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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.32% 1.98% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 9.38% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
63 64 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.95% 21.12% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 34
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,350 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) WebLogic
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (72.00%) Hyperion
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (72.00%) Essbase
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
3 18 (72.00%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (68.00%) Mentoring
4 17 (68.00%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (68.00%) UNIX
5 16 (64.00%) Fujitsu
5 16 (64.00%) Retail
5 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
5 16 (64.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) vSphere
7 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (76.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (72.00%) Essbase
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 16 (64.00%) Retail
1 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) DBA
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) SWT
2 2 (8.00%) EJB
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) Struts
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 2 (8.00%) Swing
2 2 (8.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (4.00%) Underscore.js
3 1 (4.00%) Yii
3 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (68.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) VBScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) OCP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.00%) OCPJP
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 18 (72.00%) Hyperion
3 16 (64.00%) Fujitsu
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Sun
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