The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 141 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.055% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.056% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £44,000 £28,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2326 1775 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.17% 97.47% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1450 1522
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
3 11 (64.71%) LAMP
3 11 (64.71%) MySQL
3 11 (64.71%) Service Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) PaaS
5 6 (35.29%) C
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Statistics
8 2 (11.76%) Xen
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Mercator
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (58.82%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
2 11 (64.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Server Building
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Mercator
1 2 (11.76%) VMware