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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 9.09% 3.66% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 30.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
27 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 20.45% 12.20% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (61.90%) MySQL
2 11 (52.38%) PHP
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Perl
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) Apache
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
7 4 (19.05%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Network Design
8 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Clustering
8 3 (14.29%) CMS
8 3 (14.29%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (19.05%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) Swing
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) PHP5
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Postfix
2 2 (9.52%) Dovecot
2 2 (9.52%) Corosync
2 2 (9.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Pacemaker
2 1 (4.76%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago