The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 210 206 196
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.076% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -31.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
England

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
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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry +8 4 £30,500 -6.87%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Squid
6 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) C
6 6 (35.29%) C++
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) Broadband
7 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
7 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
7 5 (29.41%) CCTV
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 6 (35.29%) VoIP
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) Broadband
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CCTV
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (17.65%) FreeBSD
5 3 (17.65%) SUSE
5 3 (17.65%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) E-business
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
4 6 (35.29%) C
4 6 (35.29%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Squid
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Freescale
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper