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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.38% 3.92% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 33.33% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
9 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.57% 11.76% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 24
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £59,500
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) PeopleCode
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) PeopleTools

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PeopleTools
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Support Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PeopleCode
2 1 (14.29%) SQR
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) OCP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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