The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 202 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 10 £40,000 -
Coventry -14 6 £44,000 +21.37%
Birmingham -15 1 £28,000 -36.00%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) IBM
3 15 (71.43%) AIX
4 14 (66.67%) Ubuntu
5 10 (47.62%) Change Control
6 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
6 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) SAP
8 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) Perl
10 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (14.29%) CentOS
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
11 2 (9.52%) Publishing
11 2 (9.52%) Games
11 2 (9.52%) Ruby
11 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
11 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Apache
11 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
11 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (9.52%) HTML5

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (9.52%) CloudFront
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
General
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) Memcached
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) AIX
4 14 (66.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Change Control
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Varnish
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
2 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SELinux
4 1 (4.76%) Opsview
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault