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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.45% 6.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 23.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
13 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 18.84% 26.53% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 13
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,000 £39,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
4 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
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
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
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%) Development DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Development DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Web Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Streams
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
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