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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.76% 8.99% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 56.67% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
7 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.12% 15.87% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 15
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (25.00%) PeopleTools

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PeopleCode
2 1 (12.50%) SQR
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) OCP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago