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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 40 16
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.95% 3.46% 13.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.39% 23.91% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 16
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
31 46 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.30% 14.47% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 59
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,248 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
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 14 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (68.97%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) Firmware
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (27.59%) WSUS
5 8 (27.59%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) Java
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (24.14%) SCCM
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
7 6 (20.69%) LAMP
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) C
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) Solaris
8 5 (17.24%) OOP
8 5 (17.24%) Apache
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) RIP
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.69%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Server Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) LAMP
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (10.34%) Qt
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
7 2 (6.90%) JDBC
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) Lucene
7 2 (6.90%) ODBC
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) Spring
7 2 (6.90%) XML
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Linked Data
2 2 (6.90%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Solaris
5 3 (10.34%) Android
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) OOP
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Signal Processing
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test-First Development
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) PHP
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) C
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) SPARQL
8 1 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) ISO22301
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) WSUS
2 7 (24.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) NetApp
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Veritas
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) OpenText
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Zend
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: Yesterday
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