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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 19 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.76% 10.04% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.66% 31.40% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 3
Average salary £38,500 £26,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.07% -42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
58 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.06% 31.97% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 40
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £18,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £41,500
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 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (61.36%) Oracle
1 27 (61.36%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Discoverer
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 24 (54.55%) Hyperion
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (54.55%) Essbase
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 24 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 20 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Retail
4 16 (36.36%) Fujitsu
5 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (22.73%) VBScript
6 10 (22.73%) ITIL
6 10 (22.73%) CCNA
6 10 (22.73%) Dell
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (22.73%) Symantec

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.27%) 4G
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 24 (54.55%) Essbase
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle Discoverer
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle Exadata
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
1 16 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) DBA
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Yii
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.27%) Underscore.js
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) OOP
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) VBScript
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) PHP5
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) CCNA
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (22.73%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Oracle
2 24 (54.55%) Hyperion
3 16 (36.36%) Fujitsu
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 10 (22.73%) Dell
5 10 (22.73%) Symantec
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Sybase
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago