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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 203 207
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 9
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +37.14%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
4754 4927 4840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.44% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3776 4115 4242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +12 18 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £24,250 -
Coventry +4 1 £62,500 +30.20%
Shropshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) Bash Shell
2 28 (56.00%) Puppet
3 27 (54.00%) Python
4 25 (50.00%) DevOps
5 24 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (46.00%) Red Hat
7 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (38.00%) Unix
9 18 (36.00%) Terraform
10 17 (34.00%) Windows
10 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (32.00%) CentOS
11 16 (32.00%) Perl
12 13 (26.00%) AWS Certification
12 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (26.00%) Migration
13 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (24.00%) Docker
14 10 (20.00%) ServiceNow
14 10 (20.00%) SaaS
14 10 (20.00%) Banking
15 9 (18.00%) Web Services
15 9 (18.00%) Ansible
16 8 (16.00%) DNS
16 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
16 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
17 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (14.00%) Open Source
17 7 (14.00%) 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 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.00%) JBoss
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (12.00%) VoIP
3 6 (12.00%) VoLTE
4 5 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) HornetQ
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.00%) Pthreads
5 1 (2.00%) Qt
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Fintech
2 4 (8.00%) Physics
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Unix
3 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Windows
4 16 (32.00%) CentOS
5 6 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (12.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.00%) HPUX
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE
8 2 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.00%) Fedora
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (26.00%) Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Open Source
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Microservices
6 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Low Latency
10 1 (2.00%) Complexity Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.00%) Device Driver Development
10 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.00%) Functional Programming
10 1 (2.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 1 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Bash Shell
2 27 (54.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) Perl
4 7 (14.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Ruby
6 5 (10.00%) Groovy
6 5 (10.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) Clojure
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.00%) Erlang
9 1 (2.00%) F#
9 1 (2.00%) Go
9 1 (2.00%) Haskell
9 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.00%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) Puppet
2 24 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (36.00%) Terraform
4 9 (18.00%) Ansible
5 5 (10.00%) rkt
6 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 6 (12.00%) BroadSoft
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Freescale
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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