The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.17% 10.45% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.22% 39.66% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 22
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +39.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 58 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.81% 26.36% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 57 75
Average salary £28,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -9 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £23,000 -
Redditch - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (52.08%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) PHP
3 22 (45.83%) MySQL
4 20 (41.67%) Cisco
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) HTML
5 18 (37.50%) VMware
6 16 (33.33%) MVC
6 16 (33.33%) OO
7 15 (31.25%) Web Design
8 12 (25.00%) Subversion
8 12 (25.00%) Degree
8 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
9 11 (22.92%) jQuery
9 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.83%) SAN
10 10 (20.83%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) OOP
11 9 (18.75%) VoIP
11 9 (18.75%) Ajax
11 9 (18.75%) CMS
12 8 (16.67%) MPLS
12 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.67%) VPN
12 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 8 (16.67%) CCNA
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 7 (14.58%) WordPress
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 3 (6.25%) Drupal
5 3 (6.25%) Joomla!
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 9 (18.75%) VoIP
3 8 (16.67%) MPLS
3 8 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) Broadband
6 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.25%) HSRP
6 3 (6.25%) VLAN
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.25%) WLAN
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 3 (6.25%) OSPF
6 3 (6.25%) BGP
7 1 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Subversion
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) CSS
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
2 11 (22.92%) jQuery
3 9 (18.75%) Ajax
4 8 (16.67%) XHTML
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) D-Bus
7 1 (2.08%) CSS3
7 1 (2.08%) Sphinx
7 1 (2.08%) Qt
7 1 (2.08%) RESTful
7 1 (2.08%) Smarty
7 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.08%) Zend Framework
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.58%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) Debian
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) MVC
1 16 (33.33%) OO
2 15 (31.25%) Web Design
3 9 (18.75%) OOP
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (14.58%) Android Development
5 7 (14.58%) iOS Development
5 7 (14.58%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (8.33%) Business Development
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Network Management
7 3 (6.25%) Content Management
7 3 (6.25%) Network Design
8 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) PHP
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.17%) Java
9 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) CCNA
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCSP
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) CCVP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) XenServer
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.67%) Zend
5 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) Avaya
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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