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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.36% 6.77% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.07% 43.90% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 4
Average salary £34,750 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,860 £45,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
61 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.40% 15.41% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 42
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +1 10 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Redditch +3 6 £34,298 +14.32%
Malvern -12 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Kidderminster - 1 £37,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (66.67%) MySQL
2 20 (55.56%) PHP
3 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Apache
7 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 7 (19.44%) XML
8 7 (19.44%) Web Development
9 6 (16.67%) Ajax
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) CMS
9 6 (16.67%) OOP
9 6 (16.67%) OO
9 6 (16.67%) Perl
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) CSS3
10 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (13.89%) LAMP
10 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Spring
10 5 (13.89%) WordPress
10 5 (13.89%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (13.89%) WordPress
4 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 9 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (19.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) PHP Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Web Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
2 13 (36.11%) jQuery
3 7 (19.44%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) Ajax
4 6 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (13.89%) CSS3
5 5 (13.89%) Spring
5 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (13.89%) LAMP
6 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.11%) XSLT
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) .NET
7 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.78%) FuelPHP
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
8 1 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) VHDL
2 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Physics
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) OOP
3 6 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) API Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) SDLC
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.78%) Metadata Management
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.78%) Android Development
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) PHP
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.33%) PHP5
8 2 (5.56%) C
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.78%) Groovy
9 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (2.78%) cPanel
1 1 (2.78%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Akamai
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Intel
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