The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 142 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.44% 7.30% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.30% 26.89% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78 122 75
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
399 528 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.85% 27.16% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 367 462 346
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Linux
West Midlands

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 9 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (50.50%) UNIX
2 73 (36.14%) Windows
3 62 (30.69%) Java
4 57 (28.22%) Shell Script
5 56 (27.72%) Finance
6 54 (26.73%) SQL
7 53 (26.24%) HTML
8 50 (24.75%) Solaris
9 49 (24.26%) Apache
10 44 (21.78%) AIX
10 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
11 43 (21.29%) MySQL
12 41 (20.30%) CSS
13 40 (19.80%) VMware
14 39 (19.31%) PHP
15 37 (18.32%) Firewall
16 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
16 36 (17.82%) Perl
17 32 (15.84%) Oracle
17 32 (15.84%) Tomcat
18 29 (14.36%) Red Hat
19 27 (13.37%) ITIL
20 26 (12.87%) jQuery
21 25 (12.38%) Degree
21 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
22 23 (11.39%) C++
22 23 (11.39%) IBM
22 23 (11.39%) SAN
23 22 (10.89%) Cisco
23 22 (10.89%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 49 (24.26%) Apache
2 32 (15.84%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.43%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.93%) MS Exchange
5 12 (5.94%) IIS
6 7 (3.47%) nginx
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.48%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.48%) MTS
9 4 (1.98%) FileNet
9 4 (1.98%) Drupal
9 4 (1.98%) Node.js
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.99%) CMS
11 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.50%) Lync
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.49%) ElastiCache
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.32%) Firewall
2 23 (11.39%) SAN
3 22 (10.89%) LDAP
4 15 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.44%) DNS
6 10 (4.95%) VPN
7 9 (4.46%) HTTP
8 7 (3.47%) SSL
8 7 (3.47%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.97%) Network Security
10 5 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.48%) IPsec
10 5 (2.48%) WAN
10 5 (2.48%) FTP
10 5 (2.48%) SNMP
11 4 (1.98%) LAN
12 3 (1.49%) Internet
12 3 (1.49%) VoIP
12 3 (1.49%) DHCP
13 2 (0.99%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.29%) MySQL
2 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.46%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.48%) DB2
8 4 (1.98%) OLAP
8 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.98%) DataStage
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.99%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.96%) Subversion
3 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.48%) Toad
4 4 (1.98%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (0.99%) JUnit
5 2 (0.99%) JMeter
5 2 (0.99%) Selenium
5 2 (0.99%) jMock
5 2 (0.99%) LoadUI
5 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.50%) ProC
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (27.72%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Banking
3 15 (7.43%) Retail
4 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.98%) Legal
6 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (20.30%) Developer
2 28 (13.86%) Administrator
3 25 (12.38%) Analyst
4 20 (9.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.91%) UNIX Administrator
5 18 (8.91%) Security Specialist
5 18 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.43%) PHP Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Information Security Specialist
7 12 (5.94%) Information Specialist
8 10 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.95%) Technical Specialist
8 10 (4.95%) AIX Administrator
9 8 (3.96%) DBA
10 7 (3.47%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.47%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.24%) HTML
2 41 (20.30%) CSS
3 26 (12.87%) jQuery
4 19 (9.41%) Web Services
5 14 (6.93%) .NET
6 12 (5.94%) J2EE
7 8 (3.96%) XML
7 8 (3.96%) Middleware
7 8 (3.96%) Django
7 8 (3.96%) Spring
7 8 (3.96%) HTML5
8 7 (3.47%) Zend Framework
9 6 (2.97%) CSS3
10 5 (2.48%) REST
10 5 (2.48%) Memcached
10 5 (2.48%) LAMP
10 5 (2.48%) JSP
10 5 (2.48%) Servlets
11 4 (1.98%) SOAP
11 4 (1.98%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.42%) Open Source
2 14 (6.93%) Clustering
2 14 (6.93%) LPAR
3 10 (4.95%) Replication
4 8 (3.96%) Social Media
5 5 (2.48%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.48%) HACMP
5 5 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.49%) Wiki
8 2 (0.99%) PDA
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.50%) UNIX
2 73 (36.14%) Windows
3 50 (24.75%) Solaris
4 44 (21.78%) AIX
5 22 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (9.90%) SUSE
7 12 (5.94%) Windows 2000
8 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.46%) HPUX
9 5 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.48%) Debian
10 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.49%) Android
11 3 (1.49%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.37%) ITIL
2 18 (8.91%) Incident Management
3 17 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (8.42%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.92%) Migration
5 14 (6.93%) Information Security
6 13 (6.44%) Web Development
6 13 (6.44%) MVC
6 13 (6.44%) OO
7 11 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.45%) Change Management
8 10 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.46%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.46%) CRM
10 7 (3.47%) Network Management
10 7 (3.47%) SIEM
10 7 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.47%) Unit Testing
11 6 (2.97%) OOP
11 6 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.69%) Java
2 57 (28.22%) Shell Script
3 54 (26.73%) SQL
4 39 (19.31%) PHP
5 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.82%) Perl
6 23 (11.39%) C++
7 20 (9.90%) Python
7 20 (9.90%) C
8 18 (8.91%) Korn
9 16 (7.92%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.45%) C#
11 8 (3.96%) PHP5
12 6 (2.97%) VB
13 5 (2.48%) Ruby
14 4 (1.98%) VBA
15 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.50%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 25 (12.38%) Degree
2 17 (8.42%) CISSP
3 12 (5.94%) CISM
4 11 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.48%) CCSE
7 5 (2.48%) CEH
7 5 (2.48%) CCSP
8 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.98%) ISEB
8 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.49%) RHCE
10 2 (0.99%) MCSE
10 2 (0.99%) MCSA
10 2 (0.99%) CCNA
11 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) SLA
2 6 (2.97%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (2.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.48%) Veritas File System
5 5 (2.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.48%) XenServer
5 5 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.99%) XenApp
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.99%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) Nmap
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) CA SiteMinder
2 5 (2.48%) YUM
2 5 (2.48%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.48%) WSUS
2 5 (2.48%) Foglight
3 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) Nessus
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.80%) VMware
3 32 (15.84%) Oracle
4 29 (14.36%) Red Hat
5 23 (11.39%) IBM
6 22 (10.89%) Cisco
7 17 (8.42%) Sun
8 15 (7.43%) CA
9 13 (6.44%) EMC
10 12 (5.94%) Citrix
10 12 (5.94%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (4.95%) Juniper
11 10 (4.95%) Zend
12 8 (3.96%) HP
13 7 (3.47%) Progress
13 7 (3.47%) Veritas
13 7 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (3.47%) Apple
13 7 (3.47%) Sage
13 7 (3.47%) Sybase
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