The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 165 153 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.43% 8.01% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.15% 35.42% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 127 129 128
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
401 432 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.06% 22.61% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 334 359 547
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Linux
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Birmingham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 145 (44.89%) Unix
2 142 (43.96%) Windows
3 86 (26.63%) Finance
4 80 (24.77%) MySQL
5 75 (23.22%) Java
6 73 (22.60%) SQL
7 65 (20.12%) Apache
7 65 (20.12%) Data Centre
8 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
8 63 (19.50%) Red Hat
9 61 (18.89%) Microsoft
10 59 (18.27%) VMware
11 58 (17.96%) SCCM
12 57 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 55 (17.03%) TCP/IP
14 54 (16.72%) Retail
14 54 (16.72%) Windows Server
15 53 (16.41%) Python
16 50 (15.48%) Perl
16 50 (15.48%) Oracle
17 49 (15.17%) PHP
18 48 (14.86%) SQL Server
18 48 (14.86%) SCOM
19 46 (14.24%) Banking
20 45 (13.93%) HTML
20 45 (13.93%) Active Directory
20 45 (13.93%) Service Delivery
21 44 (13.62%) ITIL
22 43 (13.31%) XML
22 43 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
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 65 (20.12%) Apache
2 36 (11.15%) MS Exchange
3 32 (9.91%) JBoss
4 27 (8.36%) WebLogic
5 24 (7.43%) IIS
6 20 (6.19%) WebSphere
7 19 (5.88%) nginx
8 16 (4.95%) Tomcat
9 15 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (4.02%) CMS
10 13 (4.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (3.72%) Moodle
12 11 (3.41%) SharePoint
13 10 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (1.86%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.55%) WordPress
16 4 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
17 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 57 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.24%) MS Project
4 3 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.26%) assyst
2 13 (4.02%) Magento
3 11 (3.41%) Sentinel
4 4 (1.24%) Shopify
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.88%) Office 365
3 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.33%) SaaS
5 6 (1.86%) PaaS
6 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.93%) IaaS
7 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.62%) Apcera
8 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.03%) TCP/IP
2 42 (13.00%) SSL
3 41 (12.69%) Firewall
4 38 (11.76%) DNS
5 16 (4.95%) SAN
6 15 (4.64%) DHCP
7 12 (3.72%) VoIP
8 10 (3.10%) LAN
8 10 (3.10%) WAN
9 9 (2.79%) VPN
10 8 (2.48%) HTTP
10 8 (2.48%) Internet
11 7 (2.17%) PBX
12 6 (1.86%) Multicast
12 6 (1.86%) SNMP
12 6 (1.86%) Wireless
13 5 (1.55%) DSL
13 5 (1.55%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.55%) MPLS
13 5 (1.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.77%) MySQL
2 48 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.05%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.50%) Redis
4 21 (6.50%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.26%) DB2
6 14 (4.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.24%) Big Data
7 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.31%) Riak
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.91%) Subversion
3 24 (7.43%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.79%) JIRA
4 9 (2.79%) Selenium
5 7 (2.17%) Robot Framework
6 6 (1.86%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.55%) Bower
7 5 (1.55%) Grunt
7 5 (1.55%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.24%) CMake
8 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.62%) Ant
9 2 (0.62%) JUnit
9 2 (0.62%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.31%) gulp
10 1 (0.31%) Log4j
10 1 (0.31%) Yeoman
General
1 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 54 (16.72%) Retail
3 46 (14.24%) Banking
4 33 (10.22%) Telecoms
5 28 (8.67%) Publishing
6 24 (7.43%) Games
7 18 (5.57%) Retail Banking
8 16 (4.95%) Manufacturing
9 14 (4.33%) Marketing
10 11 (3.41%) Electronics
11 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.55%) International Banking
12 5 (1.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.62%) Back Office
13 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.31%) Advertising
14 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (21.67%) Developer
2 38 (11.76%) Consultant
3 36 (11.15%) PHP Developer
4 26 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 25 (7.74%) Analyst
5 25 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (7.74%) Technical Specialist
6 21 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.19%) MySQL Developer
7 20 (6.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 19 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 18 (5.57%) Data Centre Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) HTML Developer
10 17 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
11 16 (4.95%) Implementation Consultant
11 16 (4.95%) Programmer
11 16 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 15 (4.64%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.93%) HTML
2 43 (13.31%) XML
3 42 (13.00%) CSS
4 40 (12.38%) jQuery
5 30 (9.29%) Java EE
5 30 (9.29%) JSON
6 26 (8.05%) LAMP
7 25 (7.74%) HTML5
7 25 (7.74%) REST
8 19 (5.88%) J2EE
9 14 (4.33%) Ajax
10 13 (4.02%) LEMP Stack
11 12 (3.72%) Node.js
12 11 (3.41%) .NET
12 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET
12 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (3.41%) Web Services
13 10 (3.10%) Sass
14 8 (2.48%) CSS3
14 8 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.12%) CMDB
4 17 (5.26%) Fintech
5 15 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.72%) PKI
9 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.55%) Animation
12 4 (1.24%) PMI
12 4 (1.24%) Social Media
13 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.93%) Statistics
14 2 (0.62%) Clustering
14 2 (0.62%) NHS
14 2 (0.62%) Smart Home
15 1 (0.31%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 145 (44.89%) Unix
2 142 (43.96%) Windows
3 54 (16.72%) Windows Server
4 32 (9.91%) Solaris
5 31 (9.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.95%) AIX
7 14 (4.33%) CentOS
8 12 (3.72%) SUSE
9 11 (3.41%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.48%) Android
12 4 (1.24%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.62%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.93%) Service Delivery
2 44 (13.62%) ITIL
3 40 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 39 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (11.46%) DevOps
6 36 (11.15%) Migration
7 35 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (8.36%) Change Management
9 26 (8.05%) MVC
10 25 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.74%) Presales
11 23 (7.12%) Line Management
11 23 (7.12%) SOA
12 22 (6.81%) OO
13 21 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (6.19%) Process Improvement
14 20 (6.19%) Service Management
15 17 (5.26%) Project Management
15 17 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.22%) Java
2 73 (22.60%) SQL
3 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
4 53 (16.41%) Python
5 50 (15.48%) Perl
6 49 (15.17%) PHP
7 38 (11.76%) C++
8 34 (10.53%) Bash Shell
9 32 (9.91%) Shell Script
10 26 (8.05%) C#
11 14 (4.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.17%) C
14 4 (1.24%) Ruby
14 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.24%) VC++
15 2 (0.62%) Groovy
16 1 (0.31%) Korn
16 1 (0.31%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.60%) Degree
3 25 (7.74%) AWS Certification
4 21 (6.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (6.50%) LPIC
5 11 (3.41%) CISSP
6 8 (2.48%) CCNA
6 8 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.86%) CISM
8 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.55%) CEH
9 5 (1.55%) MCSE
10 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.24%) OSCP
10 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.93%) PMP
11 3 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 45 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.43%) Firmware
4 13 (4.02%) Docker
5 10 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.24%) XenServer
8 3 (0.93%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.62%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.62%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (17.96%) SCCM
2 48 (14.86%) SCOM
3 33 (10.22%) Puppet
4 27 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (7.12%) NetBackup
6 21 (6.50%) Backup Exec
6 21 (6.50%) Tivoli
7 17 (5.26%) Terraform
8 6 (1.86%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.55%) Nessus
10 4 (1.24%) Consul
10 4 (1.24%) Packer
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.62%) Ansible
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.62%) rkt
12 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.62%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 63 (19.50%) Red Hat
2 61 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 59 (18.27%) VMware
4 50 (15.48%) Oracle
5 30 (9.29%) Citrix
6 27 (8.36%) IBM
7 17 (5.26%) Cisco
8 13 (4.02%) Adobe
8 13 (4.02%) Sybase
9 11 (3.41%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.10%) HP
10 10 (3.10%) NetSuite
10 10 (3.10%) Veeam
11 7 (2.17%) Google
11 7 (2.17%) NetApp
11 7 (2.17%) SAP
12 6 (1.86%) Sun
13 5 (1.55%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.55%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.55%) Qualys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Buto
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago