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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 11.45% 8.96% 17.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.97% 27.69% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 22
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
91 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 34.73% 32.34% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 43
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,250 £45,000
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Malvern -5 15 £42,500 +97.67%
Worcester +5 13 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Redditch -6 2 £31,750 +41.11% 3
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 18 (33.33%) C++
4 17 (31.48%) MySQL
4 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.93%) OOP
5 14 (25.93%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) Internet
6 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 12 (22.22%) Scala
7 12 (22.22%) Open Source
7 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 12 (22.22%) OpenCL
7 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 12 (22.22%) .NET
7 12 (22.22%) C
7 12 (22.22%) Perl
7 12 (22.22%) Ruby
7 12 (22.22%) VHDL
8 11 (20.37%) Python
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
8 11 (20.37%) Confluence
8 11 (20.37%) Atlassian
8 11 (20.37%) JIRA
9 10 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (20.37%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (14.81%) Apache Spark
4 7 (12.96%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
5 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.85%) WildFly
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Internet
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) 2G
3 4 (7.41%) 3G
3 4 (7.41%) Network Security
3 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) BGP
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) OSPF
4 3 (5.56%) SNMP
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) SMTP
5 2 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MySQL
2 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 9 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.81%) Apache Accumulo
4 8 (14.81%) Big Data
4 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
4 8 (14.81%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (14.81%) Neo4j
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.96%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Military
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Apache Spark Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Hadoop Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
1 12 (22.22%) OpenCL
2 8 (14.81%) Kafka
2 8 (14.81%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 6 (11.11%) LAMP
5 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.85%) EJB
7 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) LESS
7 1 (1.85%) MFC
7 1 (1.85%) Sass
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) STL
7 1 (1.85%) Swing
7 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (22.22%) VHDL
2 8 (14.81%) Internet of Things
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.41%) Android
5 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.70%) Debian
6 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) OO
2 14 (25.93%) OOP
3 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) Network Design
6 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Test Management
8 3 (5.56%) Network Management
9 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL
9 2 (3.70%) SIEM
9 2 (3.70%) Time Management
9 2 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 18 (33.33%) C++
3 12 (22.22%) C
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
3 12 (22.22%) Ruby
3 12 (22.22%) Scala
4 11 (20.37%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 9 (16.67%) C#
6 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.96%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) CCDP
4 3 (5.56%) CCIE
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Corosync
4 2 (3.70%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.70%) KVM
4 2 (3.70%) LXC
4 2 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
2 2 (3.70%) Pacemaker
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Atlassian
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (14.81%) IBM
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Juniper
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
Worcester, Worcestershire
WBRS
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Tyresoft Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago