The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 44 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 86 176 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.27% 8.60% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.43% 31.37% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 151 74
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +28.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
421 561 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.91% 27.41% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 379 496 337
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (49.14%) UNIX
2 66 (37.71%) Windows
3 57 (32.57%) Java
4 50 (28.57%) Finance
5 45 (25.71%) SQL
6 44 (25.14%) Apache
7 43 (24.57%) Shell Script
8 42 (24.00%) HTML
8 42 (24.00%) MySQL
9 40 (22.86%) Solaris
10 38 (21.71%) Microsoft
11 37 (21.14%) Firewall
12 34 (19.43%) VMware
13 32 (18.29%) CSS
13 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
13 32 (18.29%) PHP
14 31 (17.71%) AIX
15 29 (16.57%) Tomcat
15 29 (16.57%) Perl
16 27 (15.43%) Oracle
17 24 (13.71%) LDAP
17 24 (13.71%) jQuery
18 22 (12.57%) Open Source
19 21 (12.00%) Cisco
20 20 (11.43%) Red Hat
20 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
21 19 (10.86%) Python
21 19 (10.86%) TCP/IP
21 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
22 18 (10.29%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (25.14%) Apache
2 29 (16.57%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.43%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.86%) IIS
5 11 (6.29%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.57%) nginx
7 5 (2.86%) MTS
7 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.29%) Node.js
8 4 (2.29%) Drupal
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.14%) FileNet
11 1 (0.57%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.57%) CMS
11 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.71%) ElastiCache
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) Firewall
2 24 (13.71%) LDAP
3 19 (10.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (8.57%) SAN
5 14 (8.00%) HTTP
6 13 (7.43%) DNS
7 12 (6.86%) SSL
8 10 (5.71%) VPN
9 6 (3.43%) Network Security
9 6 (3.43%) Internet
9 6 (3.43%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.86%) FTP
10 5 (2.86%) SNMP
10 5 (2.86%) OSPF
10 5 (2.86%) BGP
10 5 (2.86%) IPsec
11 4 (2.29%) WAN
12 3 (1.71%) DHCP
12 3 (1.71%) LAN
12 3 (1.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.00%) MySQL
2 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.86%) DB2
5 5 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.57%) Informix
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.57%) DataStage
9 1 (0.57%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.14%) JIRA
4 8 (4.57%) Subversion
5 3 (1.71%) Toad
6 2 (1.14%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.14%) Selenium
6 2 (1.14%) jMock
6 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.14%) JMeter
6 2 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.57%) ProC
7 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 50 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Banking
3 12 (6.86%) Retail
4 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Developer
2 21 (12.00%) Administrator
3 18 (10.29%) Analyst
4 14 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.29%) UNIX Administrator
7 11 (6.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.71%) Security Specialist
9 9 (5.14%) DBA
10 8 (4.57%) AIX Administrator
11 7 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.00%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Information Specialist
12 6 (3.43%) Web Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (3.43%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.00%) HTML
2 32 (18.29%) CSS
3 24 (13.71%) jQuery
4 16 (9.14%) Web Services
5 11 (6.29%) .NET
6 10 (5.71%) Django
6 10 (5.71%) J2EE
7 9 (5.14%) Middleware
8 6 (3.43%) CSS3
8 6 (3.43%) HTML5
8 6 (3.43%) Zend Framework
8 6 (3.43%) Spring
9 5 (2.86%) XML
9 5 (2.86%) LAMP
9 5 (2.86%) Memcached
10 4 (2.29%) Ajax
10 4 (2.29%) SOAP
11 3 (1.71%) JMS
11 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Open Source
2 17 (9.71%) Clustering
3 10 (5.71%) LPAR
3 10 (5.71%) Replication
4 6 (3.43%) Social Media
5 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.71%) HACMP
7 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.14%) PDA
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Equities
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 86 (49.14%) UNIX
2 66 (37.71%) Windows
3 40 (22.86%) Solaris
4 31 (17.71%) AIX
5 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.29%) SUSE
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.14%) Windows 2000
8 6 (3.43%) HPUX
9 5 (2.86%) Debian
9 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.71%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.14%) ITIL
2 14 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 14 (8.00%) Migration
3 13 (7.43%) Web Development
4 12 (6.86%) OO
4 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.29%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.29%) MVC
5 11 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.14%) Information Security
6 9 (5.14%) Change Management
6 9 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (5.14%) DevOps
7 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.00%) Scrum
8 7 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.00%) Network Management
9 6 (3.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.57%) Java
2 45 (25.71%) SQL
3 43 (24.57%) Shell Script
4 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.29%) PHP
5 29 (16.57%) Perl
6 19 (10.86%) Python
7 18 (10.29%) C++
8 16 (9.14%) Bash Shell
9 15 (8.57%) C
10 10 (5.71%) Korn
11 9 (5.14%) C#
12 8 (4.57%) PHP5
13 5 (2.86%) Tcl
13 5 (2.86%) Ruby
14 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.29%) VB
15 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.71%) Degree
3 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.14%) CISSP
4 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.00%) CISM
6 5 (2.86%) CCNP
7 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.71%) RHCE
8 3 (1.71%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (1.71%) CCSA
9 2 (1.14%) CEH
9 2 (1.14%) CCSE
9 2 (1.14%) CCNA
9 2 (1.14%) CCSP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSE
9 2 (1.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) MCT
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) JTAG
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (2.86%) XenServer
3 5 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.14%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) Nmap
6 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) CA SiteMinder
2 7 (4.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.00%) Puppet
3 5 (2.86%) WSUS
4 3 (1.71%) Foglight
4 3 (1.71%) YUM
5 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) Nessus
6 1 (0.57%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.43%) VMware
3 27 (15.43%) Oracle
4 21 (12.00%) Cisco
5 20 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 16 (9.14%) IBM
7 13 (7.43%) Juniper
8 12 (6.86%) Citrix
9 11 (6.29%) CA
10 10 (5.71%) Sun
11 9 (5.14%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.57%) Zend
12 8 (4.57%) EMC
13 7 (4.00%) Apple
13 7 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (2.29%) HP
15 3 (1.71%) JBoss
15 3 (1.71%) Sybase
15 3 (1.71%) Progress
15 3 (1.71%) Hyperion
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