Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 39 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.99% 3.10% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 14.61% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 30
Solihull median annual salary £36,250 £46,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.04% +69.09% -45.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £43,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 66 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 16.26% 21.24% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 71
Solihull median annual salary £30,000 £33,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45% -17.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,875 £24,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £49,375 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Solihull

Linux
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Solihull.

Salary trend for Linux in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) PEAR
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Gluster
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (50.00%) Linode
3 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) PEAR
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Server Hardening
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef