The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 122 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.060% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.95%
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
1706 1593 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.90% 95.62% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1381 1347
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) VMware