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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 35 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.39% 9.39% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 33.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 17
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £28,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,575 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
45 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.07% 28.16% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 67
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £18,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 3 £22,500 -36.61% 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £38,625 -
Malvern - 2 £37,500 -
Redditch -17 1 £25,500 -24.44%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Mercurial
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) PHP
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) MySQL
5 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
6 10 (31.25%) UNIX
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) vSphere
6 10 (31.25%) Big Data
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
7 9 (28.13%) JBoss
7 9 (28.13%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (25.00%) VBScript
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (25.00%) Toad
8 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
8 8 (25.00%) OLTP
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (25.00%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
3 7 (21.88%) GlassFish
4 6 (18.75%) CMS
5 5 (15.63%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.25%) nginx
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) BIG-IP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) HTTP
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 10 (31.25%) Big Data
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (25.00%) OLTP
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.13%) Infinispan
6 1 (3.13%) Informix
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Mercurial
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
3 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 8 (25.00%) Toad
4 7 (21.88%) CruiseControl
4 7 (21.88%) Maven
4 7 (21.88%) Hudson
5 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
5 6 (18.75%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) DBA
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (18.75%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Development DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Development DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Streams
1 8 (25.00%) jQuery
1 8 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (18.75%) Zend Framework
2 6 (18.75%) Ajax
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
2 6 (18.75%) XHTML
2 6 (18.75%) JavaBeans
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Time Management
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment
4 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
4 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
1 13 (40.63%) PHP
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (25.00%) VBScript
4 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Perl
5 7 (21.88%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.75%) PHP5
7 3 (9.38%) C#
7 3 (9.38%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) vSphere
2 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Postfix
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Zend
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago