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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 37 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.63% 1.99% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.84% 8.96% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £33,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
69 67 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.56% 22.26% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 40
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (55.00%) Hyperion
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Essbase
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (55.00%) Retail
3 11 (55.00%) Fujitsu
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) GlassFish
6 3 (15.00%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (15.00%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (55.00%) Essbase
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DBA
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) EJB
2 3 (15.00%) Struts
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSLT
2 3 (15.00%) Swing
2 3 (15.00%) JavaBeans
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) SWT
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Yii
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) OCP
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Hyperion
2 11 (55.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (15.00%) Sun
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Progress
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Sage
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Capita
4 1 (5.00%) Dell