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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 116 102 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.40% 5.65% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.62% 24.76% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 101 94 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
345 412 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.03% 22.83% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 300 381 347
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 112 (49.12%) UNIX
2 88 (38.60%) PHP
3 78 (34.21%) Windows
4 72 (31.58%) SQL
4 72 (31.58%) MySQL
5 59 (25.88%) JavaScript
6 58 (25.44%) HTML
7 56 (24.56%) Java
8 51 (22.37%) CSS
9 50 (21.93%) VMware
10 47 (20.61%) Apache
11 42 (18.42%) Finance
12 41 (17.98%) Perl
12 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
13 38 (16.67%) Firewall
14 36 (15.79%) Oracle
15 33 (14.47%) Cisco
16 31 (13.60%) IBM
17 29 (12.72%) Solaris
17 29 (12.72%) jQuery
18 26 (11.40%) Tomcat
18 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
18 26 (11.40%) Red Hat
19 25 (10.96%) ITIL
20 24 (10.53%) OOP
20 24 (10.53%) MS Excel
20 24 (10.53%) Active Directory
21 23 (10.09%) TCP/IP
22 22 (9.65%) Python
22 22 (9.65%) AIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (20.61%) Apache
2 26 (11.40%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.21%) WebSphere
4 19 (8.33%) JBoss
5 18 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 17 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (5.70%) Drupal
8 8 (3.51%) MQSeries
8 8 (3.51%) CICS
9 7 (3.07%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.63%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.63%) WordPress
11 5 (2.19%) IIS
12 4 (1.75%) Node.js
12 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.75%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.32%) CMS
13 3 (1.32%) nginx
13 3 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 24 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.51%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.63%) MS Project
4 6 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (2.19%) MS Office
6 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.88%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.67%) Firewall
2 23 (10.09%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.89%) SAN
4 11 (4.82%) SSL
5 9 (3.95%) OSPF
5 9 (3.95%) BGP
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.63%) Internet
8 5 (2.19%) VPN
9 4 (1.75%) HTTP
9 4 (1.75%) NAS
10 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.32%) VLAN
10 3 (1.32%) Network Security
10 3 (1.32%) LAN
10 3 (1.32%) Intranet
11 2 (0.88%) DNS
11 2 (0.88%) VoIP
11 2 (0.88%) WAN
11 2 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (31.58%) MySQL
2 26 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.89%) DB2
4 17 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.70%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.19%) Redis
10 4 (1.75%) Big Data
10 4 (1.75%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.75%) Impala
10 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.75%) HBase
10 4 (1.75%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.63%) Subversion
3 5 (2.19%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.75%) JUnit
4 4 (1.75%) Toad
5 3 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.32%) Trac
5 3 (1.32%) PEAR
6 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 42 (18.42%) Finance
2 13 (5.70%) Banking
2 13 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.82%) Retail
4 8 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.63%) Marketing
5 6 (2.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (27.19%) Developer
2 33 (14.47%) PHP Developer
3 31 (13.60%) Analyst
4 30 (13.16%) Consultant
5 26 (11.40%) Technical Consultant
6 24 (10.53%) Administrator
7 22 (9.65%) Web Developer
8 16 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
11 11 (4.82%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Architect
13 8 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 7 (3.07%) UNIX Administrator
14 7 (3.07%) Junior Developer
14 7 (3.07%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.44%) HTML
2 51 (22.37%) CSS
3 29 (12.72%) jQuery
4 19 (8.33%) HTML5
5 18 (7.89%) .NET
6 17 (7.46%) Ajax
7 14 (6.14%) XML
7 14 (6.14%) CSS3
8 13 (5.70%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.26%) LAMP
10 10 (4.39%) Web Services
10 10 (4.39%) Middleware
11 9 (3.95%) J2EE
11 9 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.95%) Symfony
12 8 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (3.51%) ISPF
12 8 (3.51%) Java EE
13 6 (2.63%) Zend Framework
13 6 (2.63%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Open Source
2 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.70%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.70%) Clustering
3 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.51%) LPAR
6 7 (3.07%) User Experience
7 6 (2.63%) Equities
8 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.32%) Handset
10 3 (1.32%) VAX
11 2 (0.88%) Derivative
11 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.88%) Replication
11 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.88%) W3C
12 1 (0.44%) HACMP
12 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 112 (49.12%) UNIX
2 78 (34.21%) Windows
3 29 (12.72%) Solaris
4 22 (9.65%) AIX
5 19 (8.33%) CentOS
6 16 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.51%) MVS
8 7 (3.07%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.19%) Android
9 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.32%) HPUX
12 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.96%) ITIL
2 24 (10.53%) OOP
3 22 (9.65%) Incident Management
3 22 (9.65%) Web Development
4 20 (8.77%) MVC
5 18 (7.89%) OO
6 17 (7.46%) SOA
7 16 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (5.26%) Project Management
11 12 (5.26%) High Availability
11 12 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.82%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.95%) Migration
13 9 (3.95%) Information Security
13 9 (3.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 88 (38.60%) PHP
2 72 (31.58%) SQL
3 59 (25.88%) JavaScript
4 56 (24.56%) Java
5 41 (17.98%) Perl
6 22 (9.65%) Python
7 19 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.82%) PHP5
10 10 (4.39%) C#
11 8 (3.51%) JCL
11 8 (3.51%) Ruby
12 5 (2.19%) C++
13 4 (1.75%) C
13 4 (1.75%) Tcl
14 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.44%) Korn
16 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.70%) Degree
2 12 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) CISSP
4 7 (3.07%) OSCP
5 6 (2.63%) CCNP
6 5 (2.19%) CCNA
6 5 (2.19%) CEH
7 4 (1.75%) GIAC
7 4 (1.75%) GCFA
7 4 (1.75%) SSCP
7 4 (1.75%) OSCE
8 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.32%) MCSA
8 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.88%) RHCE
10 1 (0.44%) CISA
10 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.33%) vSphere
2 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.75%) Docker
4 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Xen
5 1 (0.44%) Samba
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.39%) Nagios
3 8 (3.51%) Puppet
4 7 (3.07%) Foglight
5 6 (2.63%) SCCM
6 5 (2.19%) Control-M
7 4 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.75%) WSUS
8 3 (1.32%) SCOM
8 3 (1.32%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.88%) Ansible
9 2 (0.88%) Opsview
9 2 (0.88%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.44%) MOM
10 1 (0.44%) Nessus
10 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (21.93%) VMware
2 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.79%) Oracle
4 33 (14.47%) Cisco
5 31 (13.60%) IBM
6 26 (11.40%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.02%) HP
8 14 (6.14%) NetApp
9 12 (5.26%) Citrix
10 10 (4.39%) Zend
11 9 (3.95%) Juniper
12 8 (3.51%) Business Objects
13 7 (3.07%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.63%) Sun
15 5 (2.19%) CommVault
15 5 (2.19%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.75%) SAP
16 4 (1.75%) Eloqua
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