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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 211 204 210
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 10 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.22% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,150 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £51,250 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
5455 5155 5148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.48% 94.47% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 4367 4308
Average salary £39,100 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,450 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Coventry -5 6 £48,000 +51.18% 1
Birmingham -19 1 £60,000 +29.72%
Warwickshire -21 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Ubuntu
4 16 (59.26%) IBM
4 16 (59.26%) AIX
5 11 (40.74%) Change Control
6 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
7 9 (33.33%) Tivoli
8 6 (22.22%) CentOS
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) SAP
9 5 (18.52%) Perl
9 5 (18.52%) PHP
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (14.81%) Memcached
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Apache
10 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 3 (11.11%) Cisco
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) MySQL
11 3 (11.11%) Publishing

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (7.41%) CloudFront
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) DMZ
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
General
1 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Memcached
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Ubuntu
4 16 (59.26%) AIX
5 6 (22.22%) CentOS
6 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Control
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Server Building
5 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Varnish
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) SELinux
4 2 (7.41%) logstash
5 1 (3.70%) Opsview
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
5 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (7.41%) New Relic
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) CommVault
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago