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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 132 111 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.34% 6.24% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 25.75% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 105 99 129
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
374 431 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.95% 24.21% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 390 384
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 14 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (52.73%) MySQL
2 136 (49.45%) JavaScript
3 119 (43.27%) jQuery
4 113 (41.09%) PHP
5 112 (40.73%) HTML
6 103 (37.45%) CSS
7 95 (34.55%) Git (software)
8 94 (34.18%) XML
9 92 (33.45%) Apache
9 92 (33.45%) LAMP
10 90 (32.73%) Unix
11 88 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (28.73%) Open Source
13 77 (28.00%) E-Commerce
14 73 (26.55%) Magento
15 72 (26.18%) JSON
15 72 (26.18%) SQL
16 70 (25.45%) REST
17 69 (25.09%) nginx
17 69 (25.09%) LEMP Stack
18 68 (24.73%) Web Development
18 68 (24.73%) Windows
19 67 (24.36%) Symfony
19 67 (24.36%) Zend
20 62 (22.55%) Google
21 59 (21.45%) Scrum
22 56 (20.36%) Performance Optimisation
23 55 (20.00%) OO
24 53 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
25 52 (18.91%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 92 (33.45%) Apache
2 69 (25.09%) nginx
3 14 (5.09%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.36%) Drupal
4 12 (4.36%) Node.js
5 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.45%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.09%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (0.73%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.73%) Moodle
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 73 (26.55%) Magento
2 6 (2.18%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.36%) assyst
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.73%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (12.73%) CloudFront
3 21 (7.64%) GitHub
4 10 (3.64%) PaaS
5 9 (3.27%) Google Apps
6 4 (1.45%) SaaS
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.82%) Firewall
2 36 (13.09%) Internet
3 19 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.09%) Network Security
5 13 (4.73%) DNS
6 11 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (3.64%) HTTP
8 7 (2.55%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (2.18%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.82%) VoIP
11 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.45%) LAN
11 4 (1.45%) SAN
12 3 (1.09%) PBX
12 3 (1.09%) SSL
13 2 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.73%) MPLS
13 2 (0.73%) VLAN
13 2 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (52.73%) MySQL
2 22 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.64%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.91%) Pentaho
5 14 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.64%) Big Data
6 10 (3.64%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.91%) DB2
7 8 (2.91%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.82%) Redis
9 4 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.36%) Informix
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.18%) JUnit
3 16 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.09%) Subversion
4 14 (5.09%) Vagrant
5 11 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (2.91%) Maven
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
8 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.36%) JIRA
9 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.36%) Mocha
9 1 (0.36%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (15.64%) Finance
2 13 (4.73%) Games
3 12 (4.36%) Banking
4 10 (3.64%) Advertising
5 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.82%) Retail
7 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
8 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (37.82%) Developer
2 59 (21.45%) PHP Developer
3 40 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 35 (12.73%) PHP Web Developer
5 33 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 31 (11.27%) Java Developer
7 26 (9.45%) Administrator
8 23 (8.36%) Analyst
8 23 (8.36%) Magento Developer
8 23 (8.36%) PHP Magento Developer
9 21 (7.64%) Development Manager
9 21 (7.64%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (7.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.82%) Web Development Manager
11 16 (5.82%) Web Manager
12 15 (5.45%) Consultant
12 15 (5.45%) E-Commerce Manager
13 14 (5.09%) PHP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (43.27%) jQuery
2 112 (40.73%) HTML
3 103 (37.45%) CSS
4 94 (34.18%) XML
5 92 (33.45%) LAMP
6 72 (26.18%) JSON
7 70 (25.45%) REST
8 69 (25.09%) LEMP Stack
9 67 (24.36%) Symfony
10 52 (18.91%) Web Services
11 35 (12.73%) SOAP
12 30 (10.91%) Zend Framework
13 28 (10.18%) Ajax
14 23 (8.36%) HTML5
15 15 (5.45%) Spring
16 12 (4.36%) CSS3
17 11 (4.00%) .NET
17 11 (4.00%) Java EE
17 11 (4.00%) Middleware
17 11 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.64%) User Experience
2 19 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.09%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.91%) Equities
9 6 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.82%) Clustering
10 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.82%) Statistics
11 4 (1.45%) Derivative
11 4 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.09%) Fintech
12 3 (1.09%) Online Gambling
12 3 (1.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 90 (32.73%) Unix
2 68 (24.73%) Windows
3 43 (15.64%) Ubuntu
4 33 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 31 (11.27%) Debian
6 22 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (6.18%) CentOS
8 9 (3.27%) AIX
8 9 (3.27%) HPUX
9 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.55%) Solaris
10 4 (1.45%) SUSE
10 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.09%) Android
11 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.73%) Open Source
3 77 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 68 (24.73%) Web Development
5 59 (21.45%) Scrum
6 56 (20.36%) Performance Optimisation
7 55 (20.00%) OO
8 45 (16.36%) DevOps
9 41 (14.91%) OOD
10 37 (13.45%) Coaching
11 36 (13.09%) Line Management
12 30 (10.91%) Software Engineering
13 26 (9.45%) Database Optimisation
13 26 (9.45%) Refactoring
13 26 (9.45%) Software Testing
13 26 (9.45%) Workflow
14 20 (7.27%) MVC
15 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.55%) OOP
16 16 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.45%) JavaScript
2 113 (41.09%) PHP
3 72 (26.18%) SQL
4 50 (18.18%) Java
5 34 (12.36%) PHP 5
6 20 (7.27%) C#
6 20 (7.27%) Python
7 18 (6.55%) Perl
8 12 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.36%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.00%) C++
10 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.91%) C
11 8 (2.91%) Ruby
12 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (13.09%) Degree
2 10 (3.64%) PhD
3 8 (2.91%) CISSP
4 6 (2.18%) CEH
4 6 (2.18%) GCFA
4 6 (2.18%) GIAC
4 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.18%) SSCP
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCNA
6 1 (0.36%) CCNP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) MCSA
6 1 (0.36%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) RHCE
6 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.55%) SLA
4 6 (2.18%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Active Directory
1 17 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.27%) Docker
3 7 (2.55%) Firmware
4 5 (1.82%) Xen
5 4 (1.45%) KVM
6 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (9.45%) Puppet
2 7 (2.55%) SCCM
3 6 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.18%) SELinux
3 6 (2.18%) WSUS
4 4 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.45%) EnCase
4 4 (1.45%) Nessus
4 4 (1.45%) Nmap
4 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.09%) Ansible
5 3 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.73%) Nagios
6 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.73%) Terraform
6 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 67 (24.36%) Zend
2 62 (22.55%) Google
3 45 (16.36%) VMware
4 35 (12.73%) New Relic
5 21 (7.64%) Red Hat
6 19 (6.91%) Microsoft
6 19 (6.91%) Oracle
7 17 (6.18%) Cisco
8 10 (3.64%) Cloudera
8 10 (3.64%) Greenplum
8 10 (3.64%) Hortonworks
8 10 (3.64%) MuleSoft
8 10 (3.64%) Talend
9 9 (3.27%) Jaspersoft
9 9 (3.27%) SAP
9 9 (3.27%) Tableau
10 7 (2.55%) Juniper
11 6 (2.18%) HP
11 6 (2.18%) IBM
11 6 (2.18%) Intel Security
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