The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.48% 12.80% 17.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.54% 43.75% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 40
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,050 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £39,750 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.80% 29.27% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 78
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -9 8 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Malvern -2 7 £21,500 -38.57%
Redditch +3 2 £28,750 -17.85% 2
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) PHP
3 14 (50.00%) C++
4 13 (46.43%) Java
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) Degree
4 13 (46.43%) vSphere
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 11 (39.29%) Python
6 11 (39.29%) MySQL
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Perl
6 11 (39.29%) Apache
7 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (32.14%) VBScript
9 8 (28.57%) Ant
9 8 (28.57%) C#
9 8 (28.57%) JBoss
9 8 (28.57%) CruiseControl
9 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
9 8 (28.57%) LAMP
9 8 (28.57%) Maven
9 8 (28.57%) Hudson
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
9 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (28.57%) DevOps
9 8 (28.57%) Artifactory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 11 (39.29%) Apache
3 8 (28.57%) JBoss
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (10.71%) IIS
5 3 (10.71%) nginx
6 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (7.14%) Node.js
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) GIMP
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) HTTP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) DDNS
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Ant
2 8 (28.57%) CruiseControl
2 8 (28.57%) Maven
2 8 (28.57%) Hudson
2 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 8 (28.57%) Artifactory
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Junior
3 6 (21.43%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) LAMP
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) Android SDK
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) MFC
6 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) VHDL
2 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Android Development
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Online Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) SEO
5 2 (7.14%) Pay per click
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) PHP
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) Python
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) Perl
6 9 (32.14%) VBScript
7 8 (28.57%) C#
7 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) C
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) vSphere
2 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) cPanel
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Intel
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Zend
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom
University of Worcester
Salary: £24,775 - £30,434 pa with the opportunity to progress to £33,242 pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago