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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 20 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 110 132 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.18% 8.91% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.19% 31.96% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 95 123 65
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
420 413 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.60% 27.89% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 373 374 331
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 114 (45.24%) UNIX
2 92 (36.51%) PHP
3 85 (33.73%) MySQL
4 82 (32.54%) Windows
5 72 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 69 (27.38%) HTML
7 66 (26.19%) CSS
8 59 (23.41%) SQL
9 56 (22.22%) VMware
10 55 (21.83%) Firewall
11 50 (19.84%) Java
12 48 (19.05%) Apache
13 45 (17.86%) Microsoft
14 44 (17.46%) Cisco
14 44 (17.46%) Perl
15 41 (16.27%) Solaris
16 40 (15.87%) jQuery
17 38 (15.08%) Finance
18 34 (13.49%) ITIL
19 29 (11.51%) Tomcat
20 28 (11.11%) Active Directory
20 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (10.71%) Web Development
21 27 (10.71%) Open Source
21 27 (10.71%) Oracle
22 26 (10.32%) OOP
22 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
23 25 (9.92%) HTML5
23 25 (9.92%) OO
24 24 (9.52%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 48 (19.05%) Apache
2 29 (11.51%) Tomcat
3 24 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.35%) Drupal
5 11 (4.37%) JBoss
6 10 (3.97%) WordPress
7 9 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.38%) IIS
8 6 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.38%) CMS
9 5 (1.98%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.98%) Node.js
9 5 (1.98%) nginx
10 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.17%) MS Project
4 6 (2.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Magento
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.79%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.83%) Firewall
2 23 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 23 (9.13%) SAN
3 20 (7.94%) OSPF
3 20 (7.94%) BGP
4 12 (4.76%) Internet
5 10 (3.97%) LDAP
6 9 (3.57%) VPN
6 9 (3.57%) SSL
7 8 (3.17%) Network Security
8 7 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.38%) DNS
9 6 (2.38%) VoIP
10 5 (1.98%) LAN
10 5 (1.98%) HTTP
10 5 (1.98%) Junos
11 4 (1.59%) Extranet
11 4 (1.59%) WAN
12 3 (1.19%) DHCP
12 3 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (33.73%) MySQL
2 24 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.16%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.78%) DB2
7 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.98%) Redis
9 4 (1.59%) Big Data
9 4 (1.59%) Impala
9 4 (1.59%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.59%) HBase
9 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.17%) Subversion
3 4 (1.59%) JUnit
3 4 (1.59%) Toad
3 4 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.59%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.79%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.79%) PEAR
5 2 (0.79%) Trac
5 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.40%) CMake
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (15.08%) Finance
2 8 (3.17%) Advertising
3 7 (2.78%) Banking
3 7 (2.78%) Marketing
4 6 (2.38%) Retail
5 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (29.37%) Developer
2 36 (14.29%) Analyst
3 34 (13.49%) PHP Developer
4 24 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 18 (7.14%) Consultant
5 18 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.14%) Administrator
5 18 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 16 (6.35%) Architect
7 15 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.16%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.57%) Junior
11 9 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.38%) HTML
2 66 (26.19%) CSS
3 40 (15.87%) jQuery
4 25 (9.92%) HTML5
5 24 (9.52%) Ajax
6 22 (8.73%) .NET
7 16 (6.35%) CSS3
8 13 (5.16%) LAMP
9 11 (4.37%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.97%) J2EE
10 10 (3.97%) Zend Framework
11 9 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.17%) Yii
12 8 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.78%) Symfony
13 7 (2.78%) XML
14 6 (2.38%) Middleware
15 4 (1.59%) Flash
15 4 (1.59%) JSP
15 4 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.71%) Open Source
2 22 (8.73%) Clustering
3 16 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.57%) User Experience
7 8 (3.17%) LPAR
8 7 (2.78%) Equities
9 5 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.98%) Life Science
9 5 (1.98%) Blog
10 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.59%) Replication
10 4 (1.59%) W3C
10 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.19%) VAX
11 3 (1.19%) Handset
12 2 (0.79%) Social Media
12 2 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 114 (45.24%) UNIX
2 82 (32.54%) Windows
3 41 (16.27%) Solaris
4 18 (7.14%) AIX
5 17 (6.75%) CentOS
6 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.16%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.17%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.98%) Android
11 3 (1.19%) HPUX
12 2 (0.79%) MVS
12 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.79%) SUSE
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.49%) ITIL
2 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.71%) Web Development
4 26 (10.32%) OOP
5 25 (9.92%) OO
6 24 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.52%) MVC
7 22 (8.73%) Project Management
8 21 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 19 (7.54%) Scrum
10 14 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 14 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.76%) Load Balancing
12 12 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.76%) Migration
13 11 (4.37%) High Availability
13 11 (4.37%) DevOps
14 10 (3.97%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.51%) PHP
2 72 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 59 (23.41%) SQL
4 50 (19.84%) Java
5 44 (17.46%) Perl
6 22 (8.73%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.14%) Python
8 16 (6.35%) Tcl
8 16 (6.35%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.16%) C#
10 8 (3.17%) C++
10 8 (3.17%) Ruby
10 8 (3.17%) PHP5
11 3 (1.19%) Korn
11 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.19%) C
11 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.79%) JCL
12 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.54%) CCNP
5 14 (5.56%) Degree
6 5 (1.98%) CCNA
6 5 (1.98%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (1.98%) CCSA
7 3 (1.19%) GCFA
7 3 (1.19%) CEH
7 3 (1.19%) VCP4
7 3 (1.19%) OSCP
7 3 (1.19%) SSCP
7 3 (1.19%) GIAC
7 3 (1.19%) CISSP
8 2 (0.79%) MCSA
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) RHCE
8 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.94%) vSphere
4 10 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.59%) Docker
6 3 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.40%) Xen
7 1 (0.40%) Samba
7 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) SRDF
7 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) Nagios
1 11 (4.37%) Puppet
2 8 (3.17%) WSUS
3 7 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 7 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.78%) Foglight
4 6 (2.38%) SCCM
5 4 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.19%) Control-M
6 3 (1.19%) SCOM
7 2 (0.79%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.79%) Ansible
7 2 (0.79%) Opsview
7 2 (0.79%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) MOM
8 1 (0.40%) Netcool
8 1 (0.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 56 (22.22%) VMware
2 45 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 44 (17.46%) Cisco
4 27 (10.71%) Oracle
5 22 (8.73%) Red Hat
6 19 (7.54%) CheckPoint
7 18 (7.14%) IBM
7 18 (7.14%) NetApp
8 16 (6.35%) Juniper
9 13 (5.16%) HP
9 13 (5.16%) Citrix
10 12 (4.76%) Zend
11 7 (2.78%) EMC
11 7 (2.78%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.38%) Sun
12 6 (2.38%) Altiris
12 6 (2.38%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.98%) F5
13 5 (1.98%) CommVault
14 4 (1.59%) Eloqua
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