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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.91% 0.73% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 8.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
24 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.65% 8.76% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 27
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £44,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,400 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Flash
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Liquibase
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) ResourceLink
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Liquibase
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) Flash
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
1 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix
1 1 (11.11%) Celerra
1 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas File System
1 1 (11.11%) SRDF
1 1 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (11.11%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) Motorola
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Northgate
2 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet
2 1 (11.11%) Trapeze
2 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
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