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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 117 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.61% 4.28% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.72% 20.42% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 114 74 75
Average salary £44,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.37% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
337 382 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.04% 20.97% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 309 362 352
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 113 (49.78%) UNIX
2 86 (37.89%) PHP
3 82 (36.12%) Windows
4 77 (33.92%) SQL
5 66 (29.07%) MySQL
6 58 (25.55%) HTML
7 56 (24.67%) JavaScript
8 53 (23.35%) Perl
9 52 (22.91%) Java
9 52 (22.91%) VMware
10 50 (22.03%) Oracle
11 45 (19.82%) CSS
11 45 (19.82%) Finance
12 43 (18.94%) Apache
13 41 (18.06%) IBM
14 39 (17.18%) Firewall
15 33 (14.54%) Cisco
15 33 (14.54%) WebSphere
16 32 (14.10%) jQuery
16 32 (14.10%) DB2
17 30 (13.22%) Python
17 30 (13.22%) Solaris
18 29 (12.78%) SOA
18 29 (12.78%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
20 27 (11.89%) AIX
20 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
20 27 (11.89%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.45%) Red Hat
22 25 (11.01%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (18.94%) Apache
2 33 (14.54%) WebSphere
3 29 (12.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (9.69%) JBoss
5 19 (8.37%) Tomcat
6 15 (6.61%) CICS
6 15 (6.61%) MQSeries
7 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
8 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.08%) Drupal
9 6 (2.64%) WordPress
10 5 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.20%) IIS
11 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.76%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.76%) Node.js
12 3 (1.32%) nginx
13 2 (0.88%) CMS
13 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.17%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Magento
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) IaaS
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.18%) Firewall
2 27 (11.89%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.49%) SAN
4 15 (6.61%) SSL
5 10 (4.41%) OSPF
5 10 (4.41%) BGP
6 8 (3.52%) VPN
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (3.08%) NAS
7 7 (3.08%) Internet
8 5 (2.20%) Network Security
9 4 (1.76%) HTTP
9 4 (1.76%) DNS
10 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.32%) LAN
10 3 (1.32%) Wireless
10 3 (1.32%) IPsec
11 2 (0.88%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.88%) WAN
11 2 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.07%) MySQL
2 32 (14.10%) DB2
3 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
4 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.37%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.20%) Redis
11 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.76%) Impala
11 4 (1.76%) HBase
11 4 (1.76%) Big Data
11 4 (1.76%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.76%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.20%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.76%) Subversion
4 4 (1.76%) JUnit
4 4 (1.76%) Toad
5 3 (1.32%) Trac
5 3 (1.32%) PEAR
5 3 (1.32%) Maven
5 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) Hudson
7 1 (0.44%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (19.82%) Finance
2 20 (8.81%) Banking
3 19 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.49%) Retail
5 14 (6.17%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.08%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (25.11%) Developer
2 40 (17.62%) Consultant
3 32 (14.10%) PHP Developer
4 31 (13.66%) Technical Consultant
5 26 (11.45%) Analyst
6 22 (9.69%) Web Developer
7 21 (9.25%) Administrator
8 16 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.73%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (4.85%) Head of Development
10 11 (4.85%) Architect
11 8 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.08%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (2.64%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.55%) HTML
2 45 (19.82%) CSS
3 32 (14.10%) jQuery
4 21 (9.25%) XML
5 20 (8.81%) AngularJS
6 18 (7.93%) LAMP
7 17 (7.49%) Web Services
8 15 (6.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (6.61%) HTML5
8 15 (6.61%) ISPF
9 14 (6.17%) Symfony
10 13 (5.73%) .NET
10 13 (5.73%) Java EE
10 13 (5.73%) CSS3
11 9 (3.96%) REST
11 9 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.96%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (3.96%) Ajax
12 8 (3.52%) Zend Framework
13 5 (2.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.96%) Open Source
4 8 (3.52%) Clustering
4 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.08%) LPAR
6 5 (2.20%) User Experience
7 4 (1.76%) Replication
7 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.76%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.32%) VAX
8 3 (1.32%) Handset
9 2 (0.88%) Derivative
9 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
10 1 (0.44%) Statistics
10 1 (0.44%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 113 (49.78%) UNIX
2 82 (36.12%) Windows
3 30 (13.22%) Solaris
4 27 (11.89%) AIX
5 20 (8.81%) CentOS
6 16 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.61%) MVS
8 14 (6.17%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.76%) Android
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) OS/390
13 1 (0.44%) zOS
13 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.78%) SOA
2 24 (10.57%) OOP
3 22 (9.69%) MVC
4 21 (9.25%) OO
5 20 (8.81%) ITIL
5 20 (8.81%) Web Development
6 18 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.49%) E-Commerce
8 14 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.73%) Time Management
9 13 (5.73%) High Availability
9 13 (5.73%) SIEM
9 13 (5.73%) DevOps
10 11 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.41%) Information Security
11 10 (4.41%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.96%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.96%) Scrum
13 8 (3.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.89%) PHP
2 77 (33.92%) SQL
3 56 (24.67%) JavaScript
4 53 (23.35%) Perl
5 52 (22.91%) Java
6 30 (13.22%) Python
7 16 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.61%) JCL
8 15 (6.61%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.17%) PHP5
10 10 (4.41%) Ruby
11 8 (3.52%) C#
12 7 (3.08%) COBOL
13 5 (2.20%) Tcl
14 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.32%) Groovy
15 3 (1.32%) C
15 3 (1.32%) C++
16 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (4.85%) Degree
2 11 (4.85%) CISSP
3 8 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.52%) OSCP
4 7 (3.08%) CCNP
4 7 (3.08%) CCNA
4 7 (3.08%) CEH
5 6 (2.64%) GCFA
5 6 (2.64%) GIAC
5 6 (2.64%) SSCP
5 6 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.20%) OSCE
7 4 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.32%) RHCE
8 3 (1.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.88%) CISA
9 2 (0.88%) CRISC
9 2 (0.88%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.49%) vSphere
3 14 (6.17%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.76%) Docker
5 4 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.88%) Samba
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (8.81%) Tivoli
2 12 (5.29%) Puppet
3 9 (3.96%) Nagios
4 7 (3.08%) Vagrant
4 7 (3.08%) Foglight
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.64%) SCCM
5 6 (2.64%) Ansible
6 5 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.76%) Control-M
8 3 (1.32%) SCOM
8 3 (1.32%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.88%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.88%) Opsview
10 1 (0.44%) Ionix
10 1 (0.44%) Cacti
10 1 (0.44%) yum
10 1 (0.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (22.91%) VMware
2 50 (22.03%) Oracle
3 41 (18.06%) IBM
4 33 (14.54%) Cisco
5 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
6 26 (11.45%) Red Hat
7 17 (7.49%) Zend
8 15 (6.61%) Business Objects
9 14 (6.17%) HP
10 11 (4.85%) NetApp
11 9 (3.96%) Juniper
12 8 (3.52%) Citrix
13 7 (3.08%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.20%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.20%) Sun
14 5 (2.20%) Adobe
15 4 (1.76%) SAP
15 4 (1.76%) CommVault
15 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.76%) Marketo
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Posted: Yesterday
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