The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1631 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 94.06% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1357 1245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Engineer
West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (50.00%) RHCE
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM