The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.60% 7.62% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 34.04% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.34% 22.38% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 37
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
England

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 24 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (66.67%) MySQL
1 20 (66.67%) UNIX
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 14 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
5 14 (46.67%) SQLPlus
5 14 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 14 (46.67%) Oracle Certification
5 14 (46.67%) OCP
6 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (36.67%) Middleware
8 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle Exalogic
8 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
9 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 8 (26.67%) PHP
10 8 (26.67%) OO
10 8 (26.67%) BBC
10 8 (26.67%) NHS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) FCoE
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMTP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) MySQL
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 14 (46.67%) SQLPlus
3 14 (46.67%) RDBMS
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
6 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.33%) Essbase
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) DBA
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Junior
3 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Junior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Storage Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) WF
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) Flash
5 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Exalogic
2 8 (26.67%) BBC
2 8 (26.67%) NHS
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) UNIX
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) Online Marketing
3 8 (26.67%) OO PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Certification
1 14 (46.67%) OCP
2 2 (6.67%) OCA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (16.67%) SRDF
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Unisys
4 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) StorageTek
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
North of Thames Valley - ideally Midlands
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £40,000 + car allowance + bonus + VG Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
North of Thames Valley - ideally Midlands
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £40,000 car allow’ £5,781 Bonus to 6% + good benefits
Posted: 23 days ago