJB
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Swing
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (5.88%) OpenCL
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCDP
1 3 (17.65%) CCIE
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Juniper
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
3 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
3 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) Rackspace