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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.40% 4.00% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.43% 16.42% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
37 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.55% 24.36% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 53
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) UNIX
4 12 (36.36%) HTML
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) PHP
5 11 (33.33%) MySQL
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) PHP5
8 7 (21.21%) Zend
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 7 (21.21%) Laravel
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) OOP
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
10 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) DMZ
2 2 (6.06%) VLAN
2 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MySQL
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Hudson
3 1 (3.03%) CMake
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) PHP Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) Laravel
4 3 (9.09%) J2EE
4 3 (9.09%) JSP
4 3 (9.09%) Servlets
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 2 (6.06%) Struts
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JPA
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) EJB
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) Symfony
6 1 (3.03%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) OOP
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) RDF
6 1 (3.03%) BDD
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 8 (24.24%) PHP5
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) VC++
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
1 7 (21.21%) Zend
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Nimsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Just Say Please
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago