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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 215 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 5
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £34,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,250 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Birmingham +3 13 £57,500 -
Coventry -8 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Worcestershire - 2 £31,750 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) MySQL
3 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (27.50%) LAMP
4 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
4 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (25.00%) PaaS
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.00%) Apache
6 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
8 6 (15.00%) Unix
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Ajax
9 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Perl
10 4 (10.00%) Firewall
10 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) DMZ
4 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.00%) FTP
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) LAMP
2 5 (12.50%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) Qt
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.50%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.50%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) CUDA
4 1 (2.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Postfix
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Terraform
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Cacti
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Mercator
4 2 (5.00%) NetApp
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago