The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 124 75 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.08% 3.93% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.52% 18.94% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 68 108
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
420 396 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.60% 20.73% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 387 363 441
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 125 (53.42%) UNIX
2 84 (35.90%) SQL
3 81 (34.62%) Windows
4 70 (29.91%) PHP
5 63 (26.92%) Perl
6 59 (25.21%) Oracle
7 56 (23.93%) Java
8 55 (23.50%) HTML
9 54 (23.08%) MySQL
10 53 (22.65%) VMware
11 51 (21.79%) Finance
12 43 (18.38%) Solaris
13 42 (17.95%) Apache
13 42 (17.95%) JavaScript
13 42 (17.95%) IBM
14 41 (17.52%) Firewall
15 40 (17.09%) WebSphere
16 37 (15.81%) CSS
17 36 (15.38%) DB2
18 34 (14.53%) Cisco
19 33 (14.10%) TCP/IP
19 33 (14.10%) WebSphere Application Server
19 33 (14.10%) SOA
20 32 (13.68%) AIX
21 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
21 31 (13.25%) Git (software)
22 30 (12.82%) jQuery
23 29 (12.39%) Relational Database
23 29 (12.39%) Python
24 28 (11.97%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (17.95%) Apache
2 40 (17.09%) WebSphere
3 33 (14.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (11.54%) JBoss
5 17 (7.26%) MQSeries
5 17 (7.26%) CICS
6 16 (6.84%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.70%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.71%) IIS
8 4 (1.71%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.71%) WordPress
8 4 (1.71%) nginx
9 2 (0.85%) CMS
9 2 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.85%) Node.js
9 2 (0.85%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.41%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Magento
2 5 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.42%) IaaS
3 4 (1.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.52%) Firewall
2 33 (14.10%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.84%) SSL
4 15 (6.41%) SAN
5 12 (5.13%) OSPF
5 12 (5.13%) BGP
6 11 (4.70%) Internet
7 9 (3.85%) DNS
7 9 (3.85%) NAS
8 7 (2.99%) Network Security
9 6 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.56%) Multicast
9 6 (2.56%) VPN
10 4 (1.71%) HTTP
11 3 (1.28%) LDAP
11 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.28%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.08%) MySQL
2 36 (15.38%) DB2
3 29 (12.39%) Relational Database
4 28 (11.97%) SQL Server
5 23 (9.83%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.71%) HBase
9 4 (1.71%) Big Data
9 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.71%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.71%) Impala
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.42%) Maven
4 5 (2.14%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.71%) Hudson
5 4 (1.71%) JUnit
5 4 (1.71%) Toad
6 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.28%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.28%) PEAR
6 3 (1.28%) Trac
7 2 (0.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.43%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.43%) Sublime Text
General
1 51 (21.79%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Banking
3 21 (8.97%) Retail
3 21 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Marketing
6 6 (2.56%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (23.08%) Developer
2 42 (17.95%) Consultant
3 29 (12.39%) Technical Consultant
3 29 (12.39%) PHP Developer
4 21 (8.97%) Administrator
4 21 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 15 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (5.98%) Analyst
7 12 (5.13%) Architect
7 12 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (3.85%) Head of Development
8 9 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.42%) DBA
9 8 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (2.99%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.50%) HTML
2 37 (15.81%) CSS
3 30 (12.82%) jQuery
4 24 (10.26%) XML
5 19 (8.12%) Web Services
6 17 (7.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (7.26%) LAMP
6 17 (7.26%) ISPF
6 17 (7.26%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.84%) Symfony
8 15 (6.41%) Java EE
9 11 (4.70%) HTML5
9 11 (4.70%) CSS3
10 10 (4.27%) REST
10 10 (4.27%) Zend Framework
11 9 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (3.42%) Sensu
12 8 (3.42%) Middleware
13 7 (2.99%) .NET
14 6 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.97%) Mainframe
3 15 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.99%) Clustering
5 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.56%) Replication
6 6 (2.56%) LPAR
6 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.71%) User Experience
7 4 (1.71%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) VAX
9 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Equities
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (53.42%) UNIX
2 81 (34.62%) Windows
3 43 (18.38%) Solaris
4 32 (13.68%) AIX
5 20 (8.55%) Ubuntu
6 17 (7.26%) MVS
7 12 (5.13%) CentOS
8 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.85%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) OS/390
13 1 (0.43%) zOS
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.10%) SOA
2 24 (10.26%) ITIL
3 22 (9.40%) MVC
3 22 (9.40%) DevOps
4 21 (8.97%) OOP
4 21 (8.97%) OO
4 21 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.84%) Web Development
5 16 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (6.41%) Time Management
6 15 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.41%) High Availability
7 12 (5.13%) SIEM
7 12 (5.13%) Project Management
8 11 (4.70%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.27%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.27%) Information Security
10 9 (3.85%) Scrum
10 9 (3.85%) Workflow
10 9 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.90%) SQL
2 70 (29.91%) PHP
3 63 (26.92%) Perl
4 56 (23.93%) Java
5 42 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 29 (12.39%) Python
7 17 (7.26%) JCL
8 16 (6.84%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.56%) PHP5
10 11 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.85%) COBOL
12 8 (3.42%) Bourne shell
12 8 (3.42%) Groovy
13 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.14%) Tcl
15 4 (1.71%) Ruby
16 3 (1.28%) C#
16 3 (1.28%) C++
16 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (4.70%) CISSP
2 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.85%) Degree
5 8 (3.42%) OSCP
5 8 (3.42%) CCNA
6 6 (2.56%) CCNP
6 6 (2.56%) OSCE
6 6 (2.56%) CEH
7 5 (2.14%) GCFA
7 5 (2.14%) SSCP
7 5 (2.14%) GIAC
8 4 (1.71%) MCSE
8 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.28%) RHCE
10 2 (0.85%) MCSA
10 2 (0.85%) CISA
10 2 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.85%) vSphere
4 7 (2.99%) Docker
5 5 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.85%) Samba
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (9.83%) Tivoli
2 17 (7.26%) Puppet
3 13 (5.56%) Nagios
4 12 (5.13%) Vagrant
5 11 (4.70%) Ansible
6 10 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.42%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.99%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.56%) SCCM
10 4 (1.71%) Foglight
10 4 (1.71%) Control-M
11 3 (1.28%) SELinux
12 2 (0.85%) Opsview
12 2 (0.85%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.85%) SCOM
12 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (25.21%) Oracle
2 53 (22.65%) VMware
3 42 (17.95%) IBM
4 34 (14.53%) Cisco
5 20 (8.55%) Red Hat
6 19 (8.12%) Zend
6 19 (8.12%) Microsoft
7 17 (7.26%) Business Objects
8 13 (5.56%) HP
9 12 (5.13%) NetApp
10 10 (4.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.42%) F5
12 7 (2.99%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.14%) Citrix
13 5 (2.14%) Juniper
13 5 (2.14%) SAP
13 5 (2.14%) Adobe
13 5 (2.14%) Sun
14 4 (1.71%) Cloudera
15 3 (1.28%) CA
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AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Circa £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: 5 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, home working
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits!
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