The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 45 19 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.78% 12.45% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 41.77% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 4
Average salary £37,500 £25,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.43% 29.81% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 29
Average salary £34,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Linux
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Solihull region.

Linux Salary Trend in Solihull

Linux
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 22 (56.41%) UNIX
2 18 (46.15%) Oracle
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle Discoverer
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (38.46%) Hyperion
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (38.46%) Essbase
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
5 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
5 11 (28.21%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (25.64%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 9 (23.08%) Dell
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (23.08%) Symantec
7 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
7 9 (23.08%) CCNA
7 9 (23.08%) VBScript
7 9 (23.08%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (38.46%) Essbase
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Discoverer
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.08%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DBA
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) Laravel
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 2 (5.13%) JSP
5 2 (5.13%) Servlets
5 2 (5.13%) Struts
5 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.13%) Ajax
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) Symfony
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) UNIX
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 6 (15.38%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) VBScript
4 8 (20.51%) PHP
5 7 (17.95%) PHP5
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CCNA
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNP
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (23.08%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) Hyperion
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) Dell
4 9 (23.08%) Symantec
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Fujitsu
6 4 (10.26%) Zend
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Sybase
8 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
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