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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 46 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 115 94 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.80% 4.41% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 19.71% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 110 83 167
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
437 477 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.04% 22.36% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 400 422 551
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (53.65%) UNIX
2 88 (37.77%) Windows
3 82 (35.19%) SQL
4 67 (28.76%) Perl
5 57 (24.46%) Finance
6 54 (23.18%) VMware
6 54 (23.18%) Java
7 50 (21.46%) Oracle
8 44 (18.88%) Solaris
9 43 (18.45%) HTML
10 40 (17.17%) Firewall
11 39 (16.74%) PHP
12 37 (15.88%) Python
13 35 (15.02%) Cisco
14 32 (13.73%) Ubuntu
14 32 (13.73%) WebSphere
15 31 (13.30%) Git (software)
15 31 (13.30%) IBM
15 31 (13.30%) AIX
15 31 (13.30%) DB2
16 30 (12.88%) ITIL
16 30 (12.88%) MySQL
17 29 (12.45%) JavaScript
17 29 (12.45%) DevOps
18 27 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (11.59%) MS Excel
19 26 (11.16%) SOA
19 26 (11.16%) Apache
19 26 (11.16%) TCP/IP
19 26 (11.16%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 26 (11.16%) Apache
3 25 (10.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (8.58%) JBoss
5 15 (6.44%) WebLogic
6 14 (6.01%) MQSeries
6 14 (6.01%) CICS
7 11 (4.72%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.29%) Drupal
8 3 (1.29%) nginx
9 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.86%) WordPress
9 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) IIS
9 2 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.72%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Magento
2 5 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.58%) IaaS
3 8 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.17%) Firewall
2 26 (11.16%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.58%) Network Security
4 12 (5.15%) OSPF
4 12 (5.15%) BGP
4 12 (5.15%) SAN
5 11 (4.72%) SSL
5 11 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.29%) Internet
7 9 (3.86%) BIG-IP
8 8 (3.43%) DNS
9 7 (3.00%) NAS
10 6 (2.58%) Multicast
10 6 (2.58%) VPN
10 6 (2.58%) HTTP
10 6 (2.58%) LDAP
11 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.86%) DHCP
11 2 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.30%) DB2
2 30 (12.88%) MySQL
3 22 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.44%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.15%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.01%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.86%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.58%) Maven
4 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.29%) Hudson
5 2 (0.86%) CMake
5 2 (0.86%) Toad
6 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.43%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.43%) Sublime Text
General
1 57 (24.46%) Finance
2 22 (9.44%) Banking
3 17 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.01%) Retail Banking
4 14 (6.01%) Retail
5 6 (2.58%) Private Banking
5 6 (2.58%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (20.17%) Developer
2 37 (15.88%) Consultant
3 19 (8.15%) Technical Consultant
4 18 (7.73%) Administrator
5 17 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.87%) Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) Applications Support
7 15 (6.44%) PHP Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.58%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Tester
12 10 (4.29%) Penetration Tester
13 9 (3.86%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.43%) DBA
14 8 (3.43%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (3.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.45%) HTML
2 23 (9.87%) jQuery
3 22 (9.44%) CSS
4 15 (6.44%) Web Services
4 15 (6.44%) XML
5 14 (6.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (6.01%) ISPF
5 14 (6.01%) Symfony
6 13 (5.58%) Sensu
7 12 (5.15%) LAMP
8 11 (4.72%) Java EE
9 10 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.86%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.43%) CSS3
11 8 (3.43%) HTML5
11 8 (3.43%) Zend Framework
12 7 (3.00%) Middleware
13 6 (2.58%) Laravel
13 6 (2.58%) REST
14 5 (2.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.73%) Mainframe
3 11 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.86%) Clustering
5 8 (3.43%) Equities
5 8 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.15%) User Experience
7 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.72%) Replication
7 4 (1.72%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.86%) LPAR
8 2 (0.86%) Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 125 (53.65%) UNIX
2 88 (37.77%) Windows
3 44 (18.88%) Solaris
4 32 (13.73%) Ubuntu
5 31 (13.30%) AIX
6 16 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.01%) MVS
8 9 (3.86%) CentOS
9 6 (2.58%) SUSE
9 6 (2.58%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.43%) OS/390
12 1 (0.43%) zOS
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.88%) ITIL
2 29 (12.45%) DevOps
3 26 (11.16%) SOA
4 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (6.87%) Web Development
6 15 (6.44%) OO
7 14 (6.01%) OOP
7 14 (6.01%) MVC
8 13 (5.58%) Project Management
8 13 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.15%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.15%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (5.15%) Information Security
10 11 (4.72%) Time Management
10 11 (4.72%) OWASP
10 11 (4.72%) Security Architecture
10 11 (4.72%) High Availability
11 9 (3.86%) SIEM
11 9 (3.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 82 (35.19%) SQL
2 67 (28.76%) Perl
3 54 (23.18%) Java
4 39 (16.74%) PHP
5 37 (15.88%) Python
6 29 (12.45%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.01%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.01%) JCL
9 13 (5.58%) Groovy
9 13 (5.58%) Bourne shell
10 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.72%) PHP5
12 10 (4.29%) Ruby
13 9 (3.86%) C++
13 9 (3.86%) COBOL
14 7 (3.00%) Korn
15 5 (2.15%) Tcl
15 5 (2.15%) C
16 2 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (6.44%) CISSP
2 14 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.58%) OSCP
4 12 (5.15%) OSCE
4 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.15%) Degree
4 12 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.43%) CCNA
6 6 (2.58%) CCNP
7 5 (2.15%) MCSE
7 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.15%) CEH
8 4 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.72%) GCFA
8 4 (1.72%) GIAC
8 4 (1.72%) SSCP
9 3 (1.29%) MCSA
10 2 (0.86%) RHCE
10 2 (0.86%) CISA
10 2 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.58%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.29%) Docker
5 2 (0.86%) Xen
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.43%) Samba
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (11.16%) Puppet
2 21 (9.01%) Ansible
3 18 (7.73%) Tivoli
4 15 (6.44%) Nagios
5 13 (5.58%) Vagrant
5 13 (5.58%) ZABBIX
6 11 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (3.86%) SELinux
8 7 (3.00%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.58%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.72%) Netcool
11 3 (1.29%) Nessus
12 2 (0.86%) Nmap
12 2 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 2 (0.86%) Control-M
12 2 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.86%) Foglight
12 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (23.18%) VMware
2 50 (21.46%) Oracle
3 35 (15.02%) Cisco
4 31 (13.30%) IBM
5 17 (7.30%) Zend
6 15 (6.44%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.01%) Red Hat
7 14 (6.01%) F5
8 12 (5.15%) CheckPoint
9 10 (4.29%) Juniper
9 10 (4.29%) CA
10 9 (3.86%) McAfee
11 8 (3.43%) Sun
12 7 (3.00%) HP
13 6 (2.58%) SAP
13 6 (2.58%) NetApp
14 5 (2.15%) Adobe
15 4 (1.72%) Sybase
15 4 (1.72%) Citrix
16 3 (1.29%) EMC
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