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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.85% 4.74% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 37.50% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
10 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.47% 12.65% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 23
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,800 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) OCP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) BBC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) Essbase
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) WF
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) BBC
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Online Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) OCP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) OCA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion