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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 38 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 119 200 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.11% 9.36% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.52% 31.90% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 101 178 99
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
580 627 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.92% 29.34% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 506 581 356
Average salary £39,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 81 (43.55%) UNIX
2 77 (41.40%) Windows
3 58 (31.18%) Firewall
4 52 (27.96%) Java
5 47 (25.27%) Solaris
6 46 (24.73%) VMware
7 41 (22.04%) Finance
7 41 (22.04%) Perl
7 41 (22.04%) MySQL
8 40 (21.51%) Security Cleared
9 39 (20.97%) SQL
10 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
10 38 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (19.89%) HTML
12 34 (18.28%) PHP
12 34 (18.28%) Cisco
12 34 (18.28%) Shell Script
13 33 (17.74%) Apache
14 32 (17.20%) SC Cleared
15 31 (16.67%) LDAP
16 30 (16.13%) TCP/IP
17 29 (15.59%) CSS
18 28 (15.05%) Scrum
19 27 (14.52%) AIX
19 27 (14.52%) Open Source
20 26 (13.98%) JavaScript
20 26 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (13.98%) Clustering
21 25 (13.44%) CheckPoint
21 25 (13.44%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (17.74%) Apache
2 19 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.53%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.38%) IIS
5 9 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.84%) nginx
6 6 (3.23%) Drupal
7 5 (2.69%) MTS
7 5 (2.69%) CMS
7 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.69%) WordPress
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.54%) FileNet
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.76%) MS Office
3 6 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Magento
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (31.18%) Firewall
2 31 (16.67%) LDAP
3 30 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 24 (12.90%) OSPF
4 24 (12.90%) BGP
5 22 (11.83%) HTTP
5 22 (11.83%) SSL
6 16 (8.60%) SAN
6 16 (8.60%) VPN
6 16 (8.60%) Network Security
7 14 (7.53%) DNS
7 14 (7.53%) Internet
8 13 (6.99%) Junos
9 9 (4.84%) Extranet
10 6 (3.23%) WAN
10 6 (3.23%) LAN
11 5 (2.69%) VoIP
11 5 (2.69%) SNMP
12 4 (2.15%) IPsec
12 4 (2.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.04%) MySQL
2 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.69%) DB2
5 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.61%) Essbase
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.08%) KDB
9 1 (0.54%) Informix
9 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.22%) JIRA
3 10 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.76%) CruiseControl
5 6 (3.23%) Subversion
6 3 (1.61%) Toad
7 2 (1.08%) Selenium
7 2 (1.08%) jMock
7 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.08%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.08%) JMeter
7 2 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 41 (22.04%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.61%) Games
5 3 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.19%) Developer
2 24 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
3 20 (10.75%) Administrator
4 16 (8.60%) PHP Developer
4 16 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.53%) Analyst
6 11 (5.91%) Web Developer
6 11 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.38%) UNIX Administrator
8 9 (4.84%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.30%) DBA
9 8 (4.30%) Junior
10 7 (3.76%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.76%) AIX Administrator
10 7 (3.76%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.89%) HTML
2 29 (15.59%) CSS
3 19 (10.22%) jQuery
4 14 (7.53%) Zend Framework
5 10 (5.38%) Web Services
6 9 (4.84%) J2EE
7 8 (4.30%) HTML5
8 7 (3.76%) .NET
8 7 (3.76%) Django
9 5 (2.69%) JMS
9 5 (2.69%) Middleware
9 5 (2.69%) LAMP
9 5 (2.69%) Memcached
10 4 (2.15%) Ajax
10 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.61%) JSP
11 3 (1.61%) Servlets
11 3 (1.61%) SOAP
11 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.61%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) Open Source
2 26 (13.98%) Clustering
3 9 (4.84%) Replication
3 9 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.84%) LPAR
4 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.69%) Blog
6 3 (1.61%) HACMP
6 3 (1.61%) Social Media
6 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Life Science
7 2 (1.08%) PDA
7 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.08%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Firmware
8 1 (0.54%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.55%) UNIX
2 77 (41.40%) Windows
3 47 (25.27%) Solaris
4 27 (14.52%) AIX
5 15 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.99%) Ubuntu
6 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.38%) SUSE
7 10 (5.38%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.69%) HPUX
10 5 (2.69%) Debian
11 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.61%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.05%) Scrum
3 25 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (12.90%) DevOps
5 21 (11.29%) ITIL
6 19 (10.22%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 17 (9.14%) Web Development
8 17 (9.14%) Waterfall
8 17 (9.14%) OO
9 16 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (7.53%) MVC
11 11 (5.91%) TDD
11 11 (5.91%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.38%) Migration
13 9 (4.84%) Project Management
13 9 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.84%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.96%) Java
2 41 (22.04%) Perl
3 39 (20.97%) SQL
4 34 (18.28%) PHP
4 34 (18.28%) Shell Script
5 26 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 23 (12.37%) Tcl
7 11 (5.91%) Python
8 10 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.38%) C++
9 8 (4.30%) C
10 7 (3.76%) C#
10 7 (3.76%) Korn
11 6 (3.23%) PHP5
12 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.15%) Ruby
14 3 (1.61%) VB
15 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 40 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (12.90%) CCNP
5 13 (6.99%) CCSA
5 13 (6.99%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (5.91%) Degree
7 3 (1.61%) MCSE
7 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.61%) RHCE
7 3 (1.61%) CCNA
7 3 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.08%) MCITP
8 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) MCP
8 2 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.54%) MCT
9 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) JTAG
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.61%) XenApp
6 3 (1.61%) XenServer
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) SRDF
8 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (9.14%) Vagrant
1 17 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (9.14%) Puppet
2 6 (3.23%) CA SiteMinder
3 5 (2.69%) WSUS
4 3 (1.61%) Nagios
4 3 (1.61%) Foglight
4 3 (1.61%) YUM
5 2 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.08%) Netcool
6 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (24.73%) VMware
2 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.28%) Cisco
4 25 (13.44%) CheckPoint
5 24 (12.90%) Oracle
6 21 (11.29%) Juniper
7 17 (9.14%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.06%) Zend
9 14 (7.53%) Blue Coat
10 13 (6.99%) IBM
11 11 (5.91%) Citrix
12 8 (4.30%) NetApp
12 8 (4.30%) EMC
12 8 (4.30%) Sun
13 7 (3.76%) Apple
14 6 (3.23%) CA
15 5 (2.69%) HP
16 4 (2.15%) Symantec
16 4 (2.15%) Hyperion
17 3 (1.61%) Kaseya
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