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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.35% 4.07% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 34.38% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £31,750 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £45,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
58 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.40% 11.85% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 43
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 0 9 £32,500 - 1
Redditch - 3 £43,596 -
Malvern -8 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £37,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (69.70%) PHP
2 22 (66.67%) MySQL
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) HTML
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) jQuery
6 11 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) Perl
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) Apache
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) OOP
9 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) LAMP
10 7 (21.21%) C++
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 6 (18.18%) HTML5
11 6 (18.18%) Python
11 6 (18.18%) XML
11 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 5 (15.15%) SDLC
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle
12 5 (15.15%) CMS
12 5 (15.15%) MVC
12 5 (15.15%) Web Development
12 5 (15.15%) Ajax
13 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
13 4 (12.12%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (30.30%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) WordPress
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) GIMP
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.09%) Hudson
3 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 3 (9.09%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 10 (30.30%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.21%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Junior
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Programmer
9 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) jQuery
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 7 (21.21%) LAMP
5 6 (18.18%) HTML5
5 6 (18.18%) XML
6 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) XSLT
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) .NET
9 2 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
10 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) EPoS
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) VHDL
2 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) OOP
1 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.21%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Web Development
3 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) API Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) SEO
6 2 (6.06%) Pay per click
6 2 (6.06%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) PHP
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Perl
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) C++
7 6 (18.18%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) C#
9 3 (9.09%) C
9 3 (9.09%) VBScript
9 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (9.09%) PHP5
9 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
10 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
11 1 (3.03%) Groovy
11 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
1 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) cPanel
2 1 (3.03%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Intel
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