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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.44% 16.48% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 50.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 24
Average salary £28,500 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.97% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £37,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
60 86 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.91% 32.95% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 88
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -4 6 £22,250 -37.32%
Malvern - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bromsgrove +6 2 £38,625 +60.93%
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 - 1
Redditch -1 1 £25,500 -27.14%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) vSphere
5 14 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (37.14%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) Mercurial
7 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
7 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 12 (34.29%) DNS
7 12 (34.29%) JBoss
7 12 (34.29%) Apache
8 11 (31.43%) Python
8 11 (31.43%) VBScript
8 11 (31.43%) Perl
8 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (28.57%) Maven
9 10 (28.57%) Puppet
9 10 (28.57%) Hudson
9 10 (28.57%) CruiseControl
9 10 (28.57%) DevOps
9 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) Ant
10 9 (25.71%) Artifactory
11 8 (22.86%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (34.29%) JBoss
2 12 (34.29%) Apache
3 7 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 6 (17.14%) CMS
5 5 (14.29%) IIS
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (5.71%) nginx
7 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) HTTP
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) DDNS
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.86%) SMTP
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (11.43%) OLTP
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Mercurial
2 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (28.57%) Maven
3 10 (28.57%) Hudson
3 10 (28.57%) CruiseControl
4 9 (25.71%) Artifactory
4 9 (25.71%) Ant
5 8 (22.86%) Subversion
6 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
6 4 (11.43%) Toad
7 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Junior
4 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (17.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
5 6 (17.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) DBA
7 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Graduate
8 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (5.71%) Development DBA
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) jQuery
1 8 (22.86%) HTML5
2 6 (17.14%) Ajax
2 6 (17.14%) Zend Framework
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
2 6 (17.14%) XHTML
2 6 (17.14%) JavaBeans
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (8.57%) LAMP
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) Java EE
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.86%) MFC
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) VHDL
4 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) OO
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) Software Deployment
3 7 (20.00%) OOP
4 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.71%) System Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PHP
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) VBScript
4 11 (31.43%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (22.86%) C++
7 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (17.14%) C#
8 6 (17.14%) PHP5
9 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.86%) VB
10 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) vSphere
2 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Postfix
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Zend
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Intel
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
Malvern
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago