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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.79% 1.72% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.35% 9.26% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 2
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
37 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.16% 18.56% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 59
Average salary £28,750 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 17 (45.95%) UNIX
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (40.54%) PHP
5 15 (40.54%) MySQL
6 14 (37.84%) CSS
7 12 (32.43%) Degree
7 12 (32.43%) PHP5
8 11 (29.73%) Zend
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 11 (29.73%) HTML5
8 11 (29.73%) Laravel
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) OOP
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Java
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (18.92%) Web Development
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle
11 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 5 (13.51%) DB2

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) DMZ
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) DB2
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) CMake
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) HTML5
3 11 (29.73%) Laravel
4 3 (8.11%) Symfony
4 3 (8.11%) JSP
4 3 (8.11%) Servlets
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) Struts
5 2 (5.41%) LAMP
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) JPA
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) GWT
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
6 1 (2.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) OOP
2 7 (18.92%) OO
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) RDF
6 1 (2.70%) BDD
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) PHP
3 12 (32.43%) PHP5
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) VC++
7 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Zend
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Sybase
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Nimsoft