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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 36 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 137 188 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.84% 8.91% 8.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.92% 32.19% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117 177 120
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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
655 584 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.91% 27.68% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 582 548 379
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 100 (44.44%) UNIX
2 85 (37.78%) Windows
3 70 (31.11%) Firewall
4 64 (28.44%) Java
5 62 (27.56%) Solaris
6 52 (23.11%) MySQL
7 49 (21.78%) VMware
7 49 (21.78%) Security Cleared
8 48 (21.33%) Perl
8 48 (21.33%) HTML
9 47 (20.89%) PHP
10 45 (20.00%) Apache
10 45 (20.00%) Finance
11 43 (19.11%) Cisco
12 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 40 (17.78%) SQL
12 40 (17.78%) CSS
13 39 (17.33%) JavaScript
13 39 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (17.33%) SC Cleared
14 35 (15.56%) LDAP
14 35 (15.56%) Shell Script
15 34 (15.11%) CheckPoint
15 34 (15.11%) Open Source
16 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
17 32 (14.22%) ITIL
17 32 (14.22%) jQuery
18 31 (13.78%) CCNP
18 31 (13.78%) OSPF
18 31 (13.78%) BGP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 45 (20.00%) Apache
2 28 (12.44%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.22%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.89%) Drupal
6 10 (4.44%) nginx
7 8 (3.56%) IIS
8 7 (3.11%) JBoss
8 7 (3.11%) CMS
9 6 (2.67%) WordPress
10 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.78%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.78%) MTS
12 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (8.44%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.22%) MS Office
4 4 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.78%) MS Project
4 4 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.11%) Firewall
2 35 (15.56%) LDAP
3 31 (13.78%) OSPF
3 31 (13.78%) BGP
4 29 (12.89%) TCP/IP
5 23 (10.22%) HTTP
6 21 (9.33%) SSL
7 19 (8.44%) Internet
8 16 (7.11%) VPN
9 15 (6.67%) SAN
9 15 (6.67%) Network Security
10 13 (5.78%) Junos
11 12 (5.33%) DNS
12 9 (4.00%) Extranet
13 5 (2.22%) Multicast
13 5 (2.22%) LAN
13 5 (2.22%) VoIP
13 5 (2.22%) WAN
14 4 (1.78%) DHCP
14 4 (1.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.11%) MySQL
2 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.22%) Essbase
6 5 (2.22%) DB2
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.89%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.89%) KDB
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.22%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.44%) JIRA
3 10 (4.44%) Subversion
3 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.11%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.78%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.89%) JMeter
6 2 (0.89%) JUnit
6 2 (0.89%) Selenium
6 2 (0.89%) jMock
6 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.89%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.89%) Spock
7 1 (0.44%) CMake
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 45 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (3.56%) Banking
3 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.78%) Marketing
4 4 (1.78%) Advertising
4 4 (1.78%) Games
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (26.22%) Developer
2 30 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 21 (9.33%) PHP Developer
4 19 (8.44%) Analyst
5 16 (7.11%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 13 (5.78%) Administrator
8 10 (4.44%) DBA
8 10 (4.44%) Architect
8 10 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
9 9 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (4.00%) Junior
9 9 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.56%) Junior Developer
10 8 (3.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.33%) HTML
2 40 (17.78%) CSS
3 32 (14.22%) jQuery
4 15 (6.67%) Ajax
5 14 (6.22%) Zend Framework
6 13 (5.78%) HTML5
7 11 (4.89%) J2EE
8 10 (4.44%) .NET
9 8 (3.56%) Web Services
9 8 (3.56%) CSS3
10 7 (3.11%) Django
10 7 (3.11%) Middleware
10 7 (3.11%) Yii
11 6 (2.67%) LAMP
12 4 (1.78%) Flash
12 4 (1.78%) Symfony
12 4 (1.78%) Backbone.js
12 4 (1.78%) Underscore.js
12 4 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.78%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.11%) Open Source
2 27 (12.00%) Clustering
3 9 (4.00%) Replication
4 8 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.67%) Blog
6 5 (2.22%) User Experience
6 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.78%) W3C
7 4 (1.78%) Equities
7 4 (1.78%) Life Science
7 4 (1.78%) LPAR
7 4 (1.78%) Social Media
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.89%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 100 (44.44%) UNIX
2 85 (37.78%) Windows
3 62 (27.56%) Solaris
4 25 (11.11%) AIX
5 17 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.78%) Windows 2000
7 11 (4.89%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.56%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.56%) SUSE
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.78%) HPUX
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.89%) Debian
16 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.22%) ITIL
3 29 (12.89%) Scrum
4 26 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (11.11%) Web Development
6 24 (10.67%) DevOps
7 21 (9.33%) OO
7 21 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 21 (9.33%) Project Management
8 20 (8.89%) Incident Management
9 19 (8.44%) MVC
9 19 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (7.56%) Migration
11 17 (7.56%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.67%) Load Balancing
12 15 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (5.78%) OOP
14 11 (4.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.44%) Java
2 48 (21.33%) Perl
3 47 (20.89%) PHP
4 40 (17.78%) SQL
5 39 (17.33%) JavaScript
6 35 (15.56%) Shell Script
7 29 (12.89%) Tcl
8 14 (6.22%) C++
9 11 (4.89%) C#
10 9 (4.00%) Korn
11 8 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.11%) C
13 6 (2.67%) Python
13 6 (2.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.22%) PHP5
15 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.89%) Ruby
15 2 (0.89%) VB
15 2 (0.89%) VBA
16 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (21.78%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (13.78%) CCNP
5 13 (5.78%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (5.78%) CCSA
6 9 (4.00%) Degree
7 4 (1.78%) CCNA
8 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.33%) MCSE
9 2 (0.89%) MCSA
9 2 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) MCITP
10 1 (0.44%) PMP
10 1 (0.44%) MCP
10 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) JTAG
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.33%) XenServer
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) SRDF
8 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) Puppet
1 17 (7.56%) Vagrant
1 17 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 7 (3.11%) WSUS
4 3 (1.33%) Nagios
5 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.89%) Netcool
5 2 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Foglight
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 49 (21.78%) VMware
2 43 (19.11%) Cisco
3 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 34 (15.11%) CheckPoint
5 29 (12.89%) Oracle
6 22 (9.78%) Juniper
7 16 (7.11%) Zend
8 14 (6.22%) Blue Coat
9 12 (5.33%) EMC
9 12 (5.33%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.89%) Sun
11 10 (4.44%) NetApp
12 9 (4.00%) Citrix
12 9 (4.00%) CA
13 8 (3.56%) IBM
14 6 (2.67%) Hyperion
14 6 (2.67%) F5
15 4 (1.78%) Apple
15 4 (1.78%) HP
15 4 (1.78%) Altiris
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