The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 143 136 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.16% 6.27% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.43% 35.42% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 125 108 94
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -

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
308 384 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.57% 17.70% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 264 334 375
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 136 (44.01%) Windows
2 115 (37.22%) Unix
3 91 (29.45%) Java
4 76 (24.60%) SQL
5 67 (21.68%) Finance
6 64 (20.71%) Data Centre
7 63 (20.39%) VMware
7 63 (20.39%) Python
8 62 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (19.74%) Microsoft
10 60 (19.42%) Red Hat
11 57 (18.45%) MS Excel
11 57 (18.45%) JavaScript
12 55 (17.80%) Windows Server
13 50 (16.18%) MySQL
14 48 (15.53%) ITIL
15 46 (14.89%) SCCM
15 46 (14.89%) SCOM
16 45 (14.56%) PHP
16 45 (14.56%) Apache
17 44 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (13.92%) C++
18 43 (13.92%) SQL Server
19 42 (13.59%) TCP/IP
20 40 (12.94%) Oracle
21 39 (12.62%) Active Directory
21 39 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
22 37 (11.97%) Retail
22 37 (11.97%) Service Delivery
23 36 (11.65%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (14.56%) Apache
2 26 (8.41%) JBoss
3 22 (7.12%) MS Exchange
4 21 (6.80%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.47%) IIS
6 19 (6.15%) WebSphere
7 17 (5.50%) nginx
8 11 (3.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.91%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.94%) CMS
10 6 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.29%) WordPress
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.97%) Moodle
12 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.32%) Drupal
14 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (18.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (4.53%) assyst
2 11 (3.56%) Magento
3 8 (2.59%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.29%) Sentinel
4 4 (1.29%) Shopify
5 3 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.56%) SaaS
4 10 (3.24%) Office 365
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.97%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) Apcera
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.59%) TCP/IP
2 36 (11.65%) Firewall
3 35 (11.33%) DNS
4 29 (9.39%) SSL
5 15 (4.85%) VoIP
6 11 (3.56%) DHCP
6 11 (3.56%) SAN
7 7 (2.27%) LAN
7 7 (2.27%) SNMP
7 7 (2.27%) VPN
7 7 (2.27%) WAN
8 6 (1.94%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (1.94%) VoLTE
9 5 (1.62%) DSL
9 5 (1.62%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.62%) MPLS
9 5 (1.62%) Multicast
9 5 (1.62%) PBX
10 4 (1.29%) HTTP
10 4 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.18%) MySQL
2 43 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.50%) DB2
7 14 (4.53%) Redis
8 10 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.91%) Big Data
10 5 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.65%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.12%) Selenium
3 21 (6.80%) JIRA
4 20 (6.47%) Subversion
5 14 (4.53%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.27%) Robot Framework
7 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.62%) gulp
8 5 (1.62%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.62%) webpack
9 4 (1.29%) JUnit
9 4 (1.29%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.65%) Hudson
10 2 (0.65%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.32%) Ant
11 1 (0.32%) CMake
11 1 (0.32%) GitLab
11 1 (0.32%) Log4j
General
1 67 (21.68%) Finance
2 37 (11.97%) Retail
3 33 (10.68%) Banking
4 26 (8.41%) Marketing
5 22 (7.12%) Telecoms
6 21 (6.80%) Games
7 20 (6.47%) Publishing
8 9 (2.91%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.59%) International Banking
9 8 (2.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (23.30%) Developer
2 37 (11.97%) Consultant
3 30 (9.71%) Analyst
4 28 (9.06%) Java Developer
5 27 (8.74%) PHP Developer
6 26 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (7.77%) Junior
7 24 (7.77%) Junior Developer
8 23 (7.44%) Graduate
8 23 (7.44%) Graduate Developer
9 20 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
11 18 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (5.50%) C# Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Graduate Java Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Graduate Python Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Junior C# Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Junior Java Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Junior Python Developer
12 17 (5.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.00%) CSS
1 34 (11.00%) HTML
2 32 (10.36%) XML
3 30 (9.71%) J2EE
4 27 (8.74%) jQuery
5 25 (8.09%) Java EE
6 24 (7.77%) .NET
7 22 (7.12%) LAMP
8 21 (6.80%) ASP.NET
8 21 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (5.83%) HTML5
9 18 (5.83%) JSON
10 16 (5.18%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (5.18%) REST
11 12 (3.88%) Ajax
12 11 (3.56%) Web Services
13 10 (3.24%) Spring
14 9 (2.91%) SOAP
15 6 (1.94%) FreeSWITCH
15 6 (1.94%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.71%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.80%) Fintech
4 18 (5.83%) CMDB
5 11 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.29%) PMI
11 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.97%) Online Games
11 3 (0.97%) Social Media
12 2 (0.65%) AS400
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.65%) NHS
12 2 (0.65%) PKI
13 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 136 (44.01%) Windows
2 115 (37.22%) Unix
3 55 (17.80%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.18%) Solaris
6 15 (4.85%) AIX
7 11 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.59%) CentOS
8 8 (2.59%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.62%) SUSE
11 4 (1.29%) Android
11 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) Debian
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.65%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) HPUX
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.53%) ITIL
3 37 (11.97%) Service Delivery
4 33 (10.68%) MVC
5 32 (10.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (8.74%) DevOps
6 27 (8.74%) Migration
7 23 (7.44%) Line Management
7 23 (7.44%) TDD
8 22 (7.12%) SOA
9 21 (6.80%) Automation Testing
9 21 (6.80%) Change Management
9 21 (6.80%) Service Management
10 20 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (6.15%) Presales
12 18 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.50%) BDD
14 16 (5.18%) Project Management
15 15 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.45%) Java
2 76 (24.60%) SQL
3 63 (20.39%) Python
4 57 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 45 (14.56%) PHP
6 43 (13.92%) C++
7 35 (11.33%) Perl
8 26 (8.41%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.41%) Shell Script
9 22 (7.12%) C#
10 14 (4.53%) C
11 11 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.29%) XPath
15 2 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.65%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.65%) VBScript
16 1 (0.32%) Korn
16 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (10.36%) Degree
2 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.47%) AWS Certification
4 18 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (5.83%) LPIC
5 11 (3.56%) MCSE
5 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.27%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.94%) CCNA
8 6 (1.94%) CEH
8 6 (1.94%) CISSP
8 6 (1.94%) RHCE
9 5 (1.62%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.29%) OSCP
10 4 (1.29%) RHCA
10 4 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.94%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 44 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.62%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.15%) Firmware
4 17 (5.50%) Docker
5 6 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.94%) Kamailio
6 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.97%) XenServer
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (14.89%) SCCM
1 46 (14.89%) SCOM
2 29 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (8.74%) Puppet
4 20 (6.47%) Tivoli
5 18 (5.83%) Backup Exec
5 18 (5.83%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.59%) Terraform
7 7 (2.27%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.62%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.97%) Icinga
9 3 (0.97%) QRadar
9 3 (0.97%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.97%) vRealize
10 2 (0.65%) Ansible
11 1 (0.32%) Cacti
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.32%) Salt
11 1 (0.32%) SELinux
11 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 63 (20.39%) VMware
2 61 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 60 (19.42%) Red Hat
4 40 (12.94%) Oracle
5 27 (8.74%) Citrix
6 25 (8.09%) IBM
7 21 (6.80%) Cisco
8 13 (4.21%) Sybase
9 11 (3.56%) HP
9 11 (3.56%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.59%) NetApp
10 8 (2.59%) Veeam
11 7 (2.27%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.27%) Zend
12 6 (1.94%) BroadSoft
13 5 (1.62%) Apple
13 5 (1.62%) Google
13 5 (1.62%) New Relic
14 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.29%) EMC
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