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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 136 86 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.72% 4.27% 8.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.50% 20.43% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 133 79 151
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
461 421 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.77% 20.91% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 423 379 496
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 138 (53.49%) UNIX
2 95 (36.82%) SQL
3 92 (35.66%) Windows
4 77 (29.84%) Perl
5 65 (25.19%) Java
6 63 (24.42%) PHP
7 61 (23.64%) Oracle
7 61 (23.64%) VMware
8 58 (22.48%) Finance
9 56 (21.71%) HTML
10 47 (18.22%) MySQL
10 47 (18.22%) Solaris
11 43 (16.67%) Firewall
12 40 (15.50%) IBM
12 40 (15.50%) WebSphere
13 39 (15.12%) Apache
14 38 (14.73%) JavaScript
15 37 (14.34%) DB2
16 36 (13.95%) Python
16 36 (13.95%) AIX
16 36 (13.95%) Git (software)
17 35 (13.57%) Cisco
18 34 (13.18%) MS Excel
18 34 (13.18%) SOA
19 33 (12.79%) WebSphere Application Server
19 33 (12.79%) CSS
19 33 (12.79%) TCP/IP
20 31 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (11.63%) Ubuntu
21 30 (11.63%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 40 (15.50%) WebSphere
2 39 (15.12%) Apache
3 33 (12.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (10.47%) JBoss
5 18 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 17 (6.59%) MQSeries
6 17 (6.59%) CICS
7 15 (5.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.55%) nginx
8 4 (1.55%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.16%) IIS
10 2 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.78%) CMS
10 2 (0.78%) WordPress
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.39%) Drupal
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (5.43%) Magento
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.04%) IaaS
3 5 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.67%) Firewall
2 33 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.20%) SSL
3 16 (6.20%) SAN
4 12 (4.65%) OSPF
4 12 (4.65%) BGP
5 11 (4.26%) Internet
5 11 (4.26%) Network Security
6 9 (3.49%) DNS
6 9 (3.49%) NAS
7 7 (2.71%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.71%) LDAP
8 6 (2.33%) VPN
8 6 (2.33%) Multicast
9 4 (1.55%) HTTP
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.22%) MySQL
2 37 (14.34%) DB2
3 30 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
5 23 (8.91%) RDBMS
6 17 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.78%) Informix
12 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.78%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.78%) Redis
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.04%) Maven
4 5 (1.94%) Toad
5 4 (1.55%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.55%) Hudson
6 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.16%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.16%) PEAR
6 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.16%) Trac
7 2 (0.78%) JUnit
7 2 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.39%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.39%) CMake
General
1 58 (22.48%) Finance
2 24 (9.30%) Banking
3 21 (8.14%) Retail
3 21 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Private Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (22.09%) Developer
2 43 (16.67%) Consultant
3 26 (10.08%) Technical Consultant
4 25 (9.69%) PHP Developer
5 22 (8.53%) Administrator
5 22 (8.53%) Web Developer
6 18 (6.98%) Analyst
7 16 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.81%) Applications Support
9 12 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.88%) Tester
11 10 (3.88%) Architect
11 10 (3.88%) Penetration Tester
12 9 (3.49%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.10%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (3.10%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.10%) DBA
13 8 (3.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.71%) HTML
2 33 (12.79%) CSS
3 29 (11.24%) jQuery
4 23 (8.91%) XML
5 20 (7.75%) Web Services
6 17 (6.59%) ISPF
6 17 (6.59%) Symfony
6 17 (6.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (6.59%) LAMP
7 15 (5.81%) Java EE
8 13 (5.04%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.04%) Sensu
9 10 (3.88%) CSS3
9 10 (3.88%) Zend Framework
9 10 (3.88%) HTML5
10 9 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.10%) Middleware
12 7 (2.71%) REST
13 6 (2.33%) Ajax
13 6 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.14%) Mainframe
3 15 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.49%) Clustering
5 8 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.33%) LPAR
8 5 (1.94%) Equities
8 5 (1.94%) Replication
9 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.55%) User Experience
9 4 (1.55%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.16%) VAX
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.39%) Blog
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) DTV
12 1 (0.39%) IVR
12 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (53.49%) UNIX
2 92 (35.66%) Windows
3 47 (18.22%) Solaris
4 36 (13.95%) AIX
5 30 (11.63%) Ubuntu
6 17 (6.59%) MVS
7 15 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.65%) CentOS
9 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.33%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.94%) SUSE
11 5 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) OS/390
14 1 (0.39%) zOS
14 1 (0.39%) VMS
14 1 (0.39%) Debian
14 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.18%) SOA
2 29 (11.24%) ITIL
3 27 (10.47%) DevOps
4 24 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (8.53%) OO
6 21 (8.14%) OOP
6 21 (8.14%) MVC
6 21 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.36%) Web Development
8 16 (6.20%) E-Commerce
9 15 (5.81%) Time Management
9 15 (5.81%) High Availability
10 14 (5.43%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.04%) Project Management
12 12 (4.65%) Information Security
13 11 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (3.88%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.88%) OWASP
14 10 (3.88%) Security Architecture
14 10 (3.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.82%) SQL
2 77 (29.84%) Perl
3 65 (25.19%) Java
4 63 (24.42%) PHP
5 38 (14.73%) JavaScript
6 36 (13.95%) Python
7 18 (6.98%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.59%) JCL
9 14 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.43%) PHP5
10 13 (5.04%) Bourne shell
10 13 (5.04%) Groovy
11 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.49%) Ruby
11 9 (3.49%) C++
11 9 (3.49%) COBOL
12 6 (2.33%) Korn
13 5 (1.94%) Tcl
14 4 (1.55%) C
15 3 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (5.43%) CISSP
1 14 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (5.04%) Degree
3 12 (4.65%) OSCP
4 11 (4.26%) OSCE
4 11 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.10%) CCNA
6 6 (2.33%) CCNP
7 5 (1.94%) MCSE
7 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.94%) CEH
8 4 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.55%) GCFA
8 4 (1.55%) GIAC
8 4 (1.55%) SSCP
9 3 (1.16%) MCSA
10 2 (0.78%) RHCE
10 2 (0.78%) CISA
10 2 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.94%) vSphere
5 4 (1.55%) Docker
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.39%) Xen
7 1 (0.39%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) NFS
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (8.91%) Puppet
2 21 (8.14%) Tivoli
3 18 (6.98%) Ansible
4 17 (6.59%) Nagios
5 14 (5.43%) Vagrant
6 13 (5.04%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.71%) Data Guard
9 7 (2.71%) SELinux
10 6 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.94%) Foglight
12 4 (1.55%) Netcool
12 4 (1.55%) SCCM
13 2 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (0.78%) Control-M
13 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 61 (23.64%) Oracle
1 61 (23.64%) VMware
2 40 (15.50%) IBM
3 35 (13.57%) Cisco
4 20 (7.75%) Zend
5 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
6 17 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.65%) F5
7 12 (4.65%) HP
8 11 (4.26%) NetApp
9 10 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.49%) Sun
11 8 (3.10%) Juniper
11 8 (3.10%) CA
12 7 (2.71%) Citrix
12 7 (2.71%) McAfee
13 5 (1.94%) Adobe
13 5 (1.94%) SAP
13 5 (1.94%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.55%) EMC
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