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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.47% 3.65% 9.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 16.67% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 22
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,850 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
72 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.03% 21.92% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 57
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £19,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 10 £38,750 +19.23%
Redditch -11 4 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Malvern - 1 £36,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) PHP
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) C++
5 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 12 (36.36%) MySQL
6 12 (36.36%) Apache
6 12 (36.36%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (33.33%) VMware
7 11 (33.33%) vSphere
8 9 (27.27%) LAMP
8 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (27.27%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) VBScript
9 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
10 6 (18.18%) Hudson
10 6 (18.18%) Puppet
10 6 (18.18%) Mercurial
10 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.18%) DevOps
10 6 (18.18%) Artifactory
10 6 (18.18%) Ant
10 6 (18.18%) JBoss
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.18%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) nginx
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) WordPress
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) GIMP
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.06%) DDNS
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Ant
2 6 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
2 6 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 6 (18.18%) Hudson
2 6 (18.18%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Junior
3 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) LAMP
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) MFC
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) VHDL
2 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 6 (18.18%) DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) OOP
3 3 (9.09%) OO
3 3 (9.09%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.06%) Online Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Android Development
4 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.06%) SEO
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) PHP
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 12 (36.36%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) VBScript
9 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.12%) C
11 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
11 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
11 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
11 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
12 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) vSphere
2 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 2 (6.06%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
Worcestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago