The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Dudley
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dudley - 30.56% 48.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 73.33% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 18
Median salary - £26,250 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.86%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dudley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 15 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dudley - 41.67% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 25
Median salary - £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dudley citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Dudley

Linux
Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Dudley.

Salary trend for Linux in Dudley

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow