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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.37% 2.46% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.56% 12.28% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 5
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
72 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 27.38% 20.00% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 43
Average salary £26,750 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Solihull

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (61.29%) HTML
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
1 19 (61.29%) MySQL
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) PHP
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) PHP5
7 13 (41.94%) HTML5
8 11 (35.48%) Degree
8 11 (35.48%) Zend
8 11 (35.48%) Laravel
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 10 (32.26%) OOP
10 9 (29.03%) OO
10 9 (29.03%) Web Development
11 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
12 7 (22.58%) Java
13 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
13 5 (16.13%) J2EE
13 5 (16.13%) JSP
13 5 (16.13%) Servlets
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
14 4 (12.90%) Ajax
14 4 (12.90%) Subversion
14 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
14 4 (12.90%) JSON
14 4 (12.90%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VLAN
1 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) PHP Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
4 11 (35.48%) Laravel
5 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
5 5 (16.13%) J2EE
5 5 (16.13%) JSP
5 5 (16.13%) Servlets
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) Struts
7 3 (9.68%) Symfony
8 2 (6.45%) LAMP
9 1 (3.23%) EJB
9 1 (3.23%) RESTful
9 1 (3.23%) CSS3
9 1 (3.23%) GWT
9 1 (3.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) UNIX
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) OOP
2 9 (29.03%) OO
2 9 (29.03%) Web Development
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) RDF
5 1 (3.23%) BDD
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) PHP
4 14 (45.16%) PHP5
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) VBScript
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Zend
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Dell
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago