The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 47 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.38% 0.71% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 2.70% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 74 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.28% 26.15% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +51.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Essbase
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) Sybase
5 3 (21.43%) OCP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Hyperion
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Sage
5 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) EJB
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Struts

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Essbase
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) EJB
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Struts
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) XSLT
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Swing
2 3 (21.43%) JavaBeans
2 3 (21.43%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) OCP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) OCPJP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) Hyperion
2 3 (21.43%) Sage
2 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Progress
2 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
3 2 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC