The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 13 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.59% 7.22% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 45.16% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.26% 15.98% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 22
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Linux Salary Trend in the Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleTools
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleCode
3 1 (20.00%) SQR
3 1 (20.00%) OCP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Support Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleCode
1 1 (20.00%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OCP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
Midlands
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Midlands - home based after training
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £40,000+ car allow’ £5,781 Bonus to 6% + good benefits
Posted: 12 days ago