The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 204 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 28 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.55% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 40
Median salary £47,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 9 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham -33 8 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Coventry -6 6 £36,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire +8 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 21 (36.21%) Puppet
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
5 19 (32.76%) Python
5 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (32.76%) Bash Shell
6 17 (29.31%) DevOps
6 17 (29.31%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.59%) Unix
7 16 (27.59%) CentOS
8 14 (24.14%) HP
8 14 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (20.69%) Perl
10 11 (18.97%) C++
10 11 (18.97%) Embedded Software Development
10 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
11 10 (17.24%) Terraform
11 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (17.24%) Firewall
12 9 (15.52%) Scrum
12 9 (15.52%) Solaris
12 9 (15.52%) DNS
12 9 (15.52%) Physics
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
12 9 (15.52%) 3PAR
13 8 (13.79%) C

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (8.62%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) nginx
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) DNS
4 7 (12.07%) SAN
5 6 (10.34%) SNMP
6 4 (6.90%) FTP
6 4 (6.90%) HTTP
6 4 (6.90%) Internet
6 4 (6.90%) SMTP
6 4 (6.90%) SSL
6 4 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Yocto
2 3 (5.17%) Pthreads
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) Ajax
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.72%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Physics
2 5 (8.62%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.90%) Fintech
3 4 (6.90%) HP Superdome
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (27.59%) CentOS
4 16 (27.59%) Unix
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
6 9 (15.52%) Solaris
7 6 (10.34%) AIX
7 6 (10.34%) HPUX
8 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) DevOps
1 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.97%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Open Source
9 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Web Operations
10 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.17%) Microservices
10 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.45%) Web Design
12 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
12 1 (1.72%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Bash Shell
1 19 (32.76%) Python
2 12 (20.69%) Perl
3 11 (18.97%) C++
4 8 (13.79%) C
5 6 (10.34%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.90%) SQL
8 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.17%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Puppet
2 14 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.24%) Terraform
4 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) rkt
5 1 (1.72%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (24.14%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) 3PAR
4 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Juniper
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) New Relic
8 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.72%) VMware
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